"The partnership enhances Pasco-Hernando Community College ability to offer quality, relevant continuing education to our students," says Debra J. McGuigan, Director of Continuing Education.
New Port Richey, FL (PRWEB) May 31, 2013
Carson Dunlop and Pasco-Hernando 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 Pasco-Hernando Community College,” commented Alan Carson, President of Carson Dunlop. “The ability to offer our program through reputable Colleges creates new opportunities for individuals looking to pursue a career in the home inspection field.”
“The partnership enhances Pasco-Hernando 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. Strong community partnerships, customized employer training, and other workforce development initiatives continue to be top priorities for the College through collaboration with business and community organizations,” says Debra J. McGuigan, 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 6 months free access to their cloud-based report writing system, Horizon when students graduate, to help them develop the necessary report writing skills.
For more information about the Home Inspection training program now offered by Pasco-Hernando Community College in New Port Richey, Florida, please visit http://www.phcc.edu/explore-programs/continuing-professional-education
About Pasco-Hernando Community College
As Florida’s newest community college, Pasco-Hernando Community College combines high tech educational facilities and state-of-the-art programs with a traditional focus on teaching.
As PHCC celebrates 40 years of service to the community, the College’s mission has never been more clear. Our dedicated District Board of Trustees, administration, faculty and staff are more resolute than ever to deliver the highest quality education and work force training conveniently and affordably. In fact, PHCC’s tuition and fees are among the most reasonable in the State of Florida.
PHCC also provides training for more than 30 high-demand careers in healthcare, law, business, and human services through it’s AS and certificate programs. Our technical programs are designed and taught by experts in their field using the latest equipment and technology. These fields include business, computer engineering, healthcare, human services and law. PHCC programs can be completed in two years or less. Ninety percent of all PHCC graduates end up working in their chosen professions.
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 50 colleges and universities.
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Debra J. McGuigan – Director, Continuing Education – Pasco-Hernando Community College