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Home inspectors conduct inspections of newly built or already existing homes, condominiums,townhomes, and other dwellings. They inspect a home's systems, components and structure to check and report the overall condition. In addition to examining structural quality, home inspectors inspect all home features, including roofing, house exterior, attached garage or carport, foundation, interior, plumbing, electrical, heating and cooling systems. Although they look for and report violations of building codes, they do not have the power to enforce compliance with the codes.


What credentials can I earn?

This course satisfies the Maryland Licensed Home Inspector requirement of 72 hours of training and will cover the basic residential construction standards and processes, the home inspection process and inspection techniques and defect recognition. Upon successful completion of this course, you will be better prepared to take the National Home Inspector Exam. CEUs issued.


What courses will I take?

RLT 587 Home Inspector

Learn how to conduct inspections of homes, condos and other residential dwellings to receive a Maryland home inspector license. Textbook information available at AACC Bookstore. CEUs issued. Note: 77 hours of classroom attendance and passing the final exam required. Approved by the Maryland Commission of Real Estate Appraisers and Home Inspectors to provide home inspector pre-licensing training.


What will it cost?

The program is $874 for Anne Arundel county residents, including tuition and fees.


What are the requirements?

Previous construction industry experience preferred.