How to Become a Licensed Home Inspector in Alaska



InterNACHI is the world's leading association for home inspectors.  We provide free training, online testing and certification, business development, marketing support, discounts on everything from home inspection software to E&O insurance to your next truck, and more.
InterNACHI School is accredited as a postsecondary education institution by the national accrediting agency of the U.S. Department of Education to provide tuition-free online training, examination, certification, and continuing education to InterNACHI® members in Alaska. 
 

Scroll down this page for everything you need to get started, make more money, and grow your inspection business.
 
 
 
 

Home Inspector Licensing:

To be a licensed home inspector in Alaska, individuals must pass the state examination for home inspectors.  For more information about licensing home inspectors in Alaska, visit the Alaska Department of Business and Professional Licensing website for home inspectors
 
To help prepare for the state exam, take InterNACHI's Online Home Inspector Exam (free), take the InterNACHI State Exam Prep Course (free to members), and take InterNACHI's online courses (free to members).  Unfortunately, we do not know what questions are on the state exam. 

 
 
 

Insurance for Inspectors

To be a licensed home inspector in Alaska, individuals must meet certain requirements for adequate insurance coverage. InterNACHI members are eligible for discounts and enhanced coverage. Visit nachi.org/insurance for information on how to sign up.
  
 


Hands-On Training at House of Horrors® 

Experience world-class inspection training and InterNACHI® member events at our House of Horrors® locations in Colorado and Florida.  The InterNACHI® House of Horrors® is an entire house with 1,000 defects built under our roof.  Register for a free event, take training, test-drive inspection tools, attend an inspector chapter meeting, and inspect the House of Horrors®.   
 



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

Licensed home inspectors in Alaska are required to take 4 hours of Continuing Education every calendar year. They must renew their license every two years and have taken at least 8 hours of CE. 
 
The Alaska Department of Business and Professional Licensing regulates home inspection training. 
 
 
 
 
 

How to Join InterNACHI

 



Radon Tester Certification in Alaska (online & free for members): 

      
Although there are no state regulations for radon testing in Alaska, the state recommends to the public the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines for testing. (as of Oct 2014) Visit the Alaska website for details.
 
Become a Certified Radon Tester by taking InterNACHI's free, online "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provide Course," which is AARST-NRPP approved for both initial certification and Continuing Education, and NRSB approved for Continuing Education credit. The course details are located at https://www.nachi.org/radon-measurement-service-provider-online-course.htm
 
 
 
 

Marketing Cards (free for members):

InterNACHI is an Alaska-approved course provider for licensed real estate agents in Alaska. This is a great marketing strategy for InterNACHI members who want to promote their businesses to licensed real estate agents who need Continuing Education. InterNACHI members can hand out marketing cards to licensed real estate professionals. Each card provides instructions on how a licensed professional can attain free, online Continuing Education credits. When a real estate professional logs into a course and enters your InterNACHI member ID number, you receive a notification by email. Order your free cards by visiting www.inspectoroutlet.com/free-real-estate-agent-marketing-cards
 
 
 
 

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. 
 
 
 
 
 

Wood Destroying Organisms Inspection (online and free for members):

 
Alaska Division of Agriculture does not currently have regulations for structural pest inspection. Alaska's Division of Agriculture has approved InterNACHI's Wood Destroying Organism Inspection Course
 
 
 
 

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)


 

InterNACHI's Member 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. The design work is free. Take a look at the free design work we've done for our members.  We recommend contacting the Member Marketing Team
 
 
 
 

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 https://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 https://www.nachi.org/benefits.htm
 
 
 
 
 

Archived Approval Letters:





 







View 2021 approval of Inspecting the Means of Egress Course. Course #10817. Expiration 01/07/2021. 


























 

View 2020 approval of The House as a System Course. Course #11540. Expiration 03/05/2020.
 

View 2020 approval of Meth House Hazards and Remediation Course. Course #15341. 8.0 hours. Expiration 03/05/2020.
 

View 2020 approval of Inspecting HVAC Energy Efficiency Course. Course #11463. 8.0 hours. Expiration 02/05/2020.
 

 

View 2020 approval of Energy Movement for Inspectors Course. Course #11465. 2.0 hours. Expiration 02/05/2020. 
 

View 2020 approval of Comfort and Climate for Inspectors Course. Course #11464. 1.0 hours. Expiration 02/05/2020.
 

 

View 2020 approval of Structural Issues for Home Inspectors Course. Course #9732. 4.0 hours. Expiration 02/05/2020.
 
 
View 2020 approval of How to Inspect Septic Systems Course. Course #9336. 8.0 hours. Expiration 02/05/2020.
 

View 2020 approval of How to Perform Roof Inspections Course. Course #9733. 8.0 hours. Expiration 02/05/2020.
 

View 2020 approval of How to Inspect Pools and Spas Course. Course #9525. 8.0 hours. Expiration 02/05/2020.
 

View 2020 approval of How to Perform Home Energy Audits Course. Course #9379. 8 hours. Expiration 02/05/2020.
 

 

View 2020 approval of Log Home Inspection Course. Course #9729. 8 hours. Expiration 02/05/2020.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

View 2019 approval of Green Building Inspection Course. Course #9728. Expiration 10/02/2019.












View 2017 approval of Inspecting Metal Roofs Course. Course #15877. Expiration 03/29/2019.




View 2017 approval of General Roof Inspection Course. Course #15875. Expiration 03/29/2019.










 

 

 

 

 

 



 

View approval of Performing a Home Energy Audit Course.  Course #15879. Expiration 03/29/2019.


 

 

View 2017 approval of Calculating Envelope Energy Loss Course. Course #11817. 2 hours. Expiration 01/13/2019.
 
 
View approval of How to Inspect Private Drinking Water Wells Course. Course #15554. 8 hours. Expiration 10/04/2018. 
 
View approval of How to Perform Roof Inspections Course. Course #9733. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
 
View approval of How to Perform Roof Inspections Class (Live). Class #9733. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
 
 
View approval of How to Inspect Tile Roofs Class (Live). Class #15555. 2 hours. Expiration 10/05/2018.  
 
View approval of 10 Steps to Performing a Roof Inspection Class (Live). Class #11899, 2 hours. Expiration 06/11/2017. 
 
 
View approval of Gas Fireplace Inspection Class. Course #15524. 4 hours. Expiration 09/27/2018.
 
View approval of How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Course. Course #11147. 8 hours. Expiration 09/27/2018. 
 
 
View How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Class. Class #11147. 8 hours. Expiration 09/27/2018.   
 
View approval of Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection Course. Course #8760. 8 hours. Expiration 08/11/2018.
 
View approval of How to Perform Tree Inspections Course. Course #15486. 7 hours. Expiration 08/25/2018.
 
View approval of How to Inspect HVAC Systems Course. Course #9227. 8 hours. Expiration 08/11/2018.
 
View approval of Inspecting Foundation Walls and Piers Course. Course #8759. 3 hours. Expiration 08/11/2018. 
 
 
View approval of How to Inspect the Exterior Course. Course #9225. 8 hours. Expiration 08/11/2018.
 
View approval of Indoor Air Quality for Inspectors Course. Course #11582. 1 hour. Expiration 08/05/2018. 
 
View approval of The House As a System Course. Course #11540. 2 hours. Expiration 05/16/2018. 
 
 
View Meth House Hazards and Remediation Course. Course #15341. Expiration 05/11/2018.
 
 
 
View approval of How to Inspect Manufactured and Mobile Homes Course. Course #10337. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
 

View approval of 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know Course. Course #8758. 5 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018. 
 
 
View approval of How to Perform Energy Audits Course. Course #9379. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
 
 
View approval of How to Inspect Septic Systems Course. Course #9336. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
 
 
View approval of How to Inspect Pools and Spas Course. Course #9525. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
 
 
View approval of Structural Issues for Home Inspectors Course. Course #9732. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
 
 
View approval of Log Home Inspection Course. Course #9729. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018. 
 
 
 
View approval of How to Perform Roof Inspections Course. Course #9733. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
 

View approval of How to Perform Roof Inspections Class. Class #9733. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
 
View approval of How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections Course. Course #9734. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.  
 
 
View approval Energy Movement for Inspectors Course. Course #11465. 2 hours. Expiration 04/18/2018.
 
 
View approval of Inspecting HVAC Energy Efficiency Course. Course #11463. 8 hours. Expiration 04/01/2018. 
 
 
View approval of How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves & Chimneys Course. Course #11466. 4 hours. Expiration 04/01/2018. 
 
 
View approval letter of Comfort and Climate for Inspectors Course. Course #11464. 1 hour. Expiration 04/01/2018.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

View approval of Advanced HVAC Training course(#10787, 8 hours). Expiration 01/07/2019.
 

View approval of Inspecting Means of Egress course. (#10817, 4 hours). Expiration 01/07/2019.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Approval letter for Advanced Inspection of Crawlspaces
Take the course Advanced Inspection of Crawlspaces
 
 
Inspecting Water Heater Tanks
Green Building
 
 
Inspecting the Means of Egress
 
 
 
Ladder Safety Training approval letter (PDF)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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