Carson Dunlop Partners With Hawkeye Community College

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Carson Dunlop Home Inspection Training program now offered by Hawkeye Community College

The education partnership enhances Hawkeye Community College’s ability to offer quality, relevant continuing education to our students,” commented Curt Buhr, Open Enrollment Manager at Hawkeye.

Carson Dunlop and Hawkeye Community College have formed a strategic training partnership to provide a career home inspection training program to their students. The comprehensive 10-course certificate program is made available to students in an online format that is highly visual and easy to understand. The program is focused on practical applied technical knowledge and learning to provide students with a solid foundation for success in the home inspection field.

The comprehensive 10-course education program covering all aspects of the home inspection profession was created by two leaders in the field – the American Society of Home Inspectors and Carson Dunlop. The 10 courses were developed in collaboration with education design consultants and distance education specialists.

“We are thrilled to be working in partnership with Hawkeye Community College in Waterloo, Iowa.” commented Alan Carson, President of Carson Dunlop.

“The education partnership enhances Hawkeye Community College’s ability to offer quality, relevant continuing education to our students. The new courses will broaden the variety of topics currently available at the college,” commented Curt Buhr, Open Enrollment Manager at Hawkeye.

The education program leverages Carson Dunlop's 34 years as a leading consulting engineering firm in the home inspection field. Carson Dunlop have considerable experience on the education side of home inspection dating back to 1990, including classroom teaching, published books, online courses, conference presentations, webinars, papers, and articles. The program uses a consistent methodology across the 10 textbooks and CD-ROMs. The focus is on practical applied knowledge rather than theoretical discussion. As part of the education program, Carson Dunlop provides students with free use of their cloud-based report writing system, Horizon, to help them develop the necessary report writing skills.

For more information about the Home Inspection training program now offered by Hawkeye Community College, please visit

About Hawkeye Community College
Hawkeye Community College, a comprehensive community college, offers more than 45 one-year and two-year programs, business and community education classes, specialized business and industry training, and classes for high school students to attain college credit. Located in Waterloo, Iowa, Hawkeye serves a 10-county region, which includes more than 20 K-12 school districts and six Hawkeye outreach centers.

About Carson Dunlop
Carson, Dunlop & Associates Ltd. has been a leading Consulting Engineering Firm devoted to building inspection since 1978. They are one of the largest independent home inspection companies in North America that leverages their extensive technical knowledge across six integrated business lines - Home Inspection, Commercial Inspection, Report Writing, Energy Audits, Home Inspector Training and Continuing Education. For more information on Carson Dunlop, visit

About Carson Dunlop Home Inspection Training
Carson Dunlop launched the Home Inspection Training division in 1990 to provide high quality education to new professionals entering the home inspection industry. The Home Inspection program was developed with education design consultants, and distance education specialists from Memorial University to create a uniquely comprehensive home inspection program. The courses can be taken in a self-study format from Carson Dunlop and are also offered in classroom and distance education formats by more than 20 colleges and universities.

Media Contacts:
Brian Bell – Vice President of Sales & Marketing – Carson Dunlop
416-964-9415 ext. 231

Curt Buhr – Open Enrollment Manager - Hawkeye Community College
319-296-2329 ext. 3009


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