Home Inspector Training

Congratulations on your decision to start your career as a home inspector!

You are entering a field that is in high demand, so your chances of getting a job and becoming a home inspector are more than excellent!

Home inspector training requirements vary from state to state. Please select your state below to read about the unique home inspector training requirements for your state so you can quickly get started.

  • Alabama
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  • California
  • Colorado
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  • Hawaii
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  • Illinois
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  • Louisiana
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  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
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  • North Carolina
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  • New York
  • Ohio
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  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
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  • Texas
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  • Utah
  • Vermont
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  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Home Inspector

A home inspector is…

Most home inspectors are employed through…

Home Inspector Job Description

The job description for a home inspector will vary depending on…

For example, many home inspectors will…

Typically, however, the job entails:

  • Point 1

For more information about the home inspector job description, click here (job description page).

Home Inspector Jobs


As previously mentioned, the demand for quality, professional home inspectors is high. If you present yourself well, meet the qualifications and have completed the proper training…

Whether it’s through a private company looking to hire inspectors, or if you’re working on your own, your chances of making good money as a home inspector are excellent.

Home Inspector License

Many states require that you first get a license before you advertise as an independent home inspector, or take a job for a home inspection company.

In California, for example…

The same goes with the state of Illinois and several other states as well.

Other states don’t require a license at all, so it’s best to check by clicking on the appropriate state link above to see if your area requires licensure.

Online Home Inspector Training

Many jurisdictions allow one to take training online, however these are usually the most basic, entry-level courses. This can be a convenient way to, in the comfort of your own home, pass the exam necessary in order to obtain your license which will then allow you to get a job.

Again, it depends on where you live, because online courses aren’t always accepted. Make sure that if you do live in a state that allows online training, that it’s from a state-certified program that will give you what you need to proceed.