Specialty Classes

Expand your services. Create a bigger impact. Increase your profits.

Our Specialty classes help you gain expertise and provide more comprehensive inspections to clients. Completing these clases enhances your skills, credibility, and ability to provide thorough property assessments.

Field Events

Des Plaines, IL

Enhance your home inspection skills with our intensive 2 and a half-day, 5-field inspections class. This hands-on training program is designed to provide you with real-world experience in conducting home inspections. Led by experienced instructors, this class will give you the practical knowledge and confidence you need to excel in the home inspection industry.

Exam Preparation

Live Online Class

Prepare yourself for success in the home inspection industry with our virtual comprehensive home inspection Exam Prep class. This specialized program is designed to equip you with the practice and review of the knowledge needed to pass your home inspection certification and/or state licensing exams with confidence. Led by industry experts, this class will review the key areas of home inspection topics and enhance your chances of achieving your professional goals.

Mold & Moisture

3 Days- Des Plaines, IL

This is a class that covers basics to an advanced understanding of mold and the issues related to mold in buildings. This class covers the latest in sampling techniques and remediation versus cleaning, when and how they apply. The purpose of this course is to educate, enhance and expand an inspector’s knowledge of the microbial growth field as well as how to analyze the microbial growth and the tools necessary to do so.


3 Days- Virtual Online Class

Commercial inspections can generate up to 80% more revenue than residential inspections in an equivalent amount of time. Over this 3 Day class, you will be taught all information and skills you will need to expand your business into commercial building inspecting. The class covers the entire scope of commercial inspections including the various systems and structures found in commercial buildings, how to write commercial reports, how to manage the liability of commercial inspections and how to work with other professionals involved throughout the inspection process.


16 Hours - Live Online Class

Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer is the US and the EPA estimates that unsafe levels of radon are present in 1 out of every 5 American households. Screening for Radon as a home inspector can be a matter of life and death for families buying new homes. The ASHI School offers a Live Online Class with Spruce Environmental Training which can be accessed in the comfort of your own home and earns 16 ASHI CE. The class will teach how to properly measure radon and how to effectively use the tools to do it, ultimately protecting clients and their families from this elusive killer.

Multi-Family Radon Measurement

8 Hours - Live Online Class

Radon testing in multifamily buildings has gained increasing importance since a 2013 HUD policy change requiring testing them for radon if HUD-financed. The policy specifically cites the ANSI-AARST Standard on testing multifamily buildings. This class focuses on the “ANSI-AARST Standard: Protocol for Conducting Radon and Radon Decay Product Measurements in Multifamily Buildings” and is intended to help to educate you on the standard and the HUD requirements.

Wind Mitigation &
4 Point Inspection

Tampa, FL

The ASHI School is offering a combination 4-Point Inspection and Wind Mitigation 3-hour class. This class covers how to conduct 4-Point Inspections and Wind Mitigation Inspections, as well as writing the associated reports for each inspection. Completion of this course is required to be a licensed inspector in Florida. This course is often held to coincide with Florida’s Inspector Foundations Class, during the weekend between class, to allow new Florida inspectors to complete their state education requirements in one session.

Certified Residential Thermography

2 Day - Monroe Infrared

Students will complete the class with a much stronger understanding of Thermal Imaging capabilities and applications as well as the confidence and competence to immediately put that knowledge to use. Customers are getting smarter and expecting Home Inspectors and Residential Building Professionals to utilize all the tools available to provide them the best information available. Not being able to see with the naked eye what the infrared camera can clearly show you is no longer acceptable. Infrared is a very powerful tool that helps you find, identify, quantify and communicate today what could be a much bigger issue to your customer (or your customer’s customer) tomorrow!

Seawalls, Docks, and Lifts, Inspecting A/C and HP’s, Evaluating Fireplaces and Chimneys

1 Day 3 Classes, Tampa, FL

What do boat docks, heat pumps, and chimneys all have in common? They’re just some of the topics covered in our 1-day Florida class! Earn 6 ASHI CE credits as you expand your home inspection expertise. Our section on seawalls and docks will prepare you for inspecting shoreline structures in all 50 states — approximately 25 of which touch a gulf or ocean. The session on air conditioning and heat pumps provides you with the fundamentals needed to understand the various types, physics, and defects of these systems. The class closes with a close look at masonry and manufactured fireplaces and chimneys. Learn how to recognize when a fireplace is unsafe and discover how to report your findings.

Pools and Spas

Tampa, FL

The Florida region is where pools and spas are very common. As a home inspector you can offer this additional service when inspecting property. ASHI has standards that address these components. This class will discuss the standards and the nuts and bolts of how pools are constructed , the equipment involved and proper application of electrical issues as well as safety issues that should be addressed.

Report Writing the Right Way and Residential Electrical Fundamentals

Tampa, FL

Brush up on your understanding of residential electricity and learn how to stop miscommunications with clients before they happen in this 1-day program of classes. Earn 4 CE credits while exploring the dual topics of effective report writing and electrical fundamentals. Find out how to resolve conflicts with clients through successful written and verbal communication. Then, reassess what you know about electricity. Dive deep into the science behind residential electricity, examine the ways it functions within the home, and receive pointers on what to include in your report.

Electrical Systems, Grounding and Bonding, Testing Electrical Systems

1 Day 3 Classes Nashville, TN

Amp up your understanding of all things electrical with our 1-day series in Nashville TN. Over the class of 3 sessions, examine grounding and bonding basics, electrical systems, and how to conduct electrical inspections safely, all while earning 6 ASHI CE credits! Start off with an overview of electrical systems that covers topics like the science behind electricity, why it’s so important to ground and bond, and useful terminology to include in your reports. Then, take a closer look at the equipment used in grounding and bonding, as well as some common hazards you might encounter during an electrical inspection. Finish up by reviewing your responsibilities when inspecting electrical systems, the tools you will need, and how to take and read measurements.

Inspecting Commercial Electrical Systems

Nashville, TN

Not all buildings are created equal. It takes specialized knowledge to inspect the electrical systems unique to commercial buildings. Luckily, ASHI offers a comprehensive course on inspecting commercial electrical systems! Earn 6 ASHI CE credits in one jampacked day. Discover how to identify, describe, and inspect the commercial electrical systems you are likely to encounter. Then, review the similarities and differences between residential and commercial electrical systems. Find out some of the distinctive challenges electrical systems in commercial buildings pose and examine ways to tackle these obstacles. Become familiar with commercial building voltages, generators, transformers, and more.