While a license is not required to become a home inspector in Georgia, the home inspection profession is regulated by the state, and PHII home inspector certification can provide a competitive advantage. Georgia home inspectors must meet the qualifications below. Follow the steps below to become a certified and legally-compliant Georgia home inspector.
The law requires that Georgia home inspectors provide written home inspection documents as follows:
- Include the scope of the home inspection
- Include structural elements and the systems to be inspected
- State that the home inspection is a visual inspection
- Notify the client in writing of any defects
PHII's online home inspection certification course meets all Georgia requirements for home inspections
including the Georgia Trade practice act (Chapter 3, Title 8) enacted in 1994 that establishes a required standard
of care for home inspections. Your home inspector certification will inlude a cerficate from PHII with your certification number so that realtors and clients know that you are a qualified home inspector.
Additional Steps to Advance Your Georgia Home Inspection Career
Join a Professional Home Inspector Association. PHII pays for your first year of membership in the North American Association of Home Inspectors
(AHI). Many states also have their own home inspector associations, such as the Georgia Association of Home Inspectors
(GAHI) you can join for networking opportunities.
Pass the National
Home Inspector Examination
(NHIE). PHII's training fully prepares you. Passing the NHIE will help you stand out as a trusted industry expert in Georgia. The NHIE is a challenging 200-question proctored exam that is required by some states. Veterans are eligible for reimbursement through the GI Bill.
Join a Multi-Inspector Company in Georgia to gain experience, or start your own business. Established home inspection companies in Georgia are always looking for new home inspectors to work for them. Businesses provide benefits, professional insurance and home inspection scheduling.
Register Your Own Business in Georgia and obtain general liability insurance and/or errors and omissions (E&O) insurance. Home inspector insurance policies are affordable and will protect you against career-ending lawsuits. Build your own home inspection business in Georgia and enjoy the success that follows!
PHII's Georgia home inspection certification is approved by real estate and building commissions, and major insurance providers. PHII is also affiliated will major professional associations including ASHI, AHI, CREIA, and FABI. The home inspector certification material for Georgia is aligned with national standards of practice for home inspectors and is updated regularly. We teach Georgia students the key information that they must inspect for and include in the home inspection report.
Every lesson is concise and written in clear language that is easy to understand. Our interactive Georgia home inspection certification course is designed in-house by experienced and qualified home instructors who understand the trade and how to teach it. PHII offers the most complete, self-paced Georgia home inspection training on the market today. You receive instant online access and have an option to receive course materials that are shipped to you. Our course management system is unmatched in features and interactive technology.
You can access the Georgia home inspection training on wi-fi devices including tablets and smart phones, and the course can be completed in as little as 1-2 weeks. Unlike other online courses, there is no time limit, so you can take as much time as you need. Become a Georgia home inspector at whatever pace you set, quickly or over time. Your home inspector certification course never expires!
PHII will give you a nationally recognized home inspector certification and the credentials you need to become a successful home inspector in Georgia. PHII students have also had great success passing regional and national exams, and you also receive FREE continuing education credits with your enrollment! Please check the website periodically for updates about current licensing laws or call toll free (800) 983-6322
PHII's course provides the education needed to successfully meet the requirements of the GA Trade Practice Act. PHII's Forms and Report Software also conform to the requirements of the act.
Georgia Home Inspector Certification
And over $1,200 in BONUSES!
$289 Free AHI Membership!
$149 Free InspectHost Website!
$395 Free Bonus Courses
$399 Free Report Software!
All for Only $549
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Included in PHII's Georgia
Home Inspector Training
Home inspection topics covered in our Georgia home inspector certification program
Each home inspection lesson starts by listing the objectives you will learn, followed by a short practice quiz to check your prior knowledge, the lesson content, a review and a quiz. Below are the subjects you will master as you take the online home inspection certification training course. All course objectives are aligned with national standards of practice for home inspectors.
Introduction to Home Inspection Terminology
Limits and Exclusions for Home Inspections
Site, Grounds and Grading
Exterior and Structure
Insulation & Ventilation
Bathrooms and Kitchens
Basement & Crawlspace
Heating and Air Conditioning
Garage and Carport
Conducting a Home Inspection
Home Inspection Business Start-Up
Mold and Allergens
Radon in Air and Water
After passing PHII's home inspector certification exam and meeting any other state requirements, you will be well-qualified to perform residential home inspections in Georgia.
Frequently Asked Questions About PHII's Georgia
Home Inspection certification Program
How long does your home inspection course for Georgia
home inspection course can be completed in 1-2 weeks based on your past level of experience. However,
you can take as much time as needed, and there are no limits on re-taking the certification exam. The total course time for training in Georgia
is broken up into hours for course instruction, field assignments, report writing and testing. PHII's Georgia
course allows you to take your time or push yourself through quickly.How much does the Georgia
home inspection training cost?
Professional Home Inspection Institute will teach you how to become a home inspector in Georgia
for the lowest average tuition rate in the industry. The course comes complete with all required instructional materials including 100% online access and the information you need to become a certified home inspector in Georgia
. You can view the current prices by clicking the link on the enroll page or by calling 1-605-427-2908.
What is home inspection errors and omissions insurance?
Home inspectors in Georgia
should consider getting Errors and Omissions (E&O) insurance, which is a professional liability policy covering the policyholder for negligent acts and omissions that occur during an inspection. A good Errors and Omissions liability policy can help limit your out-of-pocket expenses if you are named in a lawsuit in Georgia
should a problem occur with a home inspection. Our coursework is approved for Georgia
home inspector errors and omissions insurance by major insurance underwriters.
Why should I choose PHII for home inspection training?
PHII gives Georgia
residents interactive training, experienced support, a lot of value and the most affordable tuition
in the industry. Plus we offer a satisfaction guarantee. Over the years we have successfully trained and certified thousands
of home inspectors throughout the U.S. and Canada, including many home inspectors in Georgia. We have been there to support our students from Georgia
during and after the training. We have up-to-date Georgia home inspection certification course material,
and we provide a turn-key system for setting up your own home inspection business in Georgia.
Questions about home inspector certification?
Call us toll-free at 605-427-2908
PHII Georgia Home Inspection School
Free 1-YEAR AHI Membership for Georgia Home Inspector Graduates
Upon achieving home inspector certification, PHII can offer all Georgia home inspector graduates a free $289 membership in the North American Association of Home Inspectors (AHI), a national non-profit professional home inspector association.
Looking for Online Home Inspector Training Outside of Georgia?
The first step in starting your home inspector career is to understand the path to a home inspector license. The process can be simple or lengthy depending on the state or province. In some cases you can train entirely online to obtain your home inspector license or certification. In other cases you can train online and complete field training to meet home inspector requirements. Even if your location does not require a home inspector license, you still need to be properly trained and certified in order to stand out from the competition. That is where home inspector certification from PHII gives you the advantage because we go beyond the minimum training a home inspector needs so that you can hit the ground running. PHII is also there to support you along the way as you start inspecting and need help if you run into problems. Start by understanding your state or provincial requirements by clicking the links below to popular locations where PHII offers online certification opportunities.
Home Inspector License in the U.S.
Home Inspector Licence in Canada
PHII offers home inspector continuing education and numerous certifications to help you learn more, earn more and grow your home inspection business. At PHII our mission is to provide you with the best home inspector training to prepare you for a successful real estate career, along with the support you need down the road. PHII-trained home inspectors are never alone. With PHII, your home inspector training is truly at your pace. You always have access to PHII course material and support. Every online certification course comes with lifetime access.