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.

32-Hour
Texas Home Inspector CE Program

$385$445
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

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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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.

Texas Standards of Practice Review

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

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #37033
  • 4 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: SOP Review
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$62.50
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Important Information Related to Texas Standards of Practice Review Course:

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.

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #37032
  • 4 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: Inspector Legal & Ethics
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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.

Swimming Pool Operator / Inspector

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

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, and pool and spa filtration.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #39073 (Correspondence)
  • 16 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: Optional Systems

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$195
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Important Information Related to Swimming Pool Operator / Inspector Course:

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 $8.50 per course.

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Drone Pilot Roof Inspections

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

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #36237 (Classroom / Live)
  • 16 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: Roofing Systems

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$499
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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.

Texas Standards of Practice Report Form/Report Writing

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

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #38407 (Classroom / Live)
  • Approval #38402 (Correspondence)
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: TX RF/RW

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$125
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Important Information Related to Texas Standards of Practice Report Form/Report Writing Course:

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.

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #39450 (Classroom / Live)
  • Approval #39451 (Correspondence)
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • 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.

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #38408 (Classroom / Live)
  • Approval #38401 (Correspondence)
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: TX SOP

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$125
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Important Information Related to Texas Standards of Practice General Provisions Course:

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.

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #40149 (Classroom / Live)
  • Approval #38819 (Correspondence)
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: TX SOP

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$125
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Important Information Related to Red Flags Property Inspection Course:

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 $8.50 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.

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #40189 (Classroom / Live)
  • Approval #38820 (Correspondence)
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: Optional Systems

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$145
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Important Information Related to Landscape Irrigation Course:

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 $8.50 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.

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #40148 (Classroom / Live)
  • Approval #39074 (Correspondence)
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: Electrical

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$125
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Important Information Related to Grounding vs Bonding Course:

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 $8.50 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.

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.

  • Provider #0005
  • Approval #34357 (Classroom / Live)
  • Approval #38822 (Correspondence)
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbook(s) included
  • TREC Approved Subject: Appliances

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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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