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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Home Inspection
Major: 5505
First Term: 2009 Fall    Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 21
CIPS Code: 15.1303
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: College-Specific
Occupational Area: Architecture and Construction
Instructional Council: Drafting (24)
GPA: 2.00

Detailed Program Information

Description: The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Home Inspection prepares the student for a career in home inspection. The certificate provides the student with the knowledge necessary to seek Arizona State Home Inspection certification. In addition to completing these courses, the student must also acquire additional hours of mentored home inspections in order to qualify for the state certification exam.

Consumer Program Costs and Career Information

Program Notes:
Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses in within the program.
+ indicates course has prerequisites and/or corequisites.

Required Courses
 Credits: 21
 CNS175Working Drawing Analysis: Blueprint Reading3
+CNS201Construction Management: Office Operation3
+CNS271Home Inspection Structure3
+CNS272Home Inspection Plumbing, Electrical and HAVC3
+CNS273Home Inspection: Insulation and Interior3
+CNS274Home Inspection: Roofing and Exteriors3
+CNS282ACVolunteerism for Construction: A Service Learning Experience (3) OR 
+CNS290ACConstruction Internship (3) OR 
+CNS296WCCooperative Education (3) OR 
+CNS298ACSpecial Projects (3)3

Program Competencies
1.Identify and interpret various symbols, abbreviation, and methods of representations in all types of construction-related blueprints. (CNS175)
2.Identify the planning, scheduling, cost estimating, and safety issues required in a construction office and/or field operation. (CNS201)
3.Identify, document, and report all procedures for a complete home inspection process required by Arizona law. (CNS271, CNS272, CNS273, CNS274)
4.Work as a member of a team, and apply concepts learned in other courses in an internship assignment in a public, private, and/or non-profit agency. (CNS282AC, CNS290AC, CNS296WC, CNS298AC)