Free Online 90-Hour Pre-Licensing Course for Home Inspector Licensing in Louisiana


The free online 90-hour pre-licensing course is actually a combination of several online courses (see below). This combination of online courses equals 90 hours of required instruction and training in Louisiana. The following courses are online and free to members. Not a member? Join now.



View approval of InterNACHI's free, online 90-hour licensing course for home inspectors. 
InterNACHI Provider #: PRE 113

To become a licensed home inspector in Louisiana you must:

  1. successfully complete an approved pre-licensing course consisting of 90-hours;
  2. pass the National Home Inspector Exam;
  3. complete 40-hours of live training that consists of:
    • 30 hours of in-field training
    • 10 supervised live home inspections;
  4. attend a report writing seminar given by LSBHI;
  5. obtain insurance;
  6. apply with the LSBHI
For details, visit LSBHI's website.

90-Hours of Online Coursework:

  1. 4 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Perform Roof Inspections Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam. 
  2. 4 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
  3. 8 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
  4. 4 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Structural Issues for Home Inspectors Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
  5. 4 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Safe Practices for the Home Inspector Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam. 
  6. 3 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Inspecting Foundation Walls and Piers Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam. 
  7. 5 hours: Complete InterNACHI's 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
  8. 8 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam. 
  9. 3 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Perform Deck Inspections Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
  10. 8 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Inspect the Exterior Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
  11. 8 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Inspect HVAC Systems Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam. 
  12. 8 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation & Interior Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam. 
  13. 4 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Customer Service and Communication for Inspectors Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
  14. 8 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Defect Recognition and Report Writing Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam.
  15. 5 hours: Complete InterNACHI's How to Inspect Water Heater Tanks Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam. 
  16. 8 hours: Complete InterNACHI's Appliance Inspection for Home Inspectors Course (online and free for members), including all quizzes within and pass its final exam. 

State Required Forms:

Each student that successfully completes the pre-licensing training must email devante@internachi.org to submit the following documents to Louisiana:
 

Final Certificate of Completion:

 
To receive a final certificate of completion (after completing all 90 hours of training), go to your members-only account and click on the "Pre-Licensing" tool to download your final certificate of completion.