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:
Building Code Part 9 (SFD)
House Inspection 1
|English 12 or equivalent|
House Inspection 2
|BLDC 1500, BLDG 2915 and English 12 or equivalent|
House Inspection 3: Report
|BLDC 1500, BLDG 2915, BLDG 2925 and English 12 or equivalent
House Inspection 4: Field Inspection
|BLDC 1500, BLDG 2915, BLDG 2925 and BLDG 2935|
Building Envelope Performance
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.
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.
For specific information on requirements on becoming certified with the BC Consumer Protection Office, please visit Consumer Protection BC.
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