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450-Hour Professional (no previous experience required) or

330-Hour Professional (with 5-years related experience)

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Texas Home Inspection License

Successfully prepare for a new career in the Professional Inspector industry with high quality home inspection pre-license education available in a variety of convenient study formats. Our comprehensive home inspection courses are created and taught by award winning instructors to ensure you receive the most accurate and up-to-date information to help you become a Champion! To get started, check out our 6 Steps To A Texas Home Inspection License page!

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450-Hour Professional Inspector License Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

As a Professional Inspector you can open your own business and inspect both residential property and commercial buildings. With our 450-Hour Professional Inspector Program we provide you with all of the required education to become a licensed Professional Inspector in the State of Texas. This program consists of 130-hours of core inspector education, 200 hours of additional correspondence education and 120 hours of Lab experience training. This program also includes our Inspector Prep course that will thoroughly prepare you for the State Exam as well as our instructional DVD "Through the Eyes of the Inspector" that will walk you through an entire home inspection.

When registering for this program you will not only be saving $1,537 but you will also be provided with all the education and tools necessary to succeed and thrive as a Professional Inspector in the State of Texas. We have tailored the system to meet your educational needs! You Can Do It, We Can Help has been our motto for over 20 years!

330-Hour Professional Inspector License Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

The 330-Hour Professional Inspector Program is for those students who already have related work experience in the inspector field and need the required hours to become a licensed Professional Inspector. This program consists of 130-hours of core inspector education and 200 hours of additional correspondence education. The program also includes our Inspector Prep course that will thoroughly prepare you for the State Exam.

When registering for this program you will not only be saving $199 but you will also be provided with all the education necessary to succeed and thrive as a Professional Inspector in the State of Texas. We have tailored the system to meet your educational needs! You Can Do It, We Can Help has been our motto for over 20 years!

190-Hour Real Estate Inspector License Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

As a Real Estate Inspector you can only inspect residential property and must work under a professional inspector. With our 190-Hour Licensed Real Estate Inspector Program we provide you with all of the required education to become a licensed Real Estate Inspector in the State of Texas. This program consists of 130-hours of core inspector education and 60 hours of Lab experience training. The program also includes our Inspector Prep course that will thoroughly prepare you for the State Exam.

When registering for this program you will not only be saving $490 but you will also be provided with all the education and tools necessary to succeed and thrive as a Real Estate Inspector in the State of Texas. We have tailored the system to meet your educational needs! You Can Do It, We Can Help has been our motto for over 20 years!

130-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

As an Real Estate Inspector you can either work directly for a Professional Inspector. You will be able to conduct inspections under the indirect supervision of a Professional Inspector. With our 130-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program, we provide you with the required education minus the experience requirements to obtain this license. This program consists of 130-hours of core inspector education.

When registering for this program you will not only be saving $471 but you will also be provided with the education necessary to become an Inspector Apprentice in the State of Texas. We have tailored the system to meet your educational needs! "You Can Do It, We Can Help" has been our motto for over 20 years!

Included in this program:

  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course

This package DOES NOT include the required experienced hours. If you are in need of the required 60-hours of experience, please see the 190-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program.

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90-Hour Home Inspector Course

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

As an Apprentice Inspector you can either work directly for a real Estate Inspector or a Professional Inspector. You will not be able to conduct any inspections nor sign off on an inspection report. With our 90-Hour Apprentice Inspector course we provide you with the required education to obtain this license. This package consists of 90-hours of core inspector education.

When registering for this package you will be provided with the education necessary to become an Inspector Apprentice in the State of Texas. We have tailored the system to meet your educational needs! You Can Do It, We Can Help has been our motto for over 20 years!

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Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

40-Hour Home Inspector Course

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

This course is designed to provide the student with an overview of the IRC Codes as they relate to the various building systems involved in Real Property and which mirror the Texas Standards of Practice for performing Real Estate Inspections. This course includes 8 hours each of Building Enclosures, Electrical Systems, Report Writing, and SOP Legal/Ethics and 4 hours each of Plumbing Systems and HVAC Systems.

This course includes discussion questions, terminology, homework and exams, all designed to enable you to target the most relevant topics and thorough understanding of the materials.

COURSE OUTLINE:
  • Building Enclosures
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • HVAC Systems
  • Standard Report Form / Report Writing
  • Standards of Practice - Legal/Ethics Update
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Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

200-Hour Home Inspector Course

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

To provide an understanding of the IRC Codes that mirror the Texas Standards of Practice for addressing buildings located close to property lines, light and ventilation, minimum room areas and ceiling heights, sanitation, toilet, bath and shower spaces.

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Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

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30-hour Experience Lab

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

Our 30, 60 and 120-hour experience training will provide the required lab and hands-on field experience. Any labs can be combined to equal 30, 60 or 120 hours.

TEXAS HOME INSPECTION LAB TOPICS:

  • Day 1 - Texas Standards of Practice Legal/Ethics/General Provisions Overview
  • Day 2 - Texas Standards of Practice Report Form/Report Writing
  • Day 3 - Building Enclosures
  • Day 4 - Building Enclosures
  • Day 5 - Foundations
  • Day 6 - Framing/Roof Structures
  • Day 7 - Plumbing
  • Day 8 - Electrical
  • Day 9 - Mechanical (HVAC)
  • Day 10 - Roof Coverings
  • Day 11 - Appliances/Optional Systems
  • Day 12 - Report Writing/Marketing
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Appliances - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. This Appliances - IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 6 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 6 Hour Appliances - IC course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • General provisions for fuel gas piping systems, fuel gas utilization equipment and related accessories, venting systems and combustion air configurations.
  • General provisions for the installation of water heaters, the supply and distribution of water, and the materials, design, construction and installation of sanitary drainage systems.
  • Provisions regulating wiring methods power and lighting distribution, devices and lighting fixtures, appliances installation and swimming pools.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

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Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

EPA-CPSC - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. This EPA/CPSC - IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 6 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 6 Hour EPA/CPSC - IC course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • The health and safety criteria, reporting concerns of possible violations as it relates to the Environmental Protection Agency and Consumer Product Safety Commission. As well as an awareness to the functions of each.
  • The fire and life safety criteria, reporting concerns of possible violations as it relates to the Environmental Protection Agency and Consumer Product Safety Commission. As well as an awareness to the functions of each.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Standards of Practice - Ethics and Legal Update

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. This Texas Standards of Practice Ethics and Legal Update course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 8 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 8 Hour Texas Standards of Practice Ethics and Legal Update course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • The student should be able to identify the difference between inspection guidelines for each element and specific limitations for each element to be inspected under the Standards of Practice.
  • The student should be able to distinguish between the basic relationships of Apprentice Inspectors, Real Estate Inspectors and Professional Inspector

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Standards of Practice - Report Writing - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. This Texas Standards of Practice Report Form/Report Writing - IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 8 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 8 Hour Texas Standards of Practice Report Form/Report Writing - IC course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • The student should be able to arrange on a standard inspection report the inspection guidelines that support each element that is to be inspected based on the Standards of Practice.
  • The student should be able to identify the difference between inspection guidelines for each element and specific limitations for each element to be inspected under the Standards of Practice.
  • The student should be able to distinguish between the basic relationships of Apprentice Inspectors, Real Estate Inspectors and Professional Inspectors.
  • The Standards of Practice segments of this course, the student should be able to list the essential elements of the Standards of Practice and which 3 elements require an opinion and/or method used to inspect.
  • At the conclusion of this course, students should be able to name the elements of the Standards of Practice.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Plumbing - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. This Plumbing - IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 16 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 16 Hour Plumbing - IC course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • Provisions for chimneys and fireplaces, as well as the requirements for energy-efficient design and construction.
  • General provisions for combustion air, chimneys, vents, boilers, water heaters, hydronic piping, special piping and storage systems, and solar systems.
  • General provisions for fuel gas piping systems, fuel gas utilization equipment and related accessories, venting systems and combustion air configurations.
  • General requirements for the installation of plumbing systems, including inspections and tests; piping installation, protection and support; and plumbing fixtures.
  • General provisions for the installation of water heaters, the supply and distribution of water, and the materials, design, construction and installation of sanitary drainage systems.
  • Installation requirements for piping, tubing and fittings for vent systems; vent sizes and connections; and fixture traps.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Building Enclosures - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. The Building Enclosures - IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 24 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 24 Hour Building Enclosures course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • Health and safety criteria of the code, including light and ventilation; minimum room areas and ceiling height; sanitation; toilet, bath, and shower spaces; glazing, including safety glazing; carports and garages; emergency escape and rescue openings; and exits.
  • Fire and life safety criteria of the code, including stairways, ramps and landings; handrails and guards; smoke alarms; foam plastic and insulation; flame spread and smoke density of wall and ceiling finishes; separation of dwelling units, including town house separations; protection against decay and termite infestation; and flood-resistant construction.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Electrical - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. The Electrical Systems - IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 24 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 24 Hour Electrical Systems - IC course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • General requirements for electrical systems, equipment and components, including provisions regulating wiring methods, power and lighting distribution, devices and lighting fixtures, appliances installation and swimming pools.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Systems - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. This Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning – IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 24 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 24 Hour Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning – IC course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • General provisions for the installation of mechanical appliances, equipment and systems, including requirements regulating heating and cooling equipment.
  • General provisions for the installation of exhaust systems, duct systems and special fuel-burning equipment, such as ranges, ovens and sauna heaters.
  • General provisions for combustion air, chimneys, vents, boilers, water heaters, hydronic piping, special piping and storage systems, and solar systems.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Roof Systems - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. The Roof Systems – IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 24 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 24 Hour Roof Systems – IC course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • Design criteria to be used in the application of the prescriptive provisions of the International Residential Code. Including wind and seismic limitations. Snow loads and live loads, as well as the methods for addressing buildings located in very close proximity to property lines.
  • Requirements for ceiling construction, roof construction and roof coverings, including ceiling joist and rafter sizing; cutting and notching of framing members; framing at openings; purlins; steel roof framing; roof ventilation and attic access; and roof covering materials such as asphalt shingles, concrete or clay tiles, wood shingles and wood shakes.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Foundations - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. This Foundations - IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 30 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 30 Hour Foundations - IC course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • Requirements relating to foundation systems, including soil evaluation; footing size, depth and slope; foundation design and reinforcing; frost-protected shallow foundations; wood foundations; insulating form foundation walls; foundation drainage; water proofing and damp proofing; and under-floor spaces.
  • Provisions regulating floor construction, including the sizing and installation of floor joists and girders; drilling and notching of floor framing members; engineered wood products such as trusses, glue-laminated members and I-joists; draft stopping; floor sheathing spans and installation; steel floor framing; and concrete slab-on-ground floors.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Framing - IC

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

There are eleven courses that make up the 200-Hour Inspector pre-licensing course. This Framing - IC course is one of eleven courses needed. Upon completion of this course you will be awarded 30 hours of credit that will be applied towards the 200-hour inspector pre-licensing course. This course will have a homework and exam that you must take and pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course. Upon completion of the course you will be able to download a course certificate, which you then must submit to TREC via email, fax or in person.

The 30 Hour Framing – IC course is provided to help develop an understanding of the following:

  • The design criteria to be used in the application of the prescriptive provisions of the International Residential Code. Including wind and seismic limitations. Snow loads and live loads, as well as the methods for addressing buildings located in very close proximity to property lines.
  • Provisions regulating floor construction, including the sizing and installation of floor joists and girders; drilling and notching of floor framing members; engineered wood products such as trusses, glue-laminated members and I-joists; draft stopping; floor sheathing spans and installation; steel floor framing; and concrete slab-on-ground floors.
  • Requirements dealing with wall construction and wall covering, including wood wall framing details; headers in both exterior and interior walls; fire blocking; braced wall panels and braced wall lines; cripple walls; steel wall framing; masonry wall construction; exterior windows and exterior doors; gypsum board plaster, ceramic tile and other interior wall finishes; and exterior wall finishes such as siding, plaster and veneer.

This program is challenging because it requires you to research your answers, but it will prepare you for the real world and the State exam. Once you understand code information, you have achieved a lot; the information doesn’t change dramatically. Remember that you are not a code inspector, but you must know the codes because they mirror the Standards of Practice and provide the information you need to know when mistakes were made, such as improper materials being used or items installed improperly.

Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

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Standards of Practice - General Provisions

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

Stay on top of general codes and how they have changed. Any requirement changes for inspectors will be taught in this class.

COURSE OUTLINE:

Some of the topics covered in this course include:

  • Adopted rules
  • General Texas codes
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Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Standards of Practice - Ethics and Legal

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

Stay on top of general codes and how they have changed. Any requirement changes for inspectors will be taught in this class.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Occupations code
  • Texas administrative codes
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Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.

Standards of Practice - General Provisions

ABOUT THIS COURSE:

Stay on top of general codes and how they have changed. Any requirement changes for inspectors will be taught in this class.

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Adopted rules
  • General Texas codes
Choose to be a Champion today!

Shipping/Pickup Required

Classes marked with "Shipping/Pickup Required" do not include an online textbook. This means that students must pick up the textbooks from one of our campuses (Located in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio) or have the books shipped to them at the cost of $7 per course.

To choose shipping, be sure to select a shipping method from the appropriate drop down menu when setting up your shopping cart.


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