Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

CONS 260: Certified Inspectors of Structures-Residential

General Information

  • Name: Certified Inspectors of Structures-Residential
  • Discipline: Construction (CONS)
  • Units (Credits): 3
  • Transfer Information: Courses with numbers 100 to 299: This course is designed to apply toward a WNC degree and/or transfer to other schools within the Nevada System of Higher Education, depending on the degree chosen and other courses completed. It may transfer to colleges and universities outside Nevada. For information about how this course can transfer and apply to your program of study, please contact a counselor.
  • Academic Division: Career and Technical Education
  • Prerequisites: None

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Provides prescribed course of instruction for Certified Inspector of Structures as per the state of Nevada.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

II: Course Objectives

Familiarity with 645D of the Nevada Administrative code.

Understanding of various residential structural, electrical and mechanical systems.

Understanding of soils and other issues important to Certified Inspectors.

Ability to utilize the vocabulary of the construction industry.

Ability to pass the State of Nevada Examination.

III: Course Linkage

Linkage of course to educational program mission and at least one educational program outcome.

The mission of this course is to fulfill the approved continuing education (IOS) requirements needed for licensure as a Certified Inspector of Structures - Residential as mandated by the State of Nevada/Business & Industry - Real Estate Division.



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