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ASKUS Consulting Services Home Inspection Training School and Continuing Education

Offered to residents of Middleburgh, NY and all of the surrounding areas!

Are you ready to be your own boss, set your own schedule, help people make important decisions, and join in one of the most rapidly expanding career fields in the world?

If so, pour yourself a cup of tea (or coffee) and read on!

What Is Home Inspection?

A professional home inspector helps potential home buyers (or sellers) make informed decisions regarding the condition of the property. This includes structural, plumbing, heating, electrical, safety and environmental concerns.

The inspector then provides his or her client with a written report on the findings of the inspection, and remains available for future consultations.

Why choose ASKUS Consulting Home Inspection Training?

Our Mission:

"ASKUS Consulting Home Inspection Training School wants our students to be successful professional inspectors. To do this, we not only teach the proscribed New York State Curriculum, but also include information and material on effective business operation and incorporate years of field experience into your instruction."

  • All Inspection Training Instructors are NYS licensed, practicing Professional Home Inspectors.
  • Our facility offers hands on, interactive classroom training as well as the State required field training, and more.
  • Our emphasis is on graduating qualified, above-average inspectors to better serve a growing need among home owners, sellers, buyers, and lending institutions.
  • Throughout our program, ASKUS Consulting Home Inspection Training emphasizes the highest level professional standards and codes of ethics: those of both New York State and of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI --the world's largest home inspection professional organization).
  • We offer a high-quality series of continuing education classes that meet the requirements for both New York State license renewal and InterNACHI membership renewal.
  • All Continuing Education Instructors are either State approved specialists in their fields or are State approved practicing licensed Professional Home Inspectors.
  • We also offer ongoing consultation for our program graduates. Have a question or concern when you've started your business? Just ASKUS!
  • Applicants may be eligible for financial aid, based on job retraining and/or veterans' programs.

What does ASKUS Consulting Home Inspection Training offer?

Our training program incorporates a series of modules that fully satisfy the New York State Department of State education requirements for becoming a NYS licensed home inspector. These are:

  • Module 1: Structural - Exteriors - Roof
  • Module 2: Interiors - Insulation and Ventilation - Electrical
  • Module 3: Heating - Cooling - Plumbing
  • Module 4: Overview of the Profession - NYS License Law - Report Writing - Establishing your Business
  • Module 5: 40 hours of field-based training

Your tuition gets you not only the New York State Department of State 100 hours classroom training and 40 hours of hands-on field inspection training. You also receive basic tools, continuing consultation, available assistance on website development and business operations, and a one-year membership with InterNACHI (NOTE: InterNACHI membership is contingent on successful completion of course requirements and InterNACHI entrance testing).

What requirements do I need to meet?

Surprise! You do not need a background in construction, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC or electrical trades. And by the way, women often make great inspectors. New York State licensing requirements are:

  • Minimum age of 18
  • Completion of high school or GED
  • No felonies
  • Current on child support (if applicable)
  • No sex offenders
  • Attend and pass the four 25-hour classroom training modules
  • Successfully complete training module 5 (40 hours of field training)
  • Pass a New York State administered Professional Home Inspector License Exam
  • Submit licensing application to New York State Department of State, Division of Licensing

A Professional Home Inspector License is valid for two years. Renewal requires 24 hours of continuing education credits in each two-year licensing period.

Course Schedule

HOME INSPECTOR QUALIFICATION TRAINING

For those interested in the Home Inspector Qualification Training, please contact ASKUS Consulting Home Inspector Training directly by telephone at 518-827-4852.

In 2015, we are offering a "rolling enrollment" program whereby, excepting Module 5 (the hands-on field inspection training), you can start at the beginning of any of the 4 Classroom Modules.

2017 CONTINUING EDUCATION DATES -- as of January 2, 2017

PRE-REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • We are no longer able to take walk-ins, PRE-REGISTRATION is REQUIRED.
  • Please call 518-827-4852 to PRE-REGISTER!

FEES

  • Regular rate: $30.00 PER CEU HOUR, unless otherwise indicated
  • Package rate: $600 for 24 CEU -- you save $120! Call Tom at 518-827-4852 to take advantage of this offer.

Spring semester classes are open for registration NOW.
Class sizes are limited. Don't miss out...CALL NOW!

CLASSES, LOCATIONS, and TIMES

Class topics, times, and locations will be provided when you call to pre-register. Class dates will be:

DATE:CreditsRegistration Cutoff:
Wed., Jan. 18 3Wed., Jan. 11
Sat., Feb. 4 6Sat., Jan. 28
Wed., Feb. 15 3Wed., Feb. 8
Sat., Mar. 4 6Sat., Feb. 25
Wed., Mar. 15 3Wed., Mar. 8
Sat., Apr. 1 6Sat., Mar. 25
Wed., Mar. 19 3Wed., Apr. 12
Sat., May 6 6Sat., Apr. 29
Wed., May 17 3Wed., May 10
Mon. & Tues.,
May 22 & 23
 12Mon., May 15
Sat., Jun. 36Sat., May 27
Wed., Jun. 213Wed., Jun. 14
Fri., Jul. 28
@ Burnt Hills
6Wed., Jun. 28
Fri., Aug. 4
@ Burnt Hills
6Wed., Jun. 28
Sat., Sept. 96Sat., Sept. 2
Wed., Sept. 203Wed., Sept. 13
Fri. & Sat.,
Sept. 22 & 23
@ Schoharie
6/6Wed., Aug. 30
Sat., Oct. 76Sat., Sept. 30
Wed., Oct. 183Wed., Oct. 11
Sat., Nov. 46Sat., Oct. 28
Wed., Nov. 153Wed., Nov. 8
Sat., Dec. 26Sat., Nov. 25

 

NOTE: Unless otherwise specified, all Continuing Education sessions are approved for both New York State, InterNACHI, and ASHI continuing education requirements.


--Other Dates To Be Announced--
These topics will meet InterNACHI continuing education requirements only, and are tentatively planned to include...
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ)
Phase I inspections
Advanced Marketing
Allergens
Energy Auditing
Planning for the Future of Your Business

To help protect your online security, we do not have online registration.

If you would like to register, or if you have further questions, please contact our Enrollment Office by calling (518) 827-4852 or e-mailing us at HomeInspectorTraining@askusconsultingservices.com. Please include "Home Inspector Training" in the subject line.