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VBCOA’S New residential Structures (NRS) for Home Inspectors (8 Hour)

April 26 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT

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NRS FLYER April 26 2021 (003)

VBCOA’s New Residential Structures Course was created because of a DPOR requirement that took affect on July 1st 2017.  DPOR states that a home inspectors shall have a New Residential Structures (NRS) designation in order to inspect a new residential structure. DPOR’s definition of a “New Residential Structure” or “NRS” means a residential structure for which the first conveyance of record title to a purchaser has not occurred or the purchaser has not taken possession, whichever occurs later. To obtain the NRS specialty a home inspector must have a current and valid home inspector license and submit proof of the successful completion of a DPOR Board approved NRS training module. In addition, to maintain the NRS specialty, the licensee shall submit proof of completion of a four-hour, board approved NRS continuing professional education (CPE) course.

The VBCOA NRS course is based on the following areas that DPOR requires you to cover in order to receive board approval.VBCOA’s New Residential Structures Course was created because of a DPOR requirement that took affect on July 1st 2017. DPOR states that a home inspectors shall have a New Residential Structures (NRS) designation in order to inspect a new residential structure. DPOR’s definition of a “New Residential Structure” or “NRS” means a residential structure for which the first conveyance of record title to a purchaser has not occurred or the purchaser has not taken possession, whichever occurs later. To obtain the NRS specialty a home inspector must have a current and valid home inspector license and submit proof of the successful completion of a DPOR Board approved NRS training module. In addition, to maintain the NRS specialty, the licensee shall submit proof of completion of a four-hour, board approved NRS continuing professional education (CPE) course.
The VBCOA NRS course is based on the following areas that DPOR requires you to cover in order to receive board approval.
A. The course must be a minimum of eight contact hours
B. The following subject areas as related to the Virginia Residential Code shall be included.
1. Origin of the Virginia Residential Code.
a. Overview of Title 36 of the Code of Virginia
b. Roles and responsibilities of the Board of Housing and Community Development and the Department of Housing and Community Development
C. Virginia Uniform Statewide Building Code, Part I (13VAC5-63-10 through 13VAC5-63-390) of 13VAC-63.
2. Scope of the Virginia Residential Code.
a. Purpose of the Virginia residential Code.
b. Exemptions from the Virginia Residential Code
c. Compliance Alternatives
d. Code official discretion in administration and enforcement of the Virginia Residential Code.
e. Process for amending the Virginia Residential Code.
f. Code violations and enforcement.
1. Statute of limitations.
2. Effect of Violations.
g. Examples of code and non-code violations.
3. Roles of the building code official and the home inspector, including an overview of 36-105 of the Code of Virginia.

For questions contact Christina Jackson Jacksoncd@nnva.gov

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Date:
April 26
Time:
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM EDT
Cost:
$350
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Christina Jackson
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