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Florida Home Inspector Course

Become a licensed Florida Home Inspector!

Any individual that is looking to obtain a Florida Home Inspector license is required to complete and pass a 120 hour DBPR approved pre-licensing course. We offer both classroom and online course options to help you meet those requirements.

Below you will find more information about each course format options. If you have any questions, please contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140. We are happy to assist.

 

Choose from either classroom or online options.

Florida Home Inspector Course

Become a licensed Florida Home Inspector!

Any individual that is looking to obtain a Florida Home Inspector license is required to complete and pass a 120 hour DBPR approved pre-licensing course. We offer both classroom and online course options to help you meet those requirements.

Below you will find more information about each course format options. If you have any questions, please contact our helpful Career Counselors at 1-800-732-9140. We are happy to assist.

 

Choose from either classroom or online options.

Our Classroom Option Is Best For:

  • Students that live close to our locations.
  • Students that enjoy the guidance of a live instructor in a classroom setting.
  • Students that prefer a structured schedule.

Classroom Course Tuition

$1749

Build on your career and become a home inspector!

 

Benefits for Contractors:

  • Add another license to your trade
  • 80% of home inspections turn into repairs or upgrades
  • Expand your realtor network to increase your contractor business

Benefits for Realtors:

  • Add another license to your trade. You can inspect any house that isn’t your transaction
  • Utilize your existing network to increase home inspection transactions
  • Buyers are drawn to skilled realtors that can offer a home inspector’s view on a property

Home Inspection Classroom Schedule


4 Weekends | Friday, Saturday & Sunday 8:00am-6:00pm

November 2021
11/05 - 12/05 North Orlando Fri, Sat & Sun 8:00am-6:00pm

Our Online Option Is Best For:

  • Students that are self-motivated and prefer to create their own schedule

Online Course Tuition

$949

The Principles of Home Inspection – Initial Training course provides the most thorough distance training for home inspection available. This 120 hour presentation is designed to introduce and/or reinforce a Home Inspection Professional’s understanding of:

  • A building’s components and systems
  • Proper inspection procedures & methods
  • Acceptable component test protocols
  • Life expectancy of components
  • A review of various reporting terminologies and vernaculars
  • Forms to be used for a professional home inspection report.

Principles of Home Inspection is based on years of practical experience in both inspecting homes and training inspectors. The course teaches a step-by-step approach to inspection for each house system:

  1. Surveying problems
  2. Explaining the practical implications of the problems
  3. Providing inspection strategies

Florida Home Inspection License Requirements


Home Inspector – Initial License by Examination (HI 0401)

 

This application is used by individuals who have taken and passed the National Home Inspector Examination (NHIE) given by the Examination Board of Professional Home Inspectors (EBPHI).

 

Application Requirements:

 

  • EXAMINATION: Individuals seeking licensure as a Home Inspector must first take and pass the National Home Inspector Examination (NHIE).
    Department Approved Home Inspector Examinations

    1. National Home Inspector Examination (NHIE)
    2. Florida Association of Building Inspectors (FABI)
    3. InterNACHI Florida Home Inspector Licensing Examination (accepted as of 10/21/2013)
  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: The applicant must demonstrate proof of completing a course of study approved by the department of not less than 120 hours that covers the 8 components of a home and has passed the examination required by the department. This is not a complete listing of educational and experience requirements. Please see the application instructions page for complete information.
  • FINGERPRINTS: An applicant must have a background check as part of the licensing process.
  • INSURANCE: Applicants are required to attest that they have obtained commercial general liability insurance in the amount of $300,000.
  • FEE: Pay the required fee as provided in the application, payable to the Department of Business and Professional Regulation.
  • APPLICATION: Complete the application by visiting the DBPR application website.
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South Dade (Doral)

11250 N.W. 20TH STREET
Miami, FL 33172

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3577 N.E. 163RD STREET
North Miami, FL 33160

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Tamarac (Broward)

5600 HIATUS ROAD
Tamarac, FL 33321

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Boca Raton, FL 33431

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West Palm Beach (Lantana)

6216 S. Congress Avenue
Lantana, FL 33462

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Stuart

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1706 NW FEDERAL HWY
Stuart, FL 34994

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East Orlando

3505 Lake Lynda Dr Building 300
Orlando, FL 32817

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North Orlando

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1912B Lee Rd Building B Suite C1
Orlando, FL 32810

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Lake Nona

8236 Lee Vista Blvd.
Orlando, FL 32829

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Celebration

1170 Celebration Blvd Suite 200
Celebration, FL 34747

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Kissimmee/St.Cloud

2262 E. Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy (US192)
Kissimmee, FL 34744

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Mount Dora

18097 US Highway 441
Mount Dora, FL 32757

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Oviedo

59 Alafaya Woods Blvd
Oviedo, FL 32765

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Deland

421 N Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32723

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Clermont

1200 Oakley Seaver Drive
Clermont, FL 34711

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Waterford Lakes

12301 Lake Underhill Rd
Orlando, FL 32828

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Ocala

2709 SW 27 Ave. Suite 103
Ocala, FL 34471

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Fernandina Beach

1541 S 14th Street
Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

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