Fast-track your residential code inspector certification
Certified International Residential Code Inspector (IRC)
Earning your IRC credentials will help you:
Fulfill employer requirements
Building inspectors typically learn on the job to attain competency. Employers, such as city and county localities require entry-level ICC certification.
Access better career opportunities
Knowledge attained through certification, is a gateway to diverse career opportunities in the residential and commercial real estate industries.
Maximize earning potential
2021 Median pay for an entry-level technician is $61,640 per year, $29.63 per hour.
Enhance knowledge and skills
Building Inspectors enjoy the benefits of accessibility to continuous certification training and higher compensation for skill attainment.
Building Inspections is a gateway career to many opportunities in the residential and commercial real-estate industry
Knowledge attained through certification, provide a solid foundation for building inspectors to create career opportunities in real-estate development.
Residential Building Inspectors typically do the following:
- Review building plans and approve those that meet requirements
- Monitor construction sites periodically to ensure overall compliance
- Use equipment and testing devices, such as moisture meters to check for plumbing leaks or flooding damage and electrical testers to ensure that electrical components are functional
- Inspect plumbing, electrical, and other systems to ensure that they meet code
- Use survey equipment to verify alignment, level, and elevation of structures and ensure building meets specifications
- Issue violation notices and stop-work orders if building is not compliant
- Keep daily logs, which may include digital images from inspections
- Document findings in writing