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This course will cover the laws and regulations, standards of practice, and Code of Ethics which each home inspector is required to obey and follow
This course will provide an in-depth look into plumbing cross connections, plumbing systems and why cross connections should be inspected or determined.
This course is designed to fulfill credit requirements for the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) mandatory annual continuing education. The course objective is to help students understand the general principles and characteristics of attic ventilation.
In this course the instructor will explain correct installation and inspection of
electrical systems which are integral to a safe, secure, and functional home. The following chapters will also familiarize the inspector
with accepted construction practices and required safety features of electrical
work. Given the high degree of danger from incorrectly managed electrical systems, inspections to ensure compliance with relevant NFPA and NEC codes are of special concern. Upon completion the professional inspector will have a deeper understanding of
electrical requirements and the codes most pertinent to any given dwelling. This course is
designed to fulfill three hours of home inspection continuing education credits
and the overall course level is, and encompasses subjects appropriate for residential home inspectors.
This course will focus
on safety precautions for home inspectors. Through discussion of safety
clothing and equipment, as well as proper procedure, you will learn the
necessary preventative measures to take in your daily operations. In addition,
safety concerns in the home will be presented. This will include issues with
the main systems of the home and requirements of various structures in the
home. This is a good introductory course
for both commercial and residential home inspectors where the overall course
level is basic.
This course will provide some basic information on radon for residential properties. This is a great course for home inspectors to expand their knowledge. The overall course level is intermediate, and encompasses subjects appropriate for residential home inspectors. We will define radon gas and explain where it comes from, while discussing how it relates to the general home inspector. We will review common mitigation methods and how radon enters a structure. You will also learn commonly used words and their definitions.
This course is designed to fulfill 4 hours of continuing education for Home Inspectors. This course will cover many aspects of practical reporting techniques as well as problems that many inspectors will face during the reporting process. The student will also learn about professionalism within the home inspector field.
This course will provide an in-depth look into energy usage, design, and building for residential structures. Though home inspections are not intended to be an energy audit, understanding energy efficiency and energy efficient construction can be very important for home inspectors. We will look at multiple components of residential construction and discuss ways to make homes more energy efficient.
This course will provide the professional inspector with a deeper understanding of private residential sewage and septic waste disposal, including the codes most pertinent to any given dwelling. Designed to fulfill four hours of home-inspection continuing-education credits, the curriculum is outlined to reinforce basic sewage disposal systems training and knowledge. The following chapters will familiarize the inspector with accepted construction practices and required health and safety features.
This course is designed to help
students achieve core competencies related to the understanding of thermal
imaging and its use in the home inspection field. Students will gain
familiarity with thermal imaging terminology and equipment, as well as how
thermal imaging should be used to identify potential conditions in a home.
Students will also learn about energy-efficiency in a home and how thermal
imaging applies specifically to this situation.
overall course level is advanced,
and encompasses subjects appropriate for both residential and commercial home
This course is
designed to help students understand key information pertaining to the
background of a roof inspection and how to complete a home inspection. Students
will gain familiarity with roof inspection terminology and equipment, as well
as how to successfully complete a roof inspection in a variety of weather-related
elements and on a variety of roofs. Students will also learn about specific
roofing materials, how those materials respond to different weather elements,
and how to safely inspect different roof types while not hurting the roof or
themselves during the inspection.