The home inspection profession is regulated in West Virginia. Follow the steps below to become a licensed home inspector in West Virginia.
PHII's Home Inspection pre-license classroom course is approved for the education requirements in Virginia. The law states that effective August 1, 2006, all home inspectors must possess a certificate issued by the West Virgina Fire Marshal. To qualify
for certification, applicants must:
1) pass the National Home Inspector Exam or equivalent, 2) EITHER present proof of having conducted business as a home inspector for at least three years OR proof of satisfactory completion of at least eighty (80) hours of approved instruction, and 3) proof of general liability insurance.
PHII will give you a nationally recognized home inspector certification and the credentials you need to become a successful home inspector in West Virginia. PHII students have also had great success passing state and national exams, and you also receive FREE continuing education credits with your enrollment! Please check the website periodically for updates about current licensing laws or call toll free (800) 983-6322
2136 5th Street Road
Huntington, WV 25701
Phone: (304) 697-9795
Professional Home Inspection Institute
1533 NW 2nd St, Madison, SD 57042
Toll Free 605-427-2908
Included in PHII's West Virginia
Home Inspector Training
Home inspection topics covered in our West Virginia 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 West Virginia.
Frequently Asked Questions About Our West Virginia
Home Inspection Training Program
How long does your home inspection course for West Virginia
PHII's West Virginia
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 West Virginia
is broken up into hours for course instruction, field assignments, report writing and testing. PHII's West Virginia
course allows you to take your time or push yourself through quickly.How much does the West Virginia
home inspection training cost?
Professional Home Inspection Institute will teach you how to become a home inspector in West Virginia
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 West Virginia
. 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 West Virginia
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 West Virginia
should a problem occur with a home inspection. Our coursework is approved for West Virginia
home inspector errors and omissions insurance by major insurance underwriters.
Why should I choose PHII for home inspection training?
PHII gives West Virginia
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 West Virginia. We have been there to support our students from West Virginia
during and after the training. We have up-to-date West Virginia home inspection course material,
and we provide a turn-key system for setting up your own home inspection business in West Virginia.
Questions about home inspection course enrollment?
Call us toll-free at 605-427-2908
PHII West Virginia Home Inspection School
Free 1-YEAR AHI Membership for West Virginia Home Inspector Graduates
As a gold-level AHI-accredited training provder, PHII can offer all West Virginia 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.