Home Inspection
Certificate Program
Online or On Campus

 

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THE PROGRAM


Our home inspection training courses, developed in conjunction with American Home Inspectors Training Institute, will teach students step-by-step how to perform a comprehensive, professional home inspection and produce a professional home inspection report. Students can choose from two course formats – a three-day, instructor-led classroom course and an online distance learning course. Both courses also include valuable information on how to successfully start up, market , and build a new home inspection business.

What You Will Learn
Home Inspection is a relatively new profession that has grown rapidly in the last decade. Both of our courses meet the established CREIA (California Real Estate Inspection Association) Standards of Practice for the industry. Students will learn how to execute a complete, thorough, professional home inspection from the moment of pulling into the driveway to writing up the report. Both courses cover all aspects of the inspection, including the examination of the home’s structure, exterior, roofing, plumbing, electrical system, heating and cooling system, interior, and insulation and ventilation systems, with an emphasis on identifying the common defects that may be present when inspecting the home’s structure, components, materials, and operating systems. The three-day classroom course includes two field inspections of actual homes. Students enrolled in the online course can also choose to attend these field training days of the classroom course. In addition, both courses instruct students in how to prepare a professional home inspection report.

Who Should Attend
Individuals in the construction trades and in the contracting business are often interested in
the home inspection field as it offers a new career opportunity that utilizes these access to the online course content via the individuals’ knowledge, skills, and experience. The Home Inspection Profession is also attractive to individuals who work in occupations in which they may retire at a relatively early age and are consequently considering options for a second career, such as law enforcement officers, firefighters, teachers, and military personnel. Graduates may elect to start their own businesses or to seek employment with existing home inspection companies.

Eligibility Requirements
Students must have a command of the English language and possess a
high school diploma or GED.

Special Features
The online course includes over 200 color photos from actual inspections in an online photo book as well as online audio and visual tutorial exercises and quizzes.

Certificate Requirements
A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon successful completion of either course.

Courses
* Three-Day Hands-On Master Course (classroom course) combined with online lecture material.
* Online Distance Learning Master Course

Costs
enroll online button The cost of the classroom/online hybrid course is $1,595.
Course books and materials are included in the tuition.

Online Course
Fee $995

For more information or to register,
please call 1-800-441-9411
or visit http://www.ahit.com/affiliates/csudh
or e-mail bwald@lists.csudh.edu