Home Inspection Certificate

College of Staten Island - CUNY

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Career Training Program
Program Code: GES704
Hours: 200
Fees: $2295.00 USD

About The Instructor

Joseph P. Cummins is a graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology, where he majored in civil engineering. He began performing home inspections 28 years ago and has personally inspected thousands of houses, multiple- dwelling units, and commercial properties. As director of engineering services for an established home inspection business, he was instrumental in developing a commercial inspection program. He also coordinated all training aspects related to the inspection of condominiums, multiple dwellings, and commercial properties, including staff supervision, physical inspection, report presentations, and expert witness testimony. Joe also has 10 years of experience as the technical director of a nationwide relocation inspection services program.

For the past 15 years, Joe has provided educational programs and technical publications for the home inspection industry. He currently serves as an instructor for NIBI's home inspection training programs and seminars. Joe's responsibilities also include the development and implementation of new technical training programs, report- writing forms and programs, and inspector support materials. He’s the principal author and instructor for this Home Inspection Online Training Program. He has been a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors since 1977 and has been licensed as a New Jersey building inspector and WDI inspector.

Associate Instructors:

John Hendricks is a graduate of Trenton State College, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in industrial arts education with a major in power mechanics and a minor in electronics. He earned a second Bachelor of Science degree in industrial engineering. The last 20 years, John's work experience has been in the home inspection field. During that time he performed thousands of home inspections on residential and light commercial buildings. He also developed and managed all facets of ancillary and environmental services, including but not limited to inspector quality control, worker health and safety programs, and federal and state licensing requirements for one of the largest home inspection firms in New Jersey. 

John serves as an instructor for NIBI's home inspection training programs and seminars. He’s a member of the American Society of Home Inspectors. He’s currently certified or licensed as a radon mitigation specialist, radon measurement specialist, commercial certified pesticide applicator, lead-based paint inspector/risk assessor, and buried fuel tank technician.

Joseph J. Tangradi studied architectural drafting at the American Institute of Design in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joe also has extensive experience in the residential construction field, particularly in home remodeling and renovating. Since 1993, Joe has performed thousands of inspections on residential homes and light commercial properties and has served as an instructor for NIBI's home inspector training programs and seminars. He is a NIBI certified inspector, member of the American Society of Home Inspectors, a licensed radon measurement technician, a licensed lead-based paint inspector/risk assessor, and a certified exterior insulation finish systems inspector.

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