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:

American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT)
Allied School of Home Inspection
BPI--Building Science Principles
Carson Dunlop
Green Training USA
Home Inspection University
Inspection Certification Associates (ICA)
Michael Casey Associates (MCA)
McKissock 100% Education
Monroe Infrared
National Swimming Pool Foundation
Professional Home Inspection Institute
Simpson Strong Tie
SoCal Edison
United Infrared

 Individual Courses Approved for CREIA CEC's

American Home Inspectors Training Institute (AHIT)AHIT, CREIA

Course Title # of CECs Approved through:
Professional Home Inspection Online Course 120 12/31/2020
3-Day Professional Home Inspection Blended Course 147 10/25/2020
5-Day Professional Home Inspection Blended Course 165 11/1/2020
Alternative, Renewable, Sustainable, and Green Energy 1 6/17/2020
Atoms, Conductors, Insulators, and Flow 1 6/17/2020
Biomass Energy: An Overview 1 6/17/2020
Business Writing Skills 1 6/17/2020
Circuits and Wires 1 6/17/2020
Commercial Building Energy Conservation 1.5 6/17/2020
Customer Service -Face to Face and on the Phone 2 1 6/17/2020
Direct and Alternating Current 1 6/17/2020
Direct Mail Marketing Techniques 2 6/17/2020
Electricity Distribution 1 6/17/2020
Home Energy Use: Helping Lower Electricity Bills  1.5 6/17/2020
Inspecting Pools and Spas 4 6/17/2020
Inspector Safety 3 6/17/2020
Oral Communication Skills 1.5 6/17/2020
Report Writing for Risk Reduction 8 6/17/2020
Smart Meters 1 6/17/2020
Solar Energy for Electricity and Heating 2 6/17/2020
Stress Management 1.5 6/17/2020
Time Management 1.5 6/17/2020
Voltage, Current, and Resistance 1 6/17/2020
Business Etiquette 1 8/18/2020
Geothermal Energy 1 8/18/2020

CREIA, McKissockMcKissock 100% Education

Through 2020

Course Title # of CECs Approved through:
The Components of Electrical Systems 2 4/28/2021
Practical and Successful Reporting 4 4/28/2021
Radon Inspection for Residential Properties 2 4/28/2021
Pool, Spa, and Sauna Inspections 1 4/28/2021
Roof Inspection 4 4/28/2021
Electricity and Electrical Inspections: From the Inside Out 3 4/28/2021
Exterior Inspections: Siding, Garages, and Carports 3 4/28/2021
Inspection of Foundations 3 4/28/2021
Introduction to Inspecting Built-In Appliances 1 4/28/2021
Inspection of Plumbing Systems 2 4/28/2021
Introduction to Inspecting Cooling Systems 1 12/4/2020 
Pests and Environmental Hazards 2 5/27/2021 
Interior Inspections 1 5/27/2021 
The Importance of Insulation 1 5/27/2021 
Framing Inspections: Floors, Walls, and Roof 3 5/27/2021 
Introduction to Inspecting Heating Systems 2 5/27/2021 
Conventional Heating and Cooling Inspections 6 5/27/2021 
Fireplace Inspections 2 5/27/2021 
Inspecting Water Heaters 2 5/27/2021 
Structural Home Inspection 2 5/27/2021 
Water Management: Proper Grading and Drainage Slopes from Foundations 1 5/27/2021 


Green Training USA
Through 2020

Course Title # of CECs Approved Through:
BPI Building Science Principles 12 12/23/2020
Understanding Energy Efficiency in Real Estate 12 12/23/2020
BPI Infiltration and Duct Leakage (IDL) 12 12/23/2020
BPI Building Analyst - Online Only 12 12/25/2020
RESNET HERS Rater - Online Only 12 12/25/2020
Residential Radon Measurement Certification Course 12 12/25/2020
A History of Radon 4 1/2/2021
Jobsite Safety Course 5 1/2/2021
OSHA Confined Spaces - Attics and Crawlspaces 4 1/2/2021
Intro to Solar Photovoltaics 6 1/2/2021
BPI Air Leakage Control Installer (ALCI) Online Course 12 1/2/2021