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Heating II Course Description

The Heating II Course will give you more knowledge on how to perform a professional heating system inspection
Chimney height above appliance illustration
Roof slopes — This illustration defines roofers’ terms for flat, low slope and conventional roofs. It is from Roofing Course, General Strategies Chapter. All of our 10 Courses contain easy-to-understand illustrations that help you understand the subject.

Course Overview

The Online Heating II Course continues with a focus on chimneys, wood heating, fireplaces, steam heating, electric heating systems and space heaters. Each topic starts with a description of how the system works. This Course concentrates on inspection strategies, test procedures and problem identification.

Within each section are several Study Sessions to guide you through the material. The Quick Quizzes will help you check your progress.

Course Outline


  • Masonry chimneys, metal chimneys or vents

Wood Heating

  • Furnaces, boilers, wood stoves, fireplaces

Steam Heating

  • Basics, common system types, controls

Electric Heating

  • Space heaters, furnaces, boilers, radiant heating

Wall and Floor Furnaces

  • Wall furnaces, floor furnaces, room heaters, gas fireplaces, gas logs

Course Duration

  • 33 hours

Learning Assessments

  • One midterm and one final exam — online
  • 70% passing grade overall (ON & BC slightly different)


  • $4,495* for the full Program (all 10 Home Inspection Courses) or $495 for any single Course** Includes all learning materials, tests, exams, tutor support and ongoing postgraduate support

    * For students in Ontario, the full Home Inspection Training Program is approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005 and successful completion leads to a certificate. ** Not available in Ontario.

  • Financing options available. Speak to one of our Education consultants to learn more

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