Illinois Virtual Inspector Foundations Class

The Virtual Inspector Foundation class is an introduction to home inspection, covering everything you will need to start your home inspection career, how to operate a business, as well as how to perform home inspections that adhere to the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) Standard of Practice and Code of Ethics.

This 80-hour class runs Monday thru Friday for two weeks virtually. This class includes report writing, information on marketing your business, and real-life experience from your ASHI Certified instructors.

Topics covered include:

  • Structural Components
  • Heating Concepts and Systems
  • Exterior Components
  • Fireplaces and Chimneys
  • Roofing Types
  • Cooling Concepts and Air Conditioning
  • Site Conditions
  • Insulation and Ventilation Components
  • Interior Components
  • Plumbing Systems
  • Electrical Systems
  • Analysis and Reporting Responsibilities
  • Home Appliances
  • Professional Responsibilities
  • Review of the ASHI Standards of Practice

The Course Includes:

  • 10 days of live online training with respected professionals
  • The full feature e-books: Mechanical Systems and NHIE Content Manual and the Structural Systems and Business Manual*
  • Support beyond the course
  • The opportunity to retake the class or any portion of it for free**
  • A one-year ASHI membership - Valued at $449 - for only $99!
  • A 4-hour, 200 question online final exam
  • A certificate of completion

The Illinois-approved option also includes five field events with an experienced IL ASHI Certified Inspector. The five field events are scheduled throughout the year, and you will be asked to sign up for one of those field event slots.

*The e-book claim code is sent 24-48 hours after registration. **Based on availability