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2-Day "Fast Track Inspector" Class (16 Hours)

Day One Day Two

8:30 - 9:00 Registration
9:00 - 5:00 Class
(Lunch on own from 12:00 - 1:00)

Introduction

  • Overview of the Building inspection Industry
  • Understanding the home inspection
  • Review of NAHI, ASHI, & NACHI Standards & Requirements
  • Tools of the Trade

Structural Components

  • Framing types and defects
  • Analyzing structural defects
  • Diagnosing water penetration
  • Soils and Grading

Exterior & Roof

  • Determination of roof age and Inspecting the roof system
  • Gutters and downspouts
  • Wall systems, windows and doors

Plumbing

  • Inspecting kitchens and baths
  • Leaks-shower pans and more
  • Handling septic and well problems

Grounds

  • Grading - cause and effect
  • Drive, walks and retaining walls

9:00 - 5:00 Class
(Lunch on own from 12:00 - 1:00)

Electrical

  • Main Panel
  • Branch wiring inspections
  • Service entrance

Heating & Cooling

  • How to inspect heat exchangers
  • Heating systems: heat pumps, gravity, forced air, hot water
  • Determining size and age
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace Inspections

Interiors & Attic

  • Stairs and Handrails
  • Ceilings, floors and walls
  • Attic ventilation and moisture stains
  • Insulation - types and r-factors
  • Environmental concerns: Radon, lead, asbestos, water quality, mold

Business and office procedures

  • Report writing/Samples
  • Pre-Inspection Agreements
  • Insurance Types
  • Avoiding Lawsuits

Summary

* Add Minimum registration fee for 2 day and 3 day class as $250

 

Reference Tools you'll use long after the Seminar has ended
  • Sample Reports/Software
  • Comprehensive Manual
  • Environmental Handbook
  • Inspection Agreement Form
  • Standards of Practice
  • Glossary of Terms
  • Tool Source Catalog
  • Life Cycles and Costs

 

PITI - Kansas City, MO - Phone (816) 824-9260 - Fax (267) 222-7185

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