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Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Training - Tampa

Maintain strong ties with owners and the community by ensuring inspectors thoroughly understand the required elements of HQS. This 3-day training provides information on general room standards, kitchens, bathrooms, electricity, plumbing, and security, including the lead-based paint regulations. Day 3 involves a site inspection and analysis of inspection results focusing on the four SEMAP indicators that relate to HQS inspections.

6/20/2017 to 6/22/2017
When: June 20 - 22, 2017
9:00 AM - 5:00PM
Where: Tampa Housing Authority, Moses White Estates Clubhouse
4821 Arapahoe Court
Tampa, Florida  33610
United States
Contact: Laura Johnson
850-222-6000


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  Housing Quality Standards (HQS) Training

     

Dates:  June 20 - 22, 2017


Time:    9:00 AM - 5:00 PM


    Location: Tampa Housing Authority, Moses White Estates Clubhouse


Purpose

 

Maintain strong ties with owners and the community by ensuring inspectors thoroughly understand the required elements of HQS. This 3-day training provides information on general room standards, kitchens, bathrooms, electricity, plumbing, and security, including the lead-based paint regulations. Day 3 involves a site inspection and analysis of inspection results focusing on the four SEMAP indicators that relate to HQS inspections. 

 

 


Learning Outcomes


Upon completion of HCV Housing Quality Standards (HQS), you should have the skills needed to be an effective and efficient HQS inspector.

Day One

  • Recognize the HQS requirements for electricity, including the number of outlets required for each room, how outlets and fixtures must be installed, their workability, and identification of electrical hazards, and inspect and rate according to these requirements
  • Identify the minimum general security requirements in terms of accessibility and lockability, and inspect and rate according to these requirements
  • Define, inspect, and rate kitchens following the basic requirements, including what constitutes "fail" or "pass with comment" ratings for each aspect of the kitchen


Day Two

  • Inspect and rate bathrooms, building exterior, water and cooling system, and plumbing
  • Identify and appropriately address lead-based paint hazards and indoor air quality hazards
  • Recognize and apply the Section Eight Management Assessment Program (SEMAP) indicators that apply to the HQS function


Day Three

  • Conduct an on-site inspection

 


Here's what participants of the course had to say:

"This was a valuable class I give it two thumbs up"

"Throughout the class, the instructor, Jay, was able to keep our focus and attention. Excellent trainer and I hope to take more training not only from Nan McKay but with Jay as the instructor 5 stars."

"Thank you for a wonderful and informative class" 

 

 

 


Seminar #101-027


Agenda: View the agenda

Materials:  
Housing Quality Standards workbook, HQS Quick Check Guide, HUD inspection form (HUD-52580-a), NMA pen, pencil, and flashlight.

Method:  
A group-live seminar featuring PowerPoint, case studies, group discussion, class materials (workbook, Quick Check Guide), brainstorming, and Q & A Basic program level. Prerequisites: None. Advanced Preparation: None 

Length: 
Three days

Audience: 
HQS staff and inspection supervisors 

Exam: 
The certification exam is available for $150.

Credits:  
CPE units w/ exam = 22 CEU units w/ exam = 1.9 

 

 

  


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