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Home Inspection Classes and Field Training

Upcoming Home Inspection Classroom Courses

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Fayetteville, AR

  • April 6 – 13, 2019 ($1,695)

Little Rock, AR

  • February 2 – 9, 2019 ($1,695)
  • June 22 – 29, 2019 ($1,695)

Downers Grove, IL (Chicago)

  • December 7 – 9 ($1,195)
  • January 25 – 27, 2019 ($1,195)
  • March 15 – 17, 2019 ($1,195)
  • April 26 – 28, 2019 ($1,195)
  • June 8 – 10. 2019 ($1,195)

Baltimore, MD

  • October 13 – 20 ($1395)
  • December 8 – 15 ($1,395)
  • January 26 – February 2, 2019 ($1,395)
  • March 16 – 23, 2019 ($1,395)
  • May 11 – 18, 2019 ($1,395)

Rockville, MD

  • September 15 – 22 ($1395)
  • November 3 -10 ($1,395)
  • December 1 – 8 ($1395)
  • February 16 – 23, 2019 ($1,395)
  • April 6 – 13, 2019 ($1,395)
  • June 8 – 15, 2019 ($1,395)

Blacksburg, VA

  • November 15-18, 2018 ($1,395)
  • February 14 – 17, 2019 ($1,395)
  • April 25 – 28, 2019 ($1,395)

Chesapeake, VA

  • November 1-4, 2018 ($1,395)
  • January 10 – 13, 2019 ($1,395)
  • March 28 – 31, 2019 ($1,395)
  • June 20 – 23, 2019 ($1,395)

Manassas, VA

  • August 2 – 5, 2018 ($1,395)
  • January 16 – 19, 2019 ($1,395)
  • March 7 – 10, 2019 ($1,395)
  • May 30 – June 2, 2019 ($1,395)

Richmond, VA

  • February 28 – March 3, 2019 ($1,395)
  • May 2 – 5, 2019 ($1,395)

All Home Inspection Classroom Training Include the Following Valuable Features:

  • Lifetime access to our online home inspection program (compatible with mobile devices)
  • Residential and Commercial Inspection Certifications (mailed upon completion of training)
  • Radon and Mold Certification Courses included at no extra cost (a $200 value)
  • Free one year InterNACHI membership
  • Report Form 2 Inspection Report Software for mobile devices included free of charge ($399 value)
  • Free Lifetime listing on hireaninspector.com for all graduates of our home inspection classroom training
  • Training module for Inspecting Roof Systems with Drones
  • Unlimited support from the ICA support staff for students and graduates
  • Downloadable MP4 video training models that allow students to view course material when there’s no Internet connection available
  • Free downloads of all e-books and other reference materials in our extensive online library, which give students access to the information after completing our home inspection classes
  • Lifetime access to all ICA home inspection courses and training materials
  • Over 700 practice questions for the National Home Inspectors Exam and State Inspector Exam (free mobile app included)
  • Free online refresher training, including access to all course updates and annual course releases

ICA Home Inspection Classes and Field Training

In some parts of the country, Inspection Certification Associates offers home inspector classes. As with our online training, ICA classroom training is all-encompassing home inspection program available anywhere. All classes are taught by instructors who are highly-experienced certified home inspection professionals.

Unlike some other home inspection training schools, our course materials are consistently updated to include the latest guidelines and techniques. In our classrooms, you’ll learn everything from home inspection basics to how to start and promote a real estate inspection business in your new career as a certified home inspector. In many areas of the country, you’ll also have an opportunity to accompany a professional inspector on an actual home inspection.

Home Inspection Classroom Training: What’s Covered?

Here’s a quick summary of the topics ICA instructors will cover during your home inspection classroom training:

  • Home Inspection Overview – Introduction to the home inspection industry
  • Business and Legal Aspects – Forming a home inspection business, client/inspector agreements, insurance and marketing requirements
  • Inspection Process – Inspection practice standards and methods
  • Roofing – Roofing terms and roof materials, basic and advanced roof inspections, detecting roof defects
  • Home Exterior – Site and grading, siding materials and trim, exterior defects, porches and decks, paving and vegetation
  • Structure – Basics of foundations, beams, joists, trusses, roof, framing, inspecting structures and detecting structural defects
  • House Interior – Interior rooms, attics, walls and insulation, windows and doors, bathrooms, kitchens and appliances, basements and crawl spaces
  • Plumbing – Supply lines, waste piping, connections, vents, drainage, fixtures and faucets, water heaters, fuel storage and lines, sump pumps and ejector pumps
  • Heating System – Combustion requirements, forced air heating, hydronic heating, space heaters, fireplaces and chimneys, wood stoves and vents
  • Air Conditioning – Basics of refrigeration, split systems, ductless systems, geothermal and air source heat pumps
  • Electrical Systems – Theory of electricity, drops and distribution, wire gauges, main panels and subpanels, switches and outlets, fixtures, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
  • Reporting – Preparing written reports for the client, including using Report Form 2 software with digital devices
  • Marketing the Business – Techniques and strategies for building a successful home inspection business
  • Commercial Inspections – Inspecting commercial buildings, understanding American Society for Testing Materials (ASTM)’s international standards
  • Using Drones During Inspections – Inspecting rooftops with drones

After completing Inspector Certification Associates’ classroom home inspector training, you’ll have met the home inspector educational requirements for most states throughout the country. You’ll also be qualified to start conducting your own real life home inspections. Don’t just take our word for it—see what some of our graduates have said about ICA home inspection training.

Home Inspection Field Training

In addition to our structured classroom home inspection classroom training courses, we offer on-demand home inspection field training for our online home inspection students in the locations listed below.  After completing our online home inspection course, if you would like to go out and perform some field training with an experienced home inspector you can do so for $60 per ride-along home inspection.

Home inspector training

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LOCATIONS

  • Brea, CA
  • Victorville, CA
  • Fort Collins, CO
  • Highlands Ranch, CO
  • Spring Hill, FL
  • Tallahassee, FL
  • Cartersville, GA
  • Savannah, GA
  • Kapaa, HI
  • Keokuk, IA
  • Post Falls, ID
  • Lombard, IL
  • Oak Lawn, IL
  • Plainfield , IL
  • Plano, IL
  • Minneapolis / St. Paul, MN
  • Branson, MO
  • Medford, OR
  • Telford, PA
  • Roanoke, VA
  • Chesapeake, VA
  • Warrenton, VA

 

There are also additional mentorship opportunities available for our graduates with ASHI, InterNACHI and other membership organizations. All of our graduates receive a free one-year membership to InterNACHI.