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Steps To A Texas
Home Inspector License

NOTE: You must complete ALL of the interactive experience training module hours chosen under the Affidavit BEFORE March 1, 2016 in order to receive credit for the hours.

Step 1
Complete the core Inspector classes at Champions School of Real Estate®

330 education hours that includes the following:

  • 90 Hour Course: General Provisions (4hrs), Roofing (10hrs), Electrical(10hrs), Appliances (8hrs), Report Writing (4hrs), Foundations/Structure (10hrs), HVAC (10hrs), Standards of Practice Legal/Ethics (8hrs), Building Enclosures (10hrs), Framing (8hrs), Plumbing (8hrs)
  • 40 Hour Course: Building Enclosures (8hrs), Mechanical (4hrs), Report Form/Report Writing (8hrs), Electrical (8hrs), Standard of Practice Legal/Ethics Update, Plumbing (4hrs)
  • 200 Hour Binder: Foundation Systems (30hrs), Framing (30hrs), Electrical Systems (24hrs), Building Enclosure (24hrs), Roof Systems (24hrs), HVAC Systems (24hrs), Plumbing (16hrs), Appliances (6hrs), Standard Report Form/Report Writing (8hrs), Standards of Practice Legal/Ethics Update(8hrs), Other Approved Courses (6hrs)

In addition to the 330 hours, one of the following requirements must be met:

  1. 120 hours in a hands-on experience training module (provide a letter from the education provider or a course completion certificate); or
  2. 3 years as an active licensed professional engineer, engineer-in-training, or licensed or registered architect (provide a license history); or
  3. 5 years of personal experience in a field directly related to home inspecting (provide 2 reference letters from persons other than the applicant who has personal knowledge of the applicant's work).

NOTE: 12 or 24 hour classroom experience courses are available for applicants if needed.

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394-Hour Professional Inspector
License Program

Become a Professional Inspector with this great 394-hour Program. *FREE EXAM PREP INCLUDED (LEARN MORE)
$2699
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394-Hour Professional Inspector License Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

As a Professional Inspector you can open your own business and inspect both residential property and commercial buildings. With our 394-Hour Professional Inspector Program we provide you with all of the required education to become a licensed Professional Inspector in the State of Texas. This program consists of 330-hours of online coursework, two 20-hour Inspector Ride Along sessions, and a 24-hour Interactive Experience Lab. This program also includes our Inspector Prep course that will thoroughly prepare you for the State Exam as well as our instructional DVD "Through the Eyes of the Inspector" that will walk you through an entire home inspection.

Included in this program:

  • 200-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 20-Hour Home Inspector Ride Along Session (x2)
  • 24-Hour Interactive Experience Lab
  • Home Inspector Exam Prep Course

When registering for this program you will not only be saving $1,559 but you will also be provided with all the education and tools necessary to succeed and thrive as a Professional Inspector in the State of Texas. We have tailored the system to meet your educational needs! You Can Do It, We Can Help has been our motto for over 20 years!


330-Hour Professional Inspector
License Program

Become a Professional Inspector with this great 330-hour Program. *FREE EXAM PREP INCLUDED (LEARN MORE)
$1899
Save $1065
  

330-Hour Professional Inspector License Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

The 330-Hour Professional Inspector Program is for those students who already have related work experience in the inspector field and only need the required education hours to become a licensed Professional Inspector. This program consists of 330-hours of core inspector education via our our correspondence delivery methods (online or home-study). The program also includes our Inspector Prep course that will thoroughly prepare you for the State Exam.

Included in this program:

  • 200-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • Home Inspector Exam Prep Course

This package DOES NOT include the required experienced hours. If you are in need of the required experience training, please see the 394-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program.

When registering for this program you will not only be saving $1065 but you will also be provided with all the education necessary to succeed and thrive as a Professional Inspector in the State of Texas. We have tailored the system to meet your educational needs! You Can Do It, We Can Help has been our motto for over 20 years!


162-Hour Real Estate Inspector
License Program

Become a Real Estate Inspector with this great 162-hour program *FREE EXAM PREP INCLUDED (LEARN MORE)
$1389
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162-Hour Real Estate Inspector License Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

As a Real Estate Inspector you can only inspect residential property and must work under a professional inspector. With our 162-Hour Licensed Real Estate Inspector Program we provide you with all of the required education to become a licensed Real Estate Inspector in the State of Texas. This program consists of 130-hours of core inspector education, a 20-hour Inspector Ride Along session, and a 12-hour Interactive Experience Lab. The program also includes our Inspector Prep course that will thoroughly prepare you for the State Exam.

Included in this program:

  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 20-Hour Home Inspector Ride Along Session
  • 12-Hour Interactive Experience Lab
  • Home Inspector Exam Prep Course

When registering for this program you will not only be saving $1144 but you will also be provided with all the education and tools necessary to succeed and thrive as a Real Estate Inspector in the State of Texas. We have tailored the system to meet your educational needs! You Can Do It, We Can Help has been our motto for over 20 years!


142-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program
Earn the education for a Real Estate Inspector license with this great 142-hour program. (LEARN MORE)
$1199
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142-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program

ABOUT THIS PROGRAM:

As an Real Estate Inspector you can either work directly for a Professional Inspector. You will be able to conduct inspections under the indirect supervision of a Professional Inspector. The 142-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program is for those students who already have related work experience in the inspector field and only need the required education hours to become a Licensed Real Estate Inspector. This program consists of 130-hours of core inspector education via our our correspondence delivery methods (online or home-study) and a 12-hour Interactive Experience Training lab.

When registering for this program you will not only be saving $471 but you will also be provided with the education necessary to become an Inspector Apprentice in the State of Texas. We have tailored the system to meet your educational needs! "You Can Do It, We Can Help" has been our motto for over 20 years!

Included in this program:

  • 90-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 40-Hour Home Inspector Course
  • 12-Hour Interactive Experience Lab

This package DOES NOT include the required experienced hours. If you are in need of the required experience training, please see the 162-Hour Real Estate Inspector Program.


Step 2
Submit Professional Inspector License Application and Educational Documents to TREC

Once you have completed your courses at Champions, you will now need to submit your education, Inspector License Application, and if applicable, experience to the Texas Real Estate Commission "My License" system (https://mylicense.trec.texas.gov/). Click on "Register HERE to set up a user ID and password" and follow the steps to create an account. Once an account is created you will apply for a new license. The application fee for a Professional Inspector license is $120. All fees should be paid by cashiers check, personal check, or money order payable to the Texas Real Estate Commission.

You may mail your documentation, fax copies of your documentation to 512-936-3863, or scan and send in your education documents along with a digital copy of the application electronically to information@trec.texas.gov

Step 3
Take the National/State Exam Prep Course at Champions School of Real Estate®
While waiting for you education to be evaluated and the application to be approved, our exam prep course is the perfect tool to keep your knowledge fresh and help you prepare for the exam. You may retake the course as many times as you want for one year at no additional charge!
Step 4
Upon receipt of your Candidate Information Brochure (CIB), call Pearson Vue to schedule the State Exam.

Pearson Vue Contact Information:

Step 5
Pass National/State Exam within Six Months of Filing Application with TREC.

The exam fee will be $220 with a National Passing score of 63% or higher, and a state passing score of 75% or higher.

  • $220.00 exam fee due at time of scheduling
  • 4.75 hours, 200 National Questions, 30 State Questions, Multiple choice
  • May take 3 times prior to the application expiration date (1 year).
  • No required waiting time between tests
Step 6
Annually complete Inspector Continuing Education.

Annually complete your Inspector Continuing Education requirement by completing one 16-Hour continuing education course each year for your 2 year renewal (must be two different courses) from Champions School of Real Estate® and pay a $70 renewal fee to TREC. The 16 hours of continuing education must include 8 hours of Standards of Practice Legal/Ethics.

Note: To expedite processing, send fees using a money order or cashiers check. More information is available on www.trec.texas.gov

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