Colorado is one of roughly 20 states that still have not adopted licensing requirements for home inspectors. That said, real estate agents and your clients still need to see that you are certified as a home inspector. That’s where our program comes in.
Steps to become a certified home inspector in Colorado:
- Register for the ICA Real Estate Inspection Certification Program. This will not only give you all the knowledge you’ll need to perform a home inspection and own/operate your own successful home inspection business. Upon completion of the course you will be an ICA Certified Home Inspector and we will issue you a certification number, which you can use on your business cards and inspection reports.
- Start your own business or go to work for an existing company!
It’s never been easier to earn your Colorado home inspector certification. Regardless of your background and experience level, you can find success with the help of ICA. We have full support for all students and graduates, both during and after the course.
Got more questions?
Read on for more information about Colorado home inspection courses.
How do I become a home inspector in Colorado?
As stated above, once you complete our course you are a certified home inspector. Upon completion of the course, we will mail out your home inspection certification and issue you your certification number. That number is what you’ll want to put on your business cards and home inspection reports. At that point, you’re ready to go!
How much money do home inspectors make?
The average salary for a home inspector in Colorado is approximately $74,000 per year.
How much does a home inspection pay?
The average fee for a home inspection in Colorado is $400. The amount you charge for any one home inspection will vary based on age and square footage of the home. You will learn about that during our online home inspection course.
Is your home inspection training course recognized by InterNACHI?
Yes. We work very closely with InterNACHI. In fact all of our graduates receive a free one year membership to InterNACHI. Also, if you are interested in a classroom training course in Colorado, InterNACHI offers classroom training at its House of Horrors facility. If you are interested in that just click here.
Is your home inspection training class recognized by ASHI?
Yes. We work closely with the American Society of Home Inspectors. In fact, we train you specifically to the ASHI standards of practice and our training is certified Gold by ASHI.
Is your home inspection training class recognized by NAHI?
In 2016 NAHI merged with ASHI, so NAHI no longer exists as a home inspection membership organization.
Does Colorado require continuing education for home inspectors?
No. Continuing education is not required for home inspectors in Colorado.
Will you mail me a certification?
Yes. We mail your home inspection certification out to you upon your completion of our online course.
What should I use for my inspection report when I perform a home inspection?
We have an arrangement with www.homeinspection.com through which our graduates receive a free copy of their Report Form Pro Nitro home inspection reporting software. That is the report that most of our graduates start with since it is so easy to use. Normally selling for $400, the Report Form Pro Nitro home inspection report can be printed and filled out by hand or filled out on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. You can even put in photos easily. They also have a mobile app version of their home inspection report that can be used on an Android or Apple mobile device. At the end of the day, all that matters is that you have a home inspection report form with which you’re comfortable, and these are both good home inspection report options.
Does the online home inspection course for Colorado have a time limit?
No. There is no time limit on our course, so you can take as much time as you would like to complete it.
Does this online home inspection course certify me in mold inspection and radon inspection?
Do you provide students with a list of tools needed for performing a home inspection?
Yes. We provide you with a list of tools needed. Total cost for the tools, including your moisture meter and combustible gas detector, comes out to about $200.
What about marketing materials?
We suggest using www.vistaprint.com for your business cards, brochures, and company website if you set one up. They are very affordable and even have templates specific to home inspection businesses.
Do you offer my state test?
There is no state exam for home inspectors in Colorado. Colorado did attempt to implement licensing for home inspectors in 2014, but the bill was rejected in the legislature.
Do you send my certificate to the board?
There is no home inspection board in Colorado.
Can I start my own business after taking your online home inspection course?
Yes. In fact, the majority of our graduates will start their own successful home inspection business after completing our course. We will also train you on the whole marketing and business start-up side of things.
Will I be able to do commercial inspections after taking this course?
Yes. On the commercial side of things, we train you to the ASTM standards.
What if I have questions during the home inspection course?
We have full support for all students and graduates, both during and after the course. Even if you have questions when you are on a home inspection, we can assist.
Do I need to be a home builder or a contractor to become a home inspector in Colorado?
Absolutely not. We train students from all different backgrounds to be successful home inspectors.Although a construction background can be beneficial, it is by no means necessary to become a home inspector in Colorado.
It doesn’t matter whether you’re in Aspen, Denver, Littleton, Colorado Springs, Fort Collins, Boulder, Durango, Steamboat Springs, Pueblo, or Loveland. Our online home inspection training course can be completed from anywhere. What are you waiting for? Enroll now and start your career as a home inspector in Colorado!
Taking the ICA Real Estate Inspection Course
Register for the ICA Real Estate Inspection Certificate Program. Our Colorado Home Inspector Course will give you all the knowledge you will need to perform a home inspection and own/operate your own successful home inspection business.
In the course, you will also learn all about commercial inspections, mold inspections, radon inspections, and building code.
Once the Coursework Is Done
Upon completion of the course, you will be an ICA Certified Home Inspector. We will issue you a certificate number, which you can use on your business cards, website, and inspection reports. Start your own home inspection business or go to work with an existing home inspection company!
Advantages of ICA’s Colorado Home Inspector Course
The average salary for a home inspector in Colorado is approximately $74,000 per year. In most other fields, you’d need to go to school full time at a significant personal financial investment to qualify for this level of salary grade. Anyone curious about how to become a home inspector in Colorado can see the tremendous value ICA brings to students – especially when you compare our costs with the average price of a university career-switch program.
Value isn’t the only advantage of our Colorado Home Inspector Course.We work very closely with InterNACHI, one of the leading home inspector professional organizations. In fact, all of our graduates receive a free one-year membership to InterNACHI. Membership to this organization is instrumental to your success as a new home inspector. ICA is also affiliated with the American Society of Home Inspectors. In fact, we train you specifically to the ASHI standards of practice and our training is certified Gold by ASHI.
Included in Your Colorado Home Inspector Course
Learning doesn’t end once you’ve earned your Colorado home inspector license. ICA offers number of bonus courses that allow practicing home inspectors to widen their skill sets. Best of all, these bonus classes, including our mold and radon certification courses, are free of charge to students who enroll in our online home inspection course for Colorado.
Enroll in our training today and become a Colorado Home Inspector!