Texas Home Inspector Qualifying Education (QE) Classes

Everything You Need to Kick Off a New Career in Home Inspection!

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!


Inspector Career Night

Interested in a career in home inspection? Come to one of our Inspector Career Night Seminars and get all of your questions answered so you are confident launching your new inspection career. Learn More about the Inspector Career Night Seminars.

Home Inspection QE Programs

Convenient packages designed to provide you with everything you need to attain your license.
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Home Inspection QE Courses

Don't need a full program? You can purchase any of our courses individually.
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Important TREC Notices

Champions respects the regulations set by the The Texas Real Estate Commission.
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How do I get my Texas Home Inspector License?

You can get your Texas Home Inspector license with these simple steps! Experience the Champions Advantage with comprehensive online education that is written and supported by instructors with years of experience working in the field! Click the steps below to learn all about the licensing process and enroll today to take the first step towards jump starting your new career in Home Inspection!

STEP
1
Complete the Home Inspection Qualifying Education classes at Champions School of Real Estate®

330 Education hours including the following:

  • 90-Hour Course: Standards of Practice General Provisions (4-hours), Report Writing (4-hours), Appliances (8-hours), Framing (8-hours), Plumbing (8-hours), Texas Legal/Ethics (8-hours), Building Enclosures (10-hours), Electrical(10-hours), Foundations/Structure (10-hours), HVAC (10-hours), Roofing (10-hours)
  • 40-Hour Course: Mechanical (4-hours), Plumbing (4-hours), Building Enclosures (8-hours), Electrical (8-hours), Report Form/Report Writing (8-hours), Standard of Practice Legal/Ethics Update (8-hours)
  • 200-Hour Course: Appliances (6-hours), Other Approved Courses (6-hours), Standards of Practice Legal/Ethics Update (8-hours), Standard Report Form/Report Writing (8-hours), Plumbing (16-hours), Building Enclosure (24-hours), Electrical Systems (24-hours), HVAC Systems (24-hours), Roof Systems (24-hours), Foundation Systems (30-hours), Framing (30-hours)

In addition to the 330 hours, one of the following requirements must be met:

  1. 24-hour Interactive classroom and 40-hour Ride-along experience courses.OR
  2. 3 years as an active licensed professional engineer, engineer-in-training, or licensed/ registered architect (provide a license history); OR
  3. 5 years of personal experience in a field directly related to home inspection, including but not limited to installing, servicing, repairing or maintaining the structural, mechanical and electrical systems found in improvements to real property. Must provide 2 affidavits from persons other than the applicant who have personal knowledge of the applicant's work, detailing the time and nature of the applicant's relevant experience. Each affidavit must be from a different source and include a contact telephone number and signature and must be notarized.
STEP
2
Submit Professional Inspector License Application and Educational Documents to TREC

Once you have completed your courses at Champions, you will now need to submit your certificates of completion, Inspector license application, application fee, and if applicable, experience records to the Texas Real Estate Commission by mail.

You can mail your documentation to:

Texas Real Estate Commission
PO Box 12188
Austin, Texas 78711-2188

The application fee for a Professional Inspector license is $120 and should be paid by cashiers check, personal check, or money order payable to the Texas Real Estate Commission.

STEP
3
Take the National/State Exam Prep Course at Champions School of Real Estate®

While waiting for your education to be evaluated and the application to be approved, our exam prep course is the perfect tool to keep your knowledge fresh and help you prepare for the exam. You may retake the course as many times as you want for one year at no additional charge!

STEP
4
Upon receipt of your Candidate Information Brochure (CIB), call Pearson Vue to schedule the State Exam.

Pearson Vue Contact Information:

STEP
5
Pass National/State Exam within One Year of Filing Application with TREC.

Everything you need to know about the Inspector National/State Exam:

  • $220.00 exam fee due at time of scheduling
  • 4.75 hours, 200 National Questions, 30 State Questions, Multiple choice
  • National passing score of 63% or higher / State passing score of 75% or higher.
  • May take 3 times prior to the application expiration date (1 year).
  • No required waiting time between tests

Note: If you fail the exam three times, you will be required to take additional education before you can retake the exam. Upon successfully passing the State Exam, we recommend participating in our Champions Inspector Association (CIA) group for continued mentoring and learning.

STEP
6
Renew Your License Every Two Years by Completing Inspector Continuing Education

Annually complete your Inspector Continuing Education requirement by completing 32-Hours of Continuing Education every 2 years (must be different courses) from Champions School of Real Estate® and pay the renewal fee to TREC (Fee schedule below). The 32 hours of continuing education must include 4 hours of Inspector Legal & Ethics and 4 hours of Standards of Practice Review.

Inspector Renewal Fee Schedule: (Learn More)

  • Apprentice Inspector - $32
  • Real Estate Inspector - $53
  • Professional Inspector - $63

Note: To expedite processing, send fees using a money order or cashiers check. More information is available on www.trec.texas.gov

Programs for Those Without Prior Experience

The following programs include the TREC mandated Ride Along and Experience Lab sessions. These hands-on courses are required of all applicants who have no prior, relevent experience working in the home inspection (or related) industry.

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Professional Inspector License Program with Ride-Along

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Package Description:

With our 394-Hour Professional Inspector Program, we provide you with all the required education to become a licensed Professional Inspector in the State of Texas. This program consists of 330-hours of online/correspondence coursework, two 20-hour Inspector Ride Along sessions and a 24-hour Classroom Experience Training. The program also includes our Inspector Exam Prep course which can be taken as many times as needed for 1-year.

This Program Includes:

  • 200-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 20-Hour Home Inspector Ride Along Session (x2) - Classroom Session
  • 24-Hour Classroom Experience Training - Classroom Session
  • Home Inspector Exam Prep Course
  • IRC Flashcards

Additional Information:

  • Prep course includes 1 year of free Retakes
  • 394 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included (200, 90 and 40 Hour textbooks, 24-Hour Classroom Experience Training textbook, International Residential Code Book, Code Check Book, and System and Standards textbook)

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: If you choose to take the 90-hour course in the classroom, it is required that you read through the course material prior to attending class.

Please Note: Starting March 1, 2019, Champions will assess a $10 "No-Show" Fee before rescheduling any PREP class student who misses a class (Classroom or Live Broadcast) that they were scheduled to attend.

   
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Real Estate Inspector License Program with Ride-Along

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Package Description:

As a Real Estate Inspector you can only inspect residential property and must work under a professional inspector. With our 174-Hour Licensed Real Estate Inspector Program, we provide you with all 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, a 20-hour Inspector Ride Along session, and a 24-hour Classroom Experience Training. The program also includes our Inspector Prep course that will thoroughly prepare you for the State Exam.

This Program Includes:

  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 20-Hour Home Inspector Ride Along Session - Classroom Session
  • 24-Hour Classroom Experience Training - Classroom Session
  • Home Inspector Exam Prep Course

Additional Information:

  • Prep course includes 1 year of free Retakes
  • 174 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included (90 and 40 Hour textbooks, System and Standards textbook)

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: If you choose to take the 90-hour course in the classroom, it is required that you read through the course material prior to attending class.

Please Note: Starting March 1, 2019, Champions will assess a $10 "No-Show" Fee before rescheduling any PREP class student who misses a class (Classroom or Live Broadcast) that they were scheduled to attend.

   
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Programs for Those With Prior Experience

The following programs do not include the TREC mandated Ride Along and Experience Lab sessions. These programs only include the online coursework and are intended for applicants who are exempt from taking the additional experience hours.

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Professional Inspector License Program with 24-Hour Interactive

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Package Description:

With our 354-Hour Professional Inspector Program, we provide you with all the required education to become a licensed Professional Inspector in the State of Texas minus the Ride Along sessions for those who already have prior (TREC approved) experience. This program consists of 330-hours of online/correspondence coursework and a 24-hour Classroom Experience Training session. The program also includes our Inspector Exam Prep course which can be taken as many times as needed for 1-year.

This Program Includes:

  • 200-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 24-Hour Classroom Experience Training - Classroom Session
  • Home Inspector Exam Prep Course
  • IRC Flashcards

Additional Information:

  • Prep course includes 1 year of free Retakes
  • 354 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included (200, 90 and 40 Hour textbooks, 24-Hour Classroom Experience Training textbook, International Residential Code Book, Code Check Book, and System and Standards textbook)

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: If you choose to take the 90-hour course in the classroom, it is required that you read through the course material prior to attending class.

Please Note: Starting March 1, 2019, Champions will assess a $10 "No-Show" Fee before rescheduling any PREP class student who misses a class (Classroom or Live Broadcast) that they were scheduled to attend.

   
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Professional Inspector License Program

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Package Description:

With our 330-Hour Professional Inspector Program, we provide you with all the required education to become a licensed Professional Inspector in the State of Texas. This program consists of 330-hours of online/correspondence coursework. This package DOES NOT include the required experienced hours. If you need the required experience training, please see the 394-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program.

This Program Includes:

  • 200-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • Home Inspector Exam Prep Course

Additional Information:

  • Prep course includes 1 year of free Retakes
  • 330 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included (200, 90 and 40 Hour textbooks, International Code Check Binder, System and Standards textbook)

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: If you choose to take the 90-hour course in the classroom, it is required that you read through the course material prior to attending class.

Please Note: Starting March 1, 2019, Champions will assess a $10 "No-Show" Fee before rescheduling any PREP class student who misses a class (Classroom or Live Broadcast) that they were scheduled to attend.

   
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Real Estate Inspector License Program

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Package Description:

The 154-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program is for those students who already have related work experience in the inspector field and only need the required education hours to become a Licensed Real Estate Inspector. This package DOES NOT include the required experienced hours. If you need the required experience training, please see the 154-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program.

This Program Includes:

  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 24-Hour Classroom Experience Training - Classroom Session

Additional Information:

  • Prep course includes 1 year of free Retakes
  • 154 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included (90 and 40 Hour textbooks, System and Standards textbook)

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: If you choose to take the 90-hour course in the classroom, it is required that you read through the course material prior to attending class.

Please Note: Starting March 1, 2019, Champions will assess a $10 "No-Show" Fee before rescheduling any PREP class student who misses a class (Classroom or Live Broadcast) that they were scheduled to attend.

   
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TREC Required QE Courses

The following courses are required by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) and must be completed by every license applicant. Each of these courses cover a number of individual course topics and are included in our QE programs.

Please Note - You can save money by purchasing one of the QE programs listed above.

$1149

200-Hour Home Inspector Course

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Course Description:

This 200-hour 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.

Course Outline:

Foundations (30-Hours), Roof Systems (24-Hours), Framing (30-Hours), Electrical Systems (24-Hours), HVAC Systems (24-Hours), Plumbing (16-Hours), Building Enclosures (24-Hours), Appliances (6-Hours), Texas Report Form Writing (8-Hours), EPA CPSC and Business (6-Hours), SOP Review (4-Hours), and Legal and Ethics Update (4-Hours).

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 23398
  • 200 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included (200 Hour textbook, International Code Check Binder, and Code Check Book)

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: The SOP Review and Legal/Ethics portions of this course will receive a mandatory update on September 1, 2019. If you have not completed these sections by 11:59pm on August 31st, you will be updated (at no charge) to the new version and your progress in these components will be reset.

  
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$945

90-Hour Home Inspector Course

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Course Description:

This 90-hour 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.

Course Outline:

Texas Legal and Ethics (8-Hours), General Provisions (4-Hours), Foundations (10-Hours), Roofing (10-Hours), Building Enclosures (10-Hours), Electrical (10-Hours), HVAC Systems (10-Hours), Plumbing (8-Hours), Appliances (8-Hours), and Standard Report Form Writing (4-Hours).

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 23397
  • 90 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included (90 Hour textbook and Systems & Standards textbook)

Please Note: If you choose to take this course in the classroom, it is required that you read through the course material prior to attending class.

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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$475

40-Hour Home Inspector Course

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Course Description:

This 40-hour 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.

Course Outline:

SOP Review (4-Hours), Texas Report Form / Report Writing (8-Hours), Building Enclosures (8-Hours), Electrical (8-Hours), HVAC (4-Hours), Plumbing (4-Hours), and Legal and Ethics Update (4-Hours)

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 27559
  • 40 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Textbooks and Proctoring Costs Included (40 Hour textbook, International Code Check Binder, and Code Check Book)

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: The SOP Review and Legal/Ethics portions of this course will receive a mandatory update on September 1, 2019. If you have not completed these sections by 11:59pm on August 31st, you will be updated (at no charge) to the new version and your progress in these components will be reset.

  
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200-Hour QE Course - Individual Components

The following courses are individual course topics that make up the 200-hour QE course offered above. These are intended for those who may only need a specific number of QE hours to satisfy the licensing requirements.

$300

Foundations (30-Hours)

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Course Description:

This 30-hour Foundations Course will help the student develop an understanding of the 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. It also covers the 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.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29826 (Correspondence)
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

Please Note: The IRC Binder is required to complete this course and must be purchased serparately for $130. If you do not have this binder already, please contact a campus to speak with a counselor.

  
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$300

Framing (30-Hours)

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Course Description:

This 30-hour Framing Course will help the student develop an understanding of the 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. It also covers the requirements for 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.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29827 (Correspondence)
  • 30 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

Please Note: The IRC Binder is required to complete this course and must be purchased serparately for $130. If you do not have this binder already, please contact a campus to speak with a counselor.

  
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$240

Building Enclosures (24-Hours)

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Course Description:

This 24-hour Building Enclosure Course will help the student develop an understanding of the 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. It will also give them an understanding of the 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.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29828 (Correspondence)
  • 24 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

Please Note: The IRC Binder is required to complete this course and must be purchased serparately for $130. If you do not have this binder already, please contact a campus to speak with a counselor.

  
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$240

Electrical Systems (24-Hours)

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Course Description:

This 24-hour Electrical Systems Course will help the student develop an understanding of the general requirements for electrical systems, equipment and components, including gaining an understanding of the provisions regulating wiring methods, power and lighting distribution, devices and lighting fixtures, appliances installation and swimming pools.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29830 (Correspondence)
  • 24 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

Please Note: The IRC Binder is required to complete this course and must be purchased serparately for $130. If you do not have this binder already, please contact a campus to speak with a counselor.

  
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$240

Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning Systems (24-Hours)

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Course Description:

This 24-hour Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems Course will provide the student with detailed information over the Heating and Air Conditioning portions of the International Residential Code (IRC) which will help enable/guide the Real Estate Inspector in performing inspections. As identified by the IRC, which mirror the Texas Standards of Practice, this will provide today's inspectors with clear guidelines also aiding in limiting liability for inspections.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29831 (Correspondence)
  • 24 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

Please Note: The IRC Binder is required to complete this course and must be purchased serparately for $130. If you do not have this binder already, please contact a campus to speak with a counselor.

  
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$240

Roofing Systems (24-Hours)

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Course Description:

This 24-hour Roofing Systems Course will help the student develop an understanding of 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. It also covers the 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.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29829 (Correspondence)
  • 24 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

Please Note: The IRC Binder is required to complete this course and must be purchased serparately for $130. If you do not have this binder already, please contact a campus to speak with a counselor.

  
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$160

Plumbing (16-Hours)

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Course Description:

This 16-hour Plumbing Course will provide the student with detailed information over the Plumbing portions of the International Residential Code (IRC) which will help enable/guide the Real Estate Inspector in performing inspections. As identified by the IRC, which mirror the Texas Standards of Practice, this will provide today's inspectors with clear guidelines also aiding in limiting liability for inspections.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29832 (Correspondence)
  • 16 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

Please Note: The IRC Binder is required to complete this course and must be purchased serparately for $130. If you do not have this binder already, please contact a campus to speak with a counselor.

  
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$125

Standards of Practice – Report Writing (8-Hours)

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Course Description:

This course will provide the Student with detailed instruction over the legal portions of the Standards of Practice as identified with professional ethics, conduct, legal standards, and the Standards of Practice for Real Estate Inspectors to perform inspections. As identified by the minimum standard outline to provide today's inspectors with clear guidelines also aiding in limiting liability for inspections.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29863 (Correspondence)
  • 8 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

  
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$60

Appliances (6-Hours)

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Course Description:

This section will introduce the Inspector to common household appliances. Per our Standards of Practice, built-in appliances (with certain exceptions) are part of the standard home inspection and deserve the same care and attention as foundations, electrical, and plumbing systems. Appliances are easier to change than roofs, plumbing or heating and air conditioning systems, but to miss a non functioning unit can cost an inspector hundreds of dollars.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29833 (Correspondence)
  • 6 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

Please Note: The IRC Binder is required to complete this course and must be purchased serparately for $130. If you do not have this binder already, please contact a campus to speak with a counselor.

  
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$60

EPA-CPSC (6-Hours)

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Course Description:

This course aims to provide an understanding of 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. As well as 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.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 33628 (Correspondence)
  • 6 Credit Hours (TREC) - Applied towards the 200-hour QE course requirement

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

  
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$62.50

Standards of Practice Review (4-Hours)

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Course Description:

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 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.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 32805
  • 4 Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Downloadable PDF Textbook

Please Note: The textbook for this course is available as a downloadable PDF and is not available in physical format. No shipping options are applicable.

Please Note: This course will receive a mandatory update on September 1, 2019. If you have not completed the course by 11:59pm on August 31st, you will be updated (at no charge) to the new version and your progress in the course will be reset.

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Individual Core Courses

$55

Standards of Practice - General Provisions (4-Hours)

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Course Description:

This course aims to teach the student how 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. By actively participating in 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. Students should be able to name the elements of the Standards of Practice after the course.

Additional Information:

  • Course Approval # 29864
  • 4 Core Credit Hours (TREC)
  • Downloadable PDF Textbook
  
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