Catalog: 2015–2016 Catalog Year

CONS 263: Supervised Residential Inspections for Certification

General Information

  • Name: Supervised Residential Inspections for Certification
  • Discipline: Construction (CONS)
  • Units (Credits): 4
  • 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 conducting residential inspections as per 645D of the Nevada Administrative Code. Students will explore methodologies for conducting inspections and develop an inspection format that they will utilize while completing ten supervised inspections. Students must complete ten inspection reports to be evaluated by the instructor 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 structural, electrical and mechanical components.

Ability to identify construction discrepancies as per 645D of the NAC.

Ability to write Certified Inspection Report 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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