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Get your course approved: Home Inspector Educators

Things to know

  • We must approve all Home Inspector courses before you can offer them.
  • Educators should submit courses for approval well in advance of the start date. It may take up to 45 days to complete the approval process.
  • You can apply online or by mail.
  • You can make payments online or submit them with the first page of the application to the address on the application.
  • You must upload the curriculum to your Box account along with any supporting documentation.

New Courses: Fundamentals of Home Inspection & Continuing Education Courses

What you’ll need

  • A SecureAccess Washington (SAW) account to apply online
  • Prepare your documents for upload to your Box account:
    • A course curriculum or syllabus
    • Any text, handouts, and other instructional materials
    • Fundamentals of Home Inspection Only: A final examination and answer key, minimum 200 questions

Get a course approved online

Apply online

Get a course approved by mail

Send the following:

Mail to:

Home Inspector Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 3917
Seattle, WA 98124-3917

Please contact our real estate education unit for access to our online course submission portal to submit your course:

After we approve your course

  • We will give you a a certificate of approval. You can either log in and print your own certificate, or request us to mail you a copy for a $5 fee.
  • Your course will expire 2 years from the approval date.
  • We will send a renewal notice 90 days before course expiration.

Renewals

If there are no changes in your course content, you can renew online or by mail. If there are changes in your course content please follow the approval process for new courses.

Online

Start renewal

By mail

Send the following:

Mail to:

Home Inspector Program
Department of Licensing
PO Box 3917
Seattle, WA 98124-3917

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