REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A HOME INSPECTOR

The first step is to understand the licensing or certification requirements for your state.

Tennessee Home Inspector License Requirements

Tennessee Home Inspector Course Options

  • Professional Home Inspection Online Course: $695.00
  • 5-Day Professional Home Inspection Blended Course: $1,845.00

American Home Inspectors Training is authorized for operation as a postsecondary education institution by the Tennessee Higher Education Commission.

Requirements to Become a Tennessee Home Inspector

  • Tennessee home inspection education hours: 90 hours
  • Exam Required: NHIE
  • Application Fee: $300 (other fees may apply)
  • Minimum age requirement: 18
  • Insurance Requirements: General Liability of $500,000; E&O coverage in an amount to cover all home inspection activities
  • Notarized application, background check, and fingerprints are not required
  • High School Diploma or GED is required

Home Inspection License Expiration: Every two years from date of issuance (submission between 120 and 30 days prior to expiration)

Tennessee Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements

  • 32 hours every two years

Tennessee State Licensing Board

Job Placement & Graduation Information

In order to view detailed job placement and graduation information on the programs offered by American Home Inspectors Training,  please visit https://www.tn.gov/thec/bureaus/student-aid-and-compliance/postsecondary-state-authorization/authorized-institutions-and-data.html.

Transferability Of Credit

Credits earned at American Home Inspectors Training may not transfer to another educational institution. Credits earned at another educational institution may not be accepted by American Home Inspectors Training. You should obtain confirmation that American Home Inspectors Training will accept any credits you have earned at another educational institution before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement. You should also contact any educational institutions that you may want to transfer credits earned at American Home Inspectors Training to determine if such institutions will accept credits earned at American Home Inspectors Training prior to executing an enrollment contract or agreement. The ability to transfer credits from American Home Inspectors Training to another educational institution may be very limited. Your credits may not transfer and you may have to repeat courses previously taken at American Home Inspectors Training if you enroll in another educational institution. You should never assume that credits will transfer to or from any educational institution. It is highly recommended and you are advised to make certain that you know the transfer of credit policy of American Home Inspectors Training and of any other educational institutions you may in the future want to transfer the credits earned at American Home Inspectors Training before you execute an enrollment contract or agreement.

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