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Chris Curt, IICRC certifed instrutor

Get the certifications you need through excellent and comprehensive training without leaving your home.


For your restoration business to succeed, you need two things: the certifications that legitimize your business and an understanding of the methodology to provide customers with excellence in service.


ARK Education equips you for both with Chris Curto’s hands-on training in Water Damage Restoration, Applied Structural Damage and Building Construction Identification. His online courses give you everything you need to pass an IICRC exam. But more than that, his real-world examples and detailed courses will give you the tools you need to be the best in the business in your area.


ARK Education's courses provide:

An in-depth look at industry science.

An understanding of how the industry standards apply to you.

A close look at documentation.

Out of hundreds of students ...

of students felt prepared for the test


of students enjoyed learning online



of students were thrilled with their overall experience

Chris has over 30 years’ experience in the restoration industry, not only as an instructor, but also as an owner and in the field, performing restoration and cleaning services.


Growing up in the family cleaning and restoration business as a third-generation cleaner and second-generation restorer, his experience even dates to before the S500 IICRC Water Damage Restoration Standard.

Meet your instructor


Chris Curto, founder of Ark Education



Master Water Damage Restorer

Master Textile Cleaner

Master Fire and Smoke Restorer

IICRC Restoration Water Division Vice Chair

IICRC Approved Instructor

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WRT Water Damage Restoration Technician

ASD Applied Structural Drying

BCI Building Construction Identification

Daneil Fell, J.S. Held

"Very detailed and engaging instructor. Organized and well versed in the field."

Jeff Allen

“Professional. Organized. Patient. Experienced. Excellent presenter. Humorous. I looked forward to coming to class each day and I feel more prepared than ever to be successful in the field!”

Chris Vasquez

Hands down the greatest teacher I have ever had!  Very explanatory with the best learning strategy.

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