Course Syllabus

 

Course Description

 Protecting Your Home From Hazards

Having a place of your own is exciting and can be seen as a major milestone in life. It doesn't matter if it's a house or an apartment, own or rent, big or small, or where it is--it's yours. Unfortunately, a home can be stressful and carry a lot of responsibilities.

Between the upkeep and maintenance costs, there are a lot safety issues that can bring harm to your home and your family. These hazards can be a product of the environment or from the actions of others. You worry about what you would do if faced with these hazards and wonder if your home is protected.

So what can you do to keep your home safe? This course seeks to answer that very question by providing you with necessary information about the potential hazards your home may face at some point. Some topics will include:

 

  • Natural Disasters--Fires, floods, tornadoes, and other naturally occurring phenomenon that can wreak havoc to your property.
  • Structural Damage--Issues with the materials used in your home and dangers such as lead or asbestos. 
  • Uninvited Guests--Molds, pests, and burglars; outside forces that you want to keep out of your home as long as possible.
  • Prevention and Preparation--What to do when disaster strikes and what actions you can take to keep the damage to a minimum.
Many of the hazards discussed can happen regardless of where you live or what kind of home you have. The information in this course will provide you with the means to protect your home and help it recover from hazards when they strike. Let's get to it!
 
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe in general what home safety constitutes and why it is necessary to do.
  • Describe home safety strategies you can use for fire.
  • Describe home safety strategies you can use for asbestos.
  • Describe home safety strategies you can use for lead.
  • Describe home safety strategies you can use for mold.
  • Describe home safety strategies you can use for Chinese drywall.
  • Describe home safety strategies you can use for water damage.
  • Describe home safety strategies you can use for pests.
  • Describe home safety strategies you can use for corrosion, sewage, and septic.
  • Describe home safety strategies you can use for natural disasters.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Why this Course? 1 points
Quiz 1 50 points
Quiz 2 50 points
Quiz 3 50 points
Quiz 4 50 points
Quiz 5 50 points
Quiz 6 50 points
Quiz 7 50 points
Quiz 8 50 points
Quiz 9 50 points
Quiz 10 50 points
Quiz 11 50 points
Quiz 12 50 points
Quiz 13 50 points
Quiz 14 50 points
Quiz 15 50 points
The Final Exam 350 points
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