The Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulations Board for Asbestos, Lead, Mold, and Home Inspectors issues licenses for mold inspectors.
In Virginia only those who are licensed can do a Mold Inspection. According to the license law a mold inspection is:
To obtain a license, there are very specific Inspector course requirements and a mold inspector refresher course taken every year thereafter. Also required is proof of educational background and years of competency by submitting a number of previously completed mold inspections.