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WAHI Spring 2023 Education House & Training Seminar

  • 03 Mar 2023
  • 7:00 AM
  • 04 Mar 2023
  • 5:30 PM
  • Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Fond du Lac

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Registration for Friday morning, Friday afternoon, and/or Saturday.
  • Registration for Friday morning, Friday afternoon, and/or Saturday.
  • Registration for Friday morning, Friday afternoon, and/or Saturday
  • Registration for Friday morning, Friday afternoon, and/or Saturday.
  • The Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors, Inc. (WAHI) is offering a great opportunity to boost your business exposure by being an exhibitor at our 2023 Spring Seminar.
  • The Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors, Inc. (WAHI) is offering a great opportunity to boost your business exposure by being an exhibitor at our 2023 Spring Seminar.

Register
WAHI Spring 2023 Education House & Training Seminar - 15 Credits
Friday, March 3 and Saturday, March 4

  Click HERE for details!


Friday, March 3rd

Up to 7 Credits

This educational programming is in-person only 


      Education House

This on-site inspection training event is comprised of 2 parts - a peer review in the morning, followed by a rotation training in the afternoon. WAHI has obtained the use of a home in the Fond du Lac area for this program. This portion of the educational programming will not be available online.

Part 1: Peer Review - Friday Morning 

This peer review is an opportunity for you to evaluate and refine your inspection skills with the aid of a panel of your peers, rather than a person in a black robe and a big “hammer” (a.k.a., gavel). Results are kept completely confidential. 

Morning attendees will be suitably spaced in timing and distance, there will be a "one way" path to follow. 

Participants will have two hours to complete their inspection - electrical panels will already be removed, ladders in place, cover off the furnace, etc. to aid with the limited time. Upon completion participants will immediately present their findings and their completed report to the panel, as if to a client - the panel of judges have inspected the house and identified defects. 

Participants are to use their own report format to complete during the inspection process and their own tools. There will be “must find, must report” items the review panel will be looking for in your report.  The panel will be focusing on the identification of major defects, not issues such as windows or doors sticking. During the inspection process communication between participants will not be allowed - this event is intended to help participants evaluate their personal skill level. 

This program is strictly in-person and space is limited, register early to secure your spot! If you have not yet attended this program during past seminar weekends, I encourage you to check it out this year - this is a program that has been very well-received each and every time!

The morning session is worth 3 continuing education credits

Part 2: Inspection Training - Friday afternoon

The afternoon session is a rotation training at the same property. Experienced inspectors and contractors will be posted throughout the house in numerous locations to provide approximately 50 minute presentations on how to inspect various components. Participants will rotate from one area/presenter to the next area/presenter. 

The afternoon training will take place from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and will be worth 4 continuing education credits. Space is limited; register early to ensure your participation.


Fees to Attend the Education House

  • Peer Review (morning) - WAHI Member $125.00, Nonmember $175.00
  • Peer Review (morning) - Not Yet Licensed $75.00
  • Rotation Training (afternoon) - WAHI Member  $100.00, Nonmember  $150.00
  • Rotation Training (afternoon) - Not Yet Licensed  $50.00

Lunch is included for Peer Review participants. 

All participants must preregister as space is limited – no on-site registrations.

All participants will be notified the week of February 27th with the address of the Education House and any other important details.


For further information, please contact Education House Chair Mike Carson 

715-212-4051 or carsonhomeinspector@gmail.com


 Also on Friday...

Cocktail Party in the Vendor Room!

7-9 pm at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center

Appetizers, drinks and raffle prizes!

    
Saturday, March 4th

8 Credits

This portion of the educational programming is being offered

in-person and online

    

     7 - 8 am     Check-In and Hot Breakfast Buffet

     8:00 am      Welcome

                        Masonry Chimney and Fireplace Inspections

                            Bill Majewski, Goldens Chimney

                            Tom Urban, Estoban Corporation and Chim-Scan

     9:45 am      Break and Visit the Vendors 

   10:15 am      Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning 

                           Matt Bond, Badger Balancing LLC

   12:00  pm     Lunch/Annual Meeting/Visit the Vendors   

     1:30 pm      Realtor Panel

                            Michael Sewell, WRA and Coldwell Banker

                            Jenelle Bruno, First Weber

                            Gus Garcia, RE/MAX Heritage

                            Kevin Jones, Adashun Jones   

     3:15 pm      Break and Visit the Vendors 

     3:45 pm      The Science and Art of Masonry Inspections

                            WAHI Member John Freiburger, Freiburger Consulting

     5:30 pm      Conclusion


 Register by February 15th for the Early Bird Rates listed below: 

     Student - $100.00

     Member - $195.00

     Non-Member - $245.00

  Starting February 16th -  Fees listed above will increase by $50.00 

  Walk-In Registrations are accepted (Saturday only) - add $30.00

Lodging  

Radisson Hotel and Conference Center
625 W. Rolling Meadows Drive, Fond du lac, WI 54937


A block of rooms is being held for Thursday March 2, Friday March 3 and Saturday March 4 
with rates starting at $119.00.

To reserve a room, call 920.923.1440, Ext 0 - be sure to mention the WAHI Spring 2023 Seminar when making your reservation.

Room block expires on 
Thursday, February 2, 2023     

This inspection review event is an opportunity for you to evaluate and refine your inspection skills with the aid of a panel of your peers, rather than a person with a black robe and a big “hammer” (i.e. gavel). Results will be kept strictly confidential.

The inspections will begin at 8:00 AM.  Participants will have two hours to complete their inspection (electrical panels will already be removed, ladders in place, cover off the furnace, etc. to aid in the time limit)   Upon completion participants will immediately present their findings and their completed report to the panel as if to a client - the panel of judges have inspected the house and identified defects. Participants are required to bring 2 additional inspection reports (recently completed) for review by the panel to access if they are meeting state standards. There will be “must find, must report” items, previously identified by the review panel, the panel will be looking for (the panel will be focusing on the identification of major defects, not issues such as windows or doors sticking). During the inspection process communication between participants will not be allowed - this event is intended to help participants evaluate their personal skill level. The morning session will be worth 3 continuing education credits.  Space is limited; register early to ensure your participation.

This inspection review event is an opportunity for you to evaluate and refine your inspection skills with the aid of a panel of your peers, rather than a person with a black robe and a big “hammer” (i.e. gavel). Results will be kept strictly confidential.

The inspections will begin at 8:00 AM.  Participants will have two hours to complete their inspection (electrical panels will already be removed, ladders in place, cover off the furnace, etc. to aid in the time limit)   Upon completion participants will immediately present their findings and their completed report to the panel as if to a client - the panel of judges have inspected the house and identified defects. Participants are required to bring 2 additional inspection reports (recently completed) for review by the panel to access if they are meeting state standards. There will be “must find, must report” items, previously identified by the review panel, the panel will be looking for (the panel will be focusing on the identification of major defects, not issues such as windows or doors sticking). During the inspection process communication between participants will not be allowed - this event is intended to help participants evaluate their personal skill level. The morning session will be worth 3 continuing education credits.  Space is limited; register early to ensure your participation.

This inspection review event is an opportunity for you to evaluate and refine your inspection skills with the aid of a panel of your peers, rather than a person with a black robe and a big “hammer” (i.e. gavel). Results will be kept strictly confidential.

The inspections will begin at 8:00 AM.  Participants will have two hours to complete their inspection (electrical panels will already be removed, ladders in place, cover off the furnace, etc. to aid in the time limit)   Upon completion participants will immediately present their findings and their completed report to the panel as if to a client - the panel of judges have inspected the house and identified defects. Participants are required to bring 2 additional inspection reports (recently completed) for review by the panel to access if they are meeting state standards. There will be “must find, must report” items, previously identified by the review panel, the panel will be looking for (the panel will be focusing on the identification of major defects, not issues such as windows or doors sticking). During the inspection process communication between participants will not be allowed - this event is intended to help participants evaluate their personal skill level. The morning session will be worth 3 continuing education credits.  Space is limited; register early to ensure your participation.

This inspection review event is an opportunity for you to evaluate and refine your inspection skills with the aid of a panel of your peers, rather than a person with a black robe and a big “hammer” (i.e. gavel). Results will be kept strictly confidential.

The inspections will begin at 8:00 AM.  Participants will have two hours to complete their inspection (electrical panels will already be removed, ladders in place, cover off the furnace, etc. to aid in the time limit)   Upon completion participants will immediately present their findings and their completed report to the panel as if to a client - the panel of judges have inspected the house and identified defects. Participants are required to bring 2 additional inspection reports (recently completed) for review by the panel to access if they are meeting state standards. There will be “must find, must report” items, previously identified by the review panel, the panel will be looking for (the panel will be focusing on the identification of major defects, not issues such as windows or doors sticking). During the inspection process communication between participants will not be allowed - this event is intended to help participants evaluate their personal skill level. The morning session will be worth 3 continuing education credits.  Space is limited; register early to ensure your participation.

The afternoon session will be inspection training at the same property.  Experienced inspectors and contractors will be posted throughout the house in numerous locations to provide approximately 45 minute presentations on how to inspect various components - participants will then rotate to the next area/presenter.  The training will take place from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm and will be worth 4 continuing education credits. Space is limited; register early to ensure your participation.

7 - 8 am     Registration and Breakfast

  8:00 am   Attic Insulation

                       Ed Cottingham, Zonolite Attic Insulatin Trust

                  Steps to Perform RV Inspections

                     Bob and Sally Nielsen, RV Inspection Connection

  9:45 am     Break and Visit the Vendors       

10:15 am     Siding and Flashing Deficiencies

                     Joe Martis & Matt Sneider, Guardian Exteriors

12:00 pm   Lunch/Annual Meeting/Visit the Vendors

  1:30 pm   In-Floor Radiant Heat

                     Howie Heier, Hydro-Flo Products, Inc.

  3:15 pm     Break and Visit the Vendors

  3:45 pm     Smoke Alarms - Deadly Differences 

                     Skip Walker, Walker Property Evaluation Services

  5:30 pm   Distribution of CEU Certificates

Ho-Chunk Casino, S3214 Hwy 12, Baraboo, WI

To reserve a room, call 1-800-746-2486. A block of rooms is being held for March 12, March 13 and

March 14 at a rate of $89.00. Be sure to mention “3747” when making your reservation.

Room block expires on Sunday March 1, 2015

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