How to Become a Certified Home Inspector in West Virginia


Home Inspector Certification (live class):

To become a certified home inspector in West Virginia:
Northern WV, VA, PA, MD, DC: Contact our local host trainer, Ralph W. Thorne of Safety Train, and register for the upcoming class. Call (740) 373-6835 or email The class includes a free 6-month membership to InterNACHI (for non-members only). Visit the WV website for further details.
Southwest WV: Contact our local host trainer, Steve Stuart of Home Inspector Training Institute, and register for the upcoming class. Call (304) 945-9545 or email The class includes a free 6-month membership to InterNACHI (for non-members only). Visit the WV website for further details

Insurance for Inspectors

​To be a licensed home inspector in West Virginia, individuals must meet certain requirements for adequate insurance coverage. InterNACHI members are eligible for discounts and enhanced coverage. Visit for information on how to sign up.  ​

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. 
Register now for one of our upcoming live courses.

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

Ted A. Shriver, AIA, Co-Chairman of the Legislative, Codes and Regulations Committee, West Virginia State Fire Commission, has approved the free, online courses provided by InterNACHI for home inspector Continuing Education
Visit the WV website for further information. WV lists InterNACHI has "NACHI" within the state's downloadable document.
View InterNACHI's entire education curriculum (free, online for members). Not a member? Join now.
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How to Join InterNACHI

West Virginia Chapters:

West Virginia Chapter Page
Facebook Page 

Radon Certification & Continuing Education (free & online for members):

West Virginia Radiation, Toxics & Indoor Air Division requires an NRPP and AARST certification. Visit West Virginia's website for more information. 
InterNACHI's "Advanced Radon Measurement Service Provider" course (free & online for members) is approved by NRPP and AARST for both Entry Level Certification (INACH-1) and Continuing Education (INACH-401). Take InterNACHI's radon course, then take the NRPP/AARST exam. Not a member? Join now

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); and
  3. agree to participate in a Quality Assurance Plan with other local Home Energy Inspector (free for members).  
  4. Contact Michelle at and request to participate in the program. 
Become a Home Energy Score Assessor

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.

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Membership Benefits (free for members):