How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Arkansas

 

Home Inspector Licensing

To become a licensed home inspector in Arkansas, you must complete an approved 80-hour classroom course and pass a state exam for home inspectors.
 
The Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board has approved InterNACHI's Arkansas 90-Hour Pre-Registration Class for Home Inspectors (AHIB # PR-2014-08). For information about the upcoming live class, email the education team at education@internachi.org
NOTE: At this time, there are no classes scheduled. 
Visit the Arkansas website for a list of course providers. 
 
To prepare for the state exam, you can take InterNACHI's Online Home Inspector Exam (free), take the InterNACHI State Exam Prep Course (free for members), and take InterNACHI's online courses (free for members). Not a member? Join now.
 

Insurance for Inspectors

To be a licensed home inspector in Arkansas, 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 (online & free for members) and LIVE Classes

InterNACHI is a course provider approved by the Arkansas Home Inspector Registration Board.
 
As a condition of Arkansas registration renewal, each inspector shall complete 14 hours of Continuing Education during the training year preceding submission of his/her renewal application. 6 hours may be online, 8 hours must be completed in person. 
 
For a list of providers who may offer live CE classes, visit the Arkansas website. 
 
  

How to Join InterNACHI 

 

Radon Tester Certification in Arkansas (online & free for members)

     
The Arkansas Department of Health does not certify, license or register individuals to perform radon testing or radon mitigation. Therefore, it's very important to market yourself as a Certified Radon Tester. Arkansas recommends that individuals who perform radon testing take NRPP-approved radon training. Visit the Arkansas 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 (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 is needed.
 
 
 

Home Energy Score Assessor (online & free for members)

The 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. 
  1.   To become a Home Energy Score Assessor, you must:
    1. be an InterNACHI-Certified Home Energy Inspector (online & free for members); 
    2. complete the 3D-house training (online & free for members);
    3. agree to participate in a Quality Assurance Plan with other local Home Energy Inspector(free for members); and
    4. email Jazmin  to participate in the program.
Become a Home Energy Score Assessor.
 

Wood-Destroying Organisms (online & free for members)



The Arkansas Agriculture Department requires that private, commercial, and non-commercial pesticide applicators be licensed by the state. To become a commercial or non-commercial pesticide applicator you must take and pass the Basic Core Exam and category specific exams required for the type of license you need. Training is not required before taking the exams but is available and recommended. InterNACHI offers courses in wood-destroying organisms that may be beneficial for those looking to obtain this license in Arkansas.

Roof Data Technician (free for members to participate in)
  
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.)  Participate in the InterNACHI/Owens Corning Roof Data Technician Program.
 
 

Business & Marketing (online & free for members):

 

 
 

 
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 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:


Follow the step-by-step checklist for running a successful home inspection business.
 
 
 

Membership Benefits (free for members):

 
 
 
 

Archived Documents:

 
 
 
 
View 2018 approval of Advanced Residential Roof Inspection Course. Course #CEO-2018-47. 22.0 hours. Expiration date: 11/07/2018
 

 
 

 
View approval of Arkansas 90-Hour Pre-Registration Class. PR-2016-08. Expiration 08/09/2017.