How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Arkansas
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.
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
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.
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
Home Energy Inspector Certification (online & free for members)
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.
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)
Business & Marketing (online & free for members):
Homeowner Newsletter (online & free for members):
Order handout cards
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.
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.
Membership Benefits (free for members):