Bellingham Technical College residential home inspection training will be offered in Bellingham, January 8 through February 2, 2007. This program is part of the Washington State Community College curriculum and is one of the most intense home inspection training programs in the country. All students, who complete the 160-hour NACHI approved program, will receive a certificate from Bellingham Technical College. The class meets 8 hours per day, over four weeks. All instructors are working home inspectors who understand the complexities of the business.
The rigorous curriculum includes instructional units in structure, exteriors, roofing, electrical, plumbing, chimneys, insulation/ventilation, furnaces, wood destroying organisms, etc. Emphasis is put on class participation, discussion, interaction and professional report writing. All students will complete four field inspections while supervised by a certified professional inspector. Additionally, students receive a set of the industry leading Dearborn Home Inspection textbooks and the structural pest inspection training books from Washington State University.
Upon completion of the class, students are prepared to take any certification test required by a state, a professional home inspection association or society, the National Home Inspector Exam, and the Washington State Structural Pest Inspector’s Exam. For detailed class information please visit:
Attention: This class will be offered seven times in 2007 at cities around Washington State: Shoreline, Pasco, Vancouver, Tacoma, Spokane and the home base of Bellingham (2x). A list of all the classes will be posted at this site as soon as final scheduling is confirmed. The two classes that are scheduled in Bellingham will be “regional” classes. That is, students from around the state and the region are encouraged to come stay in Bellingham for the four weeks that the class is being conducted. BTC and the training staff will try to advise and help interested students find reasonable and suitable accommodations. For additional information on any aspects of the program, please call toll free: 1-866-676-6908