Hawaii Home Inspection Licensing

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Looking to become a home inspector in Hawaii? Hawaii is one of roughly 20 states that still have not adopted licensing requirements for home inspectors.

Steps to become a certified home inspector in Hawaii:

  1. Register for the ICA Real Estate Inspection Certification Program.  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!

If you’ve been considering becoming a Hawaii home inspector, ICA has all you need to get started. Whether your home base is on Oahu, the Big Island or Maui, our Hawaii Home Inspector Course is the ideal way to kickstart your new career. We’re committed to training the next generation of home inspectors in the most thorough, complete manner possible. Best of all, our class is available online (and also downloadable in a MP4 Video format), making it easier than ever to become a Hawaii home inspector


Hawaii home licensing

Got more questions?

Read on for more information about Hawaii home inspection courses.

How do I become a home inspector in Hawaii?

As stated above, once you complete our course, you will be 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 will 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 Hawaii is approximately $70,000 per year.

How much does a home inspection pay?

The average fee for a home inspection in Hawaii is $400. The amount you charge for a 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 wtih 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 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 Hawaii require continuing education for home inspectors?

No. Continuing education is not required for home inspectors in Hawaii.

Will you mail me a certification?

Yes. We mail out your home inspection certification to you upon 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.homeinspectionform.com in 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 that you’re comfortable with, and these are both good home inspection report options.

Does the online home inspection course for Hawaii 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.

Do you provide a list of tools that I need for performing a home inspection?

Yes. We provide you with a list of tools needed.

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 Hawaii.

Do you send my certificate to the board?

There is no home inspection board in Hawaii.

Can I start my own home inspection business after taking your online course?

Yes. In fact, the majority of our graduates will start their own successful home inspection business after completing our course. We also train you on the whole marketing and business start-up side of things.

What if I have questions during my 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 contractor to be a home inspector?

No. We train students from all different backgrounds to be successful home inspectors.

It doesn’t matter whether you want to become a home inspector in Honolulu, Kailua, Kaneohe, or Haleiwa.

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 Hawaii!


Why Choose ICA’s Home Inspection Course

Even though Hawaii has yet to adopt any formal requirements for local home inspectors realtors and their clients will typically only work with experienced certified inspectors. Regardless of what the state may or may not demand, it’s important to get certified beyond formal Hawaii home inspection requirements.

The best way to get started is to register for ICA’s Hawaii Home Inspector Course. The course can be completed online and from the comfort of your own home. Most ICA students complete the material in a matter of a few weeks, but you can set your own pace and learn at a speed that’s best for your lifestyle.

Taking the ICA Real Estate Inspection Course

Register for the ICA Real Estate Inspection Certificate Program. The 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, building code, and much more.

ICA Bonus Materials

In addition to the main course materials, all ICA students gain access to our bonus courses for free. Included with your registration in ICA’s Hawaii Home Inspector Course, classes on radon detection or mold inspection normally cost a pretty penny. We offer them free of charge because we’re committed to providing the most well-rounded education possible for our students. Best of all, you’ll have lifetime access to these classes, which means you can continue to return to our bank of resources any time you want to brush up on your knowledge.

Another benefit of ICA registration is a free one-month membership to InterNACHI. This leading professional organization for home inspectors is a great resource for those eager to continue learning and connecting with fellow professionals. Access to Report Form Pro Nitro, a popular inspection report development app, is also included in the cost of registration in our class. The app makes reporting your inspection findings to clients easy, with the ability to add photos and share your discoveries with clients in just a few clicks.

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!

How to Become a Home Inspector in Hawaii

If you’ve been wondering how to become a home inspector in Hawaii, consider registering with ICA. There are many such schools available online, but only ICA takes such a holistic approach to teaching aspiring home inspectors the fundamentals. By educating our students on both the practical skills and business side of the industry, we ensure all our graduates make the most of their time in the virtual classroom.

Still not sure if ICA is a good fit for you? Take a look at our demo materials to better understand how effective our classes can be for new home inspectors. Flexible, convenient and affordable, ICA allows aspiring home inspectors to learn the ropes on their own terms. Regardless of when or where you complete the course, it’s never been easier to earn your Hawaii home inspector certificate. Sign up for our Hawaii Home Inspector Course today!