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How to Become a Licensed Home Inspector in New York

home inspector state regulations PHII's pre-license classroom course has been approved by the New York Department of State for the required 100 hours of classroom training and 40 hours of in-field training. The total cost for the 12-day class in Madison, South Dakota is $2,995. Call for details.

The law requires (1) 100 hours of approved pre-licensure classroom instruction; (2) 40 hours of unpaid inspection experience under the direct supervision of a licensed inspector. PHII instructors are New York-licensed; (3) Pass the New York State Exam; and (4) have $150,000 general liability insurance per occurrence with $500,000 aggregate.

State Board:

New York State Department of State
Division of Licensing Services,
(518) 474-4429
(518) 473-6648 fax
e-mail licensing@dos.state.ny.us.
Approved: Yes

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

Frequently Asked Questions:

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

How much does the New York home inspector training cost?
Professional Home Inspection Institute will teach you how to become a home inspector in New York 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 New York . You can view the current prices by clicking the link on this page or by calling 1-800-983-6322.

What is errors and omissions insurance?
Home inspectors in New York 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 New York should a problem occur with a home inspection. Our coursework is approved for New York home inspector errors and omissions insurance by major insurance underwriters.

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

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

PHII New York Home Inspection School

Free 1-YEAR NSHI Membership for New York Graduates
All New York home inspector graduates receive a free 1-year membership in the National Society of Home Inspectors (NSHI), a non-profit professional home inspector association.

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