Home Inspector Training – Washington State
*** Nonprofit Home Inspections has been approved by the Department of Licensing to offer training online due to Covid-19 restrictions. All coursework will be provided online until further notice. ***
Home Inspector Training – Washington State: Washington home inspector training by a board approved educational provider is required for individuals hoping to become licensed home inspectors in Washington state. Nonprofit Home Inspections has been approved by the Washington State Department of Licensing as one of the few authorized educational providers for Washington home inspector training. As educational partners with InterNACHI, the nation’s largest home inspector association, Nonprofit Home Inspections is able to help you fulfill the requirements to become a licensed home inspector in the State of Washington.
There are a number of steps required to become a home inspector in Washington. To begin with, you are required to take a 120 hour, board approved home inspector training course. You must also have 40 hours of field training with a licensed and experienced home inspector. Nonprofit Home Inspections provides the required 120 hour “Fundamentals of Home Inspection” course, which is licensed by the State of Washington. In addition, we provide the 40 hours of required field training. Once you have completed our course, you will be eligible to sit for the national home inspector examination. Our course includes a significant amount of exam preparation and daily reinforcement in order to prepare you for successfully taking the exam. Upon passing your exam, you will then be able to send in your license application and payment in order to become a home inspector in Washington.
In 2019, the pass rate for the national exam for all Washington home inspector schools was 57%
The National Home Inspector Examination is hard.
We prepare you to pass the first time.
Nonprofit Home Inspections had a 94% pass rate for the national exam in 2019!
Nonprofit Home Inspections has the highest national exam passing rate for Washington home inspector schools with 5 or more students!
120 Hours of InstructionTaught by Licensed Inspectors
Fulfill your Washington State licensing requirements
40 Hours of Field Training with Experienced InspectorsWatch and learn. See how it's done.
There is no substitute for experience.Make sure your instructor is a licensed home inspector in Washington.
Earn 12 Additional CertificationsMaximize your time
Set yourself apart from the competitionHit the ground running and give outstanding home inspections.
Harness Inspection TechnologyGive better inspections with advanced tools.
Introduction to thermal imaging, radon testing, blower door tests and more.We provide you with the tools to give better inspections for your clients.
How To Become A Home Inspector In Washington State
In addition to fulfilling the educational requirements for Washington home inspector training, students who complete our course will have earned the following certifications including the coveted designation a Certified Professional Inspector® or CPI®. This allows you to hit the ground running, providing your clients with a valuable service while distinguishing yourself from the competition. Our experienced instructors are also practicing home inspectors that want to help you provide a valuable service for your clients as they make some of the most important decisions in their lives. It’s a responsibility we take seriously in our training for Washington home inspectors, and a consideration that will help you become successful with minimal down time.
Washington Home Inspector Certification – Advanced Technology
In addition to fulfilling the training requirements to become a licensed home inspector in Washington, Nonprofit Home Inspections introduces students to cutting edge home inspection technology including thermal imaging, radon testing, mold testing, sewer scopes and more. Maximize your time while learning additional skills that will help you become an outstanding home inspector.
Home Inspector Training Cost
Fundamentals of Home Inspection
- Fulfill the educational requirements to become a home inspector in Washington. This fast tracked course is designed to maximize your time and to prepare you to start a career as a home inspector in Washington.
- Field training on actual inspections (first person point of view) to get you up to speed quickly. Forty hours of field training with an experienced and licensed home inspector is required for Washington home inspector applicants.
Home Inspection Courses Taught By Licensed Inspectors
Washington Home Inspector Training – Additional Benefits
In addition to leveraging InterNACHI’s proven curriculum for your Washington home inspector training program, Nonprofit Home Inspections’ course offers you the following course benefits so that you can hit the ground running. As a nonprofit organization, our goal is to help you provide the best services to our shared community. By introducing you to modern home inspection technology, you will have a firm footing for your entry into the home inspection industry. Good home inspections can save lives — we want you to be prepared to make a difference.
Home Inspection Classes (Washington) – Schedule
Our course consists of both the two week long board approved “Fundamentals of Home Inspection” course and one week of field training that is required by the State of Washington. If you would like, you can take field training elsewhere, but we do not offer field training as a stand alone training (it’s only available if you take our course).
*** Because of the Covid-19 outbreak, we have been authorized to conduct our home inspection training remotely. The Washington State Department of Licensing has authorized us to provide these courses online until further notice. ***
*** We only offer field training for students who have taken our “Fundamentals of Home Inspection” course and do not offer it for students who have taken this course elsewhere. If you are considering signing up for a course elsewhere, make sure they offer field training opportunities as well as it is extremely difficult to get this training on your own. ***
Our training is held in Vancouver, Washington on the following dates:
February 6th, 2023 – February 18th, 2023
April 3rd, 2023 – April 14th, 2023
June 5th, 2023 – June 16th, 2023
September 11th, 2023 – September 22nd, 2023
November 27th, 2023 – December 8th, 2023
Field training is scheduled for the following dates:
February 20th, 2023 – February 24th, 2023
April 17th, 2023 – April 21st, 2023
June 19th, 2023 – June 23rd, 2023
September 25th, 2023 – September 29th, 2023
December 11th, 2022 – December 15th, 2022
Week 1 in the courses are Monday through Saturday, and Week 2 in the courses are Monday through Friday. The classes meet daily from 7:30am until 6:30pm. Field training is held during Week 3 Monday through Friday 9am to 5:30pm.
To register, please click on the “Register Now” button. A $500 deposit is required to hold your spot in the class. The balance of tuition is due on the first day of the class.
Once you register, you will be sent information on how to register with InterNACHI for your 1 month free membership and will be given a course syllabus. When you register with InterNACHI, they will ask for a credit card number, but you can cancel prior to the end of your month membership so that you don’t get charged anything.
If the class you want is full, we can put you on the wait list. Just send us an email and let us know you are interested.
Links to Resources for Becoming a Home Inspector In Washington
Training for Government Agencies
Nonprofit Home Inspections is an Education Provider (#389459) for the Washington State Department of Labor & Industries. We help the state retrain injured workers for new careers as licensed home inspectors.
Nonprofit Home Inspections is an Education Provider for the Washington State Employment Security Department. We help the government by retraining unemployed Washington residents for new careers as licensed home inspectors.