The first step is to understand the licensing or certification requirements for your state.
REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME A PENNSYLVANIA HOME INSPECTOR
The State of Pennsylvania does not license inspectors, but inspectors are governed by statute. Must be a full member in good standing in a national, not-for-profit home inspection association or supervised by someone who is
Inspections: at least 100
Exam Required: NHIE
Background check, fingerprints are not required
Insurance Requirements: E&O and General Liability insurance for $100,000 per occurrence and $500,000 in the aggregate and deductibles of not more than $2500
Home Inspection License Expiration: N/A
PENNSYLVANIA HOME INSPECTOR CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
No continuing education is currently required
PENNSYLVANIA STATE LICENSING BOARD
The State of Pennsylvania does not license inspectors, but inspectors are governed by statute.