Home Inspection Training Courses and Workshops

Schools providing training courses, certificates, diplomas or degree programs of Home Inspection




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Home Inspection Structure

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Francis Tuttle Technology Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Oklahoma City, United States
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Structural issues are possibly the most expensive area to correct and are frequently the most difficult for home inspectors to identify. We will discuss footing and foundations, floors, sills, columns, beams, joists, sub-flooring, slabs, arches and lintels, wood frame walls, masonry veneer walls and solid masonry walls.

Home Inspection Roof

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Francis Tuttle Technology Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Oklahoma City, United States
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Are you aware that the greatest number of lawsuits, against home inspectors, are related to roofing issues? Flashing, ice damming, roll routing standards of practice, checklists and procedures are some of the key areas we will cover. As one roof said to the other, &,#146,just let yourself vent!&,#146,

Home Inspection Plumbing

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Francis Tuttle Technology Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Oklahoma City, United States
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In this class students learn proper inspection of the interior water supply and distribution systems, including all fixtures and faucets, the drain, waste and vent systems including all fixtures, the water heating equipment, the vent systems, flues and chimneys, the fuel storage and fuel distribution systems, drainage sumps, sump pumps and related piping.

Home Inspection Marketing Your Home Inspection Business

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Francis Tuttle Technology Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Oklahoma City, United States

Most home inspectors develop skills to inspect but most do not know how and/or are fearful of marketing. No matter what your skills are, marketing yourself is important in precluding failure. This class is taught by a licensed Home Inspector.

Home Inspection HVAC

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Francis Tuttle Technology Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Oklahoma City, United States

The home can become a very uncomfortable place to reside when the heating and air unit isn&,#146,t working properly. This class will cover the proper method of inspecting installed central and through wall heating and cooling equipment.

Home Inspection Electrical

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Francis Tuttle Technology Center
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Oklahoma City, United States
  V

Electricity and all of its components is one of the most widely used systems in a home. Without electricity the home comes to a stand still. In this class you will learn the proper inspection procedure for the service drop, the service entrance conductors, cables and raceways, service equipment and main disconnects, service grounding, interior components of the service panels and sub panels, conductors and over current protection devices. Other areas covered in this class include all accessible installed lighting fixtures, switches, ceiling fans and receptacles, ground fault circuit interrupters, accessible wiring/splicing, including the basement and attic.

Exterior Inspection

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Bow Valley College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Airdrie, Banff, Calgary, Canmore, High River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, Red Deer, Canada
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This subject covers retaining walls, grounds, window wells, lot grading, driveways, patios, walkways, decks, balconies, stoops and steps, porches, railings, wall cladding, flashing trim, eaves, soffits, fascia, as well as exterior doors and windows. Students learn to describe the exterior wall coverings and inspect all aspects of the exterior named above.

Interior/Insulation Inspection

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Bow Valley College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Airdrie, Banff, Calgary, Canmore, High River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, Red Deer, Canada
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Focus is on the inspection of thermal insulation, vapour retarders and ventilation systems, as well as the inspection of interior elements of residential dwellings such as walls, ceilings, floors, basements, doors, windows, interior stairs/railings, installed countertops and cabinets, and garage doors/door operators.

Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Inspection

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Bow Valley College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Airdrie, Banff, Calgary, Canmore, High River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, Red Deer, Canada

Emphasis in this subject is on cooling systems and heat pumps. Students learn to identify typical defects and apply correct inspection techniques.

Heating Inspection

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: Bow Valley College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Airdrie, Banff, Calgary, Canmore, High River, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat, Okotoks, Red Deer, Canada

This subject covers installed heating systems (gas and oil furnaces and hot water boilers). Emphasis is on the inspector&,#146,s ability to identify the energy source, type, material, condition, and safety concerns, as well as inspecting the heating equipment.

Home Inspection (Certificate)

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: eCampusAlberta
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Calgary, Canada
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This program provides an opportunity to enter an exciting and growing profession. Home inspection is a consulting service that helps homebuyers make informed decisions about their prospective new home.

Bow Valley College, in partnership with Carson Dunlop and Associates, is offering a 10-course home inspection program that is approved by the Association of Home Inspectors and incorporates the Standards of Practice of ASHI and CAHPI (American Society of Home Inspectors and Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors). Standards of Practice define a minimum and uniform standard for private, fee-paid home inspectors. Home inspections performed to these standards are intended to provide the client with information regarding the condition of the systems and components.

Home Inspection and Maintenance

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Portland Community College Community Education
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Portland, United States

Prepping your home for sale or planning to live there forever? An inspector and general contractor shows us how to increase value, longevity and efficiency, including common mistakes that lead to costly repairs and lower sale prices.

Building Inspection Technology

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Portland Community College
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Portland, United States
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Completion of the Associate of Applied Science degree in Building Inspection or the One-Year Certificate both enable you to launch a career as a building inspector or plans examiner in a relatively short period of time: two years or fewer. Our programs prepare you for a career in the Code Administration field with a focus on successful completion of one or more International Code Council (ICC) certification exams. These certificates are recognized by the State of Oregon as well as throughout the United States as verification of your knowledge, technical expertise and commitment to protect the public’s health, safety and welfare. The BIT program is offered primarily evenings and online. Some classes are also available during the day.
While in the program, students must:�Complete minimum program courses and prerequisites for individual classes.
•Obtain a “C�or better in all courses.
•Complete a cooperative work experience during the day at a local jurisdiction.

BUILDING INSPECTION

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: College of Southern Nevada
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Henderson, Las Vegas, United States
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This degree prepares students to inspect and oversee construction of residential and commercial buildings. Students learn proper procedures
and materials that comply with plans, specifications and building codes. Students are prepared for employment as plan reviewers, building,
mechanical, plumbing, electrical and fire code inspectors.Along with special program courses, academic skills emphasizing related math,science and human relations components are stressed to prepare studentsto meet the challenges common in the workplace.
STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES –Graduatesofthisprogramwillhave theopportunity to:
�Comprehend the history and development of the various building codes.
�Comprehend the administrative provisions of the building codes.
�Comprehend the building inspector’sresponsibilities.

Building Inspection

Course Format: Classroom
School/Trainer: Oklahoma State University - Oklahoma City
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Oklahoma City, United States

The Construction Technology program incorporates inspection, estimation, materials, drafting and construction procedures. Graduates are employed in construction positions with engineering and architectural firms as well as city, state and federal government agencies.

Inspecting Insulation and Ventilation (Certificate)

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: American Home Inspectors Training Institute
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Waukesha, United States
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A. The Insulation and Ventilation Inspection
1. Inspection Guidelines

B. Insulation
1.Types of Insulation
2.Asbestos in Insulation
3. Insulating the Home
4. Inspecting the Insulation
5. Reporting Your Findings
6. Filling in the Report

C. Ventilation
1. Crawl Space Ventilation
2.A Word about Radon
3. Attic Ventilation
4. Cathedral and Flat Roofs
5. Inspecting the Ventilation
6. Reporting Your Findings

D. Inspecting the Attic
1. The Entryway
2. Structure Review
3. Water Penetration
4. Insulation
5. Ventilation
6. The Chimney
7. Electrical Safety
8. Equipment in the Attic
9. Reporting Your Findings

E. Study Unit Eight Examination

Inspecting Interiors (Certificate)

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: American Home Inspectors Training Institute
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Waukesha, United States
  V


A. The Interior Inspection
1.Inspection Guidelines
2. Inspection Tools
B. Walls and Ceilings
1. Plaster Facing
2. Drywall
3.Other Facings
4.A Word about Structure
5.Wall and Ceiling Coverings
6.Trim

C. Floors
1.Construction
2.Wood Finish Flooring
3. Flooring Tiles
4.Floor Coverings
5. Inspecting Floors

D. Windows and Doors
1. Window Components
2.Types of Windows
3.Inspecting Windows
4. Interior Doors
5. Inspecting Doors

E. Stairs and Balconies
1.Inspecting Stairways
2.Inspecting Balconies

F. Fireplaces and Wood Stoves
1.The Masonry Fireplaces
2.Other Types of Fireplaces
3.Inspecting Fireplaces
4.Wood Stoves
5.Reporting Your Findings
6.Filling in the Report

G. Room-By-Room Inspection
1. Electrical, Plumbing, and Heating Review
2.Inspecting the Kitchen
3. Inspecting the Bathroom
4.Inspecting Other Rooms
5.Reporting Your Findings

H. Study Unit Seven Examination

Inspecting Heating and Cooling (Certificate)

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: American Home Inspectors Training Institute
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Waukesha, United States
  V

A. The Heating Inspection
1.Inspection Guidelines
2. Inspection Equipment
3. Inspection Concerns

B. General Information
1.Thermostats
2. Zoning
3.Master Shut-Off
4. Clearances and Codes
5.Heat Transfer
6.Types of Heating Systems

C. Gas-Fired Systems
1. A Word about Efficiencies
2.Gas Supply
3.Gas Controls
4.Gas Burners
5.Inspecting Gas Components

D. Oil-Fired Systems
1.Oil Supply
2.Oil Controls
3. Oil Burners
4.Inspecting Oil Component

E. Gravity Warm Air Furnaces
1. Operation and Distribution
2. Inspecting Gravity Warm Air Furnaces

F. Forced Warm Air Furnaces
1.Types of Forced Warm Air Furnaces
2.Furnace Components
3. Inspecting Forced Warm Air Furnaces
4.Reporting Your Findings
5.Filling in the Report

G. Hot Water Boilers
1.Types of Hot Water Systems
2.Types of Hydronic Boilers
3.Boiler Components
4.Inspecting Hot Water Boilers
5.Reporting Your Findings
6.H. Steam Boilers

H. Steam Systems
1.Steam Boiler Controls and Gauges
2.In... [Read More]

Inspecting Plumbing (Certificate)

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: American Home Inspectors Training Institute
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Waukesha, United States
  V

A. The Plumbing Inspection
1. Inspection Guidelines

B. Water Supply Entrance
1.Public Water Supply
2. Private Water Supply
3.Inspecting Private Water Supply
4.Reporting Your Findings
5. Filling in the Report

C. Water Supply Piping
1.Corrosion
2.Types of Supply Piping
3.Inspecting Supply Piping
4.Functional Flow
5.Cross Connections
6.Reporting Your Findings

D. Drain, Waste, and Vent System
1.Waste Disposal
2.The Venting System
3.DWV Piping Materials
4. Inspecting DWV Piping
5. Inspecting Drainage
6. Reporting Your Findings

G. Hot Water System
1.Water Heaters
2.Gas Water Heaters
3.Electric Water Heaters
4.Reporting Your Findings

H. Fixtures and Faucets
1.Inspecting Faucets
2.Inspecting Sinks, Tubs, and Showers
3. Inspecting Toilets
4.Putting It All Together
5. Reporting Your Findings

I. Gas Piping

J. Study Unit Five Examination

Electrical Inspection (Certificate)

Course Format: Online
School/Trainer: American Home Inspectors Training Institute
Training Center(s)/Venue(s): Waukesha, United States
  V

A.The Electrical Inspection
1. Inspection Guidelines
2. Inspection Equipment
3.Inspection Concerns

B. Basic Electricity
1.Volts, Ohms, Amps, and Watts
2.Circuits

C. Inspecting the Service Entrance
1. The Service Drop
2.Conduit or Cable
3.The Meter
4.Service Entrance Conductors
5. The Main Disconnect
6.Determining Amperage Rating
7.Grounding System
8. Reporting Your Findings
9. Filling in the Report

D. Inspecting the Main Panel
1.Safety Precautions
2.Panel Locations
3.Main Panel Layouts
4.Subpanels
5. Inspecting the Panels
6.Inspecting the Fuses or Breakers
7. Inspecting the Wiring
8.Reporting Your Findings

E. Inspecting Branch Circuit Wiring
1.Types of Branch Wiring
2. Wiring Practices
3. Inspecting Knob-and-Tube Wiring
4. Inspecting Modern Wiring
5. Aluminum Wiring
6.Reporting Your Findings

F. Inspecting Fixtures, Switches, and Outlets
1.Lighting Fixtures, Switches, and Outlets
2. Electrical Outlets
3.Outlet Requirements
4.Inspecting the outlets
5.Testin... [Read More]

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