To become an InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector and attain the Certified Professional Inspector CPI® designation and Certificate, you must complete the following six steps (see below):

6 Steps to Certification:

By completing Step #1 through Step #6, you will become an InterNACHI Certified Home Inspector and will be awarded the CPI® designation. Congratulations!

To Maintain Certification:

To maintain your certification, you must complete the following twelve training courses within the first year after joining InterNACHI:
    1. Safe Practices for the Home Inspector Course (free and online for members).
    2. 25 Standards Every Inspector Should Know Course (free and online for members).
    3. Residential Plumbing Overview for Inspectors Course (free and online for members).
    4. How to Perform Residential Electrical Inspections Course (free and online for members).
    5. How to Perform Roof Inspections Course (free and online for members).
    6. How to Inspect HVAC Systems Course (free and online for members).
    7. Structural Issues for Home Inspectors Course (free and online for members).
    8. How to Inspect the Exterior Course (free and online for members).
    9. How to Inspect the Attic, Insulation, Ventilation and Interior Course (free and online for members).
    10. How to Perform Deck Inspections Course (free and online for members).
    11. How to Inspect for Moisture Intrusion Course (free and online for members).
    12. How to Inspect Fireplaces, Stoves, and Chimneys Course (free and online for members).

In Addition, You Must Also: