Florida DBPR Approves InterNACHI's Wind Mitigation, Pre-Licensing Home Inspector, State Exam, and Continuing Education Courses

 

120-Hour Inspector Pre-Licensing (online & free to members):

    To become a licensed home inspector in Florida, you have to:

    Home Inspector State Exam (online):

    To become a Licensed Home Inspector in Florida, you're required to take a state exam. InterNACHI's online exam is approved by DBPR. To take the InterNACHI FL Home Inspector Licensing Exam, visit nachi.org/florida-licensing-home-inspector-exam. The exam questions are extracted from the 120-hour online pre-licensing course (free to members).
     

    DBPR-Approved Continuing Education (online & free to members):

     
      According to the DBPR Rule as of October 22, 2013, licensed home inspectors in Florida are required to complete at least fourteen (14) hours of Continuing Education credits prior to their expiration of their license. 12 hours must be based on the components of a home and 2 hours must be based on hurricane wind mitigation.
       
      To check your account at the DBPR site, visit https://www.myfloridalicense.com/datamart/mainMenuFLDBPR.do
       
      The following online courses are approved for Continuing Education for home inspectors. The courses are free to members. Not a member? Join now.
       
      This course is approved for 16 hours, including 12 hours in General and 4 hours in Wind/Hurricane.
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       
       

      Archived Approvals:

       
       
       

       

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      From: "Cox, Cassandra" <Cassandra.Cox@dbpr.state.fl.us>

      Subject: RE: Approval of additional instructors
      Date: October 2, 2012 7:47:33 AM MDT
      To: 'Lisa Endza' <lisa@internachi.org>

      Hi Lisa,
       
      Thank you for your inquiry to have the following individual approved as additional instructor, James Ungar.  Effective as of Tuesday, October 2, 2012 your instructor has been approved from the date you submitted your request to have him approved as additional instructors for the following course to my office.
       
      James Ungar
      Course number 0000038. FL 120-Hour Pre-Licensing Course.

      Thank you.
       
      Cassandra Cox Operations Analyst II
      Education Provider Services
      Bureau of Education and Testing
      850-921-8215 or 850-717-1328 (direct line)
      Scanner Fax number 850-922-2316 or 850-922-1228

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      From: "Cox, Cassandra" <Cassandra.Cox@dbpr.state.fl.us>
      Date: January 20, 2012 8:22:48 AM MST
      To: 'Lisa Endza' <lisa@internachi.org>
      Cc: "'ben@internachi.org'" <ben@internachi.org>
      Subject: RE: Instructor Approval

      Good morning Lisa,
       
      Thank you for your inquiry to have the following individuals approved as additional instructors, Russell Hensel, John Shishilla and Kelly Lashley.  Effective as of Friday, January 20, 2012 your instructors have been approved from the date you submitted your request to have them approved as additional instructors for the following course to my office.
       
      Russell Hensel, John Shishilla and Kelly Lashley
      Course number 0000038. FL 120-Hour Pre-Licensing Course. 
      Thank you.

       
      Cassandra Cox Operations Analyst II
      Education Provider Services
      Bureau of Education and Testing
      850-921-8215 or 850-717-1328 (direct line)
      Scanner Fax number 850-922-2316 or 850-922-1228

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