OAR 812-008-0074
Approved Course Subjects and Education Providers


The following subject areas are approved for continuing education units: Report writing, communication skills, business practices, legal issues, ethics, national examination content items, building codes, construction, renovation, lead-based paint and home inspector standards of practice.


If applicable, a foreign company applying to be an education provider must be authorized by the Oregon Corporation Division to do business in Oregon. All education provider applicants must register their assumed business name(s) used in Oregon with the Oregon Corporation Division.


Education provider applicants shall complete an application form prescribed by the agency that shall include but is not limited to the following information:


Evidence that the education provider applicant complies with section (2) of this rule.


An outline that demonstrates the goals and objectives of the education program are appropriate for Oregon Home Inspectors;


Certification that the courses intended for Oregon Home Inspectors are in the approved subject matter stated in OAR 812-008-0074 (Approved Course Subjects and Education Providers)(1).


Certification that the instructors are qualified and have:


Experience in subject matter.


Licenses, certificates, and/or degrees in subject matter.


Background in training or adult education; and


Knowledge of home inspection industry.


Certification that the criteria used by the education provider to approve and evaluate instructors and courses are stringent and ongoing.


Education providers offering continuing education units as defined in 812-008-0072 (Approved Continuing Education Units)(1)(a) shall provide completion certificates to course attendees within 30 days from the date of course completion. Course completion certificates shall include but are not limited to the following:


Education provider’s name;


Attendee’s name;


Date of course;


Subject areas covered in course;


Number of clock hours or continuing education units; and


Signature of education program designee.


The agency may terminate a provider’s program if they do not meet the agency’s approved criteria.

Source: Rule 812-008-0074 — Approved Course Subjects and Education Providers, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=812-008-0074.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 812-008-0074’s source at or​.us