How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Maine

 

Home Inspector Certification (online & free for members)

    Join InterNACHI as a member at $49 per month (cancel any time) or $499 per year. There are no prerequisites to become a member.
      Why join? Members have unlimited access to all of InterNACHI's free, online training and Continuing Education, our recommended list of home inspector courses, our free Certificate Programs, the members-only forum, the Online Inspector Exam, the Ultimate Home Inspection Exam Prep Guide, the Inspector Training App, the Inspection Defect Flashcards, and amazing membership benefits.
        A member may Become a Certified Home Inspector and be awarded the Certified Professional Inspector® designation and Certificate at no additional cost. 
         
         
         

        Insurance for Inspectors​

        Although Maine 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.
         
         
         

        Live Training at the InterNACHI School

        The InterNACHI School offers world-class, accredited inspection training by the best instructors in the industry at our facility in Boulder, Colorado.
         
        Take a class, enjoy free refreshments, test-drive inspection tools, attend an inspector chapter meeting, and inspect the House of Horrors –- an entire house with a thousand defects built inside the InterNACHI School. 
         
         

         

        Manufactured & Mobile Home Inspector (online & free for members)

        To become a certified manufactured and mobile home inspector, you can take InterNACHI's online How to Inspect Manufactured & Mobile Homes Course.  It's free for members. Not a member? Join now. 
         
         
         

        Continuing Education (online & free for members)

        To maintain your home inspector certification, you must take 24 hours of Continuing Education every year. To see the list of Continuing Education courses, visit nachi.org/education.
         
         
         

        How to Join InterNACHI 

         


        Real Estate Cards (free for members)

        Maine-licensed real estate agents can attain free Continuing Education credits to help them keep their licenses current.  InterNACHI has free informational cards that members can hand out to real estate agents that explain how to log into the free courses.
         
        When an agent logs into a course and enters the member's ID number, the member is automatically emailed. The first slide of the course includes the member's contact information. 
         
         
         
         
         

        Radon Tester Certification (online & free for members)

              

        The Maine Division of Environmental Health's Radon Section accepts all National Environmental Health Association’s National Radon Proficiency Program (NEHA-NRPP)-approved radon courses for both initial training and Continuing Education. Visit the Maine website for details. InterNACHI's free, online Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider Course is both NRPP- and AARST-approved.
         
         
         

        Home Energy Inspector Certification (online & free for members)

         

        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.
         
         
         

        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. 
        To become a Home Energy Score Assessor, you must: (a) be an InterNACHI-Certified Home Energy Inspector (online & free for members); (b) complete the 3D-house training (online & free for members); (c) agree to participate in a Quality Assurance Plan with other local Home Energy Inspectors (free for members); and (d) email Michelle to participate in the program.

         
         
         

        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.) Participate in the InterNACHI/Owens Corning Roof Data Technician Program.
          
         
         

        Wood-Destroying Organism Inspection (free & online for members)

         
         
         
         

        Business & Marketing (online & free for members):

         

         
         

         
        InterNACHI's Marketing Team will design a new logo for your inspection business or re-design your existing logo, and design and customize your business cards, flyers and brochures. It's all for free. Take a look at the free design work we've done for our members (free to members). Contact the Inspector Marketing Department today

         
         

        Homeowner Newsletter (online & free for members)

         

        Keep in touch with all of your clients! The InterNACHI Homeowner Newsletter is: 
        • free for members;
        • customized by you according to the condition of your client's property;
        • has five years' worth of monthly issues; and
        • includes your photo and logo in each issue.
        Your photo or business logo and website link will appear in each newsletter issue so your clients can keep your contact information handy. Learn more about InterNACHI's free, monthly homeowner newsletter system (free for members).
         
        Order our special cards to hand out and sign up homeowners for your Homeowner Newsletter -- a customizable, monthly newsletter system that's free for members. Order your homeowner newsletter cards from InspectorOutlet.