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CHARLES M. BELLEFONTAINE is a leader in the home inspection field since 1991. He personally completed over 3,000 Home Inspections ranging from Executive Homes to Public Housing Units of the CHA. He has been interviewed and quoted by reporters of the Sun Times, Tribune, and the Daily Southtown. Charles is active in the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI) both on the Local and National levels. Charles is a past president of the Illinois Society of Professional Home Inspectors, Board of Director of the Northern Illinois Chapter of ASHI, and numerous other leadership positions in the home inspector field. Charles is also a city firefighter for the past 20 years, and as such has a great deal of interest in safety conditions in the home.

As a well-respected home inspector since 1988, COREY FRIEDMAN established Greater Chicago Home Inspections located in Northbrook, IL. His extensive background in construction dates back to 1981 as a builder and general contractor. Corey achieved the highest level of a supervisory licensed electrician in 1987. He has been an active member of the American Society of Home Inspectors since 1993. He is a leader in the local Northern Illinois Chapter of ASHI. Corey is also a member of the National Fire Protection Agency, International Association of Electrical Inspectors, International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, American Indoor Air Quality Council, and the Architectural Engineering Institute. His technical expertise is a valued bonus that students use consistently as a reference to any unusual situation.


Home Inspection

Introduction to Home Inspection (Hybrid)

Help home buyers uncover the true condition of the home they want to buy, as a full- or part-time home inspector.  Prepare for the Illinois Home Inspection Licensing Exam with this state-approved course led by professionals from the Bellman Group.  Review housing structure, client communication, professionalism, and inspection determined trouble areas: poor workmanship, weather damage, age-related non-performance, and deferred maintenance.  Course combines classroom videos, online testing, reading, and live inspection opportunities. Email access and an internet connection are required

Instructors Charles M. Bellefontaine and Corey Friedman will help you prepare for the Illinois Home Inspection State Licensing Exam. This state-approved course consists of classroom, online, and in-field instruction.

Coming again soon!

RES 735 001HZ
$1,499 (click here for payment plan)


Deadline: TBD


Textbook, syllabus, and online instructions will be sent directly to the student once the course begins.

Note: This course does not include the State of Illinois Home Inspector Examination. Contact Applied Measurement Professionals, Inc. to schedule an examination appointment, 800/345-6559 or

Need more information about the program?

FREE Information Session

Online Anytime!

To register, call 217/351-2235.

The FREE Information Session will provide:

  • Important details about the 7-day blended learning course
  • Insight into the Home Inspection Profession

Exam Information

Exam Locations in Illinois

License Requirements (PDF File)

Frequently Asked Questions


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