Become an InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector
Just because you're licensed doesn't mean you'll be successful. To compete with all other licensed home inspectors, take advantage of all of the marketing and business resources that InterNACHI® provides to InterNACHI® Certified Home Inspectors. InterNACHI® provides an accredited Home Inspector Certificate Program
to members to attain the Certified Professional Inspector (CPI)® designation. The training, exam, and certification are all online and free for members.
Home Inspector Certificate Program
InterNACHI is the world's largest 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.
InterNACHI® School (internachi.edu
) is the only college for home inspectors accredited by the U.S. Dept. of Education. InterNACHI® provides tuition-free online training, examination, certification, and continuing education to InterNACHI® members in Rhode Island. Verify accreditations
Scroll down this page for everything you need to get started, grow your business, and become a successful inspector in Rhode Island.
Home Inspector Partner Schools
For a list of local partner schools who provide home inspector training classes, please click here.
Rhode Island Partner Schools
Continuing Education (online & free for members):
The Rhode Island Contractor's Registration and Licensing Board requires that Home Inspectors and Associate Home Inspectors complete 12 hours of continuing education upon renewal.
The following items are also required by the state:
- Certificate of Liability Insurance listing RICRLB as the holder. (min. $500,000)
- Certificate of Errors and Omission Insurance listing RICRLB as the holder. (min. $500,000)
- Certificate of Worker’s Compensation Insurance listing RICRLB as the holder if you have employees.
- If your company is a corporation or Limited Liability Company, you must possess a valid business registration with the Rhode Island Secretary of State.
Home inspectors can fulfill their Continuing Education requirements by taking InterNACHI's free, online courses and proctored examinations, both of which are approved by Rhode Island Contractor's Registration and Licensing Board. The online courses are free to members.
For more information, please visit the state website.
If any reasonable accommodation is needed to ensure equal access, service or participation and/or to request sign language and/or CART services for the deaf and hard of hearing, please contact the following person who InterNACHI has designated to handle such requests and related inquiries:
Education Team Manager