How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Massachusetts

InterNACHI is approved by Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure as a provider for both Continuing Education (CE) and Licensure Training for home inspectors in live classroom settings. For more information, visit the Massachusetts website.

Home Inspector Licensing:

InterNACHI is approved by Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure as a provider for Licensure Training for home inspectors. We do not currently have any live classes for licensing scheduled. 
Board Approved 75-Hour Course List (PDF, page 2)
    Massachusetts 266 CMR 4.00: Associate Home Inspector Training Program Requirements
    We've heard that there's a reciprocity between MA and CT. If so, you may be interested in attaining a license in CT by taking InterNACHI's CT-approved pre-licensing course (free and online for members).

    Inspector Continuing Education:

    Licensed Home Inspectors and Associate Home Inspectors are required, as a condition of license renewal, to complete a minimum of 12 contact hours of continuing education activities per renewal cycle. A renewal cycle consists of the 24 months prior to each renewal date. See Massachusetts requirements for CE
    InterNACHI is approved by Massachusetts Division of Professional Licensure as a provider for Continuing Education (CE) for home inspectors. For more information, visit the Massachusetts website. Unfortunately the state does not recognize Continuing Education courses completed online.

    Radon Tester Certification (online & free for members): 

    Although there are no Massachusetts state regulations for naturally occurring radon, the state recommends to the public the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines for taking action. (as of Oct 2014) Visit the Massachusetts website for details.
    Become a Certified Radon Tester by taking InterNACHI's free, online "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provide Course," which is NRPP- and AARST-approved for both initial certification and Continuing Education. The course details are located at

    Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection Course (free & online for members):


    Home Energy Inspector™ Certification (online & free for members):

    Become a Certified Home Energy Inspector™. The online training and certification is free for members. No infrared, no blower door, and no additional training needed. Visit

    Home Energy Score Assessor (online & free for members):

    The Home Energy Score is similar to a vehicle's miles-per-gallon rating, and any qualified inspector in the U.S. can generate a Home Energy Score in less than an hour. The Home Energy Score provides:
    • a score on a scale of 1 to 10; 
    • facts about the home and its energy use; and 
    • recommendations generated by the U.S. Department of Energy to improve the score and energy efficiency. 
      To become a Home Energy Score Assessor, you must:
    1. be an InterNACHI-Certified Home Energy Inspector (online & free for members); 
    2. complete the 3D-house training (online & free for members);
    3. agree to participate in a Quality Assurance Plan with other local Home Energy Inspector(free for members); and
    4. email Michelle to participate in the program.

    Roof Data Technician (free for members to participate):

    The Roof Data Technician Program, developed by InterNACHI and Owens Corning and Lowe's, provides an additional revenue stream for InterNACHI members who are hired by Owens Corning as part of a roof warranty claim resolution process. (This program is operational in the United States only.) To participate in the program, visit

    Business & Marketing (online & free for members):

    Free, online "Home Inspection Business Course":
    InterNACHI's Marketing Team will design a new logo for your inspection business or re-design your existing logo, and design and customize your business cards, flyers and brochures. It's all for free. Take a look at the free design work we've done for our members (free to members). Contact the Inspector Marketing Department today

    Homeowner Newsletter (online & free for members):

    Keep in touch with all of your clients! The InterNACHI Homeowner Newsletter is: 
    • free to members;
    • customized by you according to condition of each house inspected;
    • has 5 years worth of monthly issues;
    • includes your photo and logo in each issue.
    Your photo or business logo and website link will appear in each newsletter issue, so your clients can keep your contact information handy. Learn more about the newsletter at
    Order handout cards to sign homeowners up for your Homeowner Newsletter (a customizable, monthly newsletter system that is free to members). Order your cards at

    Everything You Need, All in One Place:

    InterNACHI provides everything you need to be successful. Visit

    Membership Benefits (free for members):

    InterNACHI provides over $75,000 worth of benefits to its members at no cost. Visit