Catalog: 2014–2015 Catalog Year

CONS 262: Above-Floor Inspections for Certified Inspector

General Information

  • Name: Above-Floor Inspections for Certified Inspector
  • Discipline: Construction (CONS)
  • Units (Credits): 2
  • 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 and Recommended Courses

Course Outline

I: Catalog Course Description

Provides instruction on all of the above-floor components typical of residential construction. Seismic and structural hardware will be discussed as will load-bearing, load-transferring and non-load-bearing assemblies. Extensive mechanical and electrical systems analyses will be conducted. Students will prepare extensive narrative inspection reports for evaluation, and sign "hold harmless" waivers when conducting inspections off state property. Students are strongly encouraged to have medical insurance that provides coverage in the event of a job-site injury.
Note: Non-transferable for an NSHE baccalaureate degree. Non-applicable towards an AA or AS Degree.

II: Course Objectives

Understanding and identification of various residential above-floor structural, electrical and mechanical components.

Ability to write narrative reports of professional quality.

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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