WHY EDUCATION THROUGH HHI?
HHI has always been a company based on learning and education and BETTERMENT. We use each and every inspection as a learning experience because no inspection is the same.
We have been working with educators in advancing the ways to better take care of clients in the real estate market. Whether that is educating home inspectors or real estate agents and professionals the HHI team is your stop for education and CE courses.
Some of the courses that will be available this spring:
Breath is a class focused for new or veteran real estate agents that will cover Home Inspections, Home Warranties, Lenders, and many other aspects of the real estate industry. The goal is to help newer agents start their new career off strong with knowledge that most agents never received right out of real estate agent school. Taking this class will help you “Breath” and think, IM GONNA BE AWESOME!!!
Focus: Real Estate Agents; 8 credits
UNDERSTANDING ELECTRICAL AND OLDER PANELS
This is a 2 hour course that helps agents understand electrical issues and how to better help the client when preparing a repair amendment. This class will go over understanding electrical grounding and why it is important (and to bury the myths), improper wiring, common findings and old electrical panels ie… Federal Pacifics, Sylvania and other Stab Lock Panels.
Focus: Real Estate Agents; 2 credits
HVAC, WHAT HAS CHANGED
This 1 hour class will freshen the knowledge that you do have but also go into newer knowledge about older systems. Older systems can have costly underlying issues that some inspectors do not document, because it is not required. Having the knowledge from this class will help you get these questions answered by your inspector. This information will make you look like a rock star!
Focus: Real Estate Agents; 1 credits
40 HOUR TEXAS PRACTICUM
The 40 Hour Texas Practicum is a pre-licensing requirement for applicants following the Substitute Experience and Education Requirements for a Real Estate or Professional Inspector. A Ride-Along session is no longer a requirement for pre-licensing, but is still an option for obtaining inspector continuing education (ICE) credit. The Texas Practicum must consist of a minimum of five complete in-person inspections and include no more than four students per inspector. Inspection reports prepared by students must be considered satisfactory for release to an average consumer and demonstrate an understanding of:
personal property protection; and
concepts critical for the positive outcome of the inspection process.
Inspection reports are evaluated by the supervising instructor.
In order to receive ICE credit for completing a Ride-Along inspection, the Ride-Along must consist of one full residential property inspection and cover applicable standards of practice and departure provisions defined in TREC rules §535.227 – §535.233. A Ride-Along inspection shall consist of no more than Second Floor Windows Too Low students per session. Both the licensed student and the supervising instructor are eligible to receive up to eight hours of ICE credit within each two-year license period.
Focus: Inspectors; Required Course