Pennsylvania home inspector license

Pennsylvania Home Inspector Licensing Requirements:
Home Inspection is NOT a licensed profession in Pennsylvania.

The Pennsylvania Trade practice act (Act 114 of 2000, Title 68) requires inspectors to be a member of a nationally recognized not for-profit home inspector association and maintain insurance.

PHII’s home inspector training will provide you the knowledge needed to become a successful home inspector in Pennsylvania. The course will prepare you for membership into a national home inspection organization.

Home inspectors must:
1.) Join a nationally recognized not for-profit home inspector association, such as NSHI or NAHI ("Full membership" into an organization will require 100 inspections)
2.) Obtain errors and omission insurance
3.) Obtain liability insurance


Training/Certification Info - Pennsylvania Home Inspector License

Pennsylvania home inspection course

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PA Home Inspection Licensing Agency:

The state of Pennsylvania does not have a licensing board for home inspectors. The law states that you must be a member of one of the non-profit home inspector societies in the US.

highlights of the Pennsylvania Home Inspector Law are:

  • Home inspectors are required to be a full member in good standing of a national, not-for-profit home inspection association or must be supervised by someone who is.

  • Members must comply with a code of conduct and attend continuing professional education classes as an ongoing condition of membership

  • Home inspectors are prohibited from performing repairs on the same house he or she inspected within the preceding 12 months.

  • The party selling the property that is the subject of the inspection has the right to receive a free copy of the report upon request.

  • Home inspectors must maintain insurance against errors and omissions and general liability coverage.

  • A violation of this law amounts to a violation of Pennsylvania?s Consumer Protection Law.


From http://www.attorneygeneral.gov/consumers.aspx?id=299
(go to that site for the specific list of requirements)



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Pennsylvania Radon Testing (Radon Measurement) Requirements:

To meet Pennsylvania's radon inspection license requirements, testers are required to complete a state-approved training course and exam. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection accepts all NRPP or NRSB – approved Initial Radon Measurement Courses, such as PHII's Radon Measurement Course.
After you've completed the Radon Measurement Course, you'll be instructed how to register for the NRPP or NRSB exam.

In addition, PHII's Radon Measurement Course has been approved by the NRSB for 16 hours of continuing education credits.

State Contact Information
Bureau of Radiation Protection
Phone: 1-800-23RADON 
Website: http://www.dep.state.pa.us/brp/Radon_Division/CERTIFICATION_CORNER.htm









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