How to Become a Home Inspector in Virginia

Look below to see all dates offered for this training.

Size is limited, so register now for only $1,875!

Meets Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

2018 Training

  • September 10-14, 2018   **SOLD OUT**
  • October 8-12, 2018   **SOLD OUT**
  • December 3-7​, 2018   **SOLD OUT**

2019 Training

  • February 4-8, 2018
  • April 8-12, 2018
  • June 24-28, 2018

To Become Licensed in Virginia

To become a licensed home inspector in Virginia, the state requires an individual to complete:

  • 35 hours of state-approved education and 50 supervised inspections (or 100 unsupervised inspections); or
  • 70 hours state-approved education and 25 supervised inspections (or 50 unsupervised inspections); and
  • a board approved exam, the NHIE is a state-approved exam; and
  • the DPOR application
    • DPOR may have other requirements regarding insurance, fees and more. Visit the DPOR website here.

What We Provide

  • 35-hour state-approved training at the InterNACHI House of Horrors®;
  • 70-hour state-approved course if you complete 35 hours online in addition to the 35-hour training at the InterNACHI House of Horrors® ; and
  • 1-year free membership to InterNACHI® that includes thousands of benefits.

*A special thanks to InterNACHI® member Michael Wright who helped us obtain this approval.

At the completion of the training, you will:

  • have experienced inspecting the House of Horrors®, an entire house with 1,000 defects built under our roof;
  • be a member of InterNACHI®, the world's largest home inspector accreditation organization;
  • be an InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector;
  • be awarded the Certified Professional Inspector (CPI)® designation;
  • receive an InterNACHI® member ID badge.

As an online institution, InterNACHI does not require members to attend any live training or enroll in any in-residence program, and InterNACHI does not require onsite attendance. The training provided at the House of Horrors® will help you develop your professionalism and skill set as a home inspector.

Students seeking to gain and develop their knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform a home inspection and to attain a Home Inspector Program Certificate of Completion may enroll in InterNACHI's online Home Inspector Certificate Program.

What is Included?


If you're not a member of InterNACHI® when you purchase the training, you will receive your first year of membership (for non-members only, $499 value), which is included in the purchase.

Online Courses

The 35 hours of online courses are included in the purchase of the five-day training held at the InterNACHI House of Horrors® in Boulder, Colorado. You may take the online courses before, during, or after the live training.

Location of the House of Horrors®:

InterNACHI® Headquarters and the House of Horrors® are located at 4635 Nautilus Court S, Boulder CO 80301, which is about 50 minutes away from Denver International Airport.

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