Manufactured Homes Course
| Hours: 16 | Type:
Online | Enroll
Manufactured homes, also referred
to as mobile homes, are one of the fastest growing home inspection markets in the country. This course, available
online and on CD-ROM, teahes you how to perform an inspection on a manufactured home and how to write an inspection
report that properly addresses its components and systems.
PHII offers the only course that includes
manufactured housing report forms.
Mobile/manufactured housing must be inspected differently than traditional site-built housing because they are
built to HUD regulations which affects the design and construction methods. Some important points include the non-removable
chasis, bracing and support systems, the 4-wire electrical service common to all manufactured homes, polybutylene
supply piping, wind/load/thermal zone ratings, metal roofing, skirting, under wrap, and potentially hazardous aluminum
You will learn to distinguish manufactured homes that use higher quality construction materials from those that
use lower quality materials. The course will teach you the different construction methods and how to recognize
them. You will also learn about the HUD Manufactured Home Construction & Safety Standards, and the regulations
for electrical, gas, water and sewer hookups.
|What You Will Master
Understanding manufactured, modular, and site-built
HUD Labels and interpreting Data Plates
HUD code with common residential code
the correct wind/load/thermal zone
piers, and stabilizing systems
on Roof-overs and other homeowner-added systems
structural defects from lower quality materials
the skirting, crawl spaces and belly wrap
electrical panels and proper neutral buss bonding
fire hazards and HUD-required egress
Online Course Access and supplemental Course CD-ROM, Online Flashcards & Testing, Certificate of Completion,
Toll Free Student Support, Free $199 Membership in NSHI, the National Society of Home Inspectors, Free $149 InspectHost website.
Bonus Manufactured Home Inspection Report Addendum Forms.
||Fees: $299 | Hours: 16 | Type: Online | Enroll