Florida Home Inspection Exam (FHIE)


Please read through this page in its entirety! 
When you are ready to schedule your exam, please send an email to info@fabi.org with the requested testing date.


 


TESTING LOCATION

With exception to the dates and locations listed at the bottom of this page, the Florida Home Inspection Exam (FHIE) is ONLY offered on Friday mornings at 9 AM in Orlando by appointment.


STUDY MATERIAL

Questions on the exam are derived from information in “Principles of Home Inspection: Systems and Standards” 3rd Edition as well as the Florida Home Inspection Standards of Practice (linked on this page).

To purchase this book (new) please use the one of the following links:

To have the book sent by media mail (arrives 2-10 days once shipped):
http://www.fabi.org/product/principles-of-home-inspection-usps/

To have the book shipped through UPS (arrives next day, in most areas of Florida, once shipped):
http://www.fabi.org/product/principles-of-home-inspection-ups/

PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING BEFORE PURCHASING:

WE DO NOT ALLOW RETURNS/REFUNDS ON THE STUDY BOOKS.

WE CAN ONLY SHIP TO THE ADDRESS PROVIDED BY PAYPAL. BE SURE THE CORRECT ADDRESS IS SHOWING IN THE PAYPAL TRANSACTION BEFORE FINALIZING THE ORDER. 

Other important information: 

There are no practice exams.

This is a closed book exam.


TESTING DURATION & INFORMATION

You are given 2 hours to complete the exam.  This written exam is 100 questions, multiple choice, and covers the following areas:

1.           Florida Standards, Report Writing, Inspecting a Home, Contracts, Etc.
2.           Roofing
3.           Structure, Interiors, Exteriors
4.           Plumbing and Gas
5.           Electrical
6.           Air Conditioning and Heating

You must achieve a 70 or better to pass this exam. All questions are weighed equally.


TESTING COST

The cost to sit for the exam is $200.  A discount of $100 is offered to students of Affiliate Member Schools.  You will be required to bring your certificate of completion from an affiliate school with you on the day of testing.

With exception to the testing dates shown at the bottom of this page, payment for testing may be made with cash or credit/debit at the testing site, or pre-paid using credit/debit at least 48-hours prior to testing.  A payment link will be sent with testing confirmation for those wishing to pay with credit/debit prior to testing. No checks are accepted.

If you need to retake the test, the same discount will apply.



TO SCHEDULE YOUR EXAM

To schedule an exam date in Orlando send an email to info@fabi.org and request the preferred Friday you wish to test. You will pay upon arrival.  

You may also consider one of the additional group dates listed below.  To reserve your seat in one of those sessions, please follow the directions as shown for each date. 


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Nth Degree Management is located at:
3203 Lawton Road, Suite 110
Orlando, Florida 32803

For questions that are NOT answered above, please send an email to info@fabi.org.  


Additional Group Test Dates


CANCELLATION POLICY FOR GROUP TESTS

Cancellations must be submitted in writing to info@fabi.org

Confirmed testers may cancel their exam date up to three full calendar days prior to their testing date without penalty.

For example, those testing on Fridays must cancel no later than Monday at 5 p.m. in order to receive their full testing fee refunded. Cancellations received after this time will be refunded less a $50 fee. 

Your registration and payment of this exam acknowledges your understanding and acceptance of the cancellation policy.


AFFILIATE SCHOOL RATE

When registering for the tests below, please be sure you are registering under the correct fee.
If your school is listed on this page – www.fabi.org/state-licensing – then you should register at the affiliate school rate.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 4 – SUNRISE

This is for the 2 p.m. testing session in Sunrise (arrival time is 1:45 p.m.) and is limited to the first 10 students to register and pay using the appropriate button below.

The cancellation deadline is Monday, September 30 at 5 p.m.  All cancellations must be submitted in writing to info@fabi.org. See cancellation policy above for details. Your registration and payment of this exam acknowledges your understanding and acceptance of the cancellation policy.

You will receive a confirmation email upon registration and then an email will be sent out on Tuesday, October 1 with the testing location address and what to take to the testing site. Please make sure you are prepared by reading all of the information above concerning testing. 

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1 – SUNRISE

This is for the 9 a.m. testing session in Sunrise (arrival time is 8:45 a.m.) and is limited to the first 10 students to register and pay using the appropriate button below.

The cancellation deadline is Monday, October 28 at 5 p.m.  All cancellations must be submitted in writing to info@fabi.org. See cancellation policy above for details.  Your registration and payment of this exam acknowledges your understanding and acceptance of the cancellation policy.

You will receive a confirmation email upon registration and then an email will be sent out on Tuesday, October 29 with the testing location address and what to take to the testing site. Please make sure you are prepared by reading all of the information above concerning testing. 

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8 – DAYTONA BEACH SHORES

This is for a Sunday session held in conjunction with our winter conference.  This test begins at 10 a.m. (arrival time is 9:45 a.m.) and is limited to the first 16 students to register and pay using the appropriate button below.

The cancellation deadline is Wednesday, December 4 at 5 p.m.  All cancellations must be submitted in writing to info@fabi.org. See cancellation policy above for details.  Your registration and payment of this exam acknowledges your understanding and acceptance of the cancellation policy.

You will receive a confirmation email upon registration and then an email will be sent out on Thursday, December 5 with the testing location address and what to take to the testing site. Please make sure you are prepared by reading all of the information above concerning testing. 

Leadership

For a FABI Professional Inspector in your area, please use the Inspector Locator Function. For questions, please contact the FABI Office at 407-897-5422.