Course Outline

Day 1

Morning Session (8am to 12 noon)

  • The commercial inspection business – An Introduction
    1. Scope of course
    2. Goals
  • Business Issues.
    1. What types of buildings are inspected?
    2. How is a commercial inspection different from a residential inspection?
    3. The Commercial Client
    4. Why do commercial inspections?
  • Scope of Work – ASTM Standard E2018-15
  • BREAK
  • Goals
  • Commercial Electrical – Tech session #1

Day 1 – afternoon session (1pm to 5pm)

  • Commercial Heating – Tech session #2
  • BREAK
  • Commercial Exteriors – Tech session #3
  • Commercial Plumbing – Tech session #4
Day 2
Morning Session (8am to 12 noon)

 

  • Commercial Structures – Tech Session #5
  • Structure Specialties – Tech Session #6
    1. Parking Garages
    2. Balconies
    3. Window Washing Anchors
    4. Hostile Environments
  • BREAK
  • Commercial Ventilation -Tech session #7
  • Field Exercise

Afternoon Session (1pm to 5pm)

  • Commercial Roofing – Tech session #8
  • BREAK
  • Consultants – The TEAM
    1. Selecting Consultants
    2. Markup On Their Services
    3. Consultants’ Reports
  • Cost Estimating
  • Risk Management
    1. Inspection Proposals
    2. Inspection Reports
Day 3
Morning Session (8am to 12 noon)

 

  • Commercial Air Conditioning – Tech Session #9
  • BREAK
  • Commercial Interior and Insulation – Tech Session #10
  • Field Exercise

Afternoon Session (1pm to 5pm)

  • Specialty Inspection Areas – Tech Session #11
    1. Fire Protection
    2. Environmental
    3. Elevators
  • BREAK
  • Inquiries and Bookings
    1. Inspection Fee Criteria
    2. CommQuot
  • Report Writing

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