This course covers the following components of insulation and interior within a residential structure including thermal insulation, vapour retarders, ventilation systems of attics, crawl spaces, roof assemblies, and interior spaces, walls, ceilings, floors, doors and windows, steps, stairways, landings, and railings, installed countertops and cabinets, garage doors and door operators.
Each week has required readings from the textbook. There are a total of five assignments and two examinations in this course.
Weeks 1 - 7: Insulation and Ventilation
Week 8: Mid-term Examination
Week 9: Interiors - Part 1
Weeks 10 - 11: Interiors - Part 2
Week 12: Final Examination
What You Will Learn
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
- conduct proper home insulation and interior inspections and identify safety concerns and other issues
- identify the common problems that apply to each insulation/interior component named as well as the causes and implications of each problem
- describe the inspection procedures involved with each component
- define and use proper terminology related to residential insulation and interiors
By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in Home Inspection.
- 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 how insulation and interior components within a residential structure work.
- 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
- Certificate in Home Inspection : Required courses