Module Descriptions
(Each Inspection21 Module focuses on Home Inspection Report Writing)

I.) Building Systems

Interior & Insulation Inspection      I-21-101-I
Focus is on the inspection of thermal insulation, Moisture Management
techniques & Issues, vapor retardants and ventilation systems, as well as the
interior elements of residential dwellings such as walls, ceilings, floors, basements, doors, windows, interior stairs/railings, installed counter-tops and cabinets, and garage doors/door operators. The module is enhanced with a focus on Excellence in Home Inspection Report Writing by a Licensed NJ Home Inspector.

Roofing Inspection      I21-101-R
The emphasis in Roofing Inspection is on typical defects of the various types
of roof coverings, Draining systems, flashings, skylights, chimneys, and other roof penetrations. Students apply their knowledge of roofing to Inspections that focus on system performance, safety concerns, and compliance with existing codes and standards. The module is enhanced with a focus on Excellence in
Home Inspection Report Writing by a Licensed NJ Home Inspector.

Exterior Inspection      I-21-101-Ex
Exterior Inspection covers retaining walls, grounds, window wells, lot grading,
driveways, patios, walkways, decks, balconies, stoops and steps, porches, railings, wall cladding,flashing trim, eaves, soffits, fascia, as well as exterior doors and windows. Students learn to describe the exterior wall covering and inspect all aspects of the exterior named above. The module is enhanced with a focus on Excellence in Home Inspection Report Writing by a Licensed NJ Home Inspector.

Structural Inspection      I-21-101-S
Structure Inspection focuses on the following structural components of a residential dwelling: Foundations, and footings, floors, walls and roof ceiling structures. Students learn to apply knowledge, of structures to inspections that focus on system performance,safety concerns, and compliance with good construction practices. The module is enhanced with a focus on Excellence in Home Inspection Report Writing by a Licensed NJ Home Inspector.



Mechanical Systems I
HVAC Section

HVAC—Heating I Inspection      I-21-101-hvac-H1
Heating Inspection I covers installed heating systems
(Gas and Oil Furnaces, and Hot Water Boilers). Emphasis is on the Inspector’s ability to identify the source, material type, condition, and safety concerns, as well as to inspect the heating equipment. Parts of the Module are Instructed by a Professional Heating Contractor. The module is enhanced with a focus on Excellence in Home Inspection Report Writing by a Licensed NJ Home Inspector.

HVAC—Heating Inspection      II I-21-101-hvac-H2
Heating Inspection II-covers vent systems, flues, and chimneys, as well as fireplaces,other wood heating appliances, steam and electric heating systems. Students apply knowledge of these systems to the role of the home inspector. Part of the Module is Instructed by a Professional Heating Contractor. The module is enhanced with a focus on Excellence in Home
Inspection Report Writing by a Licensed NJ Home Inspector.

HVAC—Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps Inspection      I21-101-hvac-AC
AC & Heat Pumps-Emphasis in Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Inspection is on cooling systems and heat pumps. Students learn to identify typical defects and apply correct inspection techniques. Part of the Module is delivered by a well trained HVAC Professional Contractor. The module is Enhanced with a focus on Excellence in Home Inspection Report Writing bya Licensed NJ Home Inspector.



Mechanical Systems II

Plumbing Inspection      I-21-101-P
Plumbing Inspection prepares students to inspect, in a residential dwelling, the interior water supply and distribution systems (including fixtures and faucets), as well as water heating equipment and drain/vent/waste systems and their related fixtures. Part of the Module is Instructed by a Professional Contractor in this field. The module is enhanced with a focus on Excellence in Home
Inspection Report Writing by a Licensed NJ Home Inspector.

Electrical Inspection      I-21-101-E
Electrical Inspection prepares students to inspect the performance of the following components of Electrical Systems within Residential Buildings: Services Drops, Grounding Systems, Service Panels,Wiring Systems, Devices, and Fixtures. Parts of the Module are Instructed by a NJ Licensed Electrician.The module is enhanced with a focus on Excellence in Home Inspection Report Writing by a Licensed NJ Home Inspector.



Practical Experience-(Professional Services as a Home Inspector)

Professional Practices as a Home Inspector      I-21-101-PP
Communications & Professional Practices

The professional Home Inspector is required, both verbally and in writing, to describe the inspection process and communicate inspection findings to the client. It is imperative that the home inspector be able to communicate clearly and effectively to ensure understanding of an inspection, once conducted. Students in this subject develop their oral and written communication
skills, learn to develop the professional communication skills needed to be a Professional Home Inspector. Students will also be required to become familiar with The State of New Jersey Administrative Code, Regulations, basic NJ Legislature knowledge and understanding of the New Jersey Home Inspectors
Licensing Law, and Requirements of a Home Inspector in New Jersey. Focus is on Professional reporting requirements and proper conduct and etiquette of a professional in this industry. Additional class time (on occasion) will be spent with several guest speakers from the Real-Estate industry,and on occasion, a Licensed Real-Estate Broker. The module is enhanced with a focus on Excellence
in Home Inspection Report Writing by a Licensed NJ Home Inspector. This module includes Discussions in preparing the student for the 40 Hour Externship / Field Training Program, obtaining Insurance, and instructions on the Application Process for NJ Home Inspection Licensure.