BCIT offers a series of six courses in the house and property inspection fields that together comprise the House Inspection program.
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:
House Inspection 1
|English 12 or equivalent
May be taken concurrently with BLDG 2925
House Inspection 2
|BLDG 2915 and English 12 or equivalent
May be taken concurrently with BLDG 2915
House Inspection 3: Report
|BLDG 2915, BLDG 2925 and English 12 or equivalent|
House Inspection 4: Field Inspection
|BLDG 2915, BLDG 2925 and BLDG 2935|
Building Code Part 9 (SFD)
Building Envelope Performance
Students may consider taking the courses in the following order:
First term: BLDG 2915 and BLDG 2925
Second term: BLDG 2935 with either BLDC 1500 or BLDC 3050
Third term: BLDG 2945 with either BLDC 1500 or BLDC 3050
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.
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.
Rohi Nath, PEng
For specific information on requirements on becoming certified with the BC Consumer Protection Office, please visit Consumer Protection BC.
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