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Become a House Inspector

BCIT offers a series of six courses in the house and property inspection fields that together comprise a program in House Inspection. Subject areas include:  roofing, flashing, chimneys, the exterior system, the structural system, the electrical system, the heating and cooling systems, the insulation and venting systems, the plumbing system, and the interior system.

Students must successfully complete the following six courses to be eligible for a statement of completion in the House Inspection program:

Course Name Prerequisite/s
BLDC 1500 Building Code Part 9 (SFD)
House Inspection 1
none
BLDG 2915
House Inspection 1
none
BLDG 2925
House Inspection 2
BLDC 1500, BLDG 2915
BLDG 2935
House Inspection 3: Report
BLDC 1500, BLDG 2915, English 12 or equivalent.
See BCIT English Proficiency information guideline or COMM 0015
BLDG 2945
House Inspection 4: Field Inspection
BLDC 1500, BLDG 2915, BLDG 2925 and BLDG 2935
BLDC 3050
Building Envelope Performance
none

This program meets the academic requirements of Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC (ASTTBC) for their Certified House Inspector (CHI) and Certified Property Inspector (CPI) designations. A final grade of 70 percent in each course is required by ASTTBC.

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Courses

Program matrix

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Courses offered at BCIT: Credits
  BLDC 1500 Building Code: Part 9 (SFD) 3.0
  BLDC 3050 Building Envelope Performance 3.0
  BLDG 2915 House Inspection 1 3.0
  BLDG 2925 House Inspection 2 3.0
  BLDG 2935 House Inspection 3: Report Writing 3.0
  BLDG 2945 House Inspection 4: Field Inspection 3.0

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Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Contact Us

Rohi Nath, P.Eng., Program Head, 604-412-7477

Theresa_Udevi@bcit.ca
, Program Assistant, 604-412-7411

For specific information on requirements on becoming certified with ASTTBC, please visit ASTTBC.

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