Course Overview

In any housing market, homebuyers need a qualified home inspector to identify issues that can affect their purchase. This 100% online course covers all the information you need to earn your Certificate in Home Inspection and launch your career as a home inspector. Key topics include assessing electrical, heating, plumbing and structural systems; documentation and more

What You'll Learn

  • Understand the purpose, scope, procedures and standards of practice of a home inspection
  • Learn the methodologies involved in creating a home inspection report
  • Recognize common defects found in residential construction
  • Understand types of home inspection and personal protective equipment used by home inspectors
  • Appropriate reporting methodologies for creating a home inspection report


  • Introduction Roof systems
  • Exterior elements
  • Structural systems
  • Insulation and ventilation
  • Interior elements
  • Electric systems lesson
  • Plumbing systems
  • Heating systems
  • Cooling systems
  • Hot-water supply systems

Additional Information

This course is 100% online. Start anytime.

UNM Tuition Remission eligible, Professional Development Program


There are no specific prerequisites for taking this course.
Thank you for your interest in this course. This course is not currently open for enrollment. Please complete a Course Inquiry so that we may promptly notify you when enrollment opens.

This course is offered in partnership with Ed2Go Online Education. UNM Staff and Faculty: This course is UNM Tuition Remission Eligible. To register using tuition remission, download and complete the UNM Tuition Remission Form and email it to ceregistration@unm.edu

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