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Course Description

The goal of this course is to teach you basic tools to perform professional building exterior inspections.

This course focuses on the following concepts:

  • Diverse architectural styles
  • Types of exterior cladding
  • Exterior structures such as porches, decks, balconies, garages
  • Surface water control

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify common architectural categories, house styles and building features
  • Recognize and inspect exterior cladding systems
  • Examine attached structures to buildings
  • Assess lot water control with respect to roof water, window wells, walks, driveways, retaining walls and other landscaping conditions as they pertain to buildings on a property
  • Inspect and report on residential exteriors as a professional home inspector

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Home Inspection - Exterior
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Sep 01, 2022 to Dec 21, 2022
Contact Hours
31.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $499.00
Potential Discount(s)
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2022 to Oct 02, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2022 to Oct 02, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 03, 2022 to Nov 21, 2022
Required Software
System Requirements For online learning success, your computer must meet the following system requirements: - Desktop, laptop or tablet with Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS or Android operating system. - High speed internet access. - Webcam, microphone and speakers. - Internet browser – Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
Reading List / Textbook
All learning materials and resources are provided online.
Print version of online materials can be purchased at an additional cost of $50 plus tax and shipping through Carson Dunlop.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course

Section Title
Home Inspection - Exterior
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Oct 03, 2022 to Jan 22, 2023
Contact Hours
31.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $509.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to Oct 30, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to Oct 30, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 31, 2022 to Dec 19, 2022
Required Software
System Requirements For online learning success, your computer must meet the following system requirements: - Desktop, laptop or tablet with Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS or Android operating system. - High speed internet access. - Webcam, microphone and speakers. - Internet browser – Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
Reading List / Textbook
All learning materials and resources are provided online.
Print version of online materials can be purchased at an additional cost of $50 plus tax and shipping through Carson Dunlop.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Home Inspection - Exterior
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jan 09, 2023 to Apr 30, 2023
Contact Hours
31.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $509.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to Feb 05, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to Feb 05, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 06, 2023 to Mar 27, 2023
Required Software
System Requirements For online learning success, your computer must meet the following system requirements: - Desktop, laptop or tablet with Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS or Android operating system. - High speed internet access. - Webcam, microphone and speakers. - Internet browser – Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
Reading List / Textbook
All learning materials and resources are provided online.
Print version of online materials can be purchased at an additional cost of $50 plus tax and shipping through Carson Dunlop.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Home Inspection - Exterior
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Mar 20, 2023 to Jul 09, 2023
Contact Hours
31.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $509.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to Apr 16, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to Apr 16, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 17, 2023 to Jun 05, 2023
Required Software
System Requirements For online learning success, your computer must meet the following system requirements: - Desktop, laptop or tablet with Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS or Android operating system. - High speed internet access. - Webcam, microphone and speakers. - Internet browser – Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
Reading List / Textbook
All learning materials and resources are provided online.
Print version of online materials can be purchased at an additional cost of $50 plus tax and shipping through Carson Dunlop.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Home Inspection - Exterior
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
May 01, 2023 to Aug 20, 2023
Contact Hours
31.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $509.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to May 28, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to May 28, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 29, 2023 to Jul 17, 2023
Required Software
System Requirements For online learning success, your computer must meet the following system requirements: - Desktop, laptop or tablet with Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS or Android operating system. - High speed internet access. - Webcam, microphone and speakers. - Internet browser – Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
Reading List / Textbook
All learning materials and resources are provided online.
Print version of online materials can be purchased at an additional cost of $50 plus tax and shipping through Carson Dunlop.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

Section Title
Home Inspection - Exterior
Type
Online Asynchronous
Dates
Jul 03, 2023 to Oct 22, 2023
Contact Hours
31.0
Delivery Options
Online  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $509.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to Jul 30, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 27, 2022 to Jul 30, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 31, 2023 to Sep 18, 2023
Required Software
System Requirements For online learning success, your computer must meet the following system requirements: - Desktop, laptop or tablet with Microsoft Windows, Apple iOS or Android operating system. - High speed internet access. - Webcam, microphone and speakers. - Internet browser – Safari, Chrome, Firefox or Microsoft Edge.
Reading List / Textbook
All learning materials and resources are provided online.
Print version of online materials can be purchased at an additional cost of $50 plus tax and shipping through Carson Dunlop.
Section Notes

Prerequisites:
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Extensions:
One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

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