Courses Found: 28
Everybody’s favorite…not really. The Energy Code has been confusing from day one and keeps changing with every edition. Primary focus will be on Residential.
This class is a “from the ground to handrail” look at building a deck to meet the building codes. Every year somewhere a deck fails, and someone gets hurt or worse. Our job requires we take a detailed look at deck plans and conduct responsible onsite inspections. This class will try to help you meet that goal.
Interested in becoming familiar with how residential electrical service has evolved. From Knob and Tube wiring with fuses to today's standard 200-amp Square D Box. Examples of the different types of wiring used and common defects found. Common electrical boxes found in the field and on-site examples will be demonstrated at the "HOUSE OF HORRORS®"
Something new on the code scene but not that scary. The use is very similar to types you may already be familiar with.
This groundbreaking, fast moving, hands on class will fully equip the student with the fundamentals, techniques and hands on practical training in order to perform a thorough and accurate home inspection. Topics covered include, Code of Ethics, Standards of Practice, Report Writing, Material Defects and more. You will be able to identify and report on common and uncommon defects found in a residential home with the use of the “HOUSE OF HORRORS®”.
Congratulations, you want to be your own boss but don't know what's involved. This course covers topics such as, writing a business plan, liability, accounting practices, and business structure.
What I hope will be a reasonable look at the total restaurant, not just the hood. I start at the parking lot (ADA starts there) and walk us through the Building, Plumbing, Fire and Mechanical requirements.
This course will cover the the following subjects: ACI 332 - Footers & Walls - Discussing the requirements when using stepped / jump footers. How to achieve a continuous footing without using formed jumps. Includes the design for rebar placement and anchors. Superior Wall Inspections - Focusing on why/how the systems work and what an inspector should be on the lookout for. Frost Protection Shallow Footers - How using insulation properly sized and place can reduce the depth of your foundation.
This one of a kind, 2-Day course discusses the various environmental hazards most commonly found on a residential property. Review of proper testing methods to comply with FHA / Va. inspections and reporting. Included is a review of D.E.P. and E.P.A. regulations and compliance methods. Topics covered include, Mold, Radon, Lead, Septics, Water, Asbestos, Wood Destroying Insects and Wildlife Intrusion.
A look at the typical methods used to safely separate Residential Uses with NFPA 13R & 13D
Take your knowledge to the next level. This two-day class will cover heating systems from Boiler to Solar Heating. We will discuss types, operational limitations, efficiency, and common defects.
Hands on is the best way to learn! Come do your own study tour of our House of Horrors. Walk through at your own pace and use the best learning tool in the industry to further your inspection knowledge.
Northeast Training Institute has put together a complete overview of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning. This course covers common central heating systems installed in a residential dwelling. Oil fired, Gas Fired, Geo-Thermal, Solar, Coal as well as Central Cooling, Heat Pumps and Mini Splits. Upon completion, you will have an understanding of how each system functions and inherent limitations. Examples of various systems are located in the "HOUSE OF HORRORS®"
Now that you made the decision to be self-employed, where are you going to get your referrals from. This course is designed to introduce you to networking, marketing through social media, and tricks to establish credibility.