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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:

  1. Register for ICA’s online Real Estate Inspection Certification Program. This will give you all the knowledge you’ll need to perform home inspections 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.
  2. Start your own business or go to work for an existing company!

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Students can complete our online self-paced course to earn their certification. This allows students to log in and complete the training anytime, day or night.

It’s never been easier to earn your 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.

Licensing for Colorado home inspectors

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Read on for more information about home inspection courses.

How do I become a home inspector?

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 month membership to InterNACHI.

Is your home inspection training school affiliated with 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 school is an ASHI Gold level Member.

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?

We include our mold and radon introductory bonus courses free of charge to students who enroll in our online home inspection course. We also offer mold and radon certification courses. Through our partnership with ECAN, LLC, we offer a Mold Assessment Technician certification course, and a 16-Hour Radon Measurement Technician certification course. This course is also approved by the National Radon Proficiency Program (AARST-NRPP) or National Radon Safety Board (NRSB).

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 is included in ICA’s membership portal, Edcetera Home Inspection?

Starting and running a successful home inspection business requires more than just a home inspection license. ICA’s membership portal, Edcetera Home Inspection, empowers home inspectors to start and grow their careers by connecting them with experts and providing content on topics not covered by other home inspection training. Delivered via live webinars, on-demand videos, video courses, Facebook community, blogs, and podcasts, members can gain:

  • Business Management Skills
  • Advanced Home Inspection Training
  • Marketing & Networking Training
  • Access to Tools & Templates

Join a community of home inspection professionals, master new skills, and find ongoing support to succeed in every stage of your career. New students who enroll in a home inspection licensing course with ICA receive a one-year membership for free!

What about marketing materials?

We provide resources that will help get your business up and running. Our membership portal, Edcetera Home Inspection, contains everything you need to start and grow your business, including live webinars, business templates, downloadable PDFs, and more.

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?

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.

Learn more about ICA’s home inspection certification program now. Explore our FAQ section, give our inspection course demo a try, or begin your training by signing up today.

Why Trust ICA’s Credentials

While the state of Colorado may not have much in the way of official home inspection requirements, clients will expect nothing but the very best from the inspector they hire. We’ve designed a course that follows the techniques and best practices of industry leaders like InterNACHI and ASHI, the American Society of Home Inspectors. Upon completion of the course, you’ll have earned your home inspection certification along with thorough knowledge of the principles of professional inspection.

Advantages of ICA’s Home Inspector Training

ICA’s Home Inspector Course is the ideal way to train for an exciting, lucrative new career. We go beyond the basics to educate aspiring home inspectors on the latest techniques, tools and best practices in the industry. In-depth training doesn’t end once you’ve earned your home inspection certification, either. Once an ICA member, always an ICA member – you’ll retain lifetime access to our course materials. This means continuing education opportunities never end. Bonus courses on topics like radon inspection are incredibly valuable and completely free for ICA members. It’s never been more convenient to learn a new trade.

Our Home Inspector Course is the most thorough certification program in the state. Because there is no time limit on the material, you can complete the content on your schedule. Busy professionals hoping to make a career switch will appreciate the flexibility our course affords, while those with more free time will enjoy the option to learn at a pace that fits their lifestyle. Since our training materials are available online, 24/7, students can learn anytime or place with an internet connection.  We also include downloadable video lessons for access offline. Students typically complete the content within a few weeks, but especially motivated participants can finish in as few as 10 days.

ICA home inspection training videos are led by certified home inspectors with years of first-hand experience. From the most basic of defects to the most complicated of issues, our home inspector faculty members have seen it all. They bring their insight to our incredibly comprehensive course, ensuring each student is prepared to start their new career by the end of the class. From home inspection basics to the fundamentals of starting your own business, we cover it all. You’ll finish the course with your home inspector certification and the knowledge you need to succeed in this exciting field.

What’s Included in ICA Home Inspector Training

ICA has everything you need to kick off your home inspection career right. Anyone curious about how to become a home inspector will be pleased to discover just how much is included with registration in our Home Inspector Course. Classes on both residential and commercial property inspection give you the option to specialize or generalize in your field. No matter which type of inspection interests you most, our course has you covered. Upon completion, you’ll receive your home inspector certification in the mail. Other perks of enrollment include:

  • Mold and radon inspection courses included FREE, a savings of $200
  • Free access to Report Form Pro Nitro Inspection Report Software, normally $399. ICA students may upgrade to Spectora home inspection software as part of our exclusive partnership – or use Report Form Pro Nitro software, which is included in our home inspection training at no charge.

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Once the Course is Completed

Colorado home inspection requirements are easy to meet. After completing our course, you’ll be ready to start your own home inspection business or find a position at an existing company. We’ll send you a certification number that you can list on your website, inspection reports and business cards.

We know what a great value our course is, but don’t take our word for it – listen to what ICA graduates have to say about our offerings. When you’re ready to enroll and earn your home inspector certification, simply dial 888-374-4096 or visit our ICA School Order Form. A new career awaits you!

Taking the ICA Real Estate Inspection Course

Register for the ICA Real Estate Inspection Certificate Program. Our 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!

You’ll also get a free one-year membership of Edcetera Home Inspection, designed to help you develop all the skills you need to succeed in your home inspection business. Join a community of home inspection professionals, master new skills, and find ongoing support to succeed in every stage of your career. Our industry-leading training is delivered through live webinars, on-demand course videos, Facebook community, downloadable PDFs, podcasts, quizzes, Q&As, business templates, and more.

Advantages of ICA’s 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 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 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-month membership to InterNACHI. Membership to this organization can be beneficial 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 school is a Gold Level ASHI member.

Included in Your Home Inspector Course

Learning doesn’t end once you’ve earned your home inspector certification. 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.

 

Enroll in our training today and become a Home Inspector!

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