Classes

    Courses Found: 36

    • 2015 IRC Deck Building

      This class is a “from the ground to handrail” look at building a deck to meet the building codes. Every year somewhere a deck fails, and someone gets hurt or worse. Our job requires we take a detailed look at deck plans and conduct responsible onsite inspections. This class will try to help you meet that goal.

    • 2018 Commercial Code Changes

      This course is for contractors and inspectors that deal with the construction codes daily in their activities. The students will be updated on the code changes for the Commercial codes relating to Pennsylvania. The class will also cover the NEC-2017.

    • 2018 Residential Code Changes

      This course is for Contractors and Inspectors that encounter construction codes daily in their activities. Students will be updated on the code changes for the residential codes relating to Pennsylvania. The NEC-2017 will also be covered in this course. 4 CE 0.4 CEU

    • Advanced Electrical

      Interested in becoming familiar with how residential electrical service has evolved. From Knob and Tube wiring with fuses to today's standard 200-amp Square D Box. Examples of the different types of wiring used and common defects found. Common electrical boxes found in the field and on-site examples will be demonstrated at the "HOUSE OF HORRORS®"

    • Advanced Roof Inspections

      This course will teach inspectors how to perform visual inspections of a roof system. It covers all aspects of common roof terms, gutters, and drainage, framing and trim, roof coverings, roof flashing, roof ventilation, and a brief section on inspecting chimneys. Ladder safety will also be included in the course. This is an InterNachi approved course for 24 hours of continuing training.

    • Applying Building codes to Cannabis Facilities

      This course is designed to help code officials, architects, owners, and inspectors with the application of building codes on cannabis facilities. It is not intended to cover every aspect of code on cannabis facilities. It is intended to address areas that may be a little different for cannabis facilities and how cultivation, processing and sales of cannabis are different than other industrial processes. This course will show how the IBC codes are used in this type of facility.

    • Become a Home Inspector

      This groundbreaking, fast moving, hands on class will fully equip the student with the fundamentals, techniques and hands on practical training in order to perform a thorough and accurate home inspection. Topics covered include, Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice, Report Writing, Material Defects and more. You will be able to identify and report on common and uncommon defects found in a residential home with the use of the “HOUSE OF HORRORS®”.

    • Boots on the Ground Home Inspection - Saturdays

      5 Saturdays to a new career! This groundbreaking, fast moving, hands on class will fully equip the student with the fundamentals, techniques and hands on practical training in order to perform a thorough and accurate home inspection. Topics covered include, Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice, Report Writing, Material Defects and more. You will be able to identify and report on common and uncommon defects found in a residential home with the use of the “HOUSE OF HORRORS®”.

    • Business Planning

      Congratulations, you want to be your own boss but don't know what's involved. This course covers topics such as, writing a business plan, liability, accounting practices, and business structure.

    • Certified Residential Mold Inspector

      Our two-day Indoor Air Quality course is designed to give the Home Inspector the knowledge to perform air quality testing and complete reports for their clients. The course will focus on the basic science of mold, health issues, sampling techniques, remediation, and marketing. This course will also touch on testing techniques for water quality, asbestos, radon gas and lead base paint. The student will learn how to do a proper inspection and conduct testing. The student will do hands on testing during this course. This is a training certification course and meets the requirements of InterNachi IAQ/2 requirements and a Certified Residential Mold Inspector.

    • Certified Residential Thermographer (CRT) - Level 1

      For Home & Building Inspectors. Students complete the course with a much stronger understanding of Thermal Imaging capabilities and applications as well as the confidence and competence to immediately put that knowledge to use.

    • Commercial Building Inspection

      The purpose of this course is to teach Home Inspectors best practices and to establish a reasonable approach for the performance of an inspection of a commercial property. The objectives for this course inspection of the property, research, a walk-through survey, and report. Also, the course will an inspection of a commercial building which is in operation. The course is InterNachi approved and will award 24 counting training credits

    • Commercial Kitchens

      This training will familiarize Code Inspectors, Contractors with codes associated with Commercial Kitchens and Restaurants. The course will cover ADA requirements, Facility layouts, exhaust hoods, plumbing requirements, electrical requirements, and General regulations. This course is based on the 2015 IBC and associated codes.

    • Concrete

      This course will cover the the following subjects: ACI 332 - Footers & Walls - Discussing the requirements when using stepped / jump footers. How to achieve a continuous footing without using formed jumps. Includes the design for rebar placement and anchors. Superior Wall Inspections - Focusing on why/how the systems work and what an inspector should be on the lookout for. Frost Protection Shallow Footers - How using insulation properly sized and place can reduce the depth of your foundation.

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