Home Inspection Pre-License
To become an Illinois-licensed home inspector, you must:
- successfully complete an approved pre-licensing course (including five field inspection events);
- pass the Illinois Home Inspector License Exam, and
- submit the application and fee to the state.
MCC is an Illinois-approved pre-license school for home inspectors and this is an Illinois-approved pre-license course.
This course covers the major elements of home inspection. Successful completion of this 60-hour course includes the five mandatory inspection events required to sit for the Illinois State Exam. The inspection events are located at various off-site locations in McHenry and Lake Counties. You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the inspection event sites.
Prerequisite: This course is intended for people who have knowledge of the building trades industry. If you have had a felony conviction, you will need to contact the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation at (217) 785-0800 to see if you will be eligible to sit for the exam.
Books and materials are included in the cost of the class. Fee: $999
This is a noncredit career training certificate program that will prepare you to earn an industry-recognized credential.
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