46 Week, 906 Hours

The Home Inspection Diploma is designed to introduce students to a vast array of practical and technical skills and tools, preparing them for a career in the Home Inspection industry. This program provides training that links with the professional standards of the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI) and the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI).

This diploma program provides students with:

  • Knowledge of roof inspections, focusing on system performance, safety concerns, and conformity with good construction practice
  • The ability to handle disputes with effective resolutions
  • Comprehension of the structural components of a residential dwelling
  • The ability to inspect installed heating equipment as well as identify the energy source, type, material, condition, and any safety concerns related to thisequipment
  • Knowledge to identify typical defects on cooling systems and apply correct inspection techniques
  • Awareness of the interior water supply and distribution systems
  • The ability to inspect all aspects of a dwelling’s exterior
  • The knowledge to build an independent business


Admission Requirements

  • Grade 12 diploma (or equivalent), or
  • Mature Student status.
  • Candidates are required to attend a personal interview with an Admissions Representative.

Core Courses

  • Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Inspection
  • Building Your Home Inspection Business
  • Communication & Professional Practice
  • Electrical Inspection
  • Exterior Inspection
  • Heating Inspection 1
  • Heating Inspection 2
  • Interior & Insulation Inspection
  • Plumbing Inspection
  • Roofing Inspection
  • Structure Inspection

Career Options

Home Inspection is a fast growing profession. The Home Inspector takes part in multiple tasks including the examination and the preparation of a technical report regarding the physical condition of a home.

Graduates of this program will be prepared to work in either the private or public sector of the home inspection industry, as well as have an opportunity to become self employed