Catalog: 2015–2016 Catalog Year
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.
Understanding and identification of various residential above-floor structural, electrical and mechanical components.
Ability to write narrative reports of professional quality.
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.