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Course Description

This course focuses on the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the profession in order to meet or exceed minimum levels of performance and assure public confidence. The course also demonstrates an understanding of the need to comply with applicable laws and regulations, contracts, and business practices as they relate to the home inspection profession.

Courses can be taken on a stand-alone basis. If you plan to pursue the full certificate program you must submit an application to the Program Director. You can access the application form here.

Course Outline

Professional Practice

  • Inspections and inspectors
  • Typical clients
  • The inspection process
  • The real estate transaction

Communication

  • Verbal communication
  • Report writing
  • Liability
  • The step-by-step home inspection

What You Will Learn

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Comply with the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the profession in order to meet or exceed minimum levels of performance and assure public confidence
  • Disclose the limitations of the inspection process to ensure that the client has realistic expectations and a clear understanding of the limitations for the purpose of risk management
  • Communicate effectively with the client orally and in writing to ensure understanding of the results of an inspection
  • Report and communicate effectively to the appropriate parties, health and safety concerns found during an inspection, as well as their degree of immediacy, in order to protect persons and property
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the need to comply with applicable laws and regulations, contracts, and business practices as they relate to the home inspection profession

Notes

For more Home Inspection courses click here.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Communication and Professional Practice
Type
Online
Dates
Sep 07, 2020 to Dec 14, 2020
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $375.00
Section Notes
When you register and pay the course fee (which does not include learning materials), you will receive a link to the Carson Dunlop e-store for the ordering of learning materials.
  • By ordering your materials through this link, as a Dalhousie University College of Continuing Education Home Inspection student, you will receive a discounted rate.
  • Payment is due at time of registration, unless 3rd Party Funded.

If you are planning on completing the entire Certificate in Home Inspection, you must have a completed Application form on file. (see Application Process Certificate in Home Inspection)

 

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