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Overview

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.

Program delivery mode: in person

  • This program will be delivered in person for the coming semester.
  • We have put measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see the BCIT COVID-19 information for details on the procedures that have been implemented.

Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.

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)
none
BLDG 2915
House Inspection 1
English 12 or equivalent
BLDG 2925
House Inspection 2
BLDC 1500, BLDG 2915 and English 12 or equivalent
BLDG 2935
House Inspection 3: Report
BLDC 1500, BLDG 2915, BLDG 2925 and English 12 or equivalent
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 requirements of the BC Consumer Protection Office as an approved Home Inspector Educational Program according to Section 3 of the Home Inspector Licensing Regulation.

This program also 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.

Entrance Requirements

The program is based on a course-by-course registration. Students are responsible for registering for the courses they plan to take each term. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).

Formal application to the Statement of Completion in House Inspection is not required. Upon successful completion of the courses, email the program contact with your full name, student number, and mailing address to be issued a statement of completion.

For information on registration contact Admission & Registration.

Costs & Supplies

Courses

Contact Us

Rohi Nath, PEng
Program Head
Tel: 604-412-7477
Email: Rohi_Nath@bcit.ca

Theresa Udevi
Program Assistant
Tel: 604-412-7411
Email: Theresa_Udevi@bcit.ca

For specific information on requirements on becoming certified with the BC Consumer Protection Office, please visit Consumer Protection BC.

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