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Home Inspection Technology

Available at Chamblee Campus Only

The Home Inspection Technology program is designed to fully prepare participants for employment as Home Inspectors. The programs includes classroom activities such as lecture and guest speakers as well as lab activities that give students education and exposure to materials, and the opportunity for valuable hands-on experience. To ensure participants are fully prepared for the job market, the Home Inspector Technology program includes a 45-hour practicum as well as the opportunity to prepare for national Home Inspector Examination.  The program is design to be completed in less than four months.



Program Highlights

  • Principles of Exterior Home Inspection
  • Exterior Home Inspection Technology
  • Principles of Interior Home Inspection
  • Interior Home Inspection Technology
  • Preparation for National Home Inspector Examination
  • In-field Practicum
  • Customer Service
  • Safety on the Job
  • Certification Vouchers

A home inspector conducts a comprehensive assessment of previously owned or newly built houses, town homes, condominiums, manufactured houses, even apartment building, and performs checks to uncover problems such as old gas pipes or water heaters that might not work, rotten wood, termites and more. A home inspector might be hired by a homeowner preparing to sell. Potential homebuyers might hire a Home Inspector prior to purchase. Most lending agencies require a home inspection prior to approving a loan.

As the housing market continues to improve, job growth is expected to increase 8 percent over the next ten years, as fast as the average of all occupations. As new construction increases, there will be greater demand for Home Inspectors for both the new and used home market. *US Dept of Labor, BLS, 2016

You might like to know:

The average cost of a home inspection in Georgia is $370*
The average annual salary for a Certified Home Inspector in Georgia is $72,000*
* Data provided by Inspection Certification Associates, 2017