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Thank you for visiting The HomeSpection® Training Institute. Please visit each page by clicking on each of the tabs above or at the bottom of each page, from "About Us", "FAQs" and our "Testimonials" page. Our site is very informative, and will answer all of your questions and explain what all we do for our students that NO other school in our profession does. Since 2004 we have been the country's #1 premier Home Inspection School and facility due to our total "Hands-On Training", 7 day 24 hour support and 100% student success! If you'd like more information about our classes, affordable tuition, or our upcoming schedule please visit the "About Us" and the "School Enrollment" tabs.
You've probably seen us in national magazines, newspapers, on the internet or maybe you have spoken with one of our successful Certified Home Inspectors. Most visit our site due to disliking their jobs, being laid off or getting sick of jobs that go nowhere year after year. Being a Certified Home Inspector is one of the most rewarding professional careers as reported by the US government, Entrepreneur Magazine and Money Magazine. The US Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that home inspectors can make $56,000 to $88,000 a year! However, many of our students service multiple counties, with some making over $175,000 a year!
In addition to our Advanced Home Inspection Course, we also offer a Radon Measurement & Testing Course and a Certified Microbial Assessment Training Course. The Advanced Home Inspection course provides total "Hands On" training in the classroom and out in the field and goes into more detail than the typical Basic Home Inspection courses. Upon graduation, students will have a thorough knowledge in all aspects of the home inspection industry and be well-prepared to seek employment as a Certified Home Inspector or to start their very own Home Inspection business out of the comfort of their home. Our students are trained by a Certified Master Home Inspector with over 38 years experience and they receive ongoing seven day, 24-hour support directly from the faculty instructor. Through our total "Hands On" training in the classroom and out in the field, we enhance the student's understanding in the following areas: Roofing, Plumbing, Structural, Environmentals, Grounds and Drainage, Foundations, HVAC, Air Conditioning Systems, Heating Systems, Water Quality, Water Flow, Biological Agents, Allergens, Asbestos, Wood Eating Pest, Insulation, Ventilation, Interior, Exterior, and Electrical. During training, our students inspect their first two homes out in the field, and are then trained on the report writing and software. We also train our students in marketing and business promotion, providing them with the skills to build their own successful business if they choose. Our next classes are scheduled for Monday January 2nd (One seat left!), Monday February 6th (Two seats left!) and Monday March 6th (Call for availability - classes are filling up fast!).
The Radon Measurement & Testing Course is designed to give students a thorough knowledge of the science of Radon, Radioactive Decay, types of radiation, health risks of radon, how radon enters and moves through buildings and homes, as well as the different types of measurement devices. Students are also trained on the importance of developing and using a Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan. This two day, 16 hour course is required by the Ohio Department of Health as a prerequisite to obtaining your Radon Testing license and we are nationally approved as one of the few schools in the country and the only school in Ohio by the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB) and the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP). Our classes in 2016 have been averaging over 96.7% passing rate! We are currently enrolling for our January 21st & 22nd class (Four seats left!).
Our Certified Microbial (Mold) Assessment Training Course is designed to give home inspectors a basic understanding of microbial contamination and the equipment used during an assessment. Students will learn how to recognize the presence of microbial contamination, how to collect samples for laboratory analysis, and provide the basic understanding of how to interpret laboratory results. The class will focus heavily on Construction Science and how construction techniques create elevated moisture conditions. After taking this class, you will look at a home differently because you will learn that microbial contamination is only a symptom, and moisture is really the problem. This is a one day, eight hour course, and we are currently enrolling for the class on December 17th, 2016 (Five seats left!).
We are an Accredited School with The Better Business Bureau® and have always had an A+ rating. In fact, we have NEVER had one complaint. Our reputation, testimonials and our students 100% success rate prove this. We are very proud of the fact that 100% of our students passed the Certified Home Inspectors final exam on their FIRST try. Again, we contribute this to our total "Hands-On" Training in the classroom and out in the field!
The HomeSpection® Training Institute has been approved by:
Approved by the State of Ohio as an Eligible Training Provider and accepts funding through the Ohio Department of Job & Family Services.
Approved for Veterans Training and now accepting Veteran Benefits & G.I. Bill.
Approved and licensed by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools (Registration No. 13-11-2031T).
Approved by the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors as an InterNACHI Education School Provider.
Approved Provider and School for the Ohio Bureau of Worker's Compensation (Provider No. 203914782-00).
Approved and licensed by the State of Ohio Department of Health as a Ohio school provider for Ohio Radon Measurement and Testing Course. Licensed Number (TR11)
Approved by the National Radon Safety Board (NRSB) as a Training Provider for Radon Measurement.
Approved by the National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) as a Training Provider for Radon Measurement (Course I.D. HSTI-1)
Approved and licensed by the Ohio State Board of Career Colleges and Schools (Registration No. 13-11-2031T) as a Training Provider for our Certified Microbial (Mold) Assessment Training Course.
Approved and proud member of the OACCS, Ohio Association of Career Colleges and Schools.
Approved Agent for the State of Ohio Board of Career Colleges and Schools (Permit No. 14-014)
We are the ONLY school in the country that provide our students with total "Hands On" Training in the classroom and out in the field covering every component of the home, from the HVAC SYSTEMS, PLUMBING SYSTEMS, HEATING SYSTEMS, COMBINATION SYSTEMS, AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS, ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, STRUCTURAL, INTERIOR, EXTERIOR, WATER QUALITY AND FLOW, BIOLOGICAL AGENTS, ALLERGENS, ASBESTOS, WOOD EATING PEST, GROUNDS & DRAINAGE, INSULATION, FOUNDATION, including FIRE, SAFETY, RADON, MOLD, ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES and HEALTH. Some ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES such as MOLD and RADON require additional certification or license training.
Your "Hands-On" training includes inspecting your very first two homes while in class. As part of our 80 hour Advanced Certification course you will also complete 24 hours of field study inspecting four practice properties, completing your written and GHI reports and reviewing them with us in detail. We feel these opportunities set us apart from other schools! Can you imagine learning the trades of Carpentry, Plumbing, Electrical, and HVAC without hands on training? We can't either! It reminds us of someone going to a home improvement store and buying a book on Plumbing...we all know the results of that job!
We have combined a successful 80 hour Advanced Certification Course that not only meets, but exceeds all NACHI, ASHI, InterNACHI and CAHPI standards of practice. We also provide additional valuable instruction that makes our school unique in this industry. You are trained by a Certified Master Home Inspector with over 38 years of Residential and Commercial Inspections, Construction and College Faculty Instruction experience. Over our years we have trained and Certified TRUCK DRIVERS, PLANT MANAGERS, CLAIM ADJUSTERS, AVIATION INSPECTORS, AVIATION MECHANICS, PILOTS, PEST INSPECTORS, PROPERTY MANAGERS, PROGRAMMERS, SECRETARIES, MACHINISTS, FARMERS, FABRICATORS, DRAFTSMEN, AIRLINE PILOTS, WELDERS, BUILDERS, CONTRACTORS, ELECTRICIANS, PLUMBERS, TREE CUTTER, TOOL & DIE MAKERS, HVAC EXPERTS, CARPENTERS, PAINTERS, POSTAL WORKERS, JANITORS, BARBERS, LANDSCAPERS, HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPERATORS, PAVERS, ROOFERS, MASONS, CHIMNEY SWEEPERS, DEFENSE WORKERS, CODE BROKERS, MUSICIANS, INSPECTORS, TRAFFIC CONTROLLERS, POWER LINE WORKERS, BUSINESS OWNERS, BANKERS, PROFESSIONAL BOXERS, SALESMEN, INSURANCE AGENTS, D.O.T. WORKERS, CARPET INSTALLERS, WINDOW INSTALLERS, CONCRETE INSTALLERS, DRYWALL HANGERS, INSULATION INSTALLERS, CABLE WORKERS, OHIO WORKERS COMPENSATION REHAB CLIENTS, RETIRED WORKERS, REAL ESTATE AGENTS, PIPE FITTERS, REAL ESTATE INVESTORS, POLICE OFFICERS, CLERGYMEN, MISSIONARIES, X-RAY TECHNICIANS, COMPUTER TECHNICIANS, TEACHERS, STNAs, FIREMEN, PHARMACISTS, SOCIAL WORKERS, EMTs, NURSES, UNITED STATES ARMY RANGER (SNIPER) and numerous husband and wife teams including mother and daughter teams.
Start Your Home Inspection Career
A Home Inspection Career lets you, FREE YOURSELF FROM A DESK JOB, BE YOUR OWN BOSS, MAKE YOUR OWN HOURS and PUT YOUR CAREER IN YOUR HANDS. According to The United States Department of Labor and the Bureau of Labor Statistics,home inspection jobs in 2008 were 106,400. The number of jobs expected by 2018 are 124,200...almost 20% growth. Average salaries currently range from $56,040 to $88,830 or higher depending on how large of a territory you may want to service. We've had students that are now making over $175,000 a year. Money Magazine has rated Home Inspections as one of the "Top Ten Highest Income Home Businesses" and Entrepreneur Magazine ranks Home Inspection as "One Of The Best Opportunities". ASHI and the National Association of Realtors recent study shows that nearly 4.9 million home inspections were performed alone just in 2000 and 97% of home buyers believe that the home inspection was a good value for the price they paid.
The shortage continues for professional Certified Home Inspectors. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development reported that new construction is up 23.6% from the same time in 2011. Cleveland.com reported U.S. sales are up 25.8% over the same time period. As the U.S. continues to climb in home sales due to the lowest mortgage rates ever recorded, the housing sales in Northeast Ohio are doing at least as well. Summit County Ohio had a 38% increase in sales over the same period in 2011 as reported by the Akron Beacon Journal's business writer Katie Byard. Steve Golstein from Market Watch reported that U.S. home sales are the BEST in 5 years. The Associated Press in Washington D.C just reported Sales rose 21% in 2012. Chief Economist David Crowe from the National Association of Home Builders and Economist Frank Nothaft from Freddie Mac just reported that single family home permits jumped 45.1% since September of 2011. Rueters and Bloomberg also reported recently housing hits four year high. As just reported January 20, 2013 by Katie Byard from the Akron Beacon Journal, "Real Estate Market Stirring to Life" and up 20% from 2010. CNN Money or Emily Fox just reported July 24, 2013, "New Homes jumped to a five year high. Sales were 38% higher from the same period last year". "It was the highest pace of sales since May of 2008". The Associated Press reported on July 25, 2013 that the markets have risen 38% in the last twelve months. That's the biggest jump since 1992. As just reported by Katie Byard from the Akron Beacon Journal on August 22, 2013, July figures or sales highest in 6 years with Ohio surging 25.8% and nationwide sales are 17.2% higher. US sales surge in 2013. 2014 might be the best year ever in Real estate. This information is provided by The National Association of Realtors. Katie Byard from the Akron Beacon Journal just reported on October 24, 2014 Summit County homes sales reached their highest level for any September since 2006 as sales also climbed statewide. Homes sales are bouncing back nationwide with homes changing hands at the fastest clip this year. Nationwide, all regions saw gains in homes sales, according to the National Association of Realtors. The National Association of Realtors stated on May 6, 2015 that the national home sales index climbed 11.1 percent and signed contracts are at their highest levels since June of 2013.
Americans rushed to buy homes with 2015 marking the strongest year in the housing market since 2007. Also new homes accelerated sharply in 2015, rising 14.5 percent. The story was in the Akron Beacon Journal on 1/28/2016 and was compiled from staff and wire reports. U.S. home sales rebound. This article was in the Akron Beacon Journal on 10/21/2016 compiled from staff and wire reports. The National Association of Realtors said that sales of existing homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million, the strongest pace since June. Demand for homes is solid. Americans bought homes in October at the fastest pace in nearly a decade. Sales reached their strongest pace since 2007. This article was in the Akron Beacon Journal on 11/23/16 compiled from staff and wire reports including the National Association of Realtors.
Housing is booming again!
The HomeSpection® Training Institute not only gives you a superb Certified Training program, we also train and advise you on starting up your very own Home Inspection Business out of the comfort of your very own home FREE of charge. This includes training you on report writing skills with the latest 400 point digital software in our industry. 20% of our students decide to work for Private Companies, or City, County, or State municipalities including Federal Agencies such as FEMA. You may also decide to work for Real Estate Agents, Realtors, Appraisal Companies, Property Management Companies, Insurance Companies, Title Companies, Sheriff Sales, Investors, Architects, Builders, Financial Institutions, Bank Foreclosures, and Auctioneers just to mention a few. Our student's Testimonials say it all!
The HomeSpection® Training Institute
Joseph P. Jefferys/President
Administrator/Faculty Instructor/Certified Master Inspector
The Market Place Plaza
4683 Whipple Ave. NW
Canton, Ohio 44718
Toll Free: 877-658-6143
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