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Building Inspector Course

Course Content

  • Background information on asbestos
  • Potential health effects related to asbestos exposure
  • Functions, qualifications, and role of inspectors
  • Legal liability and defense
  • Understanding building systems
  • Public, employee, building occupant relations
  • Pre-inspection planning and review of previous inspections
  • Inspecting for friable and nonfriable asbestos-containing material (ACM) and assessing the condition of friable ACM
  • Bulk sampling and documentation of asbestos in schools
  • Inspector respiratory protection and personal protective equipment
  • Record keeping and writing the asbestos report
  • Regulatory review, including EPA Worker Protection Rule, Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), OSHA Asbestos Construction Standard, OSHA respirator requirements, applicable state and local regulations
  • Practice inspection

Building Inspector Initial: Daily Start Time: 8 a.m. – End Time: 5 p.m.

Refresher Course Content

  • Review and discuss changes in basic considerations and procedures for locating and identifying asbestos
  • Review health and legal programs associated with asbestos
  • Review proper asbestos control
  • Changes in federal and state regulations
  • Developments in state-of-the-art procedures for asbestos
  • Review of key aspects of the initial training course

Building Inspector Refresher: Start Time: 8 a.m. – End Time: Noon

Fees, Deposit and Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Building Inspector
Fee – $595
Deposit – $119
CEUs – 1.8

Building Inspector Refresher
Fee – $145
Deposit – $29
CEUs – 0.4


Registration Information

Course Schedule (Initial and Refresher)