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2017-2018 Catalog Year
Certified Inspector of Structures
Certification and Licensing Preparation


WNC is the only institute of higher learning in Nevada that offers the complete series of Certified Inspectors of Structures classes to prepare students for the state pre-licensing examination.

According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, approximately 77 percent of the homes sold in the United States and Canada are inspected before they are bought. Home inspectors commonly are self-employed, with pay ranging from $32,000 to $82,000 per year.


Information: Robert Ford at or 775-445-3353

Student Outcomes:

Expectations for students completing the Certified Inspector of Structures curriculum are as follows:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of all components within a certified inspection
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct a certified inspection per NRS 645D
  • Demonstrate the ability to produce a credible, professional report consistent with NRS 645D
  • Successfully complete the state of Nevada examination for Certified Inspector of 1 Structures-Residential

A minimum of 10 total credits chosen from the following categories:

License Requirements10 Units (Credits)

CONS 260Certified Inspectors of Structures-Residential3
CONS 261Under-Floor Inspections-Certified Inspector1
CONS 262Above-Floor Inspections for Certified Inspector2
CONS 263Supervised Residential Inspections for Certification4


Licensing programs fulfill the minimum course requirements needed for licensure as a certified inspector of structures-residential.Upon successful course completion, with a grade of C or better, WNC will issue a certificate of completion for the course(s) of study.The Nevada Real Estate Division outsources the Inspectors of Structures exam, which is administered by PSI Services LLC for a $100 fee per exam.