Mould Training Course In Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

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A mould training course on how to recognize indoor mould, how to develop effective sampling strategies, how to interpret laboratory results and how to control mould growth was conducted in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

Concern about indoor mould exposure has been increasing as the public become aware that mould can cause serious health effects including allergic reactions. Mould has been recognized as one of the major triggers of asthma and other respiratory diseases in recent years. As such there is increased demand for professionals who can identify the causes of mould growth and advise property managers, landlords and homeowners on how to remove and control mould growth.

Mould on ceiling wood due to leaking pipes

Mould training course: mould on ceiling wood due to leaking pipes

The mould training course is designed to help mould inspection professionals to understand important aspects of mould growth in buildings. The course addresses where mould can grow in buildings, health effects, testing methods and interpretation of lab results, mould guidelines and steps to take to prevent future mould growth. It is the most in-depth, comprehensive mould training course on the market today.


This mould training course focuses on how to recognize indoor mould, develop effective sampling strategies, interpret laboratory results and how to control mould growth.

You will learn about:

  • The Various Types of Moulds
    • What is mould and what makes it grow?
    • Which moulds are more prevalent in outdoor environment?
    • Which moulds are more prevalent in indoor environment?
    • What health effects are associated with indoor mould growth?
  • How to Recognize Indoor Mould Growth
    • Factors favouring mould growth
    • Signs of mould growth
    • Conducting a visual inspection and categorizing the extent of the mould contamination
  • How to Develop Effective Sampling Strategies

    Mould training course: mushroom-like fungal growth in water-damaged building

    • Sampling objectives
    • When to collect samples, which ones and where to collect them
    • Air samples: viable and non-viable
    • Bulk samples
    • Swab samples
    • Tape lift samples
    • Dust samples
  • How to Interpret Laboratory Results
    • Air samples: viable and non-viable
    • Bulk samples
    • Swab samples
    • Tape lift samples
    • Dust samples
  • How to Control Mould Growth and Perform Effective Mould Remediation
    Various mould remediation guidelines are discussed with emphasis to Mould Guidelines for the Canadian Construction Industry (2004).
  • Quiz and Discussion
    • Participants are given the opportunity to share and learn from each others’ experiences

Who Should Attend?

  •  Industrial hygienists
  • Environmental consultants
  • Home Inspectors
  • General contractors
  • Cleaning and restoration contractors
  • Property managers
  • Insurance, financial, and legal professionals who deal with mould issues
  • Other professionals or anyone interested in increasing their knowledge or developing their decision-making skills related to indoor mould


Logistics & Lunch

The course breaks for lunch from 12:00pm to 12:45pm. Lunch and coffee/drinks are provided.

Course Fee

Take advantage of our promotional course fee of $395.00 (plus GST/HST). Our regular fee is $455.00 plus GST/HST. To reserve a place, please call 905-290-9101 today. Payment can be made by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or by cheque. Please make cheques payable to Mold & Bacteria Consulting Laboratories (MBL) Inc.

Cancellation Policy:

Substitutions (in writing) are welcome anytime, but please notify us as soon as possible.

Early cancellations (more than two weeks prior to the course date):
Refund of the registration fee paid, less a 25% processing charge.

Late cancellations (less than two weeks prior to the course date):
Refunds cannot be issued for late cancellations.

Course Cancelled: If, for any reason, MBL cancels a course, your entire registration fee will be refunded.

Please Note: To avoid inconvenience, and to ensure you will receive a copy of the relevant training documents for this course, please pre-register by phone no later than 48 hours before the program is due to start.

To register for the mould training course complete the registration form below or Call 905-290-9101! Click Mould Training Course to see current course dates.

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Dr Jackson Kung'u
Dr. Jackson Kung’u is a Microbiologist who has specialized in the field of mycology (the study of moulds and yeasts). He is a member of the Mycological Society of America. He graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, with a Masters degree in Fungal Technology and a PhD in Microbiology. He has published several research papers in international scientific journals. Jackson has analyzed thousands of mould samples from across Canada. He also regularly teaches a course on how to recognize mould, perform effective sampling and interpret laboratory results. Jackson provides how-to advice on mould and bacteria issues. Get more information about indoor mould and bacteria at
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