Learn more about NRVIA Online Basic Training for Level 1 RV Inspector

NRVIA has teamed up with the National RV Training Academy to provide the basic education and testing to develop Certified RV Inspectors across America. This course is $696 and is a self-paced online training option which requires the use of internet and is geared for the more experienced RVer or certified technician who is wanting to earn NRVIA credentials quickly without taking hands-on training.

Downloadable workbooks, online videos and exams allow anyone who has access to the Internet to become a member of NRVIA and begin to develop the skills and knowledge to become certified with NRVIA as a Level 1 inspector. Developed and presented by RVIA/RVDA Master Certified RV Technician, Terry Cooper, this course will take you from novice to knowledgeable in a little as 40 hours of time, or longer if you desire.

Upon successful completion of the Level 1 online training course, you’ll then become a member of NRVIA. The online course cost includes your first year’s dues of $299 ($299/year renewal).

The e-Learning system will take you through the main systems of an RV and provide you with the opportunity to take the Technical Knowledge & Skills Exam for Level 1 Certification. When you have successfully completed the exam with a 70% of better score, you will then be directed to study the NRVIA Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. You’ll then complete a second exam, over the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

Passing these two online exams certifies you with the NRVIA as a Level 1 RV Inspector and you are ready to take the next step, the Level 2 Advanced Inspector Training!

Learn more about NRVTA’s Week 1, 5-Day Basic Training for Level 1 RV Inspector

The National RV Training Academy’s Week 1 course is a 5-day RV maintenance training course. This course will provide you with personal knowledge of the systems of RVs that will allow you to take better care of your own RV. Plus you’ll be able to make more educated decisions when purchasing your next RV.

Tuition for the course is a one-time payment of $1,644, or a three-pay option of $594/payment. Tuition must be paid in full before the first day of class.

Graduates of this course have shared that they are able to provide fellow RVers with assistance on many of the issues they have with their RVs. This can be an income opportunity!

This live, 5-day course will take you through the same training you can receive from the online e-Leaning course, but with an added twist…a Certified Master RV Technician, who understands the material so well, he will bring it to life and provide a level of understanding not possible without the personal touch of the live training.

Graduates will take the Technical Skills & Knowledge Exam at the end of the course and also the online Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice exam during the training week. Upon graduation, Level 1 Certification with NRVIA will be awarded.

Courses are held in Athens, Texas at the National RV Training Academy. Classes are limited in size. It is imperative that if you desire to obtain a seat in one of the course sessions, that you take a look at the schedule and register as soon as possible. Please visit www.nrvta.com to read more about the classes offered. To view the current list of available dates, please click here.

Learn more about 5-Day, Advanced Training for Level 2 Inspector

Commonly referred to as ‘Learn By Doing’ for Level 2 Certification, this is the course that teaches you how to do the actual RV inspection. You will also learn the basic mechanics of developing your RV inspection business, including risk management, general inspection business procedures, and so much more.

You will review the technical knowledge needed to produce a quality inspection using the state-of-the-art proprietary software. This software will be your template that will walk you through the inspection process. You will have the option to utilize this software with a discounted subscription in your own business once you have been trained.

This course will be very hands-on. You’ll work with a Certified Trainer who will guide you through the use of the software and how it should be utilized to accomplish a quality inspection.

Your final exam will be to execute two completed inspections – one motorized RV and one towable RV inspection. These inspections will be evaluated by your Trainer to determine your graduate status.

The 5-day, Advanced Inspector Training course is taught in Athens, Texas at the National RV Training Academy and is always held the week following a 5-day Week 1 RV Basic Maintenance class.

The tuition for the 5-day, Advanced Inspector Training is a full payment of $1,145 or three payments of $410/payment. The total tuition must be paid before the class begins. Read more by clicking here.

Take action today! Which training option is right for you?


Register for the Level 1 Inspector Certification course online. After passing the course, activate your membership with NRVIA and begin developing your Inspection business! Once this is complete, you’ll be able to register for an upcoming Advanced Training Level 2 RV Inspector course.

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Register for a Week 1 RV Basic Maintenance course at the National RV Training Academy! This course will fulfill your Level 1 RV Inspector certification and begin your certification training as an RV Technician! Students who complete this class are MUCH better prepared for RV Inspections and see a faster rate of return on their investment to begin a mobile business specializing in inspections and service work.

An Advanced Training Level 2 Inspector course will be offered the week immediately following your Week 1 course. Most students plan to stay for both weeks and make one trip to Athens, Texas.

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