60 Hour Home Inspection Course

This online course, available to Accurity site inspectors, gets you up and running quickly in home inspection and provides a solid foundation for success.


Course Outline

Roofing, Flashings and Chimneys Exterior Structure Electrical
  • Materials, methods, common problems
  • Gutters & downspouts, lot grading, wall surfaces, doors, windows & trim, exterior structures, garages & carports, walks, driveways, retaining walls
  • Why buildings move, configuration, footings, foundations, floors, walls, roof framing, masonry chimneys, things that cause structural problems
  • Basics, service entrance, service panel, branch circuit wiring, outlets, lights, switches, junction boxes
Heating/Cooling Insulation Plumbing Interior
  • Heating objectives, generating heat, turning heat on and off, moving heat through home, furnaces, boilers, electric heat, failure probability
  • Air conditioning, heat pumps, evaporative coolers
  • Basics, materials, location, current standards, air/vapor barriers, ventilation, heat recovery ventilators
  • Introduction, supply, waste & venting, plumbing fixtures
  • Floors, walls, ceilings, trim, cabinets, counters, windows, doors, stairs, fireplaces, wood stoves, basement leakage, smoke & carbon monoxide detectors


Program Details

  • Online home study program — start whenever you want, work at your own pace and on your own schedule
  • Built around the Standards of Practice
  • Defect photos and discussion — narrated by Alan Carson
  • Case Studies — an opportunity to apply your learning in real-world scenarios
  • Self-assessment questions — so you can make sure you are picking up the key points