How to Become a Licensed Home Inspector in Alaska
Home Inspector Licensing:
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.
Become a Certified Professional Inspector
Home Inspector Continuing Education Courses (online & free for members) and Live Classes:
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 approves the following InterNACHI free, online courses:
How to Inspect Private Drinking Water Wells Course. Course #15554. 8 hours. Expiration 10/04/2018.
How to Inspect Tile Roofs Class (Live). Class #15555. 2 hours. Expiration 10/05/2018.
10 Steps to Performing a Roof Inspection Course. Course #11899. 2 hours. Expiration 06/11/2017.
. Class #11899, 2 hours. Expiration 06/11/2017. 10 Steps to Performing a Roof Inspection Class (Live)
How to Perform Roof Inspections Course. Course #9733. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
How to Perform Roof Inspections Class (Live). Class #9733. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
Gas Fireplace Inspection Class (Live). Course #15524. 4 hours. Expiration 09/27/2018.
How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Course. Course #11147. 8 hours. Expiration 09/27/2018.
. Class #11147. 8 hours. Expiration 09/27/2018. How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Class (Live)
Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection Course. Course #8760. 8 hours. Expiration 08/11/2018.
How to Perform Tree Inspections Course. Course #15486. 7 hours. Expiration 08/25/2018.
How to Inspect HVAC Systems Course. Course #9227. 8 hours. Expiration 08/11/2018.
Inspecting Foundation Walls and Piers Course. Course #8759. 3 hours. Expiration 08/11/2018.
How to Inspect the Exterior Course. Course #9225. 8 hours. Expiration 08/11/2018.
Indoor Air Quality for Inspectors Course. Course #11582. 1 hour. Expiration 08/05/2018.
The House As a System Course. Course #11540. 2 hours. Expiration 05/16/2018.
Meth House Hazards and Remediation Course. Course #15341. Expiration 05/11/2018.
Commercial Property Inspection Prerequisite Course. Course #9735. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
How to Inspect Manufactured and Mobile Homes Course. Course #10337. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know Course. Course #8758. 5 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
How to Perform Energy Audits Course. Course #9379. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
How to Inspect Septic Systems Course. Course #9336. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
How to Inspect Pools and Spas Course. Course #9525. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
Structural Issues for Home Inspectors Course. Course #9732. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
Log Home Inspection Course. Course #9729. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Course. Course #9619. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections Course. Course #9734. 4 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
Energy Movement for Inspectors Course. Course #11465. 2 hours. Expiration 04/18/2018.
Inspecting HVAC Energy Efficiency Course. Course #11463. 8 hours. Expiration 04/01/2018.
How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves & Chimneys. Course #11466. 4 hours. Expiration 04/01/2018.
Comfort and Climate for Inspectors. Course #11464. 1 hour. Expiration 04/01/2018.
Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors. Course #9730. 8 hours. Expiration 03/02/2018.
Advanced Mold Inspection Training Course (#11898, 8 hours)
Defect Recognition and Report Writing Course (#11900, 8 hours)
Advanced Stucco & EIFS Inspection Training for Home Inspectors Course (#11901, 8 hours)
Infrared Thermography Inspection Training Course (#11902, 5 hours)
Inspecting Commercial Electrical Systems Course (#11903, 6 hours)
Advanced Inspection of Crawlspaces Course (#11040, 3 hours)
Wind and Hail Property Damage Inspection Course (#11871, 4 hours)
How to Perform Wind Mitigation Inspections Course (#11872,8 hours)
Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course (#11818, 8 hours)
Calculating Envelope Energy Loss Course (#11817, 2 hours)
Residential Structural Design for Home Inspectors (#11753, 8 hours)
Inspecting the Means of Egress Course (#10817, 4 hours). Expiration 01/07/2019.
Advanced HVAC Training for Inspectors Course (#10787, 8 hours). Expiration 01/07/2019.
How to Perform Deck Inspections (#9042, 3 hours)
Green Building Inspection (#9728, 8 hours)
Radon Measurement Service Provider (#10175, 8 hours)
How to Inspect Water Heater Tanks (#11145, 4 hours)
Building Science and Infrared Thermal Imaging for Inspectors (#11146, 5 hours) Ladder Safety Training (#10788, 1 hour)
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
Marketing Cards (free 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.
Home Energy Score Assessor (online & free for members):
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:
complete the 3D-house training (online & free for members);
Wood Destroying Organisms Inspection (online and free for members):
The Roof Data Technician Program, developed by
, 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):
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. 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:
Membership Benefits (free for members):
Archived Approval Letters:
Inspecting Water Heater Tanks
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