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College of Southern Maryland
8730 Mitchell Rd
PO Box 910
La Plata, MD 20646-0910

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Licensed Home Inspectors start at $32,400 and earn up to $56,400 annually dependent upon experience.


  Financial Assistance is available for this  program 


Home Inspector    High Demand

Download the printable version of this Career Starters program 


A Home Inspector examines residential property and evaluates the condition of the structure, plumbing, heating and air conditioning systems and components, electrical system, and appliances.


Home Inspector
Obtain the classroom training that is required by the Maryland Department of Labor Licensing and Regulation (DLLR) prior to being licensed in Maryland as a Home Inspector.

Course Class Hours
TEC 5670 Home Inspection Training 81
TEC 9300 Construction Trades Core Skills - General* 75
*Recommended, not required for licensing.
TEC-5670 NEW FORMAT: BootCamp in the Winter Semester 
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Sit for the Maryland State Home Inspector examination to obtain a license.

For more information contact:
Dr. Ricky C. Godbolt

Rob Manley
Course Coordinator

Connie Coyle
Program Assistant

For a complete listing of courses that CSM offers, please refer to the Continuing Education Schedule of Classes.

“It is predicted by 2012 as the U.S. workforce ages, the shortage of skilled trades workers will be 1.1 million. The residential construction industry is one area where there will be a lot of jobs with excellent pay.”

Source: Home Builders Industry