NorQuest’s home inspection program offers learners the skills required to potentially work as independent consultants,” says Michael Mason, Manager of Business Development at NorQuest College.
Toronto,ON (PRWEB) June 13, 2012
Carson Dunlop and NorQuest 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 through distance learning content that is delivered in a highly visual and easy to understand format. The program is focused on practical applied technical knowledge and learning that provides students with a solid foundation for success in the home inspection field.
The comprehensive education program covering all aspects of the home inspection profession was created in collaboration with education design consultants and distance education specialists.
“We are thrilled to be working with NorQuest College,” 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.”
“NorQuest’s home inspection program offers learners the skills required to potentially work as independent consultants,” says Michael Mason, Manager of Business Development at NorQuest College. “With the ongoing growth of the real estate sector, the opportunity to become your own boss in the field of home inspection is excellent.”
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 subjects. 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 NorQuest College, please visit http://www.norquest.ca/coned/homeinspection.asp
About NorQuest College
NorQuest is a Comprehensive Community Institution, based in downtown Edmonton, serving approximately 7,500 students a year throughout Alberta in full-time, part-time, distance and regional programs. NorQuest is the regional steward for the Edmonton region - encompassing an area from Camrose to Jasper and Drayton Valley to Whitecourt - ensuring access to post-secondary education. NorQuest provides high-quality learning opportunities that prepare graduates for careers and further studies in business, industry, health sciences, human services, early learning and education, and information, communication and design technologies. A leader in enhancing access to post-secondary education, the College is widely recognized for its foundational learning opportunities in academic upgrading, adult literacy, employment readiness and English as a Second Language education. NorQuest programming is sensitive to the cultural experience of Aboriginal learners, and learners for whom English is a second language. The College is a leader in meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. For more information, visit http://www.norquest.ca.
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 30 colleges and universities.
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