Des Plaines, IL (PRWEB) August 17, 2012
Carson Dunlop and Helena College University of Montana 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 Helena College University of Montana” commented Alan Carson, President of Carson Dunlop. “The ability to offer our program through a reputable college creates new outstanding opportunities for individuals looking to pursue a career in the home inspection field.”
“The partnership enhances Helena College University of Montana 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 Mary Lannert, Director of Continuing Education.
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 Helena College University of Montana, please visit: http://umhelena.edu/continuinged/professional.aspx
About Helena College University of Montana
Helena College University of Montana is a comprehensive two-year college that provides access to and support of lifelong educational opportunities to their diverse community.
1.Provide access to and support for high quality educational activities and programs important to student achieving success.
2.Maintain academic excellence by requiring a high degree of integrity, quality, and reliability in all academic and non-academic programming.
3.Strengthen the Community by meeting regional workforce needs, strengthening employee knowledge and skills, providing a bridge to advance degrees, and serving as a facilitator for cultural enrichment.
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 about Carson Dunlop, please visit: http://www.carsondunlop.com
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.
Brian Bell – Vice President of Sales & Marketing – Carson Dunlop
416-964-9415 ext. 231
Mary Lannert – Director of Continuing Education – Helena College University of Montana 406-447-6944