How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Wisconsin
Home Inspector Licensing:
Individuals are required to take the National Home Inspector Examination administered by the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors as well as the Wisconsin Home Inspector Statutes and Rules Examination. For more details, visit the Department of Safety and Professional Services. To view the statues, click here.
Although Wisconsin 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®.
Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services requires 20 hours each year to fulfill the Continuing Education requirements for home inspectors. For details, visit the Wisconsin website. Take InterNACHI's online courses (online & free to members) to fulfill the CE requirements. Not a member? Join now.
After joining as a member, you'll have access to everything you need to be successful, including all of InterNACHI's online training, certifications, Continuing Education, marketing, and business services.
Radon Certification & CE (online & free for members):
To be listed on Wisconsin Department of Health Services website as an individual with radon measurement proficiency, you have to take an initial certification course (approved by NRPP or AARST) and Continuing Education (approved by NRPP and AARST). For details, visit Wisconsin's website.
Home Energy Inspector Certification (online & free for members):
Become a Certified Home Energy Inspector. The online training and certification is free for members. No infrared, no blower door, and no additional training 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):
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.
Home Inspection Business Course (online & free for members):