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Continuing Education

Industry Education Series

Upcoming Courses


Penticton April 26, 2017 | 8:00am to 12:pm

Presented by Art Johnson, Johnson Training Inc.

$45 per attendee



Following a complimentary light breakfast and informal networking opportunity, ABK Restoration Services welcomes restoration industry specialist Art Johnson to host a 3-hour course aimed at improving the contents restoration claims process for professionals committed to a premium customer service standard. The course includes:


Art Johnson CR, WLS, provides training and consulting services to the Restoration industry. Art has been in the restoration industry since 1988 growing from a 2-person company doing carpet and upholstery cleaning to assisting in the growth of a company with almost 200 people. He has served the roles of a one-man technician to being a Senior and Operations Manager of a large, very successful restoration company.

His experience and dedication to the restoration industry is very extensive. He is certified by the Restoration Industry Association (RIA) as a Water Loss Specialist (WLS) and a Certified Restorer (CR), by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC), as a Master Restorer and Cleaner.

Previous Courses

Penticton March 23, 2016 | Kamloops April 6, 2016
8:00am to 11:30am
by Jeff Widmer, Apex Environmental Health & Safety
$45 per attendee


Following a complimentary breakfast and informal networking opportunity, ABK Restoration Services welcomes hazardous materials expert Jeff Widmer to conduct a 2-hour informative and interactive discussion specifically designed to educate insurance and property management professionals on the critical aspects of hazardous material projects. Jeff will finish the session with a Q&A and discussion forum.

8 – 8.30am Complimentary breakfast and networking
8.30 – 10.30am Hazardous Materials for Insurance & Property Professionals presentation
10.30 – 11.30am Q&A and discussion forum


Jeff Widmer Over the past seven years, Jeff Widmer of Apex Environmental Health & Safety has completed and managed thousands of hazardous material surveys and hazardous material abatement projects within British Columbia, Alberta and Saskatchewan. Jeff has a Bachelor of Science degree in Earth and Environmental Science from the University of British Columbia Okanagan. He is an AHERA certified building inspector and a certified asbestos air quality technician. In 2014, he was awarded the title of Environmental Professional (EP) with a specialization in Health and Safety by the Canadian Environmental Certification Approval Board. Jeff has provided training seminars on his area of expertise for school districts, municipalities, remediation contractors, abatement contractors and insurance professionals.