Course Description

The goal of this course is to teach you how to perform a professional inspection on home insulation, interior and ventilation systems.

This course focuses on the following concepts:

  • Types of thermal insulation, vapor barriers and ventilation systems
  • Heat movement, how to control heat and moisture flows
  • Building envelope issues
  • Floors, walls, ceilings, stairs, basements, doors, windows and other interior elements

Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Recognize types of insulation, air and vapor barriers and how they affect heat movement
  • Understand how insulation is installed, finished and unfinished areas
  • Explore indoor air ventilation systems
  • Determine inspection procedures for typical components of a residence interior
  • Inspect and report on all interior elements of a house as a professional home inspector

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Home Inspection - Insulation and Interior
Online Asynchronous
Jul 03, 2023 to Oct 22, 2023
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $509.00
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 28, 2022 to Jul 30, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 28, 2022 to Jul 30, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 31, 2023 to Sep 18, 2023
Required Software
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

There are no prerequisites for this course.

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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