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Home Inspection School Online

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U.S. Career Institute’s Online Home Inspection School offers 100% online classes that allow you to study any time, any place, on Your phone.

As a Home Inspector, you can make a great living helping home buyers make the most of their real estate purchases. A thorough home inspection brings peace of mind and, sometimes, thousands of dollars in savings in hidden repair costs. Whether the real estate market is up or down, or the cost of housing increases or decreases, the fact is that millions of homes are bought and sold every year—and most of those sales involve Home Inspectors.

Whether you live in a big city, small town, or rural area, now is the time to train to start making money in one of the largest, oldest and most secure industries in the nation. People will always need shelter and so the housing industry is here to stay.

  • Home Inspector professional salary – up to $64,480 per year!*
  • U.S. Career Institute is accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC). DEAC is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
  • Classes are self-paced, making them flexible and giving you the option to complete the program when it works best for you and your schedule!
  • U.S. Career Institute is proud to provide our Career Coach Program which gives you one-on-one access to a Career Advisor.

U.S. Career Institute School Benefits

Affordable monthly paymentAffordable

$69 monthly payments, 5 day risk-free preview and 100% money back commitment.

USCI On-Demand Learning On-demand Learning

100% online and self-paced. No set class schedules so you set the pace and study when you can 24/7.

Mobile Friendly Learning Materials Mobile-Friendly

Custom-designed, mobile-friendly student portal.

USCI has custom learning materials Real-world Skills

Focus on real-world skills that will help you gain the knowledge and skills you need for employment and to prepare for industry certifications.

USCI all-inclusive program All-inclusive Program

Your tuition includes access to instructors, learning materials and career support.

USCI all-inclusive program Proven Reputation

A+ BBB Rating, 40 Years in Business, 4.8 out of 5 TrustScore, DEAC Accredited, 97% of students would recommend us to a friend.

What you will lear during your Home Inspection classes

What You'll Learn In Your Online Training Program

Our Home Inspection school prepares students to sit for the National Home Inspectors Examination and work as entry-level home inspectors.

Our online program covers many topics including:

  • Home Inspection and Real Estate
  • The Lot, Foundations, Frames and Wall Systems
  • Environmental Concerns, Roofs, Electrical Systems
  • Walls, Ceilings, Floors, Stairs, Windows and Doors
  • Heating, Air Conditioning, Exterior Structures
  • Fireplaces, Wood Stoves, Insulation and Ventilation
  • Estimating Repair Costs, Reporting Your Findings
  • Home Inspection Walk Through

For the full course outline, goals, and outcomes, please visit our Course Outline page. Home Inspection Outline

John Stivers Instructor

Home Inspector Program Instructor/Course Expert

Jon Stivers, BS

At U.S. Career Institute, our dedicated team of course experts, instructors and instructor assistants are committed to developing and delivering high-quality curriculum. Our qualified Home Inspector instructor Jon Stivers is a licensed Home Inspector. He began his career as a marine design engineer, CAD designer, carpenter and computer network installer. He currently owns and operates Top Inspections LLC, specializing in home inspections, radon inspections and termite inspections. His education includes a BS in Mechanical Engineering and Applied Mechanics from the University of Pennsylvania. His publications include 400 practice test questions for the National Inspector Exam for Mometrix Test Preparation.

Career Outlook & Course That Fits Your Life



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U.S. Career Institute’s online Home Inspection school will teach you everything you need to know to start working as a Home Inspector—no previous experience needed. And our self-paced online home inspection training means you can study anytime, anywhere. With this online home inspection certificate course, there are no in-person home inspection classes to attend and no schedules to keep.

For full career outlook and certification information please visit our career and certification page.

Home Inspection Course That Fits Your Life

USCI Student Testimonial Quote

“The courses are straightforward, and it's fantastic being able to do them at my own pace. The instructor answers questions usually within an hour or less of me asking and is always professional and considerate. Navigating through the course is uncomplicated, and every test is open book.”


Online Home Inspection Tuition and Financing

Program Tuition and Financing

We strive to ensure our Home Inspection program is both flexible and affordable. This is why we offer low, monthly payment options for every student. We are committed to providing you with a high-quality education at an affordable price. Make an investment in yourself today!

For more information, please visit our Tuition and Financing page.

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Home Inspection FAQ's

Q. How can I become a Home Inspector?
A. Typically a High School diploma or equivalent is required, formal training through an accredited institution can also be helpful, courses typically cover topics like major components of a house, common structural and electrical issues, and compiling reports.
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Q. What does a Home Inspector do?
A. Home Inspectors provide a documented, professional opinion of a home based on visual evaluation and operational testing of the home’s systems and components to determine their current condition.
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Q. Do I need to get Certified as a Home Inspector?
A. Upon graduation from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. You are responsible for verifying state and local certification requirements in your area as it is vastly different for each state.
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Q. Does this meet my Home Inspector state requirements?
A. A career in this field may require you to meet certain licensing, training, and other requirements that can vary by vocation and state. You should check with your state, local government and/or licensing board to find out which requirements may be applicable in your state.
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IMPORTANT State Licensing Requirements: Click here for more information.

Q. What is the growth potential of a Home Inspector?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, about 14,800 job openings are projected each year, over the next decade.*
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Q. How much does a Home Inspector Course cost?
A. Tuition for this program is $789 total when you pay in full. Payment plans are also available.
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Q. What is the salary for a Home Inspector?
A. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Home Inspectors earn up to $64,480 per year*.
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Q. Is this Home Inspector Program accredited?
A. U.S. Career Institute is Accredited by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission. The Distance Education Accrediting Commission is listed by the U.S. Department of Education as a recognized accrediting agency.
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Q. Where Can I Work as a Home Inspector?
A. Home Inspectors can work full-time or part-time—for yourself or for one of the many home inspection companies and franchises located in nearly every community.
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Q. What skills will I learn in this Home Inspector program?
A. Skills covered in the Home Inspector Program include home inspection and real estate, the lot, foundations, frames and wall systems, environmental concerns, roofs, electrical systems, walls, ceilings, floors, stairs, windows and doors, heating, air conditioning, exterior structures, fireplaces, wood stoves, insulation and ventilation, estimating repair costs, reporting your findings, home inspection walk through.
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People Also Ask

How long does online Home Inspection school take?
When you enroll in our self-paced Home Inspection program, you choose how much you study each week. If you want to become a Home Inspector, you can do it in as little as 4 months. On average, our online Home Inspection school program is completed in 7 months.

Is this the best online Home Inspection school?
We firmly believe that USCI is the top online Home Inspection school in the nation. Our curriculum is laid out in easy to learn step-by-step lessons. When you graduate from our program, you will receive your U.S. Career Institute Certificate of Completion attesting to your accomplishment. You are responsible for verifying state and local home inspection certification requirements in your area as it is vastly different for each state.

Leadership Team

Leadership Team/USCI

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*Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Construction and Building Inspectors, on the internet at Construction and Building Inspectors, (visited September 26, 2023). Statements found in the United States Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook are not a guarantee of any post-graduation salary, in part because the data used to create the Occupational Outlook Handbook includes workers from differing educational backgrounds, levels of experience, and geographic areas of the country.