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Affordable online home inspector training

Home inspectors carry out a critical role in the property market—a role that requires specialized knowledge and practical skills. Inspectors 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.

Online Home Inspector Course Curriculum

Through our online Home Inspector Career Diploma, you can build the essential skills that can help you be successful on the job. Your classes include:

  • Introduction to Home Inspection
  • Exterior Structure and Property Features, Basements, and Crawl Spaces
  • Electomechanical Systems 1 and 2

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What you get

  • Textbook: The Complete Guide to Home Inspection
  • Textbook: The Complete Book of Home Inspection
  • Student Portal dashboard for instant access to lessons and support
  • Learning Resource Center online libraries and labs
  • ProQuest® digital access to thousands of sources for research
  • An active online community of fellow students, staff, and grads

average salary

Job opportunities

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, hone inspectors earned an average of $64,480 in 2022. 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 American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) guidelines for exterior and interior inspections.


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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.

All graduates keep access to their accounts on the Ashworth College Central Network, an online toolkit that provides step-by-step guidance through resume templates, cover letters, thank you letters, and more. As a student, you will interact with the Ashworth College Central Network throughout your lessons to make you comfortable with the tools and prepare you to make a good impression on potential employers once you've graduated!

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.

Ashworth College has determined that the curriculum does not meet the educational requirements for licensure or certification in the following states: Alaska, Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, and West Virginia.

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