The AHIT Advantage for Home Inspection Training

We’re different from other home inspection schools. We’ve been in business longer, have trained more home inspectors, offer more live courses in more locations across the U.S., and we have geared everything we do toward ensuring your success as a home inspector.

Whether you’re looking to start a career in home inspection or a home inspector looking to add services and develop new skills, we’ve got you covered. Since 1993, we’ve been providing industry-leading home inspector training, certifications, continuing education, and professional development courses. Our live classroom training includes valuable hands-on field training and our online course options offer flexibility for your schedule. Each home inspector course is taught by successful home inspection entrepreneurs and provides in-depth training to help you establish and market your home inspection business.

Cheers to YOU – AHIT Grads! For more than 30 years, American Home Inspectors Training continues as THE industry leader.


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Online Exercises, Practice Questions, and Exams: 14 study modules will help you learn the components of a home and provide the knowledge and skills necessary to perform a professional home inspection. Designed for a clear understanding to cement your learning.

Tutorials, practice questions, and interactivity will reinforce important concepts throughout the course and include real-life home inspection scenarios. The multiple-choice final exam is the last step and proof that you learned the skills to become a home inspector. AHIT’s course has a 99% exam pass success rate.

Exam Prep: Pass the first time with AHIT’s Exam Prep. Prepare for your Home Inspector exam with unlimited practice exams that give you hints and feedback to feel confident before taking your exam. Use practice mode to quickly learn concepts and test your knowledge with exam mode that provides you with questions like the real exam. This online smart study tool customizes topic areas for you that need more focus.

Standards of Practice (SOPSs): The SOPs used for AHIT’s courses are a hybrid of all the national as well as state-specific standards. These widely recognized professional guidelines identify what is to be inspected, what is not inspected, and what the report should include.

15 Bonus Courses: Robust business booster training to establish and market your business. More than 40 hours of extra marketing, business, and technical training courses are included for the most successful start. Choose either the Advanced or Expert Package and you’ll receive AHIT’s Marketing & Operating a Profitable Home Inspection Business eTextbook. This blueprint for a successful home inspection business includes your sales & marketing plan, inspection plan, office plan, and risk management.

Unlimited Instructor Support: You will have unlimited support from our home inspection industry experts with over 100 years of combined experience – even after you graduate. Ask them questions about the course, licensing, exam prep, in-field inspections, business tips, and more!

Home Inspection Reference Guide: Written by industry experts, A Practical Guide to Home Inspection, is AHIT’s #1 eTextbook and is a popular reference for both beginner and experienced home inspectors. The eTextbook includes expert tips and steps you through the inspection process with easy technical explanations and photos. Learn how to work with your customers and write up a real inspection report.

FREE Reporting Software: Get started off on the right foot with the necessary reporting tools to do your first inspections. Learn more than how to inspect the home. Get full access to superior report writing software used and recommended by AHIT instructors and graduates. Start with software that is top-rated by home inspectors for flexibility, ease of use, and is preferred by real estate agents.

Certificate of Completion: When you successfully complete the final exam in your course, you will receive your Certificate of Completion. This will allow you to use our AHIT Professional Inspector logo on all of your marketing materials, which signifies that you are part of an elite group of home inspectors. Congratulations – you are now an AHIT Graduate Home Inspector!

NHIE Exam Prep eTextbooks: Written by the creators of the National Home Inspectors Exam, these are two must-have exam prep books. Mechanical and Content Manual reviews topics such as electrical, cooling, heating, and plumbing. Structural and Business Manual reviews exam topics about roofing, ventilation, and more. Advanced or Expert Package Only!

Unlimited Customer Support: Access to AHIT’s customer support team for all student or technical questions. Extended hours include phone, email, and chat.

Errors & Omissions Insurance: AHIT students save up to $2,500 on annual Errors & Omissions insurance. Our unique partner specializes in home inspection liability. You will have access to coverage for ancillary services, resources for real-world benefits, risk management tools, and seminars.  

  • R. Smith

    Coming into class I inspected 5,000 to 7,000 houses as an insurance adjuster and real estate appraiser. The past week’s education and textbooks has doubled or tripled my knowledge. The marketing session will make it happen!

  • B. Kraft

    Thank you for the continued support. It is nice to know I can count on you all when I need my questions answered.

  • B. Hardy

    Thank you for an outstanding week of professional training. I can’t imagine anyone ever thinking of going into this business without attending your school.