Illinois Home Inspector Training

Illinois Home Inspector License Requirements

  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • Be 21 years of age or older
  • Complete 60 hours of approved education
  • Pass the IL State Examination

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ATI’s courses provide real-world experiences to fully prepare and qualify you for your home inspection career. In Illinois, home inspectors are licensed and regulated by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation.

How to Become a Home Inspector in Illinois

How to Become a Home Inspector in Illinois

  1. Understand the work and evaluate your skills

    Are you ready to dive right in, or do you need a little more seasoning? Be honest and self-evaluate. If you're handy and lived in a house all your life, you probably don't have far to go to become a home inspector. If you've rented and never touched a screwdriver, you've got a steeper hill to climb.

  2. Learn Illinois' licensing requirements

    Illinois has stricter regulations in place regarding who can and can't inspect homes. Read up on the details below.

  3. Get trained

    Leap into a new career with the BEST home inspector training program in the country.

Getting certified and licensed is just the beginning. Be better than the rest.

Illinois has its own separate piece of legislation regarding the requirements to become a home inspector, known as the Home Inspector License Act. They have strenuous requirements, rigorous educational standards, and you really have to know what you’re doing to cut it as a board-certified home inspector in Illinois.

ATI Training online home inspector training courses offer you an opportunity to soar past your peers and blow away even the strictest requirements.

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Our home inspection courses satisfy the required 60 hours of training and will fully prepare you to pass the state examination. No matter what city you will be conducting home inspections in; Aurora, Chicago, Decatur, Peoria, Rockford, Schaumburg, St. Charles, Elmhurst, Naperville, Lake Forest, Galena or Springfield our home inspection classes will fully prepare you for what you will encounter while performing home inspections in Illinois.

How Much Does a Home Inspector Make in Illinois?

The average annual salary for a home inspector in the state of Illinois is $66,200 per year or $31.83 per hour. Of course, if average is your goal, you won’t be self employed for long. You stand to make much more when you become the BEST.

See how Illinois compares to the national average home inspector salary.

How Long Does it Take to Become a Home Inspector in Illinois?

It may take a few weeks or a few months. It’s up to you. Getting certified or licensed may only take days, but that’s not BECOMING a home inspector. Take ATI Training online courses at your own pace. The best way to become a home inspector the fastest in the state of Illinois is to start NOW.

Learn more details on how long it will take to become a home inspector.

How to Start a Home Inspection Business in Illinois

You've got the skills, but you've never dipped a toe into entrepreneurialism. Dive in. We'll help you get started with marketing materials including software, apparel, brochures, business cards and access to some of the most successful minds in the home inspection industry.

Find out how to start a home inspection business.

Home Inspector Exam Prep in Illinois

A lot of future home inspectors use a free online home inspector practice test to prepare for the NHIE. Even if you pass the test, a free practice exams don’t give you the experience you need to prepare yourself for a successful career. Arm yourself with those tools through ATI Training’s home inspector test preparation.

Here's what you need to know about home inspector exam prep.


Getting Home Inspector Insurance in Illinois

With ATI, you can get the best home inspector insurance there is. We've got you covered for E&O insurance, general liability insurance; even health and dental. It's everything you need to stay safe, make more money and stay that way. Do the smart thing: Get ATI home inspector insurance, and save yourself the regret later. 

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Online Home Inspector Training Courses Put You In the Fast Lane

Learn the ins and outs of Illinois home inspection where you want, when you want, and how you want to do it. This ensures that you fully learn the materials for all required exams, and gives you the experience to be qualified and not just certified in the field.

A three hour course simply will not prepare you for this exciting new career, which why we offer comprehensive courses that cover the entire scope of home inspection. You’ll receive a top-notch education from some of the most distinguished professionals in the region, and in many cases you can actually expedite the licensing process if you’re a quick learner!

Benefits of Working for Yourself

Sick of taking orders in your current dead-end job? You've got ambition to make something of yourself, but you're not sure how to make it happen. Becoming a home inspector in the state of Illinois is straightforward, but becoming the best home inspector in Illinois means dedicated yourself wholly to the profession and getting to know the process and industry like the back of your hand. One of the perks of a career in home inspection is you are in charge, and answer only to yourself.

Home inspector training courses provided by the All American Training Institute, live or online, provide you with the tools necessary to learn the trade better than anyone else, become your own boss, and secure a lucrative career. We give you more than simple certification. You become the best in the field, a home inspector Illinois residents demand.

Why Take Home Inspection Courses with ATI?

Simply going through the motions and passing the NHIE and State Exam with acceptable marks will technically make you a certified home inspector, but you'll do nothing to stand out from the pack without going above and beyond. The All American Training Institute provides aspects of home inspector training our competitors cannot match:

  • Minimum 5 practice inspections
  • Interactive online courses
  • In class props
  • Free marketing packages for graduates
  • How to get leads

ATI home inspector training also includes State specific training, instructor access and detailed illustrated course books. Training with the All American Institute means building the skills necessary to become the best home inspector in your field. 

Online home inspector training helps you learn at your own pace.

Satisfy the required 60 hours of training to earn your Illinois home inspector certification or develop your expertise of common problem areas to surpass your competition with ATI Training courses.


Take a single class or bundle to meet legal requirements for license maintenance and access profitable information, practice, and marketing strategies at your convenience. Each course provides you with the resources you need to succeed as a home inspector in Illinois.

Home inspector continuing education in Illinois

Getting certified is just the beginning. Anyone can become a home inspector; it takes a WINNER to excel. To dominate the market and start making money, you need to continue learning — and any home inspector worth their salt knows it. ATI offers continuing education classes for Illinois home inspectors to keep you on top of the game, and flush with cash.

Make more money than ever before — take home inspector continuing education classes today.

Special Discounts for Military Veterans

ATI offers military discounts for veterans looking for a 2nd career after serving their country. Home inspection is a very popular career choice for military veterans, and we help jump start your career with superb home inspector schooling. Contact us for more details on our discount program.

Home Inspection: A Perfect Job for Former & Current Public Servants

Looking for extra cash after retiring from the force? Enter the private sector and start a second career as a home inspector. You'll love the flexible schedule and the tremendous earning potential. With entry level requirements and ATI Training tools you'll be on the fast track to becoming your own boss.

EMT's and firefighters find an excellent second career opportunity in home inspection. Becoming a home inspector in Illinois gives you flexible scheduling and earning potential, allowing you to become your own boss and make a bunch of money on the side or after retiring from your career in public service.

Entry Level Job Opportunity for Ex Military Veterans

You've spent many years heroically serving your country and seek a second career in the private sector. A part time second job (or full time job after retirement) in home inspection is your best bet to build your skills, become your own boss and make a bunch of money.

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