The home inspection profession is regulated in Alabama. Follow the steps below to become a licensed home inspector in Alabama.
An Alabama Home Inspector’s license is issued to an applicant who presents proof of the following:
(1) 120 hours of approved home inspector education.
(2) Participate in 35 home inspections with a qualified home inspector with at least five years experience. Mentoring Programs are available http://dcm.alabama.gov/Inspection.aspx
(3) Drafting of 25 home inspection reports. Ten of these reports must be reviewed and corrected by a qualified home inspector
(4) Pass the National Home Inspection Exam (NHIE) and the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Standards and Ethics Exam, completed in the 18 months before applying for a home inspector license.
(5) Valid insurance certificate (ACORD Form) $100,000 liability; and $250,000 of errors and omissions coverage.
Alabama Home Inspector Certification
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Alabama Building Commission
770 Washington Ave., Ste. 444
Montgomery, AL 36104
Home/EIFS Inspections Contact
Phyllis Stallworth – Licensing Coordinator
Professional Home Inspection Institute
1533 NW 2nd St, Madison, SD 57042
Toll Free 605-427-2908
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
Insulation & Ventilation
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
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
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 1-605-427-2908.
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 605-427-2908
PHII Alabama Home Inspection School
Free 1-YEAR AHI Membership for Alabama Home Inspector Graduates
As a gold-level AHI-accredited training provder, PHII can offer all Alabama home inspector graduates a free 1-year membership in the North American Association of Home Inspectors (AHI), a national non-profit professional home inspector association.