Indiana Online Pre-Licensing Course for Home Inspectors

 
 
Applicants for Indiana home inspector licensure must complete InterNACHI's 90-hour online pre-licensing course, which includes twelve (12) hours of practical in-field experience training provided by an approved pre-licensing course provider and approved trainer. For licensing details, visit www.nachi.org/indiana.
 
The 90-hour online pre-licensing course includes:
  • 78 hours of online training (online & free for members);
  • 12 hours of practical experience training (for a fee, and not provided by InterNACHI), and
"Practical experience" means experience obtained through either on-site inspection work or experience obtained in a lab setting that includes hands-on or visual defect recognition of building systems or components.
 
Course topics include: 
    • Heating systems
    • Cooling systems
    • Electrical systems
    • Plumbing systems
    • Structural components
    • Foundations
    • Roof coverings
    • Exterior and interior
    • Indiana licensure law and report writing
    Applicants must complete the following:
      1. 12 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Inspect HVAC Systems Course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
      2. 4 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections Course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within, and pass its final exam.
      3. 8 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors Course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
      4. 4 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Structural Issues for Home Inspectors Course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
      5. 3 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Inspecting Foundation Walls and Piers course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
      6. 4 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Perform Roof Inspections Course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
      7. 16 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Inspect the Exterior Course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
      8. 14 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
      9. 8 hours: Complete InterNACHI’s Defect Recognition and Report Writing Course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
      10. 4 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Safe Practices for the Home Inspector Course (online & free for members); including all quizzes within and pass its final exam. 
      11. 1 hour: Complete InterNACHI's Indiana Licensure Law and Regulations for Home Inspectors course (online & free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
      12. 12 hours: Complete twelve hours of practical experience training provided by an approved instructor. This training is not provided by InterNACHI. This practical experience training will cost an additional fee, which is paid to the trainer. The practical experience training must be scheduled by the student/applicant with the approved trainer. Proof of the training must be submitted to InterNACHI to receive the final certificate of completion of the online pre-licensing course issued by InterNACHI. 
      13. 250 question final exam (online & free for members). This is NOT the state exam. This is the exam that is required by the state to receive credit for completing the 90-hour pre-licensing training through InterNACHI. Email Moranda Evans at moranda@internachi.org after you have completed all of the above requirements in order to obtain the link to the final exam. 
       
       

      78 Hours of Online Training:

      You may take the online courses at any time. You can track your progress by visiting your education log within your Members-Only Account at www.nachi.org/account
       
       
       

      Instructors for Practical Experience Training:

      To schedule your 12 hours of practical experience training, contact one of the following state-approved trainers for your 12 hours of practical in-field training. These instructors are not employed by InterNACHI. Or you may contact other Education Providers on the Indiana website. Proof of the training must be submitted to InterNACHI to receive the final certificate of completion of the online pre-licensing course issued by InterNACHI. Ask about the fee for the training.

           Phil Borkstrom, Home Inspector Consultants
           (219) 322-7403
          Philip@Borkstrom.com
          www.HomeInspector-Consultants. com
       
           Jon Satterthwaite, Home Inspector Institute
           Indianapolis, IN 46220
           (317)202-3040
       
          James Sipe
          Indianapolis, IN 46214
          (317)554-9526
       
          Joseph Mishak
          Fort Wayne, IN 46898
          (574)514-4546 
       

      250-Question Final Exam:

      You must complete all of the required training prior to taking the final exam. Email Tanya Nascimento at tanya@internachi.org after you have completed all of the above requirements in order to obtain the link to the final exam. This is NOT the state exam. This is the exam that is required by the state to receive credit for completing the 90-hour pre-licensing training through InterNACHI. The exam completion will be recorded in your InterNACHI account.
       

      Final Certificate of Completion:

       
      To receive a final certificate of completion (after completing all 90 hours of training and the 250-question final exam), go to your members-only account and click on the "Pre-Licensing" tool to download your final certificate of completion.