The Restoration Industry Association (RIA) has announced the creation of an entry-level online training course addressing broad knowledge for those interested in the practice of water damage restoration, according to a press release.

Developed by RIA, in cooperation with ILS Corp, a pioneer in online industry-specific education, the Basic Water Loss Training Course is an affordable, entry-level online education program that provides excellent training for new or entry-level water loss field technicians, administrative personnel, human resources employees, marketing staff, or restoration professionals who want to enter and learn more about the water loss niche market.

The course includes eight modules focusing on different aspects of water loss including Overview of Water Loss Restoration, Science and Fundamentals of Drying, Communications & Public Relations, Safety, Water Loss Equipment, Water Metering & Monitoring, Contents Restoration and Drying Procedures for Materials.

Purchase price for the course is $149 and more details are available at For more information on the Restoration Industry Association, visit