How to Become a Home Inspector in Connecticut

 

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

Home Inspector Licensing (online & free) 

To become a licensed home inspector in Connecticut, take InterNACHI's state-approved online pre-licensing course. It's online and free for InterNACHI members. Not a member? Join now.
 
Take the Online Pre-Licensing Course.
 
The Connecticut Home Inspection Licensing Board has approved InterNACHI as a Provider for both Pre-Licensing and Continuing Education. 
 
Visit Connecticut's website for details. View the state approval of the course. 
   
 
 
 

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 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®. 
 
 

Continuing Education (online & free)

Connecticut-licensed home inspectors must renew their license every two years. Home inspectors are required to take 20 hours of Continuing Education to complete the renewal process. 
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How to Join InterNACHI

 
 
 
 

Radon Tester Certification (online & free)

      
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
 
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)

 
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 nachi.org/home-energy-inspector
 
 
 
 

Wood Destroying Organisms (online and free)

 
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.
 
 
 
 

Roof Data Technician (free for members)

  
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 nachi.org/roof
 
 
 
 

Business & Marketing (online & free)


 
 
 

Free, online "Home Inspection Business Course":  nachi.org/become-home-inspector-business-course-101
 
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)

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 https://www.nachi.org/home-maintanence-newsletter.htm
 
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 http://www.inspectoroutlet.com/homeowner-newsletter-handout.aspx
 
 
 

Everything You Need, All in One Place:

InterNACHI provides everything you need to be successful. Visit nachi.org/become-home-inspector
 
 
 
 

Membership Benefits (free for members)

 
InterNACHI provides over $75,000 worth of benefits to its members at no cost. Visit https://www.nachi.org/benefits.htm
 
 
 
 
 

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.
 
 

HOME INSPECTION LICENSING BOARD
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
            Location:            www.nachi.org
                                      (on-linecourse)
            Date:                  N/A – Distance Education Only
 
If you have any questions,please call our office at the telephone number listed above.
Sincerely,
                                                                        RobertM. Kuzmich, R.A
                                                                        License and Applications Specialist
 
 
 
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InterNACHI's free, online Connecticut-approved continuing education courses.