Our self-paced, online home inspector class follows a step-by-step process to make it easy for you to obtain the vital knowledge to become a licensed home inspector and start your inspector business.

This convenient course addresses the entire home inspection process using instructor presentations, GoPro video footage of actual inspections, and other supportive materials with access to materials for 12 months and access to AHIT instructors for life.

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100-hour classroom and 40-hour field training course

In the state of New York, you will need to obtain a home inspection license through the New York Division of Licensing Services. The first step in obtaining this license is to complete 100 Hours of Classroom training. AHIT offers the most efficient way to complete this requirement with a 12-day classroom course taught by experienced, licensed instructors who will teach you start of finish how to follow the Standards of Practice for an inspection, using real-life examples from their experience.

In addition to your classroom training, New York also requires that you complete 40 Hours of Field Training. AHIT offers field training over a 5-day session, that will consist of eight supervised inspections in local homes. You will have the opportunity to practice filling out your own reports, while learning proper report writing techniques and the overall process to perform a home inspection, start to finish.

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Become a Professional Home Inspector

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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.

New York Home Inspector License Requirements

Requirements to Become a New York Home Inspector

  • New York home inspection education hours: 140 hours
  • Inspections: 40 hours field (included in 140 hours)
  • Exam Required: NHIE or New York State Home Inspector License Examination
  • Application Fee: $250 (other fees may apply)
  • Insurance Requirements: General liability for a minimum of $150,000 per occurrence and $500,000 aggregate
  • Notarized application, background check, and fingerprints are not required
  • No minimum age requirement
  • High School Diploma or GED is required

Home Inspection License Expiration: 12/31 every two years

New York Home Inspector Continuing Education Requirements

  • 24 hours every two years

New York State Licensing Board

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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.