New Mexico Home Inspector Pre-Licensing Course

New Mexico requires that home inspectors complete 80 hours of classroom or online instruction provided by an accredited post-secondary institution that includes topics of this law, safety, and report writing. This can be completed by taking InterNACHI's free, online 85-Hour Pre-licensing Course. InterNACHI® School ( is an accredited post-secondary education institution accredited by the national accrediting agency of the U.S. Department of Education. And our free, online home inspector pre-licensing course is approved by the State of New Mexico. Everything a licensed home inspector in New Mexico needs, all in one place.

Pre-Licensing Course Components

InterNACHI's pre-licensing course for New Mexico is free and online for InterNACHI members. The pre-licensing course includes the following course components. 

  1. New Mexico Home Inspection Standards of Practice Course
  2. Safe Practices for the Home Inspector Course 
  3. 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know Course 
  4. Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors Course 
  5. How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections Course 
  6. How to Perform Roof Inspections Course
  7. How to Inspect HVAC Systems Course
  8. Structural Issues for Home Inspectors Course 
  9. How to Inspect the Exterior Course 
  10. How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation, and Interior Course
  11. How to Perform Deck Inspections Course
  12. How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Course 
  13. How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, and Chimneys Course 

Track Your Progress

Members can track their progress through the New Mexico-approved Home Inspector Pre-Licensing Course by logging into their online dashboard.

Track Progress

New Mexico's Approval Letter

View New Mexico Pre-Licensing Program Approval

Final Certificate of Completion:


To receive a final certificate of completion (after completing all 86 hours of the training), go to your members-only account and click on the "Pre-Licensing" tool to download your final certificate of completion.

Your Education Team

If you need assistance in anything related to your home inspector education, including our pre-licensing course, feel free to reach out to the InterNACHI® Education Team at