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Inspection Certification Associates Home Inspection School

Interested in a career as a professional home inspector? Partner with one of the nation’s most trusted home inspection schools. Inspection Certification Associates (ICA)’s home inspection training is one of the best ways to receive the training you need to become a certified home inspector.

ICA’s mission is to qualify people to become home inspectors through our online home inspection training courses. Steve Preins, our Director of Education, has been training both new and veteran home inspectors for more than 20 years. He’s also the recipient of several prestigious industry honors, including the American Society of Home Inspectors President’s Award. Under Steve’s leadership, ICA has become one of North America’s most trusted sources of online Home Inspection Training and Certification.

Our home inspector courses are up to date, including the latest changes to certification and licensing requirements in your area. When you enroll to become a home inspector through ICA training, you’re taking the first step on your way to an exciting and rewarding career. You’ll receive all the instruction, guidance and support you need to start your own business as a professional residential and commercial property inspector.

Home Inspection Training & Certification Online

Once you’ve completed ICA’s online home inspection training, you’ll be qualified to perform more than just basic home inspections. You’ll also be trained and certified to provide additional services. Check out our free bonus inspection courses included with your home inspection course.

Most home inspectors are self-employed, which gives you the freedom to set your own hours, schedule, and number of inspections you’d like to perform each week. This makes it great as both a part-time or full-time career depending on your goals. Top benefits of a home inspector career include:

  • Being your own boss
  • Low startup costs
  • High growth potential
  • Stable income
  • Flexible hours
  • Providing a valuable service

Home Inspector Salary After Certification

The real estate market is booming, which is creating an increasing number of opportunities and high salaries for certified home inspectors. A study by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) found that the median pay for home inspectors was $60,000 per year with employment growing faster than average. The average home inspection fee is $400 in the United States, although the fee for each inspection may vary depending on home size, travel time, scheduling, and local markets. Home inspectors can complete 2-3 inspections in a single day.

Home Inspection Training by State and Province

Home inspector license requirements vary by state. ICA is approved to offer home inspection training in 47 states.

Most Canadian provinces do not require a license to complete home inspections.

Regardless of the requirements of your state or province, our online training will set you up for success as a licensed home inspector. And, our home inspector course can be completed anywhere and at any time.

To learn more about the requirements for your state to province, click the links below.

Our Online Home Inspection School

ICA’s online Home Inspection Certification Program is both comprehensive and convenient. When you train with ICA, you work at your own pace using a PC, laptop, smartphone, tablet or similar digital device. All course materials are available online 24/7, which means you can study any time that’s convenient and anywhere there’s an Internet connection available.

Shortly after completing ICA’s home inspector training, you’ll receive your certificate of completion via email. Since our training includes a home inspection report template, you’ll be ready to begin your new career as a professional home inspector.

Report Form Pro NITRO Exclusive Access

When you enroll in ICA’s home inspection classes, you’ll also receive free lifetime access to the Report Form Pro NITRO home inspection reporting software package from Compatible with both iOS and Android devices, Report Form Pro NITRO works with desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets. If purchased separately, the software would cost $400, but it’s free to ICA students. Because it’s included with our home inspection training courses, students can use it during training while conducting practice inspections. That means you’ll know how to use the software to generate inspection reports by the time you complete your training, letting you immediately embark on your new career.

Home Inspection Career Opportunities

After completing the ICA home inspection training course online, you will be able to do any of the following:

  • Start your own successful home inspector business
  • Perform ancillary services such as well water testing, pool inspections, healthy housing inspections, commercial property and building inspections, and HUD inspections
  • Apply for work with your local municipality as a new construction or building code inspector.

Why Choose ICA’s Home Inspection Training?

Our comprehensive, cost-effective courses are a perfect way for you to launch a new, exciting career as a home inspector. Regardless of your background or prior occupation, our team of experienced instructors will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to become a highly qualified home inspector. Key features of our industry-leading home inspection school include:

  • Award-winning instructors
  • Over 125 years combined years of instructors’ experience
  • Our instructors have written over 100,00 combined inspection reports
  • Gold-standard customer support
  • Free Home Inspector Exam Prep Course
  • Career-long coaching and mentoring
  • Lifetime Online Course Access FOREVER after you complete the course – no additional cost, no time limit
  • Certificates are automatically emailed to all graduates

A Leader in Home Inspection Training

While there are other home inspector schools, Inspection Certification Associates’ Home Inspection Certification Program sets the standard all around. Some schools charge extra for additional certifications such as introductory mold and radon inspection training, but not ICA. Our home inspector training is all inclusive. From footings and foundations to rafters and rooftops and everything in between, we cover it all. ICA students also have access to our online library with its huge collection of home inspection e-books and other reference materials. With ICA, all of this and more is included at one affordable price. That’s why when it comes to home inspection certification, our graduates agree that ICA offers exceptional training, excellent service and amazing value. Hear what our graduates have to say:

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