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How to Become a Home Inspector: May - July, 2023


Our How to Become a Home Inspector course will take you through the entire process of inspecting a home and delivering an inspection report, as well as teach you how to compose yourself as an industry professional. Nationally recognized expert home inspector, Hollis Brown, will be your guide to getting your career off to a solid start.

Home inspector class VA

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End Date And Time

Venue Name
Knights of Columbus

Venue Physical Address
5115 Little Falls Road Arlington Virginia 22207 Map


Summer Saturdays - Core Curriculum

This course has been approved by the Maryland Department of Labor, License and Regulation (DLLR), and by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR), to meet the prelicensing training requirements for both states. The Spring Session begins in May, 2023.  Class will meet on Saturdays, at our Arlington location.  Each day includes eight hours of technical training from 9am tp 5pm.

Course Description:  80 Hour Core Curriculum

Classroom Location:  5115 Little Falls Rd. Arlington, VA. 22207

Course Fee:  $1,995 USD

Final Exam Fee:  $150 USD

Tuition Financing:  $395 Down payment due at Registration at least 7 days prior to the first day of class. Weekly payments of $200 until your balance is paid.

Text Book Requirements:  The Home Reference Book, by Carson Dunlop is included with your tuition.

Prerequisites:  None

10-Day Course Schedule:  

  • Saturday Day I - May 13, 2023:  Introduction & Overview, Structural Systems
  • Saturday , Day II - May 20, 2023: Structural, Heating Systems
  • Saturday, Day III - June 3, 2023:  Heating, Cooling Systems
  • Saturday, Day IV - June 10, 2023:  Cooling, Plumbing Systems, Bathrooms
  • Saturday, Day V - June 17, 2023:  Electrical Systems, Interiors
  • Saturday, Day VI - June 24, 2023:  Kitchens, Fireplaces & Solid-fuel Burning Appliances, Crawlspaces & Attics, Insulation & Ventilation, Exteriors
  • Saturday, Day VII - July 1, 2023:  Exterior, Roofing
  • Saturday, Day VIII - July 8, 2023Roofing , Code of Ethics
  • Saturday, Day IX - July 15, 2023Standard of Practice, Report Writing
  • Saturday, Day X - July 22, 2023:  Wrapping Up
  • Final Exam - By Appointment


  • A face mask that covers the nose and mouth are required inside the building
  • Social distancing is to be observed in the classroom
  • Vaccination is strongly encouraged

Home Inspector Training Academy: 703-468-1400

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