Although South Dakota 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.
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®.
Continuing Education Courses (free & online for members)
To remain on active status, the South Dakota-licensed/registered home inspector must complete 24 hours of approved Continuing Education by December 31 of the year his/her license/registration expires. Scroll down this page or click here to view InterNACHI's course approvals.
The following Continuing Education courses are approved by the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation, and they're online and free for members:
InterNACHI has been approved by the South Dakota Real Estate Commission to provide licensed real estate agents with free, online Continuing Education. InterNACHI members can order free informational cards that provide simple instructions for agents to access the free, online courses approved by the state. When a real estate professional logs into a course and enters the InterNACHI member's ID number, the member will be automatically notified by email. The first slide of the course includes the member's contact information.
Radon Tester Certification (online & free for members)
Though South Dakota does not regulate individuals who perform radon testing, measurement, and mitigation the South Dakota Department of Environment & Natural Resources recommends that homeowners hire a certified radon tester who has completed a radon measurement certification course approved by either the NRPP or the NRSB. Visit the South Dakota website for details.
Become a Certified Home Energy Inspector. The online training and certification are free for members. No infrared, no blower door, and no additional training is needed. Visit nachi.org/home-energy-inspector
Home Energy Score Assessor (online & free for members)
The Home Energy Score is similar to a vehicle's miles-per-gallon rating, and any qualified inspector in the U.S. can generate a Home Energy Score in less than an hour.
The Home Energy Score provides:
a score on a scale of 1 to 10;
facts about the home and its energy use; and
recommendations generated by the U.S. Department of Energy to improve the score and energy efficiency.
Roof Data Technician (free for members to participate in)
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.) To participate in the program, visit nachi.org/roof.