120-hour online course

In the state of Illinois you will be required to obtain a home inspection license through the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation. The first step in obtaining your license is to complete your home inspection education hours. For your convenience, AHIT offers this in a self-paced online format. We also provide you with physical textbooks and reference materials to help you study. You will also have to complete five days of classroom and field training to meet licensing requirements.

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5-day classroom and field training course

During this 5-day live class, you will be taught by an expert instructor who has spent years in the industry and done thousands of inspections. You will also perform five mock inspections through local homes to meet your field requirement. During these practice inspections, you will fill out your own reports while receiving feedback, and strengthening your reporting skills.

Live Classes

Become a Professional Home Inspector

Free Download – Home Inspection
Training & Career Guide

CALL 855-923-0105

EMAIL [email protected]

to speak with aN Illinois enrollment advisor.

All Live & Online Courses Include:

NHIE Exam Books: Two books from the creator of the exam that you’ll need to take to become a home inspector (in required states). These will prepare you for exam topics and technical questions found in the National Home Inspector Exam.

Business Booster Training: Robust training to establish and market your business plus AHIT’s Marketing & Operating a Profitable Home Inspection Business guide.

InstructPlus Instructor Support: Unlimited instructor support with courses, licensing exam prep, in-field inspections, business questions and more!

Home Inspection Reference GuideA Practical Guide to Home Inspection, a popular reference tool for both beginner and experienced inspectors.

Unlimited Customer Support: access to AHIT’s customer support team for all student or technical questions

FREE Report Software: Full access – Home Inspector Pro Software FREE extended trial subscription.  Top-rated by home inspectors for 17+ years.

Illinois Home Inspector License Requirements

Requirements to Become an Illinois Home Inspector

  • Illinois home inspection education hours: 60 hours
  • Inspections: 5 mock
  • Exam Required: IL Home Inspector Examination
  • Application Fee: $250 (other fees may apply)
  • Notarized application, background check, and fingerprints are not required
  • Minimum age requirement: 21
  • High School Diploma or GED is required

Home Inspection License Expiration: 11/30 every two years

Illinois Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements

Illinois State Licensing Board

CALL 855-923-0105

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Customer Testimonials

  • R. Smith

    Coming into class I inspected 5,000 to 7,000 houses as an insurance adjuster and real estate appraiser. The past week’s education and textbooks has doubled or tripled my knowledge. The marketing session will make it happen!

  • B. Kraft

    Thank you for the continued support. It is nice to know I can count on you all when I need my questions answered.

  • B. Hardy

    Thank you for an outstanding week of professional training. I can’t imagine anyone ever thinking of going into this business without attending your school.