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SITE Basic Inspection

Intended for:
All participants in the WETT training system 
 
Length:
One full working day.

Prerequisites:
Completion of the Code Compliance and Wood-burning Systems courses. Eighty (80) weeks of industry experience is recommended and is required to achieve certification.

Objectives:

  • To introduce participants to the Levels of Inspection and SITE Guidelines and the roles and responsibilities for professionals when conducting inspections of solid-fuel-burning systems.
  • To prepare you to conduct, document and report on a basic visual inspection of a wood-burning appliance and its venting system.

Scope:
To create more uniformity in inspection activities and provide participants with instruction in level-one inspection activities. Included are Inspection Checklist forms as well as a documentation and reporting process that will provide you with the essential and required content for your Inspection Report.

Content:

  • Levels of inspection and SITE Guidelines
  • Homeowner communication
  • The wood-burning stove and flue pipe inspections
  • Factory-built chimney inspections
  • Masonry chimney inspections
  • Masonry fireplace inspections
  • Factory-built fireplace inspections
  • Fireplace insert and hearth-mounted stove inspections

Output:
Inspectors: Successful completion of the course (70% on the examination), when combined with the necessary 80 weeks of field inspection experience (including at least 30 inspections of wood-burning appliances) and a letter of reference, results in WETT certification SITE Basic Inspection. 

Salespeople and Installers: Successful completion of the course (70% on the examination), when combined with the necessary 80 weeks of industry experience (including at least 30 installations of wood-burning appliances for technicians) and a letter of reference, results in WETT certification SITE Basic Inspection, Technician and/or System Advisor.

Please note: prices are subject to change and may vary by region. Visit the courses in your area section for specific dates, course locations and registration information.

  • Course code: SB
  • Price: $335 (+tax)
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