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South Dakota Home Inspection License Requirements

home inspection state regulations The home inspection profession is regulated in South Dakota. Follow the steps below to become a licensed home inspector in South Dakota.

The law requires South Dakota home inspectors to:

  1. Complete 40 hours of approved education
  2. Complete high school or equivalent.
  3. Renew the home inspector license license every 2 years.

PHII's online home inspection training and certification course is approved for all pre-license education requirements in South Dakota.

South Dakota Real Estate Commission Accredited

PHII's classroom and distance courses have been evaluated and approved by the State of South Dakota Real Estate Commission, which is the governing body for home inspector licensing and certification where PHII is located. PHII will give you a nationally recognized home inspector certification and the credentials you need to become a successful home inspector in South Dakota.

South Dakota Home Inspector Certification

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State Board:

South Dakota Real Estate Commission
118 West Capitol
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 773-3600
FAX: (605) 773-4356

Approved: Yes

Training Provider:
Professional Home Inspection Institute
1533 NW 2nd St, Madison, SD 57042
Toll Free 605-427-2908

Included in PHII's South Dakota Home Inspector Training
Home inspection topics covered in our South Dakota 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 South Dakota.

    Frequently Asked Questions About Our South Dakota Home Inspection Training Program

    How long does your home inspection course for South Dakota take?
    PHII's South Dakota 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 South Dakota is broken up into hours for course instruction, field assignments, report writing and testing. PHII's South Dakota course allows you to take your time or push yourself through quickly.

    How much does the South Dakota home inspection training cost?
    Professional Home Inspection Institute will teach you how to become a home inspector in South Dakota 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 South Dakota . 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 South Dakota 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 South Dakota should a problem occur with a home inspection. Our coursework is approved for South Dakota home inspector errors and omissions insurance by major insurance underwriters.

    Why should I choose PHII for home inspection training?
    PHII gives South Dakota 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 South Dakota. We have been there to support our students from South Dakota during and after the training. We have up-to-date South Dakota home inspection course material, and we provide a turn-key system for setting up your own home inspection business in South Dakota.

    Questions about home inspection course enrollment?
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    Free 1-YEAR AHI Membership for South Dakota Home Inspector Graduates
    As a gold-level AHI-accredited training provder, PHII can offer all South Dakota 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.

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