In New Jersey, Home Inspectors are regulated by the Home Inspection Advisory Committee, which is under the State Board of Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors, part of the NJ Division of Consumer Affairs.
New Jersey Home Inspector Licensing Requirements
- Possess a High School diploma or equivalent
- Complete 180 hours of training, including at least 40 hours of unpaid in-the-field training (performing inspections in the presence of, and under the supervision of, a licensed home inspector).
- Pass the national home inspector examination
- Acquire an errors and omissions insurance policy with a minimum of $500,000 coverage per occurence.
- Submit your application and pay the appropriate fee.
Reduced requirements are available for licensed engineers and architects, as well as those holding home inspection licenses from other states.
NJ Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements
Home Inspector Licensing Schools in New Jersey
- Bergen County Technical Schools - Hackensack
- Building Inspector’s Career Institute, Inc. - Robbinsville
- Home Institute of Building Inspectors-NIBI - Medford
- Inspection21 - New Brunswick, Maywood, & Tom’s River
- Middlesex County Vocational & Technical Schools - East Brunswick
Read more about the NJ Home Inspection Advisory Committee on their website: http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/hiac/.