InterNACHI® Master Class for Home Inspectors

This online class provides everything the home inspector needs to run a successful business, including advanced inspection training, business essentials, and marketing strategies. The class includes live, online coaching sessions (optional) with the instructor. This class is provided by internachi.edu


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You may enjoy watching the YouTube video playlist of the Master Class for Home Inspectors.


Goal:

The goal of this course is to provide the student everything needed to become an InterNACHI® Certified Home Inspector CPI® and build a successful home inspection business, including inspection training, business resources, and marketing strategies.


Live Coaching Sessions:

This free, online course includes live online coaching sessions with your class instructor, InterNACHI's Ben Gromicko, and special guest instructors who are successful home inspectors from all over the world. These sessions are optional for the student. 


Join the Discussion:

You can join the open discussion about the class on the InterNACHI® Inspection Community Forum.

 

Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Become an InterNACHI-Certified Home Inspector;
  • Attain the Certified Professional Inspector CPI® designation; 
  • Set up a corporation and get legal documents in order; 
  • Perform valuable, profitable home inspections;
  • Calculate inspection fees with the highest profit margins;
  • Develop a professional brand and design customized print marketing; 
  • Choose the right inspection tools and report writing software;
  • Build and manage a website that converts visitors and schedules jobs;
  • Write beautiful home inspection reports efficiently by using mobility;
  • Use InterNACHI’s SEO tools to get home inspection job leads; 
  • Reduce liability with sound business practices and risk-management tools; and
  • Boost their business with proven successful business and marketing strategies. 


Course includes: 

  • live coaching sessions with the instructor; 
  • 195 InterNACHI CE credit hours; 
  • 19.5 CEUs;
  • 2,500 words;
  • 23.5 hours of instruction in 208 videos;
  • 8 inspection and report writing assignments;
  • 12-question final exam;
  • instant grading; and 
  • a downloadable, printable Certificate of Completion.    


You will learn the following topics: 

Welcome to the Course    

  • Beginning and Progressing Through the Course    
  • Student Verification & Interactivity    
  • Course PDF, Library, and Resources    
  • About Your Instructor    
  • 8 Steps to the Class    
  • Live Coaching Session with Your Instructor    

Step #1    

  • Introduction    
  • Make $1,000 Per Day    
  • $1,000 Per Day Schedule    
  • What's the Point of Being in Business?    
  • Choose Your Salary    
  • Calculating Profitable Fees    
  • What Should You Charge?    
  • Set 3 Goals    
  • Goal #1    
  • Goal #2    
  • Compare Paintings    
  • Compare Inspection Reports    
  • Legal Formation of a Home Inspection Business    
  • Members-Only Apps and Fee Calculator    
  • InterNACHI® Membership    
  • Update Your Profile & Get Free Job Leads    
  • Join the Inspection Community    
  • Order an ID Card    
  • Become a CPI®    
  • Are You Regulated?    
  • Boost Your SEO    
  • Get Your Phone Ringing    
  • Find a Mentor    
  • Use Free Membership Benefits    
  • Standards & Ethics    
  • Practice Performing a Home Inspection Now    
  • Detailed Home Inspection    
  • What's the Point of Being in Business? What Is Marketing?    
  • Do You Like Your Business Name?    
  • Increase Gross Revenue    
  • Making Enough Money to Be Successful    
  • You Can Do This    

Step #2    

  • Structure Your Company    
  • Sound Smart on the Phone    
  • Need Insurance?    
  • Use Infrared As an Ancillary Inspection    
  • Show or Hide Yourself    
  • Meet 30 People Who Work for You    
  • Meet the Member Marketing Team    
  • Like Us    
  • Attend or Form a Chapter    
  • How to Avoid Competing on Price
  • Spy on Your Competition    
  • Inspect the Roof    
  • Why Should I Hire You?    
  • What's Your Brand?    
  • Nice Logo!    
  • Get Free Design Work    
  • Get Professional Design Work for Free    
  • Delegate Down    

Step #3    

  • Always Be Working on Your Business    
  • Things To Do    
  • Build a Website    
  • You Need Good Inspection Tools    
  • Get Your Legal Contracts in Order    
  • Past Clients    
  • Know What a Material Defect Is    
  • Train Yourself on Defect Identification    
  • Train on Defect Flashcards    
  • Get Report Software    
  • Get Mobile Software    
  • Software Providers    
  • Get Certified. Get Diversified.    
  • Offer Ancillary Services    
  • Use Additional Qualifications & Logos    
  • Develop Your Biz    
  • Get Good at Finding Moisture Defects    
  • Get Website Ideas from Others    
  • Stand Out on Google for Free & Get a Free Google Website    
  • Get Reviews on Google for Free    
  • Let Clients Book from Your Google Profile    
  • Quadruple Your Business    
  • Add Illustrations to Your Report    
  • Add Mold to Your List of Services    
  • Get Hot Leads    
  • Buy Back Guarantee    
  • Use the $10,000 Referral Indemnification    
  • Use Website Pop-Ups    
  • Opportunities Don't Happen    

Step #4    

  • Write Down 3 Business Tips    
  • Customize and Test Your Agreement    
  • Prepare for the Exam    
  • Referrals & Neighbors
  • Report    
  • Legal FAQ: Signed Contracts    
  • How to Gain a Competitive Advantage
  • 5 Ways to Make Your Website Better    
  • Get Listed    
  • Learn Electrical Inspection Tips    
  • Download the Panel Inspection Checklist    
  • Inspection Tips for Plumbing Fixtures    
  • Get the Same Look, Feel and Message    
  • Get Your Business on Facebook    
  • Check Your Image    
  • Start Your SEO    
  • Take Another Step    

Step #5    

  • Protect Yourself from Lawsuits    
  • Separate Bank Accounts    
  • Break Things    
  • Get Paid by Using Credit Cards    
  • Copying from Sample Reports    
  • Differentiate Your Business    
  • Calculate Net Profit    
  • While I'm Here: Infrared    
  • Learn about Stairways    
  • Estimate Your Time    
  • Find Defects    
  • Tips on Inspecting Concrete    
  • Tips on Inspecting Notches, Cuts & Holes    
  • Get Free Marketing Stuff    
  • Offer Move-In Certified    
  • Honor Guarantee    
  • Include a Home Maintenance Book    
  • InterNACHI® and IAC2    
  • Is Your Website Any Good?    
  • Work a Bit Harder    

Step #6    

  • Get Your Legal Docs in Order    
  • Get Free Legal Advice    
  • Use Electronic Signatures    
  • Add Credibility    
  • Answer the Phone    
  • Get HVAC Inspection Tips    
  • Test Yourself    
  • Define Defects    
  • What Do Your Clients Need?    
  • Tips on Inspecting Aluminum Wiring    
  • Tips on Inspecting the TPR Valve    
  • Talk to Real Estate Agents    
  • Offer Another Ancillary Inspection Service    
  • Add a Feature to Your Website    
  • While I'm Here: Mold Inspections    
  • You Must    

Step #7    

Step #8    

  • Convert Phone Calls    
  • Use the Red Phone    
  • Call Me Now    
  • Incorporate Your Business   
  • Write in the Past    
  • 3 Functions of a Report Narrative    
  • Use the Stop Sign    
  • Survey Your Clients    
  • Handle Complaints    
  • Take Home Inspector Courses    
  • Here's a Final Checklist    
  • Help Kids At the Inspection    
  • Tell Them What Really Matters    
  • While I'm Here: WDO    
  • Real Estate Agent's Duty    
  • Lunch    
  • A Little Work on Many Things    
  • What If You Don't Have an Inspection Today    
  • How to Schedule Your First Few Inspections   
  • Smash Your TV  
  • Consider Yourself As an Owner  
  • Indoor Only Shoes  

Extra Step #9  

  • Checklist for Success   
  • A Difficult Task   
  • Momentum  
  • Appendix of More Tasks   
  • Are You Kidding Me?   
  • Lost?  
  • Do You Have a License Number?  
  • Identify Your Strengths and Weaknesses
  • Keep in Contact with Past Clients
  • Learn Tips to Determine the Conductor Size
  • Learn Tips to Find Overfusing
  • Get Hands-On Training
  • Provide the Right Service at the Right Time
  • Pay Less for a Computer
  • Pay Less for a Ford Truck
  • Don’t Claim to Be an Expert
  • Add an Additional Revenue Stream
  • Get Better at Customer Service
  • Know the Cost of Bad Customer Service
  • Learn Tips on Pool Inspections
  • Show Off Your Transcript
  • Stickies
  • Veteran Logo
  • Write a Business Plan
  • Do Commercial Inspections
  • Hire Inspectors
  • There Are 3 Ways to Get Jobs
  • Train on Stucco & EIFS
  • Use the Stucco Card
  • Meeting Your Client
  • Legal FAQ
  • Keep Learning
  • Grow Your Business


                                       

Master Class for Home Inspectors

Course # 5000

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Activity

Assignments

Estimated hours for the average student

Academic Engagement

Reading online course instructional material at 140 words per minute.

2.0

Watching online instructional video. 23.5

Taking the exam

0.5

Conducting a directed and independent inspection study performed according to the Standards of Practice, including the development of an inspection report. 

Eight inspections within the course (8 x 4.0 hours each).

32.0

Submitting an inspection and writing assignment. 

Eight assignments within the course (8 x 0.5 hours each)

4.0
Submitting a writing assignment.

Eight assignments within the course (8 x 0.5 hours each). 

4.0

Total

66.0


Preparation

Studying & reviewing instructional material (text and video) in preparation for taking quizzes and exam

11.75

Reading the downloaded student course book including taking the quizzes with the book

2.0

Reading, research, and studying related to completing the writing assignment. (8 x 4.0 each)

32.0

Studying and preparing for inspection processes according to a Standards of Practice, including capturing and storing digital images with a camera or device, making observations, evaluating conditions, deducing, formulating opinions, communicating observations in written form, attaining competency in performing inspections and using an inspection checklist or software and other inspection tools in producing a report. (8 x 10.0 hours each)
80.0

Total

128.75

Sub Total

194.75

Overall Total


195.0 hours 

19.5 CEU