This in-person class offers students the opportunity to participate in a full day of hands-on training inspecting a commercial building. The subject building provides a one-of-a-kind opportunity to inspect three common types of commercial properties — a restaurant, a brewery, and an auto repair garage — all under one roof.

What to Expect

Instructor Rob Claus, CMI®, will guide students through all of the major systems and components of the subject property. This will allow students to become familiar with a variety of commercial systems and to ask questions about the systems as they inspect them. Throughout the day, Rob will also discuss inspection methodology, how the systems work, defect recognition, and best practices for reporting according to the International Standards of Practice for Inspecting Commercial Properties (ComSOP).

Students can expect to gain hands-on experience inspecting commercial systems and components, including the roof, HVAC, plumbing, electrical, and interior and exterior areas. This training also provides a unique opportunity to assess a commercial kitchen, such as the exhaust, ventilation, and fire safety.

What to Bring

Students are encouraged to bring their preferred reporting software systems and note-taking materials. A mock inspection checklist will be provided. Students will also receive checklists for many of the major systems inspected, including a rooftop unit, make-up air unit, hanging gas furnace, Type I exhaust hood, low-slope roof, and more. A portion of the class will take place outside, so please be aware of the weather conditions and dress appropriately.

Class Dates & Registration for Inspection Field Training

Class Date: Monday, September 18, 2023 (from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
Venue: Collision Brewing Company and Restaurant at 1436 Skyway Dr. in Longmont, CO 80504

CCPIA members: $450
Non-members: $500

Register today to build confidence through in-person mentorship while sharpening your skills! Class size is limited. Lunch and beverages are provided.

Insider Look & Student Testimonial

Travel Details & Additional Information

The class is located at 1436 Skyway Dr, Longmont, CO 80504, about 35 minutes from Denver International Airport. There are plenty of hotel options within 3 miles of the training location.

Rob Claus, CMI®, is CCPIA’s Director of Education. He has 25 years of experience as a professional inspector, having inspected more than 15,000 properties nationwide. He has also been an educator for much of his career, leading classes and conducting presentations at conferences. His extensive experience and background as an educator and inspector have made him one of the industry’s top instructors. His areas of expertise are commercial building systems, as well as commercial property inspection procedures and business development.

Students will receive a Certificate of Completion for completing this class. It is approved for 8 hours of InterNACHI®  continuing education credits.