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New York Home Inspector Licensing Requirements

Steve Gladstone
Steve Gladstone

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Kaplan New York
Preparing You for Business Success

Welcome to Kaplan Professional Schools’ New York home inspection training information section and our Manhattan, New York licensed home inspection school! We make it as easy and convenient for you to satisfy the requirements for becoming a New York State Licensed Home Inspector. Kaplan provides you with the highest quality continuing education needed for a successful home inspection career, and supports you in achieving your ongoing goals for success through our Learn to Earn Classes and our philosophy of making every student a "business partner for life". Let Kaplan, the National Leader in Home Inspection Training, take you where you want to go.

Kaplan offers 3 licensed home inspection schools for the New York Home Inspection Licensing program, in Rochester, Manhattan, and New Haven, Connecticut.

Meet ALL of your New York Pre-Licensing Requirements!

140-Hour Complete New York Pre-Licensing Package
Kaplan offers a complete pre-licensing package for New York home inspectors, with a 100-hour NY Enhanced Home Inspection course and 40-hour Field Based Training course. Register for the complete 140-Hour package and save $99. These courses are also available in 5 separate modules (see course outlines for details).

100-Hour Enhanced Home Inspection Course (Modules 1-4)
Kaplan's New York enhanced training program meets 100 hours of New York Home Inspector Licensing classroom education requirements. Learn how to inspect a home in compliance with the Standards of Practice of ASHI® and other nationally recognized professional inspection organizations. This course is comprised of 4 modules that can also be taken together or separately. MORE INFORMATION

40-Hour Field Based Training Course (Module 5)
Meets the requirements of obtaining 40 hours of field-based training under the direct supervision of a home inspector licensed by New York State, or a professional engineer or architect regulated by New York State who oversees and takes full responsibility for the inspection and any report produced. This course is 5 days in length and focuses on advanced reporting writing skills necessary in completing reports, includes inspections of properties arranged by Kaplan. MORE INFORMATION

The State of New York Requires:

Kaplan Offers:

Complete a minimum of 140 Hours of Approved Home Inspection Education (which includes 40 hours of unpaid inspection experience under the direct supervision of a licensed inspector). Our New York Enhanced Residential Home Inspection Course is State approved for 140 hours and includes 40 hours required Field Inspection.
Pass an approved written exam as administered by the state. Our online, Virtual Exam Prep Course and on-line practice exam enhances your classroom experience and knowledge giving you the edge you need to pass your required exams.
Maintain and file with the State proof of a certificate of liability insurance in the amount of $150,000/Occurrence and $500,000/Aggregate. List of insurance providers available; contact a Career Counselor for more information.
Submission of Home Inspector application and fees. Assistance in the application process (not including application fees).
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Students attending Field Training through the Manhattan School should not go to the classroom facility but will be contacted by the instructor in advance of the class and given the location and date of each field inspection. The students should meet at the field training locations on the appointed day and be ready to begin by 8:30 a.m. Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from each field training site during the class. Any questions should be resolved prior to the beginning of class by contacting the Education Department or the Field Training Instructor.

New York - White Plains Course Schedule
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New York - Manhattan Course Schedule
Sep 27
Go with the Flow: Plumbing Inspection 201
Oct 6-18
NY Enhanced Home Inspection
Oct 18
Sags, Cracks, Bows & Mistakes: Structure Inspection 201
Oct 20-22
Inspection Expo 2008, Las Vegas, NV
Nov 17-21
40-Hour NY Field Training
Courses Start at 8:30 AM
NOTE: Classes fill up quickly. Enroll early to secure your seat!
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