How to Become a Licensed Home Inspector in Louisiana

Initial 90 Hours of Training

InterNACHI's free, online 90-hour pre-licensing training course is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors. InterNACHI® is listed on the Louisiana website as an education provider of a free, online pre-licensing course and free, online Continuing Education. 

In-Field Training

In addition to the 90-hour free, online pre-licensing course (see above), you must complete 30 hours of pre-licensing platform training, as well as ten (10) live inspections with an approved in-field trainer. For a list of trainers, visit the state website.

Report Writing Seminar

You must also attend a report writing seminar and Standards of Practice review. Please contact the state to schedule. 

Insurance

You must also have home inspector insurance. Please visit www.nachi.org/insurance for discounted insurance for InterNACHI® members. 



 

To Renew Your License

Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors requires home inspectors to take Continuing Education (CE) to renew their license. The Louisiana State Board of Home inspectors approves InterNACHI® as a provider of free, online education courses for home inspectors in Louisiana. View Louisiana approval of InterNACHI.

Take Louisiana-Approved CE




Home Inspectors in Louisiana

Contact other home inspectors in Louisiana. 

Contact Inspectors




Mentoring

InterNACHI® provides peer-to-peer learning experiences for both inspectors who need additional assistance and for experienced inspectors who are interested in helping newer ones out. 

Mentoring




How to Join InterNACHI® 

 
 
 
 

Radon Tester Certification 

   
Although there are no Louisiana state regulations for naturally occurring radon, the state refers the public to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guidelines on radon and indoor air quality. Visit the Louisiana website for details.
 
NRPP:
InterNACHI's free, online "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider 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

 
 


 

Wood Destroying Organisms


 
Per Louisiana "Title 7 AGRICULTURE AND ANIMALS Part XXV. Structural Pest Control, Chapter 1 Structural Pest Control Commission" §121-
 
A wood destroying insect report shall be issued by a person who is licensed by the commission in termite control or a certified WDIR technician who is working under the supervision of a person who is licensed by the commission in termite control. InterNACHI's Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection course is currently not approved with the state of Louisiana.

Please refer to the Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry website for more details. InterNACHI's Wood-Destroying Organisms (WDO) Inspection Course may be a beneficial education tool for those looking to become licensed.
 




Commercial Property Inspections

Become an InterNACHI® Certified Commercial Property Inspector. The online training and certification is free for members.


Visit Certified Commercial Property Inspectors Association (CCPIA) for additional commercial inspection training and resources.


 


Home Energy Inspector

 
Become a Certified Home Energy Inspector. The online training and certification are free for members. No infrared, no blower door, and no additional training needed.
 
 
 



Roof Data Technician

 
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.) Participate in the InterNACHI/Owens Corning Roof Data Technician Program.
 
 


 

Business & Marketing

 

 
 

 
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

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 InterNACHI's free, monthly homeowner newsletter system (free for members).
 

 
 


Everything You Need, All in One Place


Follow the step-by-step checklist for running a successful home inspection business.
 
 
 




 
 
 
 
On Mon, Mar 5, 2012 at 10:27 AM, Morgan Spinosa <morgan@lsbhi.la.gov> wrote:
Good morning Nick,

I wanted to let you know the good news!! You guys were approved by the LSBHI as a Pre-licensing ONLINE provider!!! Thank you so much for working with me to get this on the Agenda and I am very happy for you all.

I will be mailing you an official letter of approval shortly.

Thanks,

Morgan Spinosa
Chief Operating Officer
Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors
225-248-1334 office
225-268-1255 cell
225-248-1335 fax
www.lsbhi.state.la.us
 
 
 
From: "Morgan Dampier" <morgan@lsbhi.la.gov>

Date: September 9, 2011 1:16:59 PM MDT
To: <lisa@internachi.org>
Subject: LSBHI

Good afternoon,

I just wanted to let you guy know before I head out for the day……….You all were APPROVED by the Board for Online CE. I will be sending more information in the mail next week.

Congratulations!!!
 

Morgan Spinosa
Chief Operating Officer
 Louisiana State Board of Home Inspectors
 225-248-1334 office
 225-268-1255 cell
 225-248-1335 fax
 
 
 

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