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Course Description

The course is 66 learning hours. It is recommended that students spend an average of 5-6 hours per week on the course.


This course focuses on the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the home inspection profession in order to meet or exceed minimum levels of performance and assure public confidence. It 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.

Course Outline

Each week has required readings from the textbook. There are a total of four assignments and two examinations in this course.

Weeks 1-5: Professional Practice

Week 6: Mid-term Examination

Weeks 7-11: Communication

Week 12: Final Examination

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

By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Home Inspection.

Recommended For

  • Established home inspectors with a need to stay current in their chosen industry.
  • Those wanting to enter an exciting and growing profession.
  • Those wanting a better understanding of the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the home inspection profession in order to meet or exceed minimum levels of performance and assure public confidence.
  • Property risk managers who want to be more informed to perform their role.
  • Home renovators wanting to hone their skills and expand their competencies.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Communication and Professional Practice
Type
Online - Synchronous
Dates
Sep 06, 2021 to Nov 28, 2021
Total Learning Hours
66.0
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $375.00
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook
Home Inspection Training Program: Communication and Professional Practice
Publisher: Carson Dunlop
Link to Purchase: https://store.carsondunlop.com/schools/dalhousie-university/
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