Electrical Inspection

Home Inspection
Course Aim
To familiarize the student with procedures involved in performing electrical inspection of homes.
Of Interest To
Individuals interested in pursuing a career as home inspectors, in a home inspection firm, starting their own home inspection business, or owning a franchise, and furthering their knowledge of electrical inspection.
Method of Delivery
Learning supported by a qualified off-site instructor; students are provided with course content that includes all of the required courseware, and are supported by a live technical instructor during regular business hours. Students have access to an instructor via e-mail outside of regular business hours.

Course Introduction

This course prepares the student to inspect the performance of the following components of electrical systems within residential buildings: service drops, grounding systems, service panels, wiring systems, devices and fixtures. It focuses on inspecting and reporting on the following electrical aspects of a residential dwelling: service drop, service entrance and service size; service box, grounding and panels; the distribution system. The student learns to apply knowledge of electrical concepts to inspections that focus on safety

Course Prerequisites


Course Notes

Course manual provided for on-going reference. There is a final exam upon completion of the course. Participants who receive 75% or higher on their exam will receive a certificate.

Course Breakdown

Section 1: Service Drop

Section 2: Service Box

Section 3: Distribution System