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Affordable online home inspector training

Home inspectors carry out a critical role in the thriving property market—a role that requires specialized knowledge and practical skill. After all, inspectors need more than an appreciation for fine craftsmanship and an eye for detail. They also need an in-depth understanding of local and national building codes and ordinances, zoning regulations, and contract specifications.

With our online home inspector training, you will gain the real-world expertise required to succeed in the field, from hazard assessment to HVAC inspections. By studying online and at your own pace, you will earn your Home Inspection diploma, stand out from the crowd, and start moving your career prospects to the next level.

What you get

  • Comprehensive study guides and a detailed home inspection textbook
  • An inspection checklist that adheres to the very latest industry standards
  • Career Diploma at graduation and the opportunity to participate in our live commencement ceremony
  • Exclusive access to our full range of Career Tools

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Job opportunities

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, growing public interest in safety—and the desire to improve the quality of construction—will continue to create demand for inspectors. In fact, job growth for construction and building inspectors is projected to be 10% between 2016 and 2026*, which is much faster than the average growth rate for all occupations. Certified construction and building inspectors who can perform a variety of inspections are likely to have the best job opportunities.


Start your Home Inspection course online as soon as you enroll, and graduate in as little as four months.


Learn inspection processes based on ASHI guidelines for exterior and interior inspections.


Get academic support by email, phone, or online, as well as personalized career guidance.

Frequently asked questions

You may be taking your first steps into higher education. Or you may be considering online study for the first time. Whatever your situation, we're here to guide you through the process and answer any questions you have.

Yes. The Home Inspection course online takes you from a basic introduction to the field to in-depth procedures for inspecting every part of a residence, from roof to crawl space. Step by step, you'll learn what tools to use and professional inspection methods for every system inside and outside of the typical home.

Yes! All students in our home inspector training receive personalized career assistance. We'll help you create an impactful resume, prepare for interviews, and explore relevant job opportunities that may be available in your area.

We allow you up to one year from the date of your enrollment to graduate and earn your Home Inspection diploma. A self-paced, flexible study schedule is one of the many advantages of pursuing your education at Ashworth College.

Related programs

In addition to home inspector training, we offer a variety of trade programs online that may interest you, including:

State requirements

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. Click here for contact information on state licensing/regulatory boards and certain professional licensing information.

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