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HW3 Group provides cutting edge and innovative training opportunities for every interest category of the property damage restoration, claim management, risk management and building maintenance industries. Most courses are completely interactive and hands-on, some are scenario based, but all deliver more value to the student than any other opportunity available. HW3 separates its training into 3 basic categories:

• Basic Skills
• Advanced Skills
• Enhanced Skills

The HW3 training philosophy is easy, if you’re looking for that next level, or the secret that everybody seems to know but you, we can help. We decided long ago that it is not worth training the same tired thing that everyone else is teaching. Our training is truly cutting edge. We believe that you should have that feeling of being out of your comfort zone through much of the day, until that light bulb moment when it all falls into place. By the end of a day of training with us, you will be exhausted, excited and entertained. Our offerings continuously change, so keep referring to hw3group.com for the latest offerings, events, and schedules.


BASIC SKILLS

This course is designed to teach and practice the 5 basic principles of cleaning: dry soil removal, detergency, agitation, rinse, and appearance enhancement. The students will learn how to identify and clean every type of surface and material. This action packed day will include:

  • The 5-bucket cleaning method
  • Wall Cleaning
  • Floor and hard surface cleaning
  • Basic textile cleaning
  • Proper vacuuming techniques
  • Care and maintenance of basic cleaning equipment
  • The identification of porous, semi-porous and non-porous surfaces
  • Basic safe chemical and material handling

This course will demonstrate the basic skills required to isolate, contain, and provide directed airflow on a project. Through practical application of the 5 steps to containment erection, students will become proficient in the basic skills of building, pressurizing and removing a containment structure without leaving a scratch! Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to practically demonstrate the 5 steps to containment building, as well as, the ability to calculate the proper size and airflow requirements for a given situation. This action packed day will teach the student and allow them to practice:

  • The 5 basic steps to size, plan, erect, pressurize and disassemble a containment structure without leaving a scratch!
  • Containment sizing for a safe work environment
  • Airflow calculation and pressure differentials
  • Proper handling of materials and equipment used for containment erection.

This course will demonstrate the basic skills required to perform effective crew level inspection, monitoring and documentation on a project. Through practical application of the 5 steps to basic documentation, students will become proficient in the basic skills of proper crew level inspecting, monitoring and documenting work performed. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to practically demonstrate the 5 steps to perform effective crew level documentation and communication on a project. This action packed day will teach the student and allow them to practice:

  • The 5 basic steps to effectively perform crew level documentation
  • Basic inspection techniques
  • Useful job/task monitoring and recording
  • Communication up and down stream

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This course will demonstrate the basic skills required to perform safe, effective and dustless demolition and material removal on a project.  This course is designed to engage students to participate in a 95% hands-on learning environment.  Through practical application of the 5 steps to basic dustless demolition and material removal, students will become proficient in the basic skills of proper surface preparation, demolition and material removal. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to practically demonstrate the 5 steps to perform safe, effective and dustless demolition and material removal on a project. This action packed day will teach the student and allow them to practice:

  • The 5 basic steps to properly and safely perform dustless demolition and material removal
  • Surface preparation
  • Use and handling of equipment
  • Disposal techniques and container loading

This course will demonstrate the basic skills required to de-flood, install drying and air moving equipment, and monitor and adjust on a project. Through practical application of the 5 steps to basic water damage restoration, students will become proficient in the basic skills of de-flooding, initial cleaning, installation of drying equipment and useful monitoring of the drying system. Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to practically demonstrate the 5 steps to basic water damage restoration, as well as, the ability to install, monitor and maintain a drying system and the equipment used on a project. This action packed day will teach the student and allow them to practice:

  • The 5 basic steps to properly and safely perform basic water damage services
  • De-flooding techniques (e.g., pumping, extraction)
  • Proper installation of drying equipment (e.g., dehumidifiers, air movers, energy equipment)
  • Exclusive, efficient and effective monitoring techniques to evaluate the drying system and equipment performance
  • Proper maintenance, handling and storage of extraction and drying equipment used

ADVANCED SKILLS

This course is designed to teach and practice 5 variations of drying technology: controlling the humidity spike, pre-cooling, post-cooling, post-heating, humidity control in containment. The students will learn how to evaluate their needs and successfully implement a proper drying strategy, even in the most difficult of situations. This action packed 2-day course will include:

  • Understanding the methods and the equipment used
  • Set up, maintenance, and breakdown of a drying strategies
  • Fast investigation methods and proper equipment selection
  • Detailed calculation and equipment sizing
  • Proper techniques for mixing airstreams
  • Evaluating and modifying a drying system

This course is designed to teach the insurance process, including the roles and responsibilities of materially interested parties. It is important to understand the process to properly package an insurance claim. This course will teach the reality of what’s really behind the curtain of an insurance claim. This intense 2-day course will teach the student and allow them to practice:

  • The insurance process, work flows, and roles of the parties
  • Understanding value-benefit decision making, and the balance of restoration versus business interruption
  • What information is important to support an invoice and what is just filler
  • The essentials to preparation, packaging, and presentation of a claim
  • Techniques to support and defend the claim package

This course will demonstrate the skills required to administer a project. Administration is the backbone of collecting a check. It is also the overlooked and undervalued part of the project. Learn how to make administration effective and profitable. This action packed day will teach the student and allow them to practice:

  • The 5 essential parts of an effective T&M invoice
  • Recording, data collection, compiling and communicating without being a technical guru
  • Communication up and down stream
  • Fast custom form building to accommodate the unique characteristics of every loss

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This course will demonstrate the skills required to perform and manage a safe, effective and profitable project. Learn to communicate, evaluate performance, and document the project without delaying the project or the invoicing. Learn to document a project well enough to tell the story and get paid. This 2-day course will teach the student and allow them to practice:

  • The 5 essential tools to manage a large project effectively
  • Crew management, motivation and monitoring techniques
  • Basic logistics, coordination and communication
  • Proper meetings for the proper audience
  • Opening and closing the project
  • Techniques for being on-time and under budget to exceed expectations

This course will demonstrate the skills to investigate, evaluate, calculate and place proper values to any project. Large losses can become unwieldy to investigate and valuate quickly. This course focuses on the techniques used to quickly move through a large project in a short amount of time. This action packed 2-day will teach the student and allow them to practice:

  • Investigation and evaluation methods for large losses
  • Setting a reserve or a “not-to-exceed” without worries
  • Preparation of a long-form estimate with complete supporting documentation
  • The use of forms and checklists to communicate effectively
  • Easy work orders and tracking methods

ENHANCED SKILLS

Become a standards guru in your market! This one day class is anything but a  boring day learning about our industry standards. Rather, it is an interactive day on how to use the industry standards in your favor to increase sales, increase efficiency, improve processes, and, ultimately, increase profits. This class is literally for everyone in the company that deals with production, sales, estimating, invoicing, administration, management and ownership. There is something for everybody here!

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Technical training and Certification: check. Training on equipment, chemical, tool  use and safety: check. Seminars on management and leadership: check. Training on efficiently putting together a powerhouse structure for your business to compete in the modern restoration world: ___________.  Whether you do residential, commercial, or large projects, you will learn ways to improve how you do what you everyday.

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So, you’ve spent thousands of dollars on training, certification and equipment. Yet, you still feel like there’s something more out there. Well, there is. There is a right and wrong way to do things. There is also more than one right way. But, who’s right? Which way is better? Why do my jobs still not dry with predictive certainty? How come I do not make the money cleaning that I should? Why do I not pass all of my verifications? Is there a better way to clean? The answer to all of these questions and more is, YES there is!

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STANDARDS

This involved training will cover the top 5 changes to the new S500 and S520, and how they will affect your business. Learn the keys of applying the Standards and unlocking the truth within the document from those actually involved in the development of them. And, that’s just the first half of the day! After lunch, we really get busy! The entire afternoon is devoted to hands-on and scenario-based group exercises. Not only will we learn about new calculations and methods, we will live it! By the end, the student will leave with a working knowledge of the Standards like never before.

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