As an InterNACHI South Africa member you’ll receive:
Learn the home inspection business no matter where you live! All you need is an internet connection and you’ll have access to all our courses, videos, quizzes, tests and reference material. Take more advanced courses as you improve your skills. Use this material as a reference any time you need it.
The first three courses created specifically for South African home inspectors are
- Introduction to Home Inspection course (free to all)
- South African Standards of Practice for the Inspection of Residential Property (free to all)
- Soils, Substructure and Superstructure course (free to members)
Coming Soon! Roof Inspection course- covering concrete and clay tile, fibre-cement, composite tiles, thatch, and metal roofs. (free to members)
The InterNACHI South Africa Residential Standards of Practice (SOPs) are minimum guidelines that determine what our members are and are not required to inspect when performing pre-purchase inspections of residential and commercial properties. The SOPs help build consumer and real estate industry confidence in the home inspection industry by standardizing inspections.
The InterNACHI Australia Code of Ethics provide professional guidelines to which our members must adhere. Does your competition list adherence to a Code of Ethics in their marketing materials?
Learn how you can form your own local chapter, improving your market position and developing a presence in the home inspection industry by serving as president. This page tells you all you need to know and includes a link to the local chapter by-laws.
Most home buyers looking for an inspector start by looking online. Learn how to create a low-cost, high-tech, easy-to-edit website designed specifically for home inspectors. Find out what content works best, where to get it, and how to organize it.
Developing effective marketing skills are at least as crucial as developing good inspection skills. Follow this marketing link to learn where to best invest your time, energy and money.
Browse through a variety of links to the websites of major inspection report software producers where you can view and test-drive systems for free. Also included are inspection-related forms and software, like InterNACHI’s editable online inspection agreement and our report uploading system (Fetchreport).
These pages explain the process and considerations related to booking a home inspection and provide a template from which to develop an inspection contract.
Anyone is free to form a local chapter. Follow the link to find out how to proceed.
This is a link to the extremely active InterNACHI US message boards. With over 40 forums and a large core group of active posters, these boards are an important educational tool. Although home construction and terms may vary slightly, materials, soil, moisture and air are the same in the US as they are in South Africa. Please join your brother/sister inspectors in the US in discussing how home systems and components age and fail.
From downloadable PDFs to IR Cameras, visit Inspector Outlet for your equipment needs.
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