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This is the list of courses that are currently being offered.  Each course is approved by TREC for CE Credit.  Realtor (Agent/Broker) courses are approved for Elective Continuing Education (ECE) credit.  Inspector courses are approved for specific types of electives.

Courses beginning with R- are approved for Realtors for Elective Continuing Education.
Courses beginning with I are approved for Inspectors.  The second letter represents the category approved, E for Electrical and F for Foundation.

Course NumberCourse NameDescription
R47960 / IO47940
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Termite Treatment Explained Pre and Post ConstructionCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
This course covers the standards that apply to pre and post construction termite treatment of residential properties in Texas. Termites cause millions of dollars of damage each year in Texas. It is important for agents, brokers and inspectors to be able to understand the diverse range of treatment options. Treatment comes up most often during construction and as a condition of funding by lenders.
R47961 / IBE-47947
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Thousand Dollar Gaps – The Front Door For Critters Course Length: 1 Credit Hour
Gaps in the trim of homes at material joints, roofs, sub-floors, walls, and foundations are an easy way for critters to get into attics, crawlspaces and homes. Critters damage home structures, plumbing, electrical, and water proofing while carrying diseases, and sometimes posing a physical threat to occupants of homes. This course will educate inspectors and agents/brokers about the gaps commonly found in homes and the consequences those gaps can lead to.
R47979 / IRS47949
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Attic Bandits Ð Raccoons in Residential StructuresCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Raccoons are a common nuisance wildlife species that enter residential attics and crawlspaces to make a home. They destroy siding, roofing, plumbing, insulation and HVAC while spreading a number of diseases including rabies and raccoon roundworm. Participants in this course will learn more about the maintenance issues that make houses attractive as a den site. Inspectors will learn how to identify signs of raccoon activity in attics.
R47980 / IF47948
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Mobile, Manufactured, and Modular Homes – Oh My!Course Length: 1 Credit Hour
This course covers the construction similarities and differences between mobile, manufactured, and modular homes. Participants in the course will learn the key differences, regulations, and unique lending requirements that accompany each type of home. We will discuss HUD construction rules, Local Building Code (IRC) and HUD Lending requirements for mobile/manufactured housing. Approved by TREC for Agent/Broker elective CE Credit (47980).
R47278 / IE47340
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Aluminum Wiring in Residential PropertyCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (45797) and Inspectors (47340)
Learning Objectives:
– What the Inspection SOP says about aluminum wiring
– What the National Electric Code says about aluminum wiring
– History of aluminum wiring
– Problems with aluminum wiring
– Fixes for aluminum wiring
– Insurance implications of aluminum wiring
R47279 / IE4740
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Smoke and CO Detectors in Residential PropertyCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (45798) and Inspectors (47340)
Learning Objectives:
– TREC Inspection Standards of Practice for Smoke and CO Detectors
– Inspection Limitations and Practices
– National Electrical Code requirements
– Types of Smoke and CO Detectors
– Common issues with Smoke and CO Detectors
R45761 / IH45842
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HVAC Refrigerants ExplainedCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (45761) and Inspectors (45842 – HVAC)
Learning Objectives:
– What is a refrigerant
– Current issues surrounding refrigerants
– History of refrigerants
– What refrigerants are being phased in
– What refrigerants are being phased out and why
R45797 / IH45838
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Understanding Heat Pump SystemsCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (45797) and Inspectors (45838 – HVAC)
Learning Objectives:
– What is a heat pump
– How do heat pumps work
– Different types of heat pump systems
– Advantages and disadvantages of heat pump systems
R45625 / IH45559
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HVAC SystemsCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (45625) and Inspectors (45559 – HVAC)
Learning Objectives:
– Types of HVAC Systems
– Air Conditioners: Splt, Mini Split, Package, Terminal
– Furnaces: Gas, Electric, Heat Pump
R45626 / IH45558
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HVAC Updates 2023Course Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (45626) and Inspectors (45558 – HVAC)
Learning Objectives:
– Regulatory Changes in 2023
– Efficiency upgrades in 2023
– SEER vs SEER2
– HPSF vs HPSF2
– Refrigerant Changes
R44866 / IO44862
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Wood Destroying Insects – What Real Estate Professionals Should KnowCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (44866) and Inspectors (44862 – Other Topics)
Learning Objectives:
– Understand the regulatory environment
– Types of Insects that are considered Wood Destroying
– A better understanding of Termites, Carpenter Bees, Carpenter Ants, and Beetles
R44831 / IR44863
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Understanding and Explaining TREC Inspection ReportsCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (44831) and Inspectors (44863 – Report Writing CE)
Learning Objectives:
– Review the TREC REI 7-6 and it’s sections
– Understand the relationship between the REI 7-6 and the SOP (Standards of Practice)
– Review of common report comments and their interpretation
– Understand how to classify the report content and decide what to do with it
R44678 / IO44610
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Understanding the WDI T-5 Wood Destroying Insect Inspection ReportCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (44678) and Inspectors (44610 – Other CE)
Learning Objectives:
– Understand how the Report is laid out and where important information is located.
– Understand the regulatory environment for this report
– Understand what insects are covered by this report
– Understand the annotations and codes used on this report
– See examples of common conducive conditions
R43973 / IF43935
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The Ups and Downs of FoundationsCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (43973) and Inspectors (43935 – Foundations)
Learning Objectives:
– Participants in this course will gain a better understanding of the TREC Inspection SOP as it relates to foundations.
– We will discuss and define the types of foundations
– We will discuss the common types of foundations found in Texas
– Participants will better understand foundations when helping clients with properties.
R43934 / IE43972
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Residential Solar Systems in Real EstateCourse Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (43934) and Inspectors (43972 – Electrical)
Learning Objectives:
– Participants in this course will gain a better understanding of the TREC Inspection SOP as it relates to solar systems and roofs.
– We will cover types of solar systems
– We will discuss the costs and finance methods of Solar PV and their impacts on transactions.
– We will discuss hidden costs of Solar Systems.
– Participants will be better prepared to help clients with properties that have solar systems installed.
R43238 / IF45839
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Deck, Balcony and Exterior Stair Inspections and Safety
Course Approval expires 31 Mar 2024
Course Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (43238) and Inspectors (45839 Framing)
Learning Objectives:
– Participants in this course will gain a better understanding of why inspections of decks, balconies, and stairways are an important part of TREC inspections.
– The course will cover the consequences of the failure of these components and the gravity of the injuries such failures cause.
– This course covers the deficiencies that are uncovered on a home inspection.
– Participants will gain a better understanding of these topics that will help them when working with buyers and sellers of property.
R43171 / IT45840
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Understanding a Home Inspection as it Relates to Child Safety
Course Approval expires 31 Mar 2024
Course Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (43171) and Inspectors (45840 Texas Standards of Practice)
Learning Objectives:
– Gain a better understanding of why inspections of decks, balconies, and exterior stairways are an important part of home inspections.
– Gain information about the consequences when these components fail.
– Be better prepared to help sellers and buyers when properties have these components.
R43137 / IR45841
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Inspection Success – Easy Things Sellers Can Fix
Course Approval expires 31 Mar 2024
Course Length: 1 Credit Hour
Approved for: Agents (43137) and Inspectors (45841 Report Writing)
Learning Objectives:
– Learn about items that sellers can address before inspections.
– Useful information for pre-inspection or pre-listing
– Covers 12 areas of the inspection report.
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