About the Instructor
Michael Turner has 30 years of construction industry experience. He holds active state licenses in Electrical and Mechanical and Commercial building licenses. We have owned our own Electrical and A/C business where he performed rough-in’s and final’s for general contractors before opening our own residential building company in 2002. We have built and renovated hundreds of homes in the Greater New Orleans Area. After the real estate downfall in 2008 we continued renovating until becoming a licensed home inspector in 2011. He is an approved instructor to teach the 90 Hour Home Inspection course at Donaldson Education and does post training of 30 hours platform and 10 live inspections to those finishing up the course. He is licensed to perform termite inspections and is certified to do mold testing.
Slides 1-24: Defining Terms 15/120 15/120
- Alarm System
- Automatic Safety Controls
- Cooling System
- Dangerous or Adverse Situations
- Further Evaluation
- Home Inspection
- Home Inspector
- Normal Operating Controls
- Representative Number
- Specialized Tools
Slides 25-31: Louisiana Standards of Practice 20/120 35/120
- Section 305 – Purpose and Scope
- Authorization Agreement
Slides 32: Louisiana Standards of Practice 2/120 37/120
- Section 307 – General Limitations
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- Section 309 – General Exclusions
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- Section 311 – Structural Systems
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- Section 313 – Exterior Systems
Slides 49-51: Louisiana Standards of Practice 7/120 78/120
- Section 313 – Roofing Systems
Slides 52-58: Louisiana Standards of Practice 9/120 87/120
- Section 317 – Plumbing Systems
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- Section 319 – Electrical Systems
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- Section 321 – Air Conditioning and Heating Systems
Slides 70-72: Louisiana Standards of Practice 4/120 110/120
- Section 325 – Interior Systems
Slides 73-76: Louisiana Standards of Practice 6/120 116/120
- Section 327 – Insulation and Ventilation Systems
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Section 329 – Built in Kitchen Appliances
The home inspector will check everything? Interpreting the LA Standards of Practice Course Objectives. As a result of this instruction, students will be able to promote excellence within the profession to the public as it relates to the LA Standards of Practice.
As a result of this instruction, students will be able to:
- Promote excellence within the profession to the public as it relates to the LA Standards of Practice
All materials needed for this course are included in this manual. Links to additional materials are included in the Sources section at the end of this manual.
If this course if given in a live format, then you must be present for the full four hours of the course to receive credit for attending.
Vendor or School Policies
There are no educational pre-requisites for this course.
Registration for this course may be completed by phone, fax or email. Payment is due on or before the start of class. Any attempt to take this course under an assumed identity will forfeit your right to a certificate of completion and may result in sanctions by the Louisiana State Real Estate Commission.
You must be present for the entire four-hour session to receive credit for attendance. Partial credit is not given for partial attendance.
Instructors may not, in any venue, answer questions of a personal or legal nature, and students should not interpret any information received from instructors or course content as being legal advice.
Please turn off all cell phones prior to the start of class.
You must be present for the full four hours of the course to receive credit for attending. You must submit your Louisiana State real estate license number so that we can report your hours to the Louisiana Real Estate Commission.