Odor Control Technician (OCT) – August 14


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Class date: August 14, 2024
Location: Live Streaming
Time: 9:00 am – 5:00pm EST


his IICRC Odor Control Technician (OCT) course covers olfaction and odor, odor sources, detection process, theory of odor control, equipment, chemical options and applications. The student will learn how to address odors caused from biological sources such as decomposition, urine contamination, and mold, combustion sources such as fire and smoke damage, and chemical sources such as fuel oil spills or volatile organic chemicals.


Topics to be Covered Include:

  • Odor sources, detection process, and theory of odor control
  • Chemical options and applications
  • Sanitize, disinfect, enzyme, and sealants
  • Vapor diffusion technology
  • Antimocrobials, ‘pairing agents’, and deodorizers and how to use them


Biological Sources:

  • Decomposition
  • Urine Contamination
  • Mold


Combustion Sources:

  • Fuel Oil Spills
  • Volatile Organic Chemicals


Chemical Sources:

  • Efficient Wand Strokes
  • Labor Saving Tricks
  • Grooming

IICRC Exam Fees:  $80.00 for certification exam; retests will be $80.00. These fees are in addition to the registration fee and are paid directly to IICRC. This course qualifies for continuing education credits (CEC) with the IICRC.