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.


There are no specific prerequisites for taking this course.
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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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