How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Mississippi

 

Home Inspector Pre-Licensing Course (online & free for members):

To become a licensed home inspector in Mississippi, you must successfully complete a 60-hour pre-licensing course approved by the Mississippi Home Inspector Board (MHIB). For details, visit Mississippi's website.
 
InterNACHI's "60-Hour Online Mississippi Home Inspector Pre-Licensing Course" is approved by the MHIB. View MHIB's "official" approval of the course. This course is online and free to members of InterNACHI. Not a member? Join now
 
After joining as a member, you'll have access to everything you need to be successful, including all of InterNACHI's online training, certifications, Continuing Education, marketing, and business services. InterNACHI has everything you need, all in one place. 
 
 
 

Home Inspector Continuing Education (online & free for members):

MHIB requires individuals to renew their license by completing hours of Continuing Education. For details, visit Mississippi's website.
 
The following online courses are approved by the Mississippi Home Inspector Board (MHIB) for Continuing Education. (The course approval letters are available by scrolling down this page.)
Inspecting Water Heater Tanks for 4 hours
Inspecting Means of Egress for 4 hours
Safe Practices for the Home Inspector for 4 hours
Green Building for 8 hours
How to Perform Roof Inspections for 4 hours
How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections for 4 hours
Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors for 8 hours
Structural Issues for Home Inspectors for 4 hours
Log Home Inspection for 8 hours
 
 

Marketing Cards (free for members):

InterNACHI members can hand out these marketing cards to licensed real estate agents to promote their businesses to licensed real estate agents. The marketing cards are free for InterNACHI members.
 
This is a great marketing strategy, because a real estate agent has to enter the InterNACHI member's ID # to gain access to a free, online course. The member is automatically notified by email when a real estate agents begins a course. InterNACHI is a Mississippi-approved course provider for licensed real estate agents
 
Members can order their free real estate marketing cards by visiting Inspector Outlet.
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 

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.) Participate in the InterNACHI/Owens Corning Roof Data Technician Program.
 
 
 

Business & Marketing (online & free for members):


 
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 InterNACHI's free, monthly homeowner newsletter system (free for members).
 
Order handout cards to sign homeowners up for your Homeowner Newsletter (a customizable, monthly newsletter system that is free to members). Order your homeowner newsletter cards from InspectorOutlet.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Membership Benefits (free for members):

 
 
 
 

From: Libbye Allen <[email protected]>
Date: September 20, 2011 1:03:12 PM MDT
To: "'[email protected]'" <[email protected]>
Subject: CE Course Approval

Linda:
 
This is confirmation that the following course has been approved:
 
PROVIDER: INTERNACHI
 
Customer Service and Communication For Inspectors   4 hours
 
If you need anything further, please advise.
 
Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Regulatory Board
[email protected]
(601) 932-6770  


________________________________________________________________


Date: July 14, 2010 2:31:09 PM MST

To: "'Lisa Endza'" <[email protected]>

Subject: Course approvals

Lisa:
 
This is confirmation that the following courses were approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on July 14, 2010:
 
PROVIDER: International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)
How to Inspect Septic Systems         10 hours
How to Perform Energy Audits           24 hours
How to Inspect Pools and Spas           8 hours
 
If you need anything further, please advise.

 
Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board
________________________________________________________________
Date: February 2, 2010 2:00:30 PM MST
To: "'Lisa Endza'" <
[email protected]>
Subject: Course approvals

Lisa:
 
This is confirmation that the following courses were approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on January 13, 2010:
 
PROVIDER: INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED HOME INSPECTORS (InterNACHI)
  1.  “Pre-Licensing Course" (134 Hours)
  2.  “How to Inspect HVAC Systems” (12 Hours)
  3.  “How to Perform Exterior Inspections” (16 Hours)
  4.  “How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Course” (14 Hours)
 
If you need anything further, please advise.
 
 
Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board

________________________________________________________________

From: "Libbye Allen" [email protected]
Date: August 21, 2009 12:04:20 PM MDT
To: "'Lisa Endza'" [email protected]
Subject: Online Continuing Education course approval
 
Lisa:
 
The is confirmation that the following online continuing education course was approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on August 19, 2009:
 
PROVIDER: International Association of Certified Home Inspectors
 
Deck Inspections, 3 hours
 
If you need anything further, please advise.
 
Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board
[email protected]

________________________________________________________________
 
From: "Libbye Allen" [email protected]
Date: May 20, 2009 12:38:58 PM MDT
To: "'Lisa Endza'" <[email protected]>
Subject: MHIB Course Approval

This is confirmation that the following courses were approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on May 20, 2008:
  1. Thermal Imaging and Building Science  (16 hours)
  2. 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know  (5 hours)
  3. Moisture Intrusion Inspection (8 hours)
  4. Inspecting Foundation Walls and Piers (3 hours)
  5. Wood Destroying Organism Inspection (12 hours)
  6. Radon Measurement Service Provider (12 hours)
  7. Mold Inspection Training Online Video Course (12 hours)
  8. HVAC Training Course for Home and Commercial Inspectors (21 hours)
If you need anything further, please advise.

Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board

________________________________________________________________

 
From: "Libbye Allen" <[email protected]>
Date: December 18, 2008 1:01:25 PM MST
To: "'Lisa Endza'" [email protected]
 
Subject: Commercial Inspection Prerequisite Course Approval

This is confirmation that the above referenced course was approved by the Board members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on December  10, 2008.

If you need anything further, please let me know.

Thanks,

Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board

________________________________________________________________

 
From: "Libbye Allen"
Date: August 25, 2008 11:49:25 AM MDT
To: <[email protected]>
Subject: Course Approval

This is a confirmation that the following courses were approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on August 20, 2008:
  1. Inspecting Water Heater Tanks in Residential Dwelling Units (4 hours)
  2. Inspecting Means of Egress in Residential Dwelling Units (4 hours)
  3. Safe Practices for the Home Inspector (4 hours)
  4. InterNACHI’s Green Building (8 hours)
  5. InterNACHI’s Online Roofing Course (4 hours)
  6. Electrical Inspection Course (4 hours)
  7. InterNACHI’s Online Plumbing Inspection Course (8 hours)
  8. Structural Issues for Home Inspectors (4 hours)
  9. InterNACHI’s Online Log Home Inspection Course (8 hours)
If you need anything further, please let me know.

Thanks,

Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board

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Mississippi Home Inspector Law requires 20 hours of approved continuing education every 2 years:
§ 73-60-23. Continuing education requirements

 (1) Each person who applies for renewal of his license shall successfully complete home inspector continuing education courses approved by the commission at the rate of twenty (20) hours every two (2) years.

Fulfill Mississippi approved online courses now.