How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in Mississippi

Home Inspector Pre-Licensing Course (online & free for members):

To become a licensed home inspector in Mississippi, you must successfully complete a 60-hour pre-licensing course approved by the Mississippi Home Inspector Board (MHIB), pass the National Home Inspector Exam, and hold liability insurance. For details, visit Mississippi's website.
 
InterNACHI's "60-Hour Online Mississippi Home Inspector Pre-Licensing Course" is approved by the MHIB. View MHIB's "official" approval of the course. This course is online and free to members of InterNACHI. 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. InterNACHI has everything you need, all in one place. 
 
 

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 1,000 defects built inside The InterNACHI School. 
 
 

Home Inspector Continuing Education (online & free for members):

MHIB requires individuals to renew their license by completing hours of Continuing Education. For details, visit Mississippi's website.
 
Online Courses:
The following online courses are approved by the Mississippi Home Inspector Board (MHIB) for Continuing Education. (The course approval letters are available by scrolling far down this page.)
 
Green Building for 8 hours
 
Live Classes:
How to Inspect Residential Pools & Spas Class. 4 hours. Expiration 08/30/2017. Scroll down this webpage to view the class approval letter. Contact us for the upcoming class schedule
 

 

How to Join InterNACHI 

 

  

Home Inspector School Partners

For a list of local schools who teach home inspector training classes, please click here.
 
 
 

 

 

Real Estate Cards (free for members):

Licensed real estate agents can attain free Continuing Education credits by following the directions on the real estate cards. Members can hand out these cards to real estate agents, which 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 is the member's contact information. 
 
Agents can enroll in a course by visiting nachi.org/agentce.
 
 
 
 

Radon Tester Certification in Mississippi (online & free for members): 

      
Although there are no state regulations for radon testing in Mississippi, the state website recommends to the public hiring a NRPP-Certified Radon Tester (as of Apr 2015). Visit the Mississippi website for details.
 
Become a certified, you must complete an NRPP-approved course and pass the NRPP exam. InterNACHI's free, online "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provide Course" is NRPP- and AARST-approved for both initial certification and Continuing Education. The course details and information about attaining NRPP certification are located at https://www.nachi.org/radon-measurement-service-provider-online-course.htm
 
 
 

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.
 
 
 

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:
  1. be an InterNACHI-Certified Home Energy Inspector (online & free for members); 
  2. complete the 3D-house training (online & free for members);
  3. agree to participate in a Quality Assurance Plan with other local Home Energy Inspector(free for members); and
  4. email Michelle to participate in the program.
 
 
 

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

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 to members;
  • customized by you according to condition of each house inspected;
  • has 5 years worth of monthly issues;
  • 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 handout cards to sign homeowners up for your Homeowner Newsletter (a customizable, monthly newsletter system that is free to members). Order your homeowner newsletter cards from InspectorOutlet.
 
 
 
 
 
 

Membership Benefits (free for members):

 
 
 
 

Archived Approvals:

 

 
 
View 2016 approvals of Safe Practices for Home Inspectors; Wood Destroying Organisms; How to Inspect HVAC Systems; Structural Issues for Home Inspectors; Advanced HVAC Training for Inspectors; How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion; Inspecting Foundation Walls and Piers; 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know; Residential Plumbing Overview; Inspecting the Means of Egress; Log Home Inspection; How to Inspect Water Heater Tanks; Green Building; How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections; How to Inspect the Exterior; Customer Service & Communication; How to Inspect Septic Systems; Advanced Mold Inspection Training; Commercial Inspection Prerequisite; Attic, Insulation and Interior; How to Perform Deck Inspections; How to Perform Energy Audits; How to Perform Roof Inspections. View approval of these courses. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
View 2016 approvals of 25 Standards; Advanced HVAC; Advanced Mold; Attic, Insulation, Ventilation, Interior; Commercial Inspection Prereq; Customer Service; Green Building; Moisture; HVAC; Pools; Septic; Exterior; Water Heater Tanks; Deck; Energy Audits; Electrical; Roof; Foundation, Walls, Piers; Means of Egress; Log Home; Plumbing; Safe Practices; Structural Issues; and Wood Destroying Organism. View approval of these courses.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

From: Libbye Allen <LAllen@mrec.state.ms.us>
Date: September 20, 2011 1:03:12 PM MDT
To: "'lisa@internachi.org'" <lisa@internachi.org>
Subject: CE Course Approval

Linda:
 
This is confirmation that the following course has been approved:
 
PROVIDER: INTERNACHI
 
Customer Service and Communication For Inspectors   4 hours
 
If you need anything further, please advise.
 
Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Regulatory Board
lallen@mrec.state.ms.us
(601) 932-6770  


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Date: July 14, 2010 2:31:09 PM MST

To: "'Lisa Endza'" <lisa@internachi.org>

Subject: Course approvals

Lisa:
 
This is confirmation that the following courses were approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on July 14, 2010:
 
PROVIDER: International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)
How to Inspect Septic Systems         10 hours
How to Perform Energy Audits           24 hours
How to Inspect Pools and Spas           8 hours
 
If you need anything further, please advise.

 
Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board
________________________________________________________________
Date: February 2, 2010 2:00:30 PM MST
To: "'Lisa Endza'" <
lisa@internachi.org>
Subject: Course approvals

Lisa:
 
This is confirmation that the following courses were approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on January 13, 2010:
 
PROVIDER: INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CERTIFIED HOME INSPECTORS (InterNACHI)
  1.  “Pre-Licensing Course" (134 Hours)
  2.  “How to Inspect HVAC Systems” (12 Hours)
  3.  “How to Perform Exterior Inspections” (16 Hours)
  4.  “How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Course” (14 Hours)
 
If you need anything further, please advise.
 
 
Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board

________________________________________________________________

From: "Libbye Allen" lallen@mrec.state.ms.us
Date: August 21, 2009 12:04:20 PM MDT
To: "'Lisa Endza'" lisa@internachi.org
Subject: Online Continuing Education course approval
 
Lisa:
 
The is confirmation that the following online continuing education course was approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on August 19, 2009:
 
PROVIDER: International Association of Certified Home Inspectors
 
Deck Inspections, 3 hours
 
If you need anything further, please advise.
 
Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board
lallen@mrec.state.ms.us

________________________________________________________________
 
From: "Libbye Allen" lallen@mrec.state.ms.us
Date: May 20, 2009 12:38:58 PM MDT
To: "'Lisa Endza'" <lisa@internachi.org>
Subject: MHIB Course Approval

This is confirmation that the following courses were approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on May 20, 2008:
  1. Thermal Imaging and Building Science  (16 hours)
  2. 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know  (5 hours)
  3. Moisture Intrusion Inspection (8 hours)
  4. Inspecting Foundation Walls and Piers (3 hours)
  5. Wood Destroying Organism Inspection (12 hours)
  6. Radon Measurement Service Provider (12 hours)
  7. Mold Inspection Training Online Video Course (12 hours)
  8. HVAC Training Course for Home and Commercial Inspectors (21 hours)
If you need anything further, please advise.

Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board

________________________________________________________________

 
From: "Libbye Allen" <lallen@mrec.state.ms.us>
Date: December 18, 2008 1:01:25 PM MST
To: "'Lisa Endza'" lisa@internachi.org
 
Subject: Commercial Inspection Prerequisite Course Approval

This is confirmation that the above referenced course was approved by the Board members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on December  10, 2008.

If you need anything further, please let me know.

Thanks,

Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board

________________________________________________________________

 
From: "Libbye Allen"
Date: August 25, 2008 11:49:25 AM MDT
To: <lisa@internachi.org>
Subject: Course Approval

This is a confirmation that the following courses were approved by the Board Members of the Mississippi Home Inspector Board on August 20, 2008:
  1. Inspecting Water Heater Tanks in Residential Dwelling Units (4 hours)
  2. Inspecting Means of Egress in Residential Dwelling Units (4 hours)
  3. Safe Practices for the Home Inspector (4 hours)
  4. InterNACHI’s Green Building (8 hours)
  5. InterNACHI’s Online Roofing Course (4 hours)
  6. Electrical Inspection Course (4 hours)
  7. InterNACHI’s Online Plumbing Inspection Course (8 hours)
  8. Structural Issues for Home Inspectors (4 hours)
  9. InterNACHI’s Online Log Home Inspection Course (8 hours)
If you need anything further, please let me know.

Thanks,

Libbye Allen
Administrative Assistant
Mississippi Home Inspector Board

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Mississippi Home Inspector Law requires 20 hours of approved continuing education every 2 years:
§ 73-60-23. Continuing education requirements

 (1) Each person who applies for renewal of his license shall successfully complete home inspector continuing education courses approved by the commission at the rate of twenty (20) hours every two (2) years.

Fulfill Mississippi approved online courses now.