Complete the application for registration of home inspector and submit it to the NE Secretary of State Licensing Division.
Start your own business or go to work for an existing company!
Nebraska Home Inspector Training
National Certification of Home Inspector Sample
At ICA, we train new inspectors to the American Society of Home Inspectors Standards of Practice. The home inspection standards have been recognized from coast to coast for over fifty years. The online self-pace course contains 24 video lessons, each with a 10 question multiple choice quiz. At the end of the course there is a user friendly 100 question final exam, which is broken down into five sections each composed of 20 questions. All students who enroll will have unlimited attempts at passing each quiz and exam. Our goal is to ensure you have every opportunity to gauge your knowledge as a home inspector. All students will also be provided unlimited access to Report Form Pro Nitro, which guides home inspectors through the inspection process from start to finish. This included software also produces a home inspection report in an easy to ready pdf format, ready to deliver to clients. Unlike offers you see from other schools to trial software, the one ICA gives you is yours to keep and use without limit and no additional fees.
Once you complete our course, you be ready to become a home inspector. Upon completion of the course, we email 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 register with the Nebraska Secretary of State Licensing Division.
Does a home inspector need to get on the roof of the home?
No. Home inspectors should not go on the roof of the home. Per current standards of practice, the proper way to inspect a roof is to stand back and use binoculars. A few home inspectors have even started using small drones to inspect a roof, and we even include a drone module in our home inspection course. Most home inspectors use the binocular technique for inspecting the roof of a home. If you are comfortable walking a roof, you can go on the roof to inspect the home as well, but it is not required.
The average fee for a home inspection in Nebraska is $370. The amount you charge for any given home inspection will vary based on age and square footage of the home. As part of our course, we teach you how to calculate a proper home inspection fee.
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 we are Gold Level Members with 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 Nebraska require continuing education for home inspectors?
No. Continuing education is not required for home inspectors in Nebraska.
Do you email me a copy of my certification?
Yes. We email you a copy of your National Certification of Home Inspector certificate. All ICA graduates will also be provided access to a digital certification badge to use on your smart phone, website, and post to your social media accounts.
What should I use for my inspection report when I perform a home inspection?
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 report 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. 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 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. The total cost of 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 training 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 Nebraska.
Do you send my certificate to the board?
Nebraska does not have a specific home inspector licensing board, however you will be able to indicate you passed our course on the Nebraska Application for Registration of Home Inspector form. List Inspection Certification Associates on the field “National Certifications of Home Inspector” found on page one of the form.
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 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. You’ll be certified for both residential inspection and commercial inspection. On the commercial side of things, we train you to the ASTM standards.
What if I have questions during the online 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 via phone, email, or even text message.
Do I need to be a home builder or a contractor to be a home inspector?
Absolutely not. We train students from all different backgrounds to be successful home inspectors. Being a contractor can be helpful but is by no means necessary to become a home inspector in any state.
Home Inspector Requirements
There are no home inspector licensing requirements in Nebraska, other than registration with the state. There are no licensing exams to pass, no internships or apprenticeships to complete, and no professional organizations you must join. It is recommended that anyone hoping to begin practicing as a home inspector in the Cornhusker State should complete a home inspector class. ICA’s online course offers a National Certification of Home Inspector certificate you can use when you register with the Nebraska Secretary of State.
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.
Our Home Inspector Course gives you the flexibility to study from home, on a schedule that works best for your lifestyle. Because our course materials are available 24 hours a day, and can be viewed from virtually any device, you can take your education on the go, or save it for the peace and quiet of your living room. Even better, ICA students gain lifetime access to our materials upon registration. This means you can revisit fundamentals any time you might need to, or complete bonus classes to diversify your skill set. Courses in Radon Inspection and Wind Mitigation can run hundreds of dollars each, but are included for free in ICA’s home inspection class.
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.
The ICA Edge
Those curious about how to become a home inspector will be pleased to learn that ICA offers everything you’ll need to begin your career. In addition to our course materials, you’ll also have access to seasoned instructors who care deeply about sharing their knowledge with new cohorts of housing inspectors.
At ICA, you’ll learn more than just the fundamentals. We pride ourselves on going further than other schools to educate you on every aspect of home inspections. In addition to learning about the inspection process, red flags to watch out for and how to write reports of your findings, we also train you in the marketing and advertising skills necessary to run your business. Report Form Pro Nitro, a leading home inspection app used for writing reports, is also included in your registration. This $399 app is a tremendous value and can be used for many years to come.
Jumpstart Your Home Inspection Career Now
ICA has all you need to earn your home inspector certificate and begin practicing in the field. Because our course is self-paced, you can begin your new career on a timeline that works best for you. Whether you plan to launch your own home inspection business or work for an existing company, ICA has the resources you need to find success. Get started today!
Inspection Certification Associates
332 S. Michigan Ave
Chicago IL 60604-4434
N16W23217 Stone Ridge Dr.
Waukesha, WI 53188