Home Inspection Skills Assessment


Home Inspection Skills Assessment

Skills Assessment

The Home Inspection Skills test covers topical areas such as potential problems associated with aluminum wiring, methods for inspecting electrical components, as well as the responsibilities often associated with home inspection. This test also covers more general areas such as inspecting for roofing systems, electrical systems, structural systems, plumbing systems, and heating systems. This test is appropriate to give to anyone who functions or wish wishes to function as a Home Inspector.

Tests for Electricians and Plumbing Quality are also available.


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How does it work?
Total Questions 35
Question Types Multiple Choice
Competencies Tested Roof System
Electrical System
Structural System
Plumbing System
Heating System
Insulation System
Air Conditioning System
Construction Terms
Inspector Responsibilities
Tasks Tested Performing a general inspection of a roof
Identifying problems with composition shingle roofs
Methods for inspecting electrical components
Knowing potential problems associated with aluminum wiring
Identifying electrical problems
Identifying electrical systems
Understanding electrical panels
Understanding electrical receptacles that you must test as a home inspector
Checking for an uneven floor
Identifying the components of the structural system
Identifying problems associated with structural problems
Inspecting peripheral foundations
Knowing the methods used to identify deterioration is structural components
Identifying problems associated with basements or crawl spaces
Understanding wall stud spacing
Inspecting for plumbing problems
Identifying problems with plumbing installations
Inspecting the water heater
Identifying parts of the plumbing system
Understanding the operation of the toilet
Recognizing problems associated with the exterior of a house
Inspecting the exterior of a home
Identifying problems with exterior wood siding
Understanding a fireplace system
Understanding a heat exchanging system
Methods for inspecting for insulation in exterior walls
Inspecting the interior of the home
Inspecting window treatment
Understanding air conditioning system components
Identifying air conditioning system components
Understanding terms used in home construction
Knowing the responsibilities of a home inspector