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Richard Whitsitt
Richard Whitsitt

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The hands-on training, in-house lab, on-site inspection, marketing services, business planning and the exam prep course were all exceptional! Kaplan Professional Schools' outstanding program essentially ensures we pass the state exam the first time!
            - Burr Willcox

Home Inspection School - VA
Kaplan Texas
Preparing You for Business Success

Welcome to Kaplan Professional Schools’ Texas home inspection training information section and our Texas licensed home inspection school! We make it as easy and convenient for you to satisfy the requirements for becoming a Texas 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 Continuing Education 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.

Professional Inspector’s License
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Recently, the Texas Real Estate Commission adopted new rules regulating education and experience for Home Inspectors. Kaplan makes it easy and convenient for you to satisfy the requirements for becoming a Texas Professional Licensed Home Inspector. We are committed to your success and have developed the perfect program to get you started and on your way to a new career as a Home Inspector. For more information regarding these rules go to: http://www.trec.state.tx.us/

The State of Texas Requires:

Kaplan Offers:

Complete a minimum of 448 Hours of approved Professional Real Estate Inspector education.

Our comprehensive 4 step program includes: Modules A-G, Principle of Home Inspection, Inspector Hands-on Training Course and Classroom Exam Prep Course.

Submission of Professional Real Estate Inspector and Education Evaluation applications and fees. Assistance in the application process (not including application fees).
Pass the Professional Real Estate Inspector Examination for Texas. Kaplan programs include a 2 day exam preparation course.

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The Kaplan Professional Schools Difference
To become successful in the home inspection industry, you need the VERY BEST professional home inspection training and education available. It's that simple. What sets Kaplan Professional Schools apart from the rest?

  • Our instructors are certified professional home inspectors who have personally performed thousands of home inspections. Many of our instructors are current or past presidents and/or board members of the nation's largest home inspector associations.

  • Our class locations in the Houston and Dallas areas include newly designed hands-on labs, allowing you to gain useful experience by performing inspections on actual furnaces, air conditioners, electrical panels, roof displays and other standard home systems.

  • Our courses are supplemented by valuable reference materials that may include textbooks, workbooks, study guides, videos, sample report forms, and more to help you maximize your comprehension of the course curriculum. These helpful resources have been written and developed by industry-leading professionals with many years of on-the-job experience.

  • Kaplan Professional Schools is an unmatched leader in quality, convenience, affordability and experience. Kaplan Professional Schools has offered superior education to professions serving the real estate industry for over 30 combined years. Kaplan Professional Schools, the first licensed home inspection school in the nation, has been providing the highest quality home inspection training and education since 1987.

We want your experience with us to be nothing short of fantastic. So we're here to guide you through the process and offer advice. Call us anytime Monday through Friday, 8:00-5:30, at 1-800-866-4143.


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Dallas/Carrollton Schedule
Houston Schedule
San Antonio Schedule

ICE Courses start at 8:30 AM and Licensing Courses start at 8:00 AM

NOTE: Classes fill up quickly. Enroll early to secure your seat!

Click here for more Texas classes and additional info for Texas home inspectors.

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