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 Approved through:
Professional Home Inspection Online Course 120 11/26/2021
3-Day Professional Home Inspection Blended Course 147 11/26/2021
5-Day Professional Home Inspection Blended Course 165 11/26/2021
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

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 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 3/5/2022 
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 
Energy Efficient Home Inspections 2 7/28/2021
Home Inspection - From the Ground Up 3 7/28/2021
Inspecting What's Outside the Home 2 7/28/2021
Safety Precautions for Home Inspectors 1.5 7/28/2021