How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Arizona



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 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 Arizona. 
 

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

AZBTR

The Arizona State Board of Technical Registration (AZBTR) requires applicants for home inspector certification to (a) complete 84 hours of training, (b) pass a national home inspector exam, and (c) complete 30 parallel inspections with a certified home inspector.  Visit the AZBTR website for details.
 
(a). According to R4-30-247 of the Arizona Administrative Code, an applicant must show evidence of successful completion of 84 hours of classroom training or an equivalent course conducted by an educational facility accredited by an accrediting agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education.  InterNACHI® School is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. The Arizona State Board of Technical Registration requires that students submit a transcript to the AZBTR for determination of approval. 
 
(b). To help practice or prepare for the state exam, you may take InterNACHI's Online Home Inspector Exam (free and open to everyone), take the InterNACHI® Ultimate Home Inspection Practice Test (free and online for members), and take InterNACHI's accredited online courses (free and online for members). 
 
(c). Contact an InterNACHI Mentor who is an AZ-certified home inspector or search for an AZ-certified home inspector
  
 
 
 

87-Hour Home Inspector Certification Course (free & online)

InterNACHI® offers an 87-Hour Inspector Certification Course, which is free and online for members.  
 
Take the free, online Home Inspector Certification Course to become a certified home inspector in Arizona.
  
 
 
 

Home Inspector Continuing Education (free & online)

Arizona does not pre-approve continuing education.
 
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.
   
 
 
 

Insurance for Home Inspectors​

​To be a certified home inspector in Arizona, individuals must meet certain requirements for adequate insurance coverage.  InterNACHI® members are eligible for exclusive discounts and enhanced coverage.  Visit nachi.org/insurance for a quick quote and additional information.  ​
   
 
 
 

Hands-On Training at the House of Horrors® 

Experience world-class inspection training and InterNACHI® member events at the InterNACHI®  House of Horrors® in Colorado and Florida.  The House of Horrors® is an entire house with a thousand 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®. 
  


 

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Radon Tester Certification in Arizona (online & free)

      
The Arizona Radiation Regulatory Agency (ARRA) does not regulate or certify radon testers or mitigation specialists; however, they do recommend hiring a Certified Radon Tester who has completed a radon measurement training certification course approved by AARST-NRPP,  NRSB, or WRRTC.  Visit the Arizona website for details
 
NRPP:
InterNACHI's free, online Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provide Course is AARST-NRPP-approved for both initial certification and Continuing Education. To complete all components of the NRPP Radon Certification, please visit their site for more information.  
 
NRSB:
This course is also NRSB-approved for Continuing Education credit. View details about InterNACHI's Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course
  
 

 
 

Home Energy Inspector Certification (free & online)

 
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 Organism Inspection (free & online)


 
The Arizona Department of Agriculture does not currently regulate structural pest inspection. However, InterNACHI® members can become certified by taking the Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection Course.
  
 
 
 

Roof Data Technician (free for members to participate)

  

The Roof Data Technician Program, developed by InterNACHI®, 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)


 

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 (free & online)


Keep in touch with all of your clients! The InterNACHI® Homeowner Newsletter is: 
  • free to members;
  • has five years' worth of monthly issues; and
  • includes your photo and logo in each issue.
Your photo or business logo and website link will appear in each newsletter 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.
  
 
 
 

Everything You Need, All in One Place:


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Other Resources

AZ Home Inspector application packet states that training programs must be offered at facilities licensed by the AZ State Board for Private Postsecondary Education or have an accreditation recognized by the United States Department of Education or by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)).