Licensing and Professional Development

Many New York State licensing boards and professional organizations require that licensees complete a pre-specified number of continuing education hours per license period. The goal of such continuing education units (CEUs)–also referred to as Professional Development Units PDUs and Continuing Professional Education CPEs– -is to help professionals in various industries remain current on best practices, business methods, processes, and new regulatory requirements that allow them to create, maintain, and improve upon their fields.
Please note: Please contact your own licensing board, association, or organization to find out complete requirement details.

Home Inspection
Real Estate
Driver’s Education
NYS Teacher’s Certifications Workshops

Home Inspection License

(NYSDOS MODULE 1) EXTERIOR, ROOFING & STRUCTURE INSPECTION

This course covers the essentials for inspecting the exterior, roofing and structural elements of a home. Students will learn about the various components, procedures for inspecting the different components, and the typical issues encountered as well as how to identify those issues. Students will learn about the different exterior components of a house and the procedures for inspecting elements such as site work, wall coverings, doors, windows, porches, balconies, decks and walls. Students will also learn about the different components of a roof, and inspecting elements such as roof surfaces, trim, flashing and drainage. The course will also cover a detailed discussion of inspecting various structural components including foundations, basements, crawl spaces, walls and framing. Required text: Principles of Home Inspection Systems & Standards. 2nd Edition.

Course Number: HIPX-101
Tuition: $500
Tuesday and Thursday
January 19 – February 18, 2016
6:30 p.m.  9:00 p.m. (10 sessions)
Instructor:  Paul Barroca, PE
Continuing Education Units:  2.5

(NYSDOS MODULE 2) INTERIOR & ELECTRICAL INSPECTION
This course covers the essentials for inspecting interior components, insulation and ventilation, and the electrical systems of a home. Students will learn about the various components, procedures for inspecting the different components, and the typical issues encountered as well as how to identify those issues. The interior inspection of the house consists of a room-by-room examination of the building elements found in each room or area including walls, floors, ceilings, doors, windows, stairs, steps, railings, balconies, cabinets and appliances. This course will also cover inspecting the electrical system and concentrate on important characteristics including safety, capacity and convenience.

Course Number: HIPX-102
Tuition: $500
Mondays and Wednesday
February 29 – March 30, 2016
6:30 p.m.  9:00 p.m. (10 sessions)
Instructor:  James Schelkle
Continuing Education Units:  2.5

(NYSDOS MODULE 3) HEATING, COOLING & PLUMBING INSPECTION
This course covers the essentials for inspecting the heating, cooling and plumbing systems of a home. Students will learn about the various components, procedures for inspecting the different components and the typical issues encountered as well as how to identify those issues. This course covers the different types of heating and air conditioning systems, and how to inspect them. It will also help students to identify and make an accurate assessment of the various pieces of equipment they may encounter. The course will also cover inspection of the plumbing system including water supply, distribution piping, fixtures and waste lines, as well as a general discussion of on-site and municipal waste disposal.

Course Number: HIPX-103
Tuition: $500
Monday and Wednesday
January 20 – February 24, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (10 sessions)
Instructor:  Paul Barroca, PE
Continuing Education Units:  2.5

 (NYSDOS MODULE 4) OVERVIEW OF PROFESSIONAL NYS LICENSE LAW

This course is designed to provide students with an introduction and overview of the profession, and information about the home inspection practice, while giving them preliminary
knowledge about identifying and inspecting all the key areas of a home including grounds, drainage, exteriors, roofing, foundations, structure, interiors, electrical, heating, cooling and plumbing. Students will also learn the legal and liability issues and their implications for the residential inspector, as well as regulations, insurance, contracts and report writing. Several typical home inspections are reviewed with students so that they may better understand the materials covered in the classroom and the home inspection process.

Course Number: HIPX-104
Tuition: $500
Tuesdays and Thursdays
March 1 – March 31, 2016
6:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (10 sessions)
Instructor:  Richard Barbieri, CEO
Continuing Education Units:  2.5

 (NYSDOS MODULE 5) INSPECTION FIELD TRAINING
This course covers the required 40 hours of field-based training, taught by an experienced New York State Licensed Home Inspector. Students will get practical hands-on training and experience, and apply theory learned in class to their field assignments performing inspections. The students’ fieldwork will be related to the various topics covered in the classroom courses, and students will be required to prepare and submit home inspection reports to be reviewed by the instructor.

Course Number: HIPX-105
Tuition: $1,050, 4.0 CEUs
Saturdays and Sundays
April 2 – April 30, 2016
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Instructor:  Richard Barbieri, CEO
Continuing Education Units:  4.0


Real Estate License

REAL ESTATE SALESPERSON’S 75-HOUR QUALIFYING COURSE

In order to qualify for licensure as a real estate salesperson, an applicant must have satisfactorily completed a 75-hour salesperson qualifying education course in real estate approved by the Secretary of State, and have passed a qualifying examination administered by the Department of State. An applicant who completed the 45-hour salesperson qualifying course prior to July 1, 2008 may complete the 30-hour remedial course in order to qualify for licensure.

Course Number: RELX-100
Tuition: $650
Tuesdays and Thursdays,
January 19 – April 12, 2016
6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (25 sessions)
Instructor: MARY BROWER

REAL ESTATE BROKER’S 45-HOUR QUALIFYING COURSE

1. The Broker's Office-Operation, Management and Supervision - 10 Hours
2. Real Estate Agency Disclosure (Review) - 4 Hours
3. Real Estate Finance II - 5 Hours
4. Real Estate Investments - 5 Hours
5. General Business Law - 5 Hours
6. Construction & Development - 4 Hours
7. Conveyance of Real Property & Title Closing & Costs Review) - 3 Hours
8. Real Estate Property Management - 5 Hours
9. Taxes and Assessments - 2 Hours
10. Local Concerns - 2 Hours

Prerequisite: Real Estate Salesperson’s 75-Hour Qualifying Course
Course Number:  RELX-200
Tuition: $400
Monday and Wednesdays,
January 20 – March 14
6:30 p.m.  – 9:30 p.m.
Instructor: MARY BROWER


Drivers Education

A complete, professionally taught Driver Education Course that will provide all students with a comprehensive introduction to the driving experience.  At the end of all sessions, students will have received 24 hours of classroom instruction and 24 hours of in-the-car driving related to "rules of the road," traffic safety concerns, defensive driving, proper handling of vehicle, parking, driving in traffic and problems of substance abuse as related to driving. Students who complete the program with a passing grade of 65 in each category will receive the Certificate of Completion (MV-285), the opportunity of a senior driver's license (Class 5) at age 17, and an insurance reduction according to the policies of your insurance carrier.  Students must obtain from DMV the 50 hour completion form for graduated licensing requirements.

Prerequisite: Students must be 16 by January 19, 2016 to be eligible for the spring semester. 
Course Number: PERX 101
Tuition: $525.00
Instructor:  Frank DeVenuto and Kristy Aurigemma

CLASSROOM SESSION:  (Choose one Session)

Tuesdays:  January 19 - May 17, 2016
Classroom Session 1:  4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Classroom Session 2:  6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

DRIVING SESSION:  (Choose Day and 1.5 hour Driving Time) *First come first serve basis*

Saturdays:  January 23 – May 28, 2016
Driving Time:  8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sundays:  January 24 – May 29, 2016 – Driving Time
Driving Time:  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.


NYS Teacher Certification Requirements
To become a certified teacher in New York State, you must complete three workshops,  in addition to completing an approved teacher education program. The workshops are: the School Violence Prevention and Intervention Workshop (Project SAVE), the Child Abuse Identification Workshop, and the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA).  These workshops should be taken within your last two semesters of your degree program. You can enroll in these workshops through the LIU Post School of Continuing Education at 516-299-2236 or liu.edu/post/CE.

Child Abuse Identification & Reporting
Course Number:
CATX-100-001
Friday, January 15, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost:  $35.00 

Course Number:
CATX-100-002
Friday, February 12, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost:  $35.00 

Course Number:
CATX-100-003
Friday, March 11, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost:  $35.00 

Course Number:
CATX-100-004
Friday, April 15, 2016
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Cost:  $35.00 

Project S.A.V.E
Course Number:
EDUX-100-001
Friday, January 15, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost:  $35.00 

Course Number:
EDUX-100-002
Friday, February 12, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost:  $35.00 

Course Number:
EDUX-100-003
Friday, March 11, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost:  $35.00 

Course Number:
EDUX-100-004
Friday, April 15, 2016
1:00 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Cost:  $35.00 

Dignity for All Students (DASA) Workshop
Course Number:
DASX-100-001
Wednesday and Thursday,
January 27 & January 28, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost:  $90.00

Course Number:
DASX-100-002
Tuesday and Wednesday
February 23 & February 24, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost:  $90.00

Course Number:
DASX-100-003
Wednesday and Thursday,
March 30 and March 31, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost:  $90.00

Course Number:
DASX-100-004
Monday and Wednesday,
April 18 and April 20, 2016
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Cost:  $90.00

Space is limited.  Applicants must register and submit payment prior to any workshop. Anyone arriving 15 minutes after the start of the seminar will not be admitted, and will not receive the necessary paperwork for submission to New York State. 
To register call 516-299-2236 or email post-ce@liu.edu