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 (Conference, online education, chapter events). Up to 20 CECs may be gained in a renewal year by any of the approved educational partners.

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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:

 Individual Courses Approved for CREIA CEC's

American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT)AHIT, CREIA

Course Title # of CECs Expiration Date
Professional Home Inspection Online Course 120 5/17/23
3-Day Professional Home Inspection Blended Course 147 5/17/23
4-Day Professional Home Inspection Blended Course 154 5/17/23
5-Day Professional Home Inspection Blended Course 165 5/17/23
Alternative, Renewable, Sustainable, and Green Energy 1 5/17/23
Atoms, Conductors, Insulators, and Flow 1 5/17/23
Biomass Energy: An Overview 1 5/17/23
Business Etiquette 1 5/17/23
Business Writing Skills 1 5/17/23
Circuits and Wires 1 5/17/23
Commercial Building Energy Conservation 1.5 5/17/23
Customer Service - Face to Face and on the Phone 1 5/17/23
Direct and Alternating Current 1 5/17/23
Direct Mail Marketing Techniques 2 5/17/23
Electricity Distribution 1 5/17/23
Geothermal Energy 1 5/17/23
Home Energy Use: Helping Lower Electricity Bills  1.5 5/17/23
Inspecting Pools and Spas 4 5/17/23
Inspector Safety 3 5/17/23
Oral Communication Skills 1.5 5/17/23
Report Writing for Risk Reduction 8 5/17/23
Smart Meters 1 5/17/23
Solar Energy for Electricity and Heating 2 5/17/23
Stress Management 1.5 5/17/23
Time Management 1.5 5/17/23
Voltage, Current, and Resistance 1 5/17/23

American Society of Home Inspectors

2021 Virtual Summit Course Title # of CECs Approved Through
100 Most Commonly Missed Electrical Defects 2 3/21/2022
ASHI Standard Deck Inspection 2 3/21/2022
Electrical Panel Inspection 2 3/21/2022
Home Inspection Methodology and Learning from Mistakes 2 3/21/2022
How to Identify Major Exterior Water Problems 2  3/21/2022
Major Foundation Failures 2  3/21/2022

CREIA, McKissockMcKissock 100% Education

Course Title # of CECs  
Modern Roof and Attic Ventilation Systems 3 10/18/2023
The Components of Electrical Systems 2 10/18/2023
Home Inspection: Getting Started and Creating an Inspection Report 1 10/18/2023
The Importance of Insulation 1 10/18/2023
Metes and Bounds 2 10/18/2023
Radon and Home Inspections: An Overview 2 10/18/2023
Pool, Spa, and Sauna Inspections 1 10/18/2023
Exterior Inspections: Siding, Garages, and Carports 3 10/18/2023
Inspection of Foundations 2 10/18/2023
Introduction to Inspecting Built-In Appliances 1 10/18/2023
Inspection of Plumbing Systems 2 10/18/2023
Introduction to Inspecting Cooling Systems 1 10/18/2023
Pests and Environmental Hazards 1 10/18/2023
Interior Inspections 1 10/18/2023
Framing Inspections: Floors, Walls, and Roof 3 10/18/2023
Conventional Heating and Cooling Inspections 6 10/18/2023
Fireplace Inspections 2 10/18/2023
Inspecting Water Heaters 2 10/18/2023
Water Management: Proper Grading and Drainage Slopes from Foundations 1 10/18/2023