Course Length:12 Hours
CE Credit: Consumer Protection
After your purchase is complete, you may access your Online Education course(s) by visiting http://www. onlineed.com/car
You will have up to ONE (1) year from the date of purchase to access and complete this course.
Also part of Ed-Pak 45-15
This course is designed to give the licensee a comprehensive understanding of the many environmental issues that frequently arise in today's residential real estate transaction. A discussion of lead, asbestos, radon, molds and fungi, VOCs, potable water supply, clandestine drug labs, and underground storage tanks informs the student of the nature of the environmental hazard, the methods available to detect the hazard and possible abatement methods and procedures. Included in the discussion of each environmental hazard are practice tips for the licensee which will assist the licensee in dealing with the specific hazard in the residential transaction.
This course contains approximately 12 hours of reading materials which includes approximately 118 pages of course text material along with approximately 40 pages of the California Department of Health Service's Residential Environmental Hazards: A guide for Homeowners, Homebuyers, Landlords and Tenants, the Residential Earthquake Hazards Report, and the EPA's 19-page Protect Your Family From Lead in Your Home booklet. The course is divided into nine segments. Review quizzes are at the end of each segment. A final examination is required at the end of the course. The final examination consists of 30 questions. A test score of 70% or greater is required for course completion. The final examination is not downloadable or printable. BRE rules require that the final examination time may not exceed 30 minutes for this course. BRE requirements allow for ONE re-take of a failed final exam. A second failure will result in a failing score for the entire course and it must be purchased again for credit.
The course materials are delivered in PDF format. The course may also be read on an iPad, Kindle, or other compatible mobile device. All incremental testing and final exams must be taken online.
The course authors are Harlow Spaan, Jeff Sorg, and the OnlineEd staff. The copyright date is 2005-2013. This course may not be reproduced without the permission of OnlineEd. The Residential Environmental Hazards booklet is produced by the California Department of Health Services and bears a 2005 copyright date. The Protect Your Family booklet is produced by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, version September 2013.
BRE Disclaimer Statement
This course is approved for continuing education credit by the California Bureau of Real Estate. However, this approval does not constitute an endorsement of the views or opinions which are expressed by the course sponsor, instructor, authors or lecturers.