McKissock Reveals Top-Rated Courses in Home Inspection and Land Surveying

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  • (1888PressRelease) January 25, 2013 - Warren, PA - McKissock, a leader in continuing education, reveals its top-ranking land surveyor and home inspector courses, with ethics/standards and water rights coming out on top. McKissock determined these rankings by looking at its five-star rating system, which allows all class attendees to provide feedback on the courses. Read the most recent course reviews and rankings at

    McKissock is a trusted resource for the most up-to-date regulation and compliance information. An approved education provider in almost every state, McKissock offers required state-specific courses that home inspection and land surveying professionals need to keep their licenses current.

    "We take student input seriously and actively use our rating system and comments sections to improve course material or make other changes," says Annie Creek, Business Development Manager at McKissock. "Customer satisfaction is a hallmark of our business and we appreciate the feedback. We are proud of how many courses rank highly and strive for five stars every time."

    These results are purely based on user-generated star ratings, not taking into consideration the number of people who have taken the course or their availability.

    Top home inspection courses include:

    1. American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice - 4.60 stars

    2. Home Inspection Safety - 4.54 stars

    3. Attic Ventilation - 4.54 stars

    4. Residential Cooling Systems and Heating Pump Inspections - 4.43 stars

    5. Basic Principles of a Residential Electrical Inspection - 4.37 stars

    Top land surveying courses include:

    1. Water Rights - 4.51 stars

    2. Utilities - Public and Otherwise - 4.42 stars

    3. Disputes Between Adjoining Landowners - 4.41 stars

    4. National Flood Insurance Program: Regulatory Basics for Land Development - 4.41 stars

    5. Boundaries and Monuments - 4.40 stars

    In order to stay compliant with each state board, not all courses are available in every state. However, people who would like to take courses purely for informational purposes may still do so. Feel free to contact Annie Creek at McKissock at annie.creek ( @ ) mckissock dot com if you have any requests or questions dot

    To highlight the land surveying profession in an entertaining way, McKissock also recently released a meme-inspired video called "What is a Land Surveyor?". The video takes a humorous look at what people think land surveyors do versus what they actually do on a daily basis.

    To learn more about McKissock, visit On the site, you can select a state for information on approved land surveying, engineering and home inspection courses. McKissock offers customizable packages, individual courses, correspondence books (for states that accept them), and a free license renewal reminder service.

    Jenny Foust
    Communications Strategy Group
    303.433.7020 (office) or 720.244.4268 (cell)
    jfoust ( @ ) csg-pr dot com

    About McKissock
    McKissock is an education company that educates, empowers and enriches professionals in real estate, appraisal, home inspection, land surveying and engineering. McKissock gives specialists access to relevant, easy-to-use and high-quality courses that provide the hours and information necessary to meet state compliance and regulation requirements. Founded in 1990, McKissock offers more than 100 courses and serves thousands of professionals daily. McKissock promises to provide a great experience that surpasses expectations; deliver interesting information that helps further careers in a way that is enjoyable, clear, concise and pleasant to digest; and seeks users' input to understand their needs so it can continue to serve its customers effectively throughout their careers.

    To learn more, visit

    Jenny Foust
    Communications Strategy Group
    3225 East 2nd Avenue
    Denver, CO 80206
    jfoust ( @ ) csg-pr dot com

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