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Alabama Home Inspection License Requirements

home inspection state regulations While a license is not required to become a home inspector in Alabama, the home inspection profession is regulated by the state. Follow the steps below to become a legally compliant Alabama home inspector.

The law requires home inspectors to have:

  1. Complete approved home inspection training
  2. Join a professional home inspector association that requires approved home inspection training
  3. Maintain liability insurance

There are three additional methods of becoming a home inspector: (1) current approval or certification by the United States Veterans Administration, HUD the Southern Building Code Congress International, or the Council of American Building Officials; (2) a high school diploma or its equivalent, work experience for at least one year as a home inspector, and completion of at least 100 home inspections for compensation (3) current licensure in Alabama as a general contractor, architect, structural engineer, or residential home builder.

PHII's online home inspection training and certification course is approved in Alabama. Alabama requires membership in and adherence to the ethical standards of ASHI or an equivalent professional body that requires approved training. We are approved by the National Society of Home Inspectors (NSHI), and PHII graduates receive free one-year NSHI membership

Alabama Home Inspector Certification

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State Board:

Alabama Building Commission
Phyllis Thomas (334) 242-4810
Home Inspector's / EIFS Coordinator
770 Washington Ave., Ste. 444
Montgomery, AL 36104
Approved: Yes

Training Provider:
Professional Home Inspection Institute
1533 NW 2nd St, Madison, SD 57042
Toll Free 800-983-6322

Included in PHII's Alabama Home Inspector Training
Home inspection topics covered in our Alabama home inspector certification program

Each home inspection lesson starts by listing the objectives you will learn, followed by a short practice quiz to check your prior knowledge, the lesson content, a review and a quiz. Below are the subjects you will master as you take the online home inspection training course. All course objectives are aligned with national standards of practice for home inspectors.

  • Introduction to Home Inspection Terminology
  • Limits and Exclusions for Home Inspections
  • Site, Grounds and Grading
  • Exterior and Structure
  • Roof Components
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Attic Inspection
  • Insulation & Ventilation
  • Interior Components
  • Bathrooms and Kitchens
  • Basement & Crawlspace
  • Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Garage and Carport
  • Conducting a Home Inspection
  • Home Inspection Business Start-Up
  • Mold and Allergens
  • Radon in Air and Water
  • Commercial Inspections

  • After passing PHII's home inspector exam and meeting any other state requirements, you will be well-qualified to perform residential home inspections in Alabama.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Our Alabama Home Inspection Training Program

    How long does your home inspection course for Alabama take?
    PHII's Alabama home inspection course can be completed in 1-2 weeks based on your past level of experience. However, you can take as much time as needed, and there are no limits on re-taking exams. The total course time for training in Alabama is broken up into hours for course instruction, field assignments, report writing and testing. PHII's Alabama course allows you to take your time or push yourself through quickly.

    How much does the Alabama home inspection training cost?
    Professional Home Inspection Institute will teach you how to become a home inspector in Alabama for the lowest average tuition rate in the industry. The course comes complete with all required instructional materials including 100% online access, workbook, back-up CDs, DVDs, and other materials you need to become a home inspector in Alabama . You can view the current prices by clicking the link on this page or by calling 1-800-983-6322.

    What is home inspection errors and omissions insurance?
    Home inspectors in Alabama should consider getting Errors and Omissions (E&O) insurance, which is a professional liability policy covering the policyholder for negligent acts and omissions that occur during an inspection. A good Errors and Omissions liability policy can help limit your out-of-pocket expenses if you are named in a lawsuit in Alabama should a problem occur with a home inspection. Our coursework is approved for Alabama home inspector errors and omissions insurance by major insurance underwriters.

    Why should I choose PHII for home inspection training?
    PHII gives Alabama residents interactive training, experienced support, a lot of value and the most affordable tuition in the industry. Plus we offer a satisfaction guarantee. Over the years we have successfully trained thousands of home inspectors throughout the U.S. and Canada, including many home inspectors in Alabama. We have been there to support our students from Alabama during and after the training. We have up-to-date Alabama home inspection course material, and we provide a turn-key system for setting up your own home inspection business in Alabama.

    Questions about home inspection course enrollment?
    Call us toll-free at 800-983-6322

    PHII Alabama Home Inspection School

    Free 1-YEAR NAAHI Membership for Alabama Home Inspector Graduates
    As a gold-level NAAHI-accredited training provder, PHII can offer all Alabama home inspector graduates a free 1-year membership in the North American Association of Home Inspectors (NAAHI), a national non-profit professional home inspector association.

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