Step Two: Take and pass the National Home Inspectors Exam (NHIE). ICA training materials include an online NIHE study guide with more than 700 practice questions. When you complete ICA’s for pre-licensing training, you’ll be fully prepared to take and pass the NHIE exam.
Start your own home inspection business or go to work for an existing home inspection company!
We not only help you get licensed we help you supercharge your career and business with everything you need to be successful. ICA’s membership portal, Edcetera Home Inspection, provides you with ongoing support and training resources throughout your career. New students who enroll in a home inspection licensing course with ICA receive a one-year membership for free, a $99 value!
Maryland Home Inspector Training Classes
Tuition for the course is $1,495, including all training materials and numerous valuable extras. Course duration is 8 consecutive days from 8am – 5:30pm. Enroll below.
As stated above, once you complete our 8 day (72 hour) home inspection classroom training course you are ICA Certified and have fulfilled the home inspection training requirements for Maryland. You also will need to take the National Home Inspectors Exam, for which we prepare you. After that you are licensed and ready to go.
The average inspection fee for a 2,000 square foot home inspection in Maryland is $400. The amount you charge for a home inspection will vary based on age and square footage of the home. Our course will teach you how to structure your home inspection fees.
Yes. We’ll mail out a wallet-sized, laminated copy of your credentials. You’ll also receive an email of your home inspection certification upon completion of our 72-hour Maryland home inspection classroom course.
We have an arrangement with www.homeinspectionform.com wherein 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 reporting software can be printed and filled out by hand or filled out on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. You can even put in photos easily. Report Form Pro Nitro is the number one home inspection reporting software program for home inspectors in Maryland.
No. There is no time limit on our course, so for example if you needed to take 4 days in one class session and then 4 more days next session to get all 8 days of home inspection training completed that is no problem.
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!
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.
Actually, the way it works is once you complete our course and pass the Maryland exam, you will send the board a copy of your certification from us along with your score sheet from the Maryland exam. Then you will be issued your home inspection license.
We have full support for all students and graduates, both during and after the course. Even if you have questions when you are out in the field performing a home inspection, we can assist via email, text, or phone.
No. We train students from all different backgrounds to be successful home inspectors. A contractor background can be helpful but it is not necessary or mandatory to become a home inspector in Maryland.
Enroll with ICA Today!
It doesn’t matter whether you want to become a home inspector in DC, Silver Spring, Baltimore, Rockville, Towson, Hagerstown, Ocean City, Annapolis, or Frederick; our home inspection classroom course will fulfill the Maryland home inspection licensing requirements. What are you waiting for? Enroll now and begin your new career as a home inspector in Maryland!
What ICA’s Home Inspector Training Includes
Here are some of the topics covered in ICA’s home inspection classroom training:
Home Inspection Overview – Introduction to the home inspection industry
Business and Legal Aspects – Starting a home inspection business, pre-inspection agreements, insurance and marketing needs
Conducting an Inspection – Inspection industry standards and methods
Using Drones During Inspections – How to inspect rooftops with drones
When you’ve completed Inspection Certification Associates’ Maryland Home Inspection Classroom Training, you’ll be ready to sit for the Maryland home inspector license exam. Once you’ve passed the exam and received your license, you’ll be qualified to perform home inspections anywhere in Maryland.
Valuable Extras To Our Maryland Home Inspection Training
Students enrolled in ICA’s home inspection classroom training also have access to our Online Home Inspection Course and Training Materials. You’ll also receive our Radon and Mold introductory bonus courses, which are a $200 value. Unlike most other home inspection trainers, radon and mold training is included with your ICA tuition.
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.
Here are more valuable features included free with ICA’s classroom home inspection training:
Lifetime access to our online home inspection training program
Residential and commercial inspection certifications