How to Become a Home Inspector in Delaware

 

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

Home Inspector Pre-Licensing Course (free & online) 

To become a Delaware license home inspector by Examination, an individual must complete the following steps:
The Delaware Board of Home Inspectors has approved InterNACHI's free, online 140-hour training course for home inspector licensing. So, Step #1 is to enroll in the free, online pre-licensing course to complete 140 hours of training.



 
View Delaware's approval letter. This document also contains information about the requirements to become a home inspector in Delaware.
 
 
Not a member? Join now. After joining, 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. Everything you need is all in one place
 
 
 

Insurance for Inspectors

To be a licensed home inspector in Delaware, 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®. 
 
 
 
 

Inspector Continuing Education (online & free)

According to the State of Delaware, home inspector licensees shall complete 40 hours of approved CE by August 31 of each biennial renewal period. Licenses expire on August 31 of odd-numbered years (starting with 2015).
  
 
 
 
 

How to Join InterNACHI 

 
 
 
 

Electrician Continuing Education (online & free)

InterNACHI's Advanced Electrical Inspections Course has been approved by the Delaware Board of Electrical Examiners for three credit hours until 09/01/2021. Click here to view the approval email. 
 

Radon Tester Certification (online & free)

      
 
The Delaware Division of Public Health requires that persons measuring and testing for radon be certified by AARST-NRPP or NRSB. The Delaware Division of Public Health's Radon Program lists Certified Radon Testers on their website at http://www.dhss.delaware.gov/dhss/dph/hsp/hhinsideradon.html. To become certified, inspectors are required to have:
  • certification from a nationally-recognized organization;
  • a Delaware business license; and
  • completed the QA program. 

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
 
 
 
 

Real Estate Cards (free for members)

InterNACHI members can hand out these marketing cards to licensed real estate agents to help promote their businesses to licensed real estate agents.
 
When a real estate agent enters the InterNACHI member's ID number into the course system, the member is automatically notified by email.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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 Organism Inspection (online and free)


 
The State of Delaware's Department of Agriculture does not currently regulate structural pest inspection. However, InterNACHI members can become certified by taking the Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection Course. InterNACHI's Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection Course is approved by Delaware's Department of Agriculture Pesticide Compliance, which you can find, here.
 
 
 
 

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 and free for members):


 
 


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 and free for members)


Keep in touch with all of your clients! The InterNACHI Homeowner Newsletter is: 
  • free for members;
  • customized by you according to condition of the subscriber's house;
  • has five years' worth of monthly issues; and
  • 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
 
 
 
 

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