Montana home inspectors are required to complete 40 hours of continuing education every two years. ICA provides MT Home Inspectors with all 40 hours through online, self-paced CE Courses below.
Online Continuing Education Courses Approved for Montana Home Inspectors
|Self-Paced Online Courses||Hours||Price|
|Professional Responsibilities and Ethics||2|
|Business Finance Basics and Planning for Growth||2|
|Inspecting the Exterior||4|
|HVAC: Advanced Ventilation and Insulation Inspection||5|
|A Focus on Plumbing Systems||5|
|Reviewing Report Writing||2|
|Advanced Heating Systems Inspection||6|
|Inspecting Roof Components||4|
|Inspecting Structural Components||4|
|Well and Septic Inspections||2|
|Pool, Spa, and Sprinkler System Inspections||2|
Per the Montana Department of Labor & Industry, a home inspector must document that each home inspector renewing an existing registration meets the following:
- Has completed 40 hours of continuing education credit over the prior 2 years.
- Is a member of a national home inspector association.
- Is covered by a minimum of $100,000 general commercial liability insurance, and a minimum of $100,000 errors and omissions insurance.
- Is covered under a workers’ compensation policy or has an independent contractor exemption certificate (ICEC) for the occupation of home inspector or home inspection.
Frequently Asked Questions
To complete our online courses, follow these simple steps:
- Purchase the courses that you would like to complete.
- Log in to your online course portal, and complete your courses at your own pace. You may start and stop the courses as often as you’d like–your progress will be saved.
- Pass the course quizzes. Don’t worry–you can take the quizzes as often as needed.
- Download your certificate of completion for your records.
The hours will be displayed on the certificate of each course you complete with ICA. At the time of submitting your home inspector renewal application, you will submit copies of each certificate. Most home inspectors in Montana will renew online, however you do have the option to submit a paper application in the mail if you prefer to mail it.
Montana’s home inspector registration department will automatically recognize continuing education courses that are recognized or accepted by two or more states that require continuing education for home inspectors. Inspection Certification Associates is approved by home inspector licensing boards to offer continuing education courses for Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin home inspectors.