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Courses
Course # Courses Length (Hours) Distance Status
HOME1020 Air Conditioning and Heat Pump Inspection

Description: Recommended: HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice.
Emphasis in this subject is on cooling systems and heat pumps. Students learn to identify typical defects and apply correct inspection techniques.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice

Description: The professional home inspector is required, both verbally and in writing, to describe the inspection process and communicate inspection findings to the client. It is imperative that the home inspector be able to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding of an inspection, once conducted. Students in this subject develop their oral and written communication skills, and learn the reporting requirements and proper conduct required of a professional in this industry. This course will include professional practice standards and competence issues related to insurance liability.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HOME1030 Electrical Inspection

Description: Recommended: HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice.
This course prepares students to inspect the performance of the following components of electrical systems within residential buildings: service drops, grounding systems, service panels, wiring systems, devices and fixtures.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HOME1040 Exterior Inspection

Description: Recommended: HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice.
This course 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 covering and inspect all aspects of the exterior named above.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HOME1050 Heating Inspection I

Description: Recommended: HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice.
This subject covers installed heating systems (gas and oil furnaces and hot water boilers). Emphasis is on the inspector's ability to identify the energy source, type, material, condition, and safety concerns, as well as to inspect the heating equipment.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HOME1060 Heating Inspection II

Description: Recommended: HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice.
This subject covers vent systems, flues and chimneys, as well as fireplaces, other wood heating appliances, steam and electric heating systems. Students apply knowledge of these systems to the role of home inspector.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
Pre-Requisites: HOME1050
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45 Yes Details
HOME1070 Insulation and Interior Inspection

Description: Recommended: HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice.
Focus is on the inspection of thermal insulation, vapor 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.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HOME1080 Plumbing Inspection

Description: Recommended: HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice.
This course prepares students to inspect, in a residential dwelling, the interior water supply and distribution systems (including fixtures and faucets), as well as water heating equipment and drain/vent/waste systems and their related fixtures.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HOME1090 Roofing Inspection

Description: Recommended: HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice.
The emphasis in this subject is on typical defects of the various types of roof coverings, drainage systems, flashings, skylights, chimneys and other roof penetrations. Students apply their knowledge of roofing to inspections that focus on system performance, safety concerns, and compliance with good construction practice.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details
HOME1100 Structure Inspection

Description: Recommended: HOME1010 Communication and Professional Practice.
This subject focuses on the following structural components of a residential dwelling: foundations and footings, floors, walls, and roof/ceiling structures. Students learn to apply knowledge of structures to inspections that focus on system performance, safety concerns and compliance with good construction practices.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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45 Yes Details

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