S.E.T. Training

IICRC - SMT - Stone, Masonary and Ceramic Tile Cleaning Technician

Provider IICRC
Description IICRC - SMT - Stone, Masonry and Ceramic Tile Technician

 Duration - 2 Day Course
                  2 - IICRC CEC's Earned

The IICRC Stone, Masonry and Tile Care Technician course provides precise information for the proper maintenance and cleaning of natural and man-made (cultured) stone, ceramic tile, masonry, and grout surfaces. Students will learn the theory behind and reasons for proper tools, chemicals and equipment. Emphasis will be placed on protecting surfaces, technicians and building occupants. Students completing the course will be adequately equipped to perform maintenance-related tasks involving stone, masonry and ceramic tile surfaces. (2 day course; 14 hours, not including exam time, lunch and breaks)


IICRC Certified & Approved Stone, Masonry & Tile Technician. This two day course will make you and your technicians adequately equipped to perform maintenance-related tasks involving stone, masonry and ceramic tile surfaces. IICRC certification available upon passing the exam. This course earns two Continuing Education Credits with the IICRC if you are already IICRC certified.

Key Topics

• Soil prevention: walk off matting, walkway and entry maintenance, and dry soil removal systems for grouted flooring.

• Maintenance guidelines: Initial maintenance, routine maintenance, periodic/interim maintenance, and intensive/corrective maintenance.

• Restoration of floors: diamond pad honing and polishing and abrasive powder honing and polishing.

• Review of natural floor types and materials: principles of identification, geology, marble, limestone, travertine, granite, slate, sandstone, tumbling, flaming, and finishing techniques.

• Ceramic tile and masonry manufacturing processes, uses, and cleaning techniques: quarry tile, terra cotta, saltillo, porcelain, terrazzo, brick, paver stone, glass tile, concrete, and grout.

• Slip, trip, and fall: Overview; cost to business, direct causes, safety recipe, wet floor safety, and record keeping.

• Environmental health and safety: cleaning products, cleaning procedures, IAQ and IEQ, and radon.

• Security: Company property and customer property.

• Basic floor care principals and procedures: Knowing the floor types, results of improper cleaning and maintenance, routine cleaning procedures, scrubbing procedures, honing and polishing, diamond polishing, lippage removal, abrasive powders, penetrating sealers and topical coatings.

• Chemicals, tools, and equipment: the pH scale and cleaning, chemical safety; common floor care chemicals, mop pails and wringers, power equipment, rotary hard surface floor cleaning tools, hard surface cleaning wands, and technician safety issues.

• Hands-on practice: Floor covering identification, problem identification, test cleaning, and maintenance plan development.

• Problem solving and troubleshooting: role of the certified inspector and solving common floor care problems.

*** Please Note - Exam fees are additional and must be paid at time of exam. Exam fees are $65.00 US per person and fees are payable directly to the IICRC.

Course Fees:

$ 449.00 - Early Bird Registration - (30 days prior to course start date)

$499.00 - Regular Rate ( Less than 30 days prior to start date)

   There are currently no classes scheduled. If you would like to speak to someone about future classes or arranging a custom class please call 1-800-465-3898