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Montana Home Inspection License Requirements

While a license is not required to become a home inspector in Montana, the home inspection profession is regulated by the state, and PHII home inspector certification provides an advantage. Use code cybersale to save $200! View Program Details. Montana home inspectors must meet the qualifications below and apply for registration. Follow the steps below to become a legally-compliant certified Montana home inspector.

A Home Inspector, whether as an individual, partnership, corporation, or manager-managed or member-managed limited liability company, shall register with the Department by completing an application, paying the $80 application fee, and shall document that each person working under the registration as a home inspector:

  • Has successfully completed 40 hours of comprehensive home inspection instruction or has passed a Department approved national examination. (PHII is fully approved by Montana)
  • Is a member of a national home inspector association. (PHII provides a 1-year association membership)
  • Is covered by a minimum of $100,000 general commercial liability insurance, and a minimum of $100,000 errors and omissions insurance.
  • Is covered under a workers compensation policy or has an independent contractor exemption certificate (ICEC) for the occupation of home inspection.

Upon renewing an existing registration, a home inspector must document that each home inspector covered by the registration:

  • Has completed 40 hours of continuing education over the prior 2 years.
  • Is a member of a national home inspector association.
  • Is covered by a minimum of $100,000 general commercial liability insurance, and a minimum of $100,000 errors and omissions insurance.
  • Is covered under a workers compensation policy or has an independent contractor exemption certificate (ICEC) for the occupation of home inspector or home inspection.
Montana Students receive a free 1-year membership in the North American Association of Home Inspectors (AHI), valued at $289. Students also receive PHII's Advanced course to help prepare you for the National Home Inspector Exam (NHIE), which is an optional requirement for your Montana Home Inspector registration. Furthermore, your free AHI membership will satisfy Montana's national home inspector association membership requirement, which is mandatory.

Additional Steps to Advance Your Montana Home Inspection Career

1) 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 Montana. The NHIE is a challenging 200-question proctored exam that is required by some states. Veterans are eligible for reimbursement through the GI Bill.

2) Join a Multi-Inspector Company in Montana to gain experience, or start your own business. Established home inspection companies in Montana are always looking for new home inspectors to work for them. Businesses provide benefits, professional insurance and home inspection scheduling.

3) Register Your Own Business in Montana 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 Montana and enjoy the success that follows!

Realtors, Lenders, home buyers and home owners want to make sure a home inspector has been properly trained and certified. PHII will give you a nationally recognized home inspector certification and the credentials you need to become a successful home inspector in Montana.

Note: As the industry grows, many states are enacting or changing legislation requiring training, supervised inspections and examinations for home inspectors. PHII students have had great success passing state 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
home inspection state regulationsPHII's Montana 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 Montana is aligned with national standards of practice for home inspectors and is updated regularly. We teach Montana 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 Montana 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 Montana 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 Montana 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 Montana home inspector at whatever pace you set, quickly or over time. Your home inspector certification course never expires!


Montana Home Inspector Certification

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State Board:
Montana Dept. of Labor and Industry

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Training Provider:
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1533 NW 2nd St, Madison, SD 57042
http://www.homeinspectioninstitute.com
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Included in PHII's Montana Home Inspector Training
Home inspection topics covered in our Montana 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
  • Roof Components
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Attic Inspection
  • Insulation & Ventilation
  • Interior Components
  • 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
  • Commercial Inspections

  • 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 Montana.

    Frequently Asked Questions About PHII's Montana Home Inspection certification Program

    How long does your home inspection course for Montana take?
    PHII's Montana 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 Montana is broken up into hours for course instruction, field assignments, report writing and testing. PHII's Montana course allows you to take your time or push yourself through quickly.

    How much does the Montana home inspection training cost?
    Professional Home Inspection Institute will teach you how to become a home inspector in Montana 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 Montana . 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 Montana 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 Montana should a problem occur with a home inspection. Our coursework is approved for Montana home inspector errors and omissions insurance by major insurance underwriters.

    Why should I choose PHII for home inspection training?
    PHII gives Montana 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 Montana. We have been there to support our students from Montana during and after the training. We have up-to-date Montana home inspection certification course material, and we provide a turn-key system for setting up your own home inspection business in Montana.

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    Free 1-YEAR AHI Membership for Montana Home Inspector Graduates
    Upon achieving home inspector certification, PHII can offer all Montana home inspector graduates a free $289 membership in the North American Association of Home Inspectors (AHI), a national non-profit professional home inspector association.

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    Looking for Online Home Inspector Training Outside of Montana?

    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. 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 requirements by clicking the links below to states where PHII offers online home inspector certification in the U.S.

    Home Inspector License in the U.S.

    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.

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