Ohio Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice Course

Welcome to InterNACHI's free, online "Ohio Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice Course." This course is provided by our accredited college at internachi.edu.

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The goal of this course is to teach the student the standards to which a home inspector performs a home inspection based on the standards of practice set by the Ohio Home Inspection Board. It is based upon the Ohio Home Inspection Standards of Practice and covers the various components and systems that should be inspected.


Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • perform a home inspection according to the Standards of Practice;
  • list the systems and components required to be inspected;
  • distinguish between what is required and what is not required to be inspected;
  • define what a home inspection is; and
  • define what a material defect is.

In keeping with InterNACHI's commitment to Continuing Education, this course is free to all members and can be taken repeatedly without limit.

Course includes:

  • 2 InterNACHI® CE credit hours;
  • 7,988 words in the course; 
  • 69 quiz questions in 12 quizzes;
  • 70-question final exam;
  • instant grading; and 
  • a downloadable, printable Certificate of Completion.  

You will learn the following:

  • Definitions & Scope
  • Limitations, Exceptions & Exclusions 
  • Roof
  • Exterior
  • Basement, Foundation, Crawlspace & Structure 
  • Heating
  • Cooling
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Fireplace
  • Attics, Insulation & Ventilation
  • Doors, Windows & Interior
  • Code of Ethics
InterNACHI® Course Example
Course #555, Student Catalog

Student WorkTime CalculationEstimated Clock Hour Time for the Average Student
Attendance for "Seat Time" 1# of minutes of student attendance / 507.9
Participation in Learning Activities 2# of minutes of online student participation / 501.0
Interactivity 3# of minutes of student interactivity / 500.5
Reading the Course Text 4# of words in the course / 100 words per minute / 501.6
Reading the Course Textbook 5# of words in the book / 100 words per minute / 500.8
Academic Engagement 6# of words in the course / 100 / 501.0
Direct Communication 7# of minutes of communication / 500.5
Instructional Video Learning 8# of minutes of video / 500.0
Reinforcement Q & A  9# of questions X 1.85 / 502.5
Writing Assignment of the Inspection  104.0 hours per assignment0.0
Writing Assignment of the Research  114.0 hours per assignment0.0
Academic Activities for an Inspection  128.0 hours for each inspection assignment0.0
Performing an Inspection  138.0 hours for each inspection0.0
* nachi.org/catalog-credit-hour-calculation
Total clock hours
8.0 clock hours
8.0 InterNACHI CE Hours
0.8 CEU