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Home Inspection Training

The ICA online Real Estate Inspection Certification Program is the most complete home inspection course on the market today.  The online course is completely self-paced and works on all computers and devices – including laptops, tablets, and even iphones and android phones.  All 27 home inspection course modules are fully narrated instructor-led streaming video.  Students will also get access to our online reference library where we have a huge repository of home inspection related e-books and online reference material covering everything from mold and radon to septic and termites – along with many other topics.

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Includes eBooks, Instructer-led Video, Slide Presentations, Quizzes & Exams, Instructor Support, Certification and Inspection FormCourse Outline

  1. Overview of Home Inspections
    Provides an introduction and review of the home inspection industry
  2. Legal and Business Aspects  
    Forming a business, pre-inspection agreements, insurance, marketing
  3. The Inspection Process 
    Method of inspecting a house, Standards of Practice
  4. Roofing 1  
    Roofing terms, materials, shingles types, roofing inspection process
  5. Roofing 2   
    Roofing inspection process continued, roofing defects
  6. Exterior 1
    Site as it affects the home, grading, siding materials, defects
  7. Exterior 2 
    Trim, porches, decks, stops, steps, paving, vegetation, defects
  8. Structure 1 
    Structural basics, beams, joists, trusses, roof and wall framing, foundations
  9. Structure 2    
    Structural inspection and defect recognition
  10. Interior 1 
    Attics, insulation, interior rooms, walls, windows, doors
  11. Interior 2          
    Bathrooms, kitchens, household appliances, basements, crawl spaces
  12. Plumbing 1        
    Supply and waste piping, cross connections, vents, drainage
  13. Plumbing 2          
    Fixtures, faucets, water heaters
  14. Plumbing 3 
    Water heaters continued, fuel piping and storage, sump and ejector pumps
  15. Heating 1   
    Combustion air requirements, forced air heating inspection process
  16. Heating 2  
    Hydronic heating systems inspection process
  17. Heating 3  
    Space heating, fireplaces, wood stoves, chimneys and vents
  18. Air Conditioning 1  
    Refrigeration theory, split systems, ductless split systems, high-velocity
  19. Air Conditioning 2  
    Air source heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps
  20. Electrical 1    
    Electrical theory, service drops, wire gauges
  21. Electrical 2 
    Wire material and types, electrical panels
  22. Electrical 3 
    Main panels, sub panels
  23. Electrical 4
    Outlets, switches, fixtures, smoke detectors, carbon monoxide detectors
  24. Report Writing
    Providing a proper written report for the client
  25. Marketing 1
    Strategies for building your home inspection business
  26. Marketing 2   
    Strategies for building your home inspection business
  27. Commercial Inspection 
    Inspecting commercial buildings, covers ASTM standards
  28. Inspection with Drones
    Using a drone to complete roof inspections

You’ll also get full access to our online reference library which includes:

  • Mold – over 800 pages of downloadable e-books and online reference material
  • Radon – over 600 pages of downloadable e-books and online reference material
  • Indoor Air Quality – over 200 pages of downloadable e-books and online reference material
  • International Building Codes – over 5,000 pages of downloadable e-books and online reference material

Over 20 additional downloadable e-books covering a variety of home inspection related topics including energy audits, termite inspection, septic inspection, and much more!

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