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Michael J. TillmanMy name is Michael Tillman. In 1999, I had a job I hated, was living in a one-bedroom apartment, and driving an old Chevy Astro Van. I struggled every day with wanting to make a difference in the world; to make my life count for something. I had a burning desire to help people, but–and this is key–I wanted to make good money doing so.

With just $40.00 and an idea, I started Amdecon. (Amdecon is pronounced as in “I AM a DECONcontamination tech.”)

During the first five years of operation Amdecon became the premier crime scene cleanup company in Texas, and we grew to several locations across the United States. But, because I had to figure everything out for myself, I made a million dollars worth of mistakes during those first five years.

You don’t have to make those same mistakes. Let me help you!

I will teach you everything that’s taken me decades to learn the hard way.

All of my training is online. We no longer do it the old fashioned way. You no longer have to block 5-7 days out of your schedule, miss all that work, fly out of town, get a hotel, rent a car, dine out every night, and then fly back home totally exhausted.

Now you can get certified at your own pace and on your own schedule for a faction of what it used to cost. Our students used to fly thousands of miles and pay thousands of dollars to come to our facility and receive the same world-class training that you are receiving online. It’s the exact same training!

I provide on-going support to all my students after graduation. If you have a question just send me an email or pick up the phone and call me 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

This is the only source for my training and it is all available to you for study on your desktop, laptop, tablet, or smart phone.

I opened the industry’s first dedicated training center in 2004, invented what has become the industry standard 5-day training course and syllabus, and launched the industry’s first distance learning programs in 2007. Amdecon is fully embracing technology so that you can study inexpensively, in your own home or office, and at your convenience and pace.


Whether it was at the scenes doing the cleanups or developing training standards, Amdecon has been setting the gold standard for the Bio-Decon Industry since 1999!

Yes, our certifications are valid in every country in the world.
Yes, this includes Australia, Canada, New Zealand and South Africa.
All governmental agencies recognize our certifications.

26 countries can’t be wrong!

I have helped thousands of people in Afghanistan, Australia, the Bahamas, Belgium, Canada, Columbia, England, Germany, Greece, Haiti, Hungary, Ireland, Jamaica, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Poland, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States get into the business, help their communities, and make really good money doing it.


Today, for a fraction of the cost, you can receive the exact same training others used to pay us thousands of dollars for. And you don’t have to spend money on airfare, hotels, rental cars and dining out!

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Amdecon training is environmentally friendly; it’s the green way to get certified.

Reduce your carbon footprint. No aircraft exhaust, no rental car exhaust, no shipping textbooks cross-country, no extra electricity used powering an old-fashioned training center. Go Green – Go Amdecon!



Read what real Amdecon students have to say:

Michael Young

Michael Young


Michael Tillman is an excellent instructor. It is immediately obvious that he has extensive industry experience and conveys the information in a way those who have no industry experience can understand. Thank you Amdecon and keep up the good work!

Kelly Brown

Kelly Brown


This is my 5th year in the crime scene cleaning business thanks to Michael Tillman’s Amdecon training program. The training program was incredibly thorough and easy to follow. I would highly recommend Amdecon to anyone interested in this profession.

Neil Bookout (President)

Neil Bookout (President)


Excellent class and very informative! The online format was easy to follow and allowed me to complete the course at my own pace. I will be enrolling my team to complete the course as well and I highly recommend the Amdecon training to anyone considering entering the crime scene and trauma cleanup industry!

Capt. Robert Heyer

Capt. Robert Heyer

Nuclear, Chemical, & Biological Response Unit. Red Bank, New Jersey Fire Dept.

I am a Fire Department HAZMAT Captain from Northern New Jersey with a degree in biology.  The course was excellent and I learned countless things that can be incorporated into our department's emergency bio-hazard response.

Bill Flynn

Bill Flynn

CSI Mortuary Services LLC

I just wanted to let you know I was truly impressed with your knowledge and training style. I now have TEN certified technicians including myself who have been through the training program and become certified biohazard technicians.

Karla Granger (Environmental Scientist)

Karla Granger (Environmental Scientist)


This is the most comprehensive course I've taken in my 15 years of environmental consulting experience. It really sets a good base for expansion of all things concerning meth lab decontamination. Although there's lots of material to absorb, I can take the time to learn it at my own pace. This is definitely a course I would recommend for anyone wanting a solid base for anything related to meth lab decontamination.


IICRC Continuing Education Credits and Certification Classes

Continuing Education Credits!


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Read what the Better Business Bureau says about Amdecon!Amdecon Better Business Bureau




The Amdecon Advantage


  • Be a top money-maker in your field.
  • Cover every detail—including type of stain, paint, floor, carpet, machinery, evidence…even different degrees of blood dryness.
  • Proven tips, techniques, strategies, and secrets from a veteran with years of field experience.
  • Extremely thorough—we’ve heard every question before and we answer them all.
  • ALL easy access—call or email a real live expert anytime.
  • Convenience—your pace, your best time of day (even 3 am), in your slippers.
  • Efficient—no wasted time, bathroom breaks, late-starts, tangential discussions, or bad jokes.
  • Clear, conversational, not technical or jargon-filled, and HIGHLY practical.
  • Real-life stories, photos, and examples WAY more material covered than humanly possible when confined in a classroom.
  • Amazing images—leave NOTHING to imagination.
  • Hidden regulations and violations that can save you tens of thousands in fines and penalties.
  • Plain-English, super-easy to follow—even if you’ve got little background knowledge.
  • Break through barriers of entry in the industry—quickly and easily.
  • Approved for Continuing Education Credits with the IICRC.



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What about “Hands-On?”

How do we do our hands-on “working a scene from beginning to end” portion?

Like this:

If I called you up and said, “I have a shotgun suicide (or meth lab or hoarder property) to go to and I want you to come with me. You’re going to stand right next to me for the entire job from the beginning to the end. I’m going to tell you what we’re going to do, why we’re going to do it, and then we’ll do it right before your eyes so that you can see everything in fine detail. I’ll take my time and teach you everything, step by step. When we’re done you’ll know everything I know about working a scene from beginning to end!”

You’d think that was a once in a lifetime opportunity, wouldn’t you?

You’d drop everything you were doing to jump at this offer, wouldn’t you?

Well, our training is no different from that. The only thing you don’t have to do is get all hot and sweaty!

Amdecon was the first training center in the world to create actual crime scene mock-up rooms.

If anyone knows how to recreate a crime scene, it’s us!

We have 10 different crime scenes incorporated into our “working a scene from beginning to end” training module so you gain tons of experience.

We work that scene step-by-step, showing you what we do, how we do it, and why we do it. By the time we are done with that scene you will have more knowledge and experience that some people who say they’ve been in the business for years!

You learn how to deal with furniture, different floor coverings, different paint types, different ceiling and wall textures, art work, computers, window coverings, etc. (Learning how to deal with all these different items would take you 6-12 months out in the field.)

We learn with our eyes, ears, and mind.

Do you really need to block a week out of your life, fly cross country, get a hotel, get a rental car and drive to a building just to put on a suit and be shown how to use a sponge? Of course not!

You might be saying to yourself, “What if I have a question? It’s not like I can raise my hand and get an answer.”

Believe me, I’ve trained students in 26 countries and all the students had the same questions in every single class. All of your questions will be answered if you just take the course as designed. All we ask is that you jot down your questions as they come to you and continue studying the course. Typically you will find that when a question pops up in your mind it’s getting ready to be answered. If you’ll just continue studying the course, your questions will be answered.

But what happens if you really do come up with a question that has never been asked before? It’s easy: You email or call us and we’ll discuss it. We are available to you and it’s really just that simple.

Don’t be one of those people who later in life wonder, “What if I had taken that training and gotten certified? Where would my life be today?”

Don’t let fear stop you from having the life you want.