HomeFit Assessor 1-day course

This qualification is for anyone who would like to be a HomeFit Assessor and conduct assessments using the HomeFit Assessor App. We do not expect you to have any building inspection experience. However we strongly recommend a good understanding of buildings. This course covers the content of the HomeFit and Healthy Homes Standards criteria and the HomeFit Assessor in-person assessment in detail. See the course outline below.

Course outline

The course is an 8-hour training session covering content of the assessment, practical application, exercises and Q&A. Content includes: 

  • Background on residential certification tools in Aotearoa

• The Residential Tenancy Act (RTA) and the Healthy Homes Standards (HHS)

• Mould prevention

• Space heating

• Hot water efficiency and safety

• Ventilation

• Ground moisture and drainage

• Ceiling, underfloor and wall insulation

• Windows: curtains & double glazing

• Draught stopping

• Smoke alarms

• Energy efficient lighting

• Clothes drying

• Water saving and rainwater harvesting

HomeFit Assessor benefits

• Login to the HomeFit Assessor webapp

• Your details listed in the HomeFit Online Check and the NZGBC directory

• Use of the HomeFit Assessor logo in your own marketing materials

• Access to all downloadable resources and templates to assist you with your inspections

• An online qualification certificate that you can link to or embed in online media


The HomeFit assessor qualification will be awarded to participants by passing an online exam. Participants will be provided with a link to the exam after attending the course and must complete it within two weeks of the course. The exam has 40 questions and participants have two hours to finish. Participants will not require any resources other than the course notes and the HomeFit Technical Manual.

The course fee includes:
• tuition
• course workbook
• morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
• the Assessor Exam

Please read our Terms and Conditions related to course attendance and cancellations.

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