Our Certified Professional Certification (CPI) program is curriculum we provide to members that will provide the foundation for how to conduct home inspections.
Below are our requirements for our CPI program. Please be sure to visit your state page for licensing information first to see if there are any other requirements needed.
5 Initial Steps:
Pass the Online Inspector Examination
Complete InterNACHI’s Code of Ethics Course
Complete 4 Mock Inspections (Conducting an inspection at yours or a friend’s place as though it were a real inspection and reporting it via our website
Sign our Affidavit, stating that you have done the proper training for Home Inspection.
Please keep in mind that while you’re able to perform inspections after signing the affidavit, you are expected to finish the following courses within 12 months of signing the affidavit in order to be considered a full CPI member.
**IN STATES THAT REQUIRE YOU TO BE A MEMBER OF AN ORGANIZATION, ALL COURSES AND REQUIREMENTS MUST BE FULFILLED BEFORE INSPECTING HOMES INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING**
Also remember that you do not need to complete these requirements in order. Completion of the entirety of the CPI program is anywhere between 4 to 12 months and depends heavily on how much time you spend doing the program a week.