This plumbing class (in-person and virtual using Zoom) for home inspectors is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of residential plumbing systems. Students will learn to identify and inspect the various component of plumbing systems, including pipes, fixtures, and valves. The course will cover topics such as water supply systems, drainage and waste systems, venting, traps, and cross-connections. Students will also learn about common plumbing issues and how to identify them, as well as how to assess the condition of a plumbing system and report findings to clients. By the end of the course, students will have gained the knowledge and skills necessary to confidently inspect and report on plumbing systems in residential properties.
Jeff Lisse is the owner and chief inspector at Berwyn, Illinois-based At Home Inspectors Inc. For over 20 years, he has specialized in both residential and commercial inspection services, in addition to offering ride-along training to prospective Illinois home inspectors. Since 2019, he has been a field trainer and classroom instructor for Inspection Certification Associates (ICA), providing both hands-on technical training in the greater Chicago area and two-day field training classes in Indianapolis, IN. Jeff holds an engineering degree and has ten years of experience as a licensed electrician.