The partnership enhances Owens Community College’s ability to offer quality, relevant continuing education to our students. said Rhonda Hogrefe, Workforce & Community Services.
(PRWEB) May 25, 2012
Carson Dunlop and Owens Community College have formed a strategic partnership to offer a career home inspection training program. The comprehensive 10-course certificate program is available through distance learning. Content is delivered in a highly visual and easy to understand format. The program is focused on practical applied technical knowledge, providing a solid foundation for success in the home inspection field.
The comprehensive education program covering all aspects of the home inspection profession was created by two leaders in the field – Carson Dunlop and the American Society of Home Inspectors. The 10 courses were developed in collaboration with education design consultants and distance education specialists.
“We are thrilled to be working in partnership with Owens Community College” commented Alan Carson, President of Carson Dunlop. The ability to offer our program through a reputable College creates new opportunities for individuals looking to pursue a career in the home inspection field.”
“The partnership enhances Owens 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. Economic development, job training, and retraining continue to be top priorities for the College through collaboration with business and community organizations.” said Rhonda Hogrefe, Workforce & Community Services.
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, including classroom teaching, published textbooks, 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 access to 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 Owens Community College, please visit http://www.OwensWorks.com
About Owens Community College
Owens is a community college that focuses on your success; In fact, it's our mission. We have resources to get you on the career path you've always wanted and provide you with convenient class times and caring faculty. Owens' dedicated and passionate faculty members have real-world experience in their field. Meaning, they can tell you what you need to know about your area of interest and the type of job environment you're getting into. And with an average class size of 15 students, you will receive the personal attention you need to succeed. We like to keep our classes small and our value big.
The Owens Community College experience can help you prepare for a career, retrain for a new one, continue your professional development or start the first two years of a bachelor's degree. Owens offers an affordable, quality education to those seeking an associate degree, certificate or professional development.
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.
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.
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Rhonda Hogrefe, M.H. – Account Representative of Workforce & Community Services – Owens Community College 567-661-2646