Bellingham Technical College Venue Update

The BTC class that was originally scheduled in Tacoma, running April 16 to to May 11, 2007 has been moved to Shoreline, which is near Everett. Anyone in the greater Seattle area, interested in this training, should seriously consider taking this course that is part of, and accredited through, the state college system. There will be a limited number of opportunities to take this class, on the west side of the mountains, this year. Anyone interested can call me at 1-866-676-6908. Program details and contact information are below:

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 five field inspections while supervised by a 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.

The class is designed to teach home inspection and also to prepare students 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:

For additional information on any aspects of the program, please call toll free: 1-866-676-6908