Home Inspector Licensing, Wood-Destroying Inspection, Continuing Education, Marketing, & Business in Washington

 

Home Inspector Licensing:

If you weren’t licensed before September 1, 2009, you’re required to take a board-approved, 120-hour Fundamentals of Home Inspection course, and mentor with an experienced home inspector for 40 hours of field training.  For details on licensure, click here.
 
 
 

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

To renew your home inspector license, you must complete 24 hours of approved home inspector continuing education since you last renewed.
 
InterNACHI is a WA-approved course provider. Click "Continuing education courses" and scroll down the page.  
 
InterNACHI's online courses are available to members for free. 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. Read our free Inspection Business Quick Guide.
 

The following online courses are approved by the Washington Department of Licensing for home inspector Continuing Education (free to members):

 
 
 

Free Marketing Cards (free for members):

This is a great marketing strategy for members to promote their business to licensed real estate professionals, who can attain free, online Continuing Education (CE) credits by contacting their local InterNACHI member.
 
Tell them to visit http://www.nachi.org/wa-agent and register for the free online Continuing Education course. The course promotes the value of hiring an InterNACHI Home Energy Inspector. When a real estate professional logs into the course and enters the InterNACHI member's ID number, the member will be automatically notified by email.
 
Visit http://www.nachi.org/washington-real-estate-licensing-school-provider.htm for more information on how to market this opportunity to real estate agents. 
 
 
 
 

Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection CE:

The Washington State Department of Agriculture has approved InterNACHI's online "Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection" course for 15 credits. For approval details, visit http://www.nachi.org/wsda-approved-wdo-course.htm
 
 
 
 

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 nachi.org/home-energy-inspector
 
 
 

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 nachi.org/roof
 
 
 

Business & Marketing (online & free for members):


Free, online "Home Inspection Business Course":  nachi.org/become-home-inspector-business-course-101
 
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 http://www.nachi.org/home-maintanence-newsletter.htm
 
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 http://www.inspectoroutlet.com/homeowner-newsletter-handout.aspx
 
 

Everything You Need, All in One Place:

InterNACHI provides everything you need to be successful. Visit nachi.org/become-home-inspector
 
 

Membership Benefits (free for members):

 
InterNACHI provides over $75,000 worth of benefits to its members at no cost. Visit http://www.nachi.org/benefits.htm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Washington State Department of Agriculture approves InterNACHI's free, online Wood Destroying Organism course.
 
More approved and accredited inspector education.