ed2go has partnered with the Home Inspection Institute ® to bring you this program. The Home Inspection Institute ® was established in 2008 to provide educational programs, occupational training, and technical support for the home inspection and construction industries. The Home Inspection Institute ® offers classroom training programs, special seminars, field training, and education programs.
The Home Inspection Online Training Program covers the major elements of a house and the principal issues and components of a home inspection. All lessons start with detailed information on residential construction, including basic building design and construction materials and practices. The focus is on home inspection, including standards of practice, defects recognition, inspection guidelines, and reporting methodologies. Each module also includes appendices containing extensive glossaries, reference articles, inspection procedure lists, and common defect lists.
Each learning unit is independently formatted, so you can take the program in any order desired, or switch between modules. In addition to passing assessments, you must complete all core sections of the program to receive full credit.
You can take this program no matter what state you live in, but please note that some states have home inspector licensing or registration laws that require a classroom component. Please Click Here to view state requirements. This online program may not meet the educational requirements in these states; however, in some cases, states waive classroom requirements for applicants with certain home inspection expertise or other related experiences or licenses. Be sure to consult your particular state home inspection regulatory board for specific information.
The individual modules of the Home Inspection Online Training Program have received credits or approval from various organization and governmental entities. The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), the National Association of Home Inspectors (NAHI), the California Real Estate Inspectors Associations (CREIA), and 15 governmental agencies and other organizations have approved membership renewal credits or continuing education credits for portions of this program.
This program is entirely online and is completed at your own pace. When you register, you receive twelve (12) months to complete this program.