How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Georgia
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.
The InterNACHI® School is accredited as a post-secondary 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 Georgia.
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To Become a Certified Home Inspector
To become an InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector and attain the Certified Professional Inspector CPI® designation, complete the home inspector certification requirements. The training, exam, and certification are all online and free for members.
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®. Experience the House of Horrors®.
Home Inspector Continuing Education (free & online)
Although your state 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.
Home Inspector School Partners
For a list of local schools who teach home inspector training classes, please click here.
real estate agents can attain free Continuing Education credits by
following the directions on the real estate cards. Members can hand out
these cards to real estate agents, which explain how to log into the
When an agent logs into a course and enters the member's ID number,
the member is automatically emailed. The first slide of the course is
the member's contact information.
In the state of Georgia it is ok for a home inspector to defer to licensed pest control companies rather than identifying the organisms for themselves. InterNACHI has a checklist report for home inspectors who find wood damage. Visit https://www.nachi.org/wdo-report.htm
and download the free Wood Destroying Inspection Report. And there are
also other resources on that webpage, including a training course, certification log, and inspection
Radon Tester Certification (free & online)
Georgia does not certify or regulate radon measurement testers or radon mitigation contractors (as of Sep 2014). The Georgia Radon Hotline, operated by the University of Georgia's Cooperative Extension Radon Education Program, recommends that homeowners hire a certified radon mitigation contractor. Visit the Georgia website for details.