Yes.. the buyers should be present during a home inspection especially if you are a first time buyer. You have to gain the knowledge on maintaining and protecting your greatest investment. There are numerous elements that make an abode a home. Like for instance plumbing, electrical and mechanical like heating and ventilation, etc.
At least when a problem arises, which eventually will, you know how to approach the issue and not panic about it.
Learning the basics is necessary in home ownership.