Texas Home Inspector
Continuing Education (CE) Classes

Maintaining an active Home Inspector license in Texas is easy with Champions Continuing Education (CE)! For each 2-year license period, the Professional Inspector must complete 32 credit hours of TREC approved, Home Inspection Continuing Education courses including 4 hours of Inspector Legal & Ethics and 4 hours of Standards of Practice Review.

Professional and Home Inspector CE Programs
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The following programs include multiple courses needed to renew your Home Inspection license in Texas. Whether you need all 32-hours or just the mandatory course topics, these programs will save you money and keep you on track to maintaining an active license.

8-Hour TREC Required ICE Program Icon
8-Hour TREC Required ICE Program
$125
This Package Includes:
  • Inspector Legal & Ethics, Edition 2.0 (4-Hours)
  • Texas Standards of Practice Review (4-Hours)
  • 8 TREC Credit Hours
  • FREE Printed Books or PDFs
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32-Hour Home Inspector CE Program Icon
32-Hour Home Inspector CE Program
$385 Save $60
This Package Includes:
  • Inspector Legal & Ethics, Edition 2.0 (4-Hours)
  • Texas Standards of Practice Review (4-Hours)
  • Mix-and-Match 8-Hour & 16-Hour Electives (24-Hours)
  • 32 TREC Credit Hours
  • FREE Printed Books or PDFs

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Classroom

Traditional instructor-led classes for students who learn best in a Classroom environment.

Online Correspondence

A self-paced, online option that can be completed on any device - including mobile - with an internet connection.

Champions Advantage

Customize a program to fit your needs by utilizing all of our delivery methods and resources.

TREC Required Professional and Home Inspector CE Courses

The following TREC Approved, Home Inspector CE courses must be completed by all licensed Inspectors during each two year license period. All of these courses are also available at a discounted rate when purchased together in one of the 32-Hour CE program listed above.

Books / Materials Included
Hours
Price

Texas Standards of Practice Review

Review the Standards of Practice as it relates to the hardware/systems encountered in the field.
4
$62.50

This course will emphasize practical training for students seeking the opportunity to see and touch all the equipment discussed in their textbook in order to familiarize themselves with the hardware/systems they encounter in the field. Training includes Texas Standards of Practice Review of Report Writing, Structural Systems, HVAC (Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation Systems), Electrical Systems, Roofing, Plumbing Systems and various other components that will also aide in completing this training process.

TREC Approved Subject: SOP Review

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Inspector Legal & Ethics, Edition 2.0

Stay up-to-date with the statutory changes to the Texas Real Estate License Act and the Real Estate Inspector Act
4
$62.50

Stay on top of general codes and how they have changed. Any requirement changes for inspectors will be taught in this class. This course covers the statutory changes and rule updates to the Texas Real Estate License Act and to the Real Estate Inspector Act. This course will also cover information pertaining to the standards of practice, duties and responsibilities, and the ethical requirements required of inspectors.

TREC Approved Subject: Inspector Legal & Ethics

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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16-Hour Professional and Home Inspector Elective CE Courses

Each of the 16-hour courses listed below are TREC approved CE elective courses which can be applied towards the renewal of your Texas Home Inspector license (32-Hours Required). Please review the individual course description to see if course materials are available in PDF format or if shipping/pick-up is required.

Books / Materials Included
Hours
Price

Pool & Spa Certification

Learn the techniques and skills necessary for pool and spa operation and inspection.
16
Starting at
$195

This course is designed to provide individuals with the basic knowledge, techniques and skills of Pool and Spa operation, including inspection techniques and processes. You can earn the CPO and CPI Certification for this course for an additional cost.

Course Outline:

  • Calculations for efficient operations
  • Circulation/filtration
  • Safety considerations
  • Energy and Pool management
  • Preventative maintenance/checklist
  • Pool/Spa inspection/checklist

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 35764
  • 16 CE Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook Included

TREC Approved Subject: Optional Systems

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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CPO Certification - $310
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CPO/CPI Certification - $340

Swimming Pool Operator / Inspector

Gain the knowledge needed to perform certified pool operations and inspections.
16
$195

Real Estate Inspection has become an important part of buying and selling Real Estate. The aim of this course is to aide in preparing students to become knowledgeable Professional Real Estate Inspectors with the knowledge to perform certified pool operations and inspections. It focuses on provisions regulating Pools and Spa’s including Pool/Spa Management, Regulations/Guidelines, Pool Water Contamination, water balance, chemical feed control, water circulation, pool and spa filtration,

TREC Approved Subject: Optional Systems

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 $8 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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Drone Pilot Roof Inspections

Get hands-on training working with Drone technology to perform roof inspections.
16
$499

This course will provide the student with detailed information about using Drone Technology, which will help enable/guide the Real Estate Inspector in performing roof inspections. As identified by the Texas Standards of Practice, this will provide today's inspectors with clear guidelines that aid in limiting liability for inspections. This course provides students with live, hands-on flight training with professional flight instructors.

TREC Approved Subject: Roofing Systems

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Phased Inspections / New Home Construction

Gain an understanding of the benefits of residential new construction inspection.
16
$275

This course provides insight into properly inspecting/conducting a Property Condition Assessment as defined in the ASTM E2018. It will also enhance an inspector's ability to inspect Residential Properties. This course will cover the Walk-through survey, Property Condition Report (PCR), Objectives of the Property Condition Assessment (PCA), Multiple building, retail building, office building considerations, the Team Approach and Business considerations.

TREC Approved Subject: Other Approved Courses

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Commercial Inspections

Learn all about Commercial Inspection property condition assessments.
16
$275

This 16-hour Commercial Inspections Course will provide the student with detailed information over Commercial Inspection Property Condition Assessments, which will help enable/guide the Real Estate Inspector in performing inspections. As identified by the Texas Standards of Practice, and the ASTM E2018 Standard Guide for Property Condition Assessments, this will provide today's inspectors with clear guidelines also aiding in limiting liability for inspections.

TREC Approved Subject: Other Approved Courses

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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8-Hour Professional and Home Inspector Elective CE Courses

Each of the 8-hour courses listed below are TREC approved CE elective courses which can be applied towards the renewal of your Texas Home Inspector license (32-Hours Required). Please review the individual course description to see if course materials are available in PDF format or if shipping/pick-up is required.

Books / Materials Included
Hours
Price

Stucco

Learn about everything that makes a house beautiful and safe to live in!
8
$125

Learn about everything that makes a house beautiful AND safe to live in. Students will learn about proper inspection techniques, Stucco components and systems, and recognizing deficiencies. Just because a house looks good does not mean it's built well, - learn how to determine the difference!

TREC Approved Subject: Building Enclosures

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Home Pool Essentials

Learn the essential skills related to certified pool operations and inspections.
8
$125

Real Estate Inspection has become an important part of buying and selling Real Estate. This 8-hour advanced course in pool operations and inspections, aides the student in becoming a knowledgeable Professional Real Estate Inspector with the knowledge to perform certified pool operations and inspections.

TREC Approved Subject: Optional Systems

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Texas Standards of Practice General Provisions

Stay on top of general inspection codes and how they have changed.
8
$125

Stay on top of general codes and how they have changed. Any requirement changes for inspectors will be taught in this class. This course aims to teach the student how to arrange a standard inspection report, the inspection guidelines that support each element that is to be inspected based on the Standards of Practice. Included are the general Texas codes and adopted rules.

TREC Approved Subject: TX SOP

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Texas Standards of Practice Report Form/Report Writing

Gain an understanding of the Standards of Practice as they pertain to Report Writing.
8
$125

This course aims to teach the student detailed instruction over the Standards of Practice as identified with legal standards of report writing. This course will teach students how to write a detailed inspection report and gain a better understanding of the components of the report. Required use and exceptions, allowed reproductions, allowed changes and field training are all part of this course.

TREC Approved Subject: TX RF/RW

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Red Flags Property Inspection

Learn to identify red flags during the inspection process.
8
$125

This 8-hour Red Flags course will provide the student with detailed information in understanding the inspection process concerning Red Flags as it pertains to the various systems in a home, based on each homes characteristics and construction techniques used at the time the home was built, which will help enable/guide the Real Estate Inspector in performing inspections. As identified in the Texas Standards of Practice, this will provide today's inspectors with clear guidelines, also aiding in limiting liability for the inspector.

TREC Approved Subject: TX SOP

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 $8 per course.

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

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Communication and Professional Practice

Gain an understanding of the inspection process and it's place in real estate transactions.
8
$125

This 8-Hour course will provide the student with detailed information in understanding the inspection process including the reasons for home inspections and their place in real estate transactions. This course will provide background information essential to report writing, verbal communication skills and understanding of strategies for managing an inspectors liabilities as identified by the Texas Standards of Practice.

TREC Approved Subject: Other Approved Courses

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 $8 per course.

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

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Landscape Irrigation

Learn to perform a real estate inspection on Landscape Irrigation systems.
8
$145

By reviewing each detailed topic for landscape irrigation, each student will be able to gain a better understanding of what is necessary to perform a Real Estate Inspection on the Landscape Irrigation system. As identified by the minimum standards outline to provide today's inspectors with clear guidelines also aiding in limiting liability for inspectors.

TREC Approved Subject: Optional Systems

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 $8 per course.

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

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Grounding vs Bonding

Gain an understanding of the practices and techniques needed to perform electrical inspections.
8
$125

This 8-hour Grounding vs Bonding Electrical Course will provide the student with detailed information over Electrical, which will help enable/guide the Real Estate Inspector in performing inspections. As identified by the Texas Standards of Practice, this will provide today's inspectors with clear guidelines also aiding in limiting liability for inspections.

TREC Approved Subject: Electrical

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 $8 per course.

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

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Appliances

Gain an understanding of the inspecion process as it pertains to appliances.
8
$125

This 8-hour advanced course will provide the student with detailed information in understanding the inspection process. Students will gain an understanding of what is and is not required per the Texas Standards of Practice concerning Appliances.

TREC Approved Subject: Appliances

Please Note: Due to the limited number of seats currently available in our classrooms as a result of social distancing guidelines, Champions is implementing a $15 No Show Fee for students who fail to notify us of their expected absence at least 24-hours before the start of class. This fee is temporary and will be retired once we return to our regular classroom capacities.

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Classroom

Traditional instructor-led classes for students who learn best in a Classroom environment.

Online Correspondence

A self-paced, online option that can be completed on any device - including mobile - with an internet connection.

Champions Advantage

Customize a program to fit your needs by utilizing all of our delivery methods and resources.