C.E.L.I.’s TREC Approved Professional Inspector Licensing Program

A TREC approved Real Estate Inspector is a person who is trained and qualified to perform real estate inspections and who accepts employment to perform real estate inspections for both buyers and sellers. Professional inspectors may also supervise or sponsor Real Estate inspectors and Apprentice Inspectors.

Our Professional Inspector Licensing program includes what you need to qualify to take and pass the Texas Real Estate Commission’s Qualifying Exam:

  • 330 hours of qualifying inspection courses
  • 64 hours of fieldwork and experience coursework

Course Information

The qualifying inspection courses are offered through a combination delivery method. Students will complete a total of 330 hours in qualifying courses, of which 165 hours are completed through correspondence, and the remaining 165 hours are completed in a classroom environment.

How Evaluations Work

In the correspondence portion, students will complete a series of quizzes, scenario exercises, and a proctored final exam for each of the courses. Students will complete the quizzes online.

Classroom Requirements

For the classroom portion, students must be available to travel to Dallas to complete the required coursework. Students will complete the remaining 165 hours of qualifying inspection courses as well as 40 hours of field work and 24 hours of interactive experience training. During the fieldwork portion, students will gain hands-on experience as they ride along with an inspector performing inspections.