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.
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 South Carolina.
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Home Inspector Licensing (online & free for members):
To become a home inspector in South Carolina, you must complete a state application prepared by the Commission, which requires a membership to an organization approved by the SC Residential Builders Commission. InterNACHI is an approved organization where members can earn the Certified Professional Inspector (CPI) Certification, which fulfills the Membership requirement for South Carolina. Additionally all members gain member benefits with InterNACHI. And it's all free for InterNACHI members. Join InterNACHI as a member, and become certified at no additional cost.
Although South Carolina 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.
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®.
The cards provide simple instructions for agents to take free, online Continuing Education courses to help renew their license.
Licensed real estate agents can attain free, online Continuing Education by taking InterNACHI's courses for agents. When an agent enters the InterNACHI member's ID #, the member is automatically notified by email, and the first slide of the course contains the member's contact information.
South Carolina currently does not regulate pest control inspectors, however they do require that pest control applicators to be licensed and certified by the state. For more information look here. InterNACHI's Wood-Destroying Organisms (WDO) Inspection Course may be a beneficial educational tool for those looking to become licensed.