How to Become a Home Inspector in Connecticut

Home Inspector Licensing (online & free for members):

The Connecticut Home Inspection Licensing Board has approved InterNACHI as a Provider for both Pre-Licensing and Continuing Education. For details, visit Connecticut's website. 
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 Inspectors

Although Connecticut 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 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):

Connecticut Home Inspectors must be renewed every two years. Inspectors are required to take 20 hours of Continuing Education to complete the renewal process. 

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Radon Tester Certification in Connecticut (online & free for members):

The Connecticut Department of Public Health requires that all individuals who perform radon tests in Connecticut take training and attain certification that is approved by AARST-NRPP or NRSBVisit the Connecticut website for details
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.  
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 needed. Visit

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. 
  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.

 Wood Destroying Organisms (online and free for members):

 Connecticut requires that all professional termite and wood destroying organisms specialists must be certified by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection. InterNACHI's Wood-Destroying Organisms Inspections Course may prove to be a beneficial education tool for those looking to become licensed.

Oregon Roof Data Technician (free for members to participate):

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.) To participate in the program, visit

Business & Marketing (online & free for members):



Free, online "Home Inspection Business Course":
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 the newsletter at
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:

InterNACHI provides everything you need to be successful. Visit

Membership Benefits (free for members):

InterNACHI provides over $75,000 worth of benefits to its members at no cost. Visit

Archived Documents:

  • How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves and Chimneys Course
  • Safe Practices for the Home Inspector Course
  • Residential Structural Design for Home Inspectors Course
  • Inspecting the Means of Egress Course
  • How to Inspect Manufactured & Mobile Homes Course
  • How to Perform Home Energy Audits Course
  • How to Inspect Septic Systems Course
  • Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course
  • Calculating Envelope Energy Loss Course
  • Customer Service & Communication for Inspectors Course
Approval letter PDF.

TEL. NO. (860) 713-6145
September 15, 2009
Ms.Lisa Endza
International Association of Certified Home Inspector
1750 30th Street
Boulder,CO  80301
Re:  Home Inspection Course Application for  Continuing Education
Dear Ms. Endza,
The Department of Consumer Protection has reviewed the following course for continuing education and has determined that it meets the requirements in accordance with Section 20-491-23 of the Regulation Concerning Home Inspectors pursuant to School and Course approval for Continuing Education for the hours indicated.
1.)Deck Inspections Course                        3hours
            Date:                  N/A – Distance Education Only
If you have any questions,please call our office at the telephone number listed above.
                                                                        RobertM. Kuzmich, R.A
                                                                        License and Applications Specialist

InterNACHI's free, online Connecticut-approved continuing education courses.