How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in California
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 California.
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®.
For a list of local schools who provide home inspector training classes in California, please click here.
Insurance for Inspectors
Although California doesn’t have requirements regarding insurance for home inspectors, many local real estate boards and home inspector business franchises require their affiliate members to meet certain coverage standards. InterNACHI members are eligible for discounts and enhanced coverage. Visit nachi.org/insurance for information on how to sign up.
California Association of REALTORS® Confirms No Preference for Any Inspection Association
The California Association of REALTORS® (CAR) has clarified its position that it does not endorse any specific inspection association. When marketing your services to Realtors®, you should also tell them about InterNACHI’s free Negligent-Referral Protection for real estate agents.
The cards provide simple instructions for real estate agents on how to take free, online Continuing Education courses to help renew their license.
Licensed real estate agents can attain free, online Continuing Education by taking InterNACHI's courses for agents. When an agent enters the InterNACHI member's ID #, the member is automatically notified by email, and the first slide of the course contains the member's contact information.
California Radon Certification & CE (online & free for members):
According to California regulations, no person may provide radon services for the general public, or represent or advertise that he or she may provide radon services unless that person successfully completes a National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) or National Radon Safety Board (NRSB) certification program. And, persons certified to provide radon services shall complete a National Radon Proficiency Program (NRPP) certification program every two years after initial certification. For details, visit California's website.