CREIA Approved Education


The education listed in the Events Calendar are CREIA-sponsored education or education approved by CREIA for continuing education credit. CREIA Associates (formerly Candidates), CREIA Members, Certified CREIA Inspectors, and Master CREIA Inspectors must report and document to CREIA at least thirty (30) Continuing Education Credits (CECs) per membership year. At least ten (10) of those CECs must be CREIA-sponsored programs. Up to 20 CECs may be gained in a renewal year by any of the approved educational partners.

Click here for other ways to earn CECs with CREIA and CEC guidelines.

Regarding CARRY OVER CECs: Members with five years membership are allowed to carry over 5 excess CECs from previous years toward any future year’s requirements. Members with ten years membership are allowed to carry over 10 excess CECs from previous years toward any future year’s requirements.

You may take any of the education listed to obtain CECs, but the member is responsible for all costs outside of membership; if you are looking for pricing, please click the website link provided to their respective pages. CREIA does not recommend specific courses, however, the education listed is in compliance with CREIA's Standards of Practice and § 7195 California Business & Professions Code for Home Inspectors in the State of California. All courses are submitted annually and reviewed by the CREIA Education Committee.

In addition to others specifically named in the Event List/Calendar continuing education from the following organizations are approved:

American Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT)
ASHI
BPI
Carson Dunlop

CREIA
CREIA/ASHI Chapters
Home Inspection University

IAPMO
Inspection Certification Associates (ICA)

ICC
Michael Casey Associates (MCA)
McKissock 100% Education
Monroe Infrared
NADRA
National Swimming Pool Foundation
Professional Home Inspection Institute
Simpson Strong Tie
https://www.laddersafetytraining.org/

 Date Approved Until Education Source | Course Title | CECs Granted
Jun 2017
Online Event

CREIA, Michael CaseyMichael Casey Associates (MCA)

  • Commercial Inspection Management - Online Course (16)
June 2017
Online Events

Home Inspection Universityalt

  • AC & High Efficiency Furnace Inspection online (1 CEC)
  • Basement & Attic Inspection Online (1 CEC)
  • Composition Roofing Inspection (1 CEC)
  • Electric Panel Inspection (2 CECs)
  • Exterior Inspection (1 CEC)
  • Interior Inspection (1 CEC)
  • NEC 2014 Update for Home Inspectors (1 CEC)
  • Pool Inspection (1 CEC)
  • Roof and Floor Truss Inspection (2 CECs)
Aug 2017
Online Events

AHIT, CREIAAmerican Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT)

  • OnCourse Real Estate, Inc. dba American Home Inspectors Training (120) CREIA CEC's for their Professional Home Inspection Online Course.
  • Home Inspection Master Course Plus Three Days Hands-on-Training - Online & Live Course (120) + (27)
Sept 2017
Online Events

CREIA, McKissockMcKissock 100% Education

  • Home Inspection From the Ground Up - Online Course (3)
  • Inspection What's Outside the Home - Online Course (2)
  • Interior and Exterior Inspections of Key Areas - Online Course (8)
  • Safety Precautions for Home Inspectors - Online Course (2)
  • Thermal Imaging for Home Inspectors - Online Course (3)
  • Electrical Inspection Inside & Out - Online Course (3)
  • Energy Efficient Home Inspections - Online Course (2)
  • Radon Inspection for Residential Properties online education course (3)
  • Practical and Successful Reporting online education course (3)
Sept 2017
Online Event

CREIA, Michael CaseyMichael Casey Associates (MCA)

  • CREIA Report Writing Standards Online - Online Course & Final Exam (1.5)
Oct 2017
Live and Online Events

CREIA, Michael CaseyMichael Casey Associates (MCA)

  • MCA Live Home Inspection Class & Final Exam
    Also satisfies Group SOP Inspection requirement for CREIA's Path To Success Program (60)
  • Fundamentals of Home Inspection - Online Class & Final Exam (40)
  • Principals of Home Inspection - Online Class & Final Exam (100)
  • House: Buy - Fix - Sell - Online Class & Final Exam (4)
  • Claims Consultant - Online Class & Final Exam (2)
  • The Truth About Mold - Online Class & Final Exam (4)
  • Pool and Spa Inspection - Online Class & Final Exam (8)
  • Pre-Drywall Inspection - Online Class & Final Exam (8)
Oct 2017
Online Events

McKissock 100% EducationCREIA, McKissock

  • Radon Inspection for Residential Properties - Online Class (2)
  • Practical and Successful Reporting - Online class (4)
October 2017
Online Events

Professional Home Inspection Institute alt

  • Initial/Basic Course (90 hours)
  • Advanced Course (32 hours)
  • Commercial Mold Inspection (16 hours)
  • Defect Recognition (8 hours)
  • Energy Audit Diagnostic (20 hours)
  • Environmental Hazards (8 hours)
  • House Framing (45 hours)
  • Infrared Level 1 Thermography (60 hours)
  • Infrared Moisture Survey (24 hours)
  • Manufactured Home Inspection (16 hours)
  • Mold Remediation Certification (40 hours)
  • Mold Remediation Protocols (16 hours)
  • Pool and Spa Inspection (14 hours)
  • Radon Measurement Certification (16 hours)
  • Residential Mold Inspection (90 hours)
  • Structural Pest Inspection (24 hours)
  • Weatherization & Insulation Remediation (24 hours)
Nov 2017
Online Events

AHIT, CREIAAmerican Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT)

  • Alternative, Renewable, Sustainable, and Green Energy (1)
  • Atoms, Conductors, Insulators, and Flow (1)
  • Biomass Energy: An Overview (1)
  • Business Etiquette (1)
  • Business Writing Skills (1)
  • Circuits and Wires (1)
  • Commercial Building Energy Conservation (1.5)
  • Customer Service- Face to Face and On the Phone, (2)
  • Direct and Alternating Current (1)
  • Direct Mail Marketing Techniques (2)
  • Electricity Distribution (1)
  • Geothermal Energy (1)
  • Home Energy Use: Helping Lower Electricity Bills (1.5)
  • Oral Communication Skills (1.5)
  • Smart Meters (1)
  • Solar Energy for Electricity and Heating (2)
  • Stress Management (1.5)
  • Time Management (1.5)
  • Voltage, Current, and Resistance (1)
Dec 2017
Online Events

National Swimming Pool Foundation alt

  • Certified Pool/Spa Inspector Online Course (3)
  • Home Pool Essentials Online Course (2)
Jan 2017
Online Events

AHIT, CREIAAmerican Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT)

  • Report Writing for Risk Reduction (8)
  • Inspector Safety (3)
  • Inspecting Pools and Spas (4)
Feb 2017
Online Events

CREIA, McKissockMcKissock 100% Education

  • Roof Inspection - Online Course (4)
Feb 2017
Online Events
ICA, CREIA Educational Affiliate

Inspection Certification Associates (ICA)

  • Real Estate Inspection Certification Program - Interactive Online Class (120)
Mar 2017
Online Events

American Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT) alt

  • Advanced Electrical - Online Class (8) through 3/2016 only
  • Report Writing - Online Class (3)
  • Inspector Safety - Online Class (3)
  • Inspecting Pools & Spas - Online Class (4)
Mar 2017
Online Events

CREIA, McKissockMcKissock 100% Education

  • HVAC Systems and Duct work - Online Class (3)
  • Roof Inspection Course - Online Class (4)
Mar 2017

CREIA, Michael CaseyMichael Casey Associates (MCA)

  • Live Home Inspection Training Class (60)