West Virginia Licensure Law & Regulations for Home Inspectors Course

Welcome to InterNACHI's free, online "West Virginia Licensure Law & Regulations for Home Inspectors Course." This course is provided by our accredited college at internachi.edu.

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The goal of this course is to teach the student the process and regulations governing home certification in West Virginia and the standards of practice to which a home inspector performs a home inspection as set by the Office of the State Fire Marshall. 


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

  • perform a home inspection according to the Standards of Practice;
  • list the systems and components required to be inspected;
  • distinguish between what is required and what is not required to be inspected;
  • define what a home inspection is; and
  • explain the process for obtaining and maintaining a home inspector certification in West Virginia.

In keeping with InterNACHI's commitment to Continuing Education, this course is free to all members and can be taken repeatedly without limit.

Course includes:

  • 2 InterNACHI® CE credit hours;
  • 8,863 words; 
  • 21 quiz questions in 7 quizzes;
  • 20-question final exam (drawn from a larger pool);
  • instant grading; and
  • a downloadable, printable Certificate of Completion.  

You will learn the following topics:

  • Definitions & Scope
  • Qualifications for Certification, Procedure, Expiration and Renewal, & Fees
  • Prohibited acts, Penalty for non-compliance, & Reciprocity 
  • General Standards of Practice, Limitations, & Exclusions
  • Structural Components 
  • Roof
  • Plumbing
  • Electrical
  • Heating
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Interiors
  • Insulation & Ventilation
  • Built-in Kitchen appliances
  • Responsibilities of the home inspector 
  • Display of Certification
  • Causes for Denial or Suspension of Certification
  • Disposition of Complaints
  • Appeal of Denial of Certification
  • Hearing Procedure
West Virginia Licensure Law & Regulations for Home Inspectors Course
Course #4644, Student Catalog

Student WorkTime CalculationEstimated Clock Hour Time for the Average Student
Attendance for "Seat Time" 1# of minutes of student attendance / 506.5
Participation in Learning Activities 2# of minutes of online student participation / 501.0
Interactivity 3# of minutes of student interactivity / 500.5
Reading the Course Text 4# of words in the course / 100 words per minute / 501.8
Reading the Course Textbook 5# of words in the book / 100 words per minute / 500.9
Academic Engagement 6# of words in the course / 100 / 501.0
Direct Communication 7# of minutes of communication / 500.5
Instructional Video Learning 8# of minutes of video / 500.0
Reinforcement Q & A  9# of questions X 1.85 / 500.8
Writing Assignment of the Inspection  104.0 hours per assignment0.0
Writing Assignment of the Research  114.0 hours per assignment0.0
Academic Activities for an Inspection  128.0 hours for each inspection assignment0.0
Performing an Inspection  138.0 hours for each inspection0.0
* nachi.org/catalog-credit-hour-calculation
Total clock hours
7.0 clock hours
7.0 InterNACHI CE Hours
0.7 CEU