Inspect the construction of buildings and their overall existing condition. Provide impartial information so homebuyers can make informed decisions when making one of life’s largest purchases.
Approved across Canada, this program provides you with the technical expertise and skills to conduct visual exams of residential building areas. Learn to prepare written reports on the physical and operational condition of residential units. At your own pace, take ten courses that cover topics such as the systems and components of a house, communication skills and knowledge of professional practice, creating reports, and marketing your business to real estate agents.
This program is entirely online and self-paced, giving you a flexible learning schedule that fits your needs. A personalized training portal guides you through course modules. Videos, case studies and exercises, including illustrative readings, live webinars are all woven in to provide a comprehensive and interactive experience. Tutors provide support and hands-on activities, such as field exercises, give you hands-on experience and guidance.
Become a professional consultant. Learn how to perform home inspections in compliance with industry standards. Gain the skills needed to identify common issues that arise during inspections, determine ways to address these issues, and learn how to report findings to clients. A construction background/experience is not necessary, but can be an asset. Each of our courses are designed for students with no pre-existing knowledge. The focus is on developing understanding first and then applying the knowledge to the home inspection process.
With the housing market continually growing, demand for housing inspectors has increased significantly. Graduates have a variety of options, including running an independent business, owning a franchise or being part of a larger inspection company. Licensing is currently not required in Manitoba, but is required in other provinces. This program is recognized across Canada.
There are no admission requirements for this program.
English is the language of instruction at Assiniboine. All applicants educated outside of Canada or in a country not on the test exempt list are expected to meet the English language proficiency requirement. See assiniboine.net/elp for more information.
Apply online by visiting the Apply to a Program page. Choose “On-Campus and Distance Education programs for domestic students”. Create an account and select Home Inspection and preferred start date in your program choice.
Careers & Connections
In partnership with Carson Dunlop & Associates, Ltd.
Courses & Costs
To receive a Home Inspection certificate of achievement, students must successfully complete 24.5 credits.
Tuition, fees and Student Association fees total approximately $4,950. All fees are estimated and subject to change without notice.
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