Complete Home | Building Inspectors Training Program

Hours: 240 / Access Length: At Home / Delivery: Open, Mentor Supported
Retail Price: $3,025.00

Course Overview:

This course will be discontinued on February 25th, 2019.  No new enrollments will be allowed. 

Learn all aspects of inspection and be prepared for whatever type of building your client wants inspected.  Package includes Home Inspection, Code/New Construction Inspection, Commercial Building Inspection, Manufactured Housing Inspection, and Home Energy Survey Professional. This package probably satisfies the education requirements in your state for Home Inspector Licensing.  See below for approved states.

Course Outline:

  • 12-Volume DVD Series: HVAC, Structure, Electrical, Plumbing, Exteriors, Interiors, Basic Roofing, Advanced Roofing, Steam/Hot Water/Oil Fired Heating, Procedures, Wood Destroying Insects, Business Law.  See close to 2000 real life scenes of actual defects from real homes across the nation.
  • 11-Volume DVD series of a 6-day course.  These DVDs contain extensive lectures, demonstrations, class discussions and hands-on exercises.
  • The 500-Page Residential Home Inspection Manual. The manual provides more detailed information on home inspection topics, also more information on growing and marketing your inspection services, liability issues, and inspector standards. 
  • Homework Assignments Covering the DVDs and Manual. Score at least 80% on the homework and receive a Diploma.
  • 2-DVD Virtual Inspection Set. On the first DVD, an experienced inspector shows you the areas of a home he is inspecting. You inspect the home as you see it on the DVD. On the second DVD, the inspector explains his inspection results so you can compare your findings.
  • Study Guide for the NHIE exam. This is the exam used by most states as their state exam.
  • Complimentary Membership in NAHI (National Association of Home Inspectors, established in 1987).
Code/New Construction Inspection
  • 11-Volume DVD Series Code/New Construction Inspection Training. These DVDs address close to 2,000 new construction and code related issues with real life scenes from new construction sites across the nation. Topics include: General Types of Construction, Footings and Foundations, Building Interior, Building Exterior, Electrical Interior, Electrical Exterior, Supply Plumbing, Drainage Plumbing, General HVAC, Air Conditioning, Unit Related HVAC.
  • Manual for The New Construction Training Series(450 pages). This manual contains a bound, removable ICC Exam Reference Book that is code cross-referenced, extensively indexed, and can be used when taking the ICC exams. The manual also gives the reasoning behind wood framing and structural issues--almost 400 illustrations. 
  • 3-Volume DVD Series Classroom, In-the-Field Training.  Take virtually the same tours of homes at various stages of construction as provided to the students in our classroom. Listen to our instructor provide detailed explanations of the defects that were found in a home at the "4-way" or "rough" stage of construction.
  • Homework that accompanies the DVDs and manual. Complete the homework and earn a diploma as documentation that you have completed training.
  • Our IRC Index to help find items faster in the code book.
Commercial Inspection
  • 6 DVDs to better help you understand various commercial buildings:  Retail/Factor/Warehouse (existing), Strip Malls (existing), Office Building (construction stages), Bank/Office Building (detailed stages of construction, (2 DVDs) ,Clinic/Hospital (construction stages)
  • 3 DVDs of "live" classroom and field training on DVD.  With these DVDs, it is as though you are in class and out in-the-field with us.
  • 3 DVDs of an exclusive walk-through-tour of a 14-story commercial structure that includes electrical, HVAC, plumbing, and roofing.
  • Commercial Inspection Business and Technical Supplemental Manual (175 pages).  Contains important information on commercial inspections as well as two sample commercial inspection reports of two of the commercial buildings in the DVD set.
  • Diploma Homework. Complete the homework and earn a diploma as documentation that you have completed training.
Manufactured Housing Inspection
  • Manufactured Housing Inspection 7 DVD set includes: Live Manufactured Home Classroom Instruction: Sessions I & II, Structural & Installation, Plumbing, HVAC & Electrical, Exterior, General and Interior, and Roofing.
Home Energy Survey Professional
  • 10 DVD set Energy Auditor Training.
  • 1 DVD : Energy Business and Marketing issue
  • 1 Book Energy Assessment and Improvement by Harbuck
Complete Inspection Forms CD with unlimited use forms for Residential, New Construction, Commercial, and Manufactured Housing 

States that Recognize This Education For State Licensure:  CT, FL, IL, MS, NH, OK, OR, PA, SC, TN, and VA.  Other states where this package can be used include AL, AK, CA, CO, GA, HI, IA, ID, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NM, OH, RI, UT, VT, and WI.

No computer needed—just use the DVD player connected to your television.

All necessary materials are included.

System Requirements:

System Requirements:

Internet Connectivity Requirements:
  • Cable and DSL internet connections are recommended for the best experience.
Hardware Requirements:
  • CPU: 1 GHz or higher
  • RAM: 2 GB or higher
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 or higher
  • Speakers / Headphones
  • Microphone (Webinar / Live Online sessions)
Operating System Requirements:
  • Microsoft Windows 7 or 10 (Home, Pro)
  • Mac OSX 10 or higher.
  • Latest Chrome OS
  • Latest Linux Distributions

NOTE: While we understand that our courses can be viewed on Android and iPhone devices, we do not recommend the use of these devices for our courses. The size of these devices do not provide a good learning environment for students taking online or live online based courses.

Web Browser Requirements:
  • Latest Google Chrome is recommended for the best experience.
  • Latest Mozilla FireFox
  • Latest Microsoft Edge
  • Latest Apple Safari
Basic Software Requirements (These are recommendations of software to use):
  • Office suite software (Microsoft Office, OpenOffice, or LibreOffice)
  • PDF reader program (Adobe Reader, FoxIt)
  • Courses may require other software that is denoted in the above course outline.

** The course outlines displayed on this website are subject to change at any time without prior notice. **