How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Michigan

To become an InterNACHI® Certified Home Inspector and attain the Certified Professional Inspector CPI® designation, InterNACHI® provides an accredited Home Inspector Certificate Program. The free, online training, exam, and certification are provided by Not a member? Join now. Scroll down this page for everything you need. 

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InterNACHI® and InterNACHI® School

InterNACHI® is the world's leading organization for home inspectors that provides free online training, online examination and certification, business development, marketing support, membership benefits, discounts on everything from home inspection software to E&O insurance to your next truck, and more. We have everything you need, all in one place.

InterNACHI® School ( is the only home inspector college accredited 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. 

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Hands-On Training at House of Horrors® 

Experience world-class inspection training and InterNACHI® member events at our House of Horrors® location in Boulder, Colorado. The InterNACHI® House of Horrors® is an entire house with 1,000 defects built under our roof. Register for a free event, get hands-on training, test-drive inspection tools, and inspect the House of Horrors®. 

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Home Inspector Continuing Education (free & online)

InterNACHI Certified Home Inspectors are required to complete 24 hours of Continuing Education every year to renew their certification. InterNACHI® School provides free, online education courses to members so they can renew their certifications at no additional cost. 

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Insurance for Inspectors

Although Michigan 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 for information on how to sign up.  

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Home Inspector School Partners

For a list of local schools that teach home inspector live classes, provide ride-alongs, and mentoring, please visit our InterNACHI® Training Partners.


Radon Tester Certification (online & free for members)

Radon testers are not licensed or regulated in Michigan. However, the State of Michigan recommends that testers become certified by taking certification courses approved by NRPP and AARST. For details, visit Michigan's website
InterNACHI's free, online "Radon Measurement Professional Initial Training 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.  
InterNACHI's free, online Radon Measurement Professional Initial Training Course is NRSB-approved for initial certification. For those looking for NRSB continuing education, members should take the free, online "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider" course.


Home Energy Inspector Certification (online & free for members)

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

Wood Destroying Organisms (WDO)

Michigan currently does not regulate wood-destroying organisms inspections. Become an InterNACHI® Certified Wood-Destroying Organism (WDO) Inspector. Pest control applicators in the state of Michigan are required to become certified and licensed by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. Home inspectors don't spray pesticides. 


Commercial Property Inspections

Become an InterNACHI® Certified Commercial Property Inspector. The online training and certification are free for members. InterNACHI provides commercial property inspection resources

InterNACHI® Mentors

Contact an InterNACHI Mentor. InterNACHI® provides peer-to-peer learning experiences for both inspectors who need additional assistance and for experienced inspectors who are interested in helping other inspectors. 

Inspection Business Resources  (free & online for members)

InterNACHI provides members business and marketing resources, including:

Inspector Marketing Services

InterNACHI's Member Market Team provides free marketing design, illustration, and consultation services to InterNACHI® members. 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. Contact the Inspector Marketing Department today. 

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Marketing to Real Estate Agents 

InterNACHI provides free resources to members who network with real estate agents, including:

InterNACHI® members give the free marketing cards to real estate agents. The cards provide simple instructions for real estate agents to complete free, online state-approved Continuing Education to help renew their licenses. Check out InterNACHI's free, online CE courses for licensed real estate agents

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15 Steps to Become a Successful Home Inspector

InterNACHI provides everything you need to be successful. 

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Membership Benefits (free for members)


InterNACHI provides over $75,000 worth of benefits to its members at no cost at

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