Launch Your Home Inspection Career with the Experts at Kaplan Professional Schools!
A home inspector is a person who inspects, analyzes, and reports the physical condition of property. To be a public home inspector in the Twin Citiesone who performs Truth-in-Housing or code compliance inspectionsone must be licensed by the governing city or municipality. To be a private inspector in Wisconsin, North Dakota and South Dakota, you must obtain a state license. However, there are no requirements to become a private home inspector in Minnesota. The first step to getting started in the home inspection business is to enroll in the Kaplan Professional Schools Professional Home Inspection Series
Prepare to Succeed
Kaplan Professional Schools gives you the knowledge, skills and confidence to enter the home inspection profession in as little as six days! Everything you need to know to become an independent home inspector and pass the National Home Inspector Examination is included in our series.
The Growing Opportunity
With thousands of homes inspected each day, home inspection is one of the nation’s fastest growing industries. The market is huge and expanding quickly. A career as a professional home inspector lets you tap into this lucrative and dynamic industry.
Our instructors are all home inspection and construction professionals who know the industry and are committed to helping you get your business off to a strong start. By sharing personal experiences, they will make your learning relevant and fun.
We have created a unique learning experience by including a state-of-the-art home inspection lab in the classroom – our lab includes hundreds of old and new house components. Practicing what you learn, as you learn it, is the fastest way to build your skills and confidence. With our training method you’ll develop a competitive edge that will jump start your home inspection business.
By including field inspections as a part of our curriculum, we have created the ultimate learning experience. You will perform live inspections and learn how to write up the reports. This real time learning will give you the confidence you need to get your business startednow.
Two Steps to Success
Our intensive hands-on training program sets the standard for entry-level home inspection education. Prepared by a team of the nation’s leading home inspection practitioners, these courses will take you step-by-step from where you are now to the opening of your own home inspection business.Step 1 – Introduction to Home Inspection
This is where it all starts. Entitled: Transition into Home Inspection... Part or Full Time: How to Start a Profitable Inspection Business, this 2-day introductory course highlights your opportunities in this growing profession. You’ll learn about the business of home inspection – how to set up the business, control your liability, manage your money and enjoy your new career. Your technical training also begins here. You’ll receive a comprehensive course manual filled with illustrations and photos to enhance the hands-on experiences in our state-of-the-art home inspection lab. You’ll also perform a live on-site field inspection and write an inspection report. Perhaps most importantly, you’ll learn if the home inspection business is right for you or not.
100% of your tuition - $245 – will be applied to either of the courses below if attended within six months of completing this course!
Your professional training continues with your choice of two distinctly different alternatives, each designed to build off the technical skills that began in the introductory course.6-Day Course: ITA Home Inspection – Fast Track
Most new home inspectors continue their preparation by attending this 6-day course. This intense course covers thousands of housing problems and scenarios that you will confront on the job. In our hands-on lab, you’ll apply the knowledge and skills you learned in the classroom. You’ll also complete two live, on-site field inspections where you’ll learn what to look for and how to report your findings. You’ll leave this course capable of starting your home inspection career – with a plan to deepen your technical knowledge and skills through completing courses in our Graduate Series.
11-Day Course: ITA Home Inspection – Enhanced
Get Started Today
If you are considering a career in home inspection, take the first step NOW. Enroll in Transition into Home Inspection... Part or Full Time: How to Start a Profitable Inspection Business. 100% of your tuition will be applied to either the 6-Day Course or the 11-Day Course if attended within 6 months. You’ve got nothing to lose!
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