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Western Pacific Property Inspection Institute
#23 - 83 Peregrine Way
Vernon, BC V1H 1E9

Fall class of the Fundamentals of Home Inspection concludes early in April.

new "accelerated" option (3 months instead of 6) is now available for those with extra time to study.

The next regular class starts April 21, 2020 BUT
flexible starting dates are available.

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Quick FAQ:

Q: How long does it take? A: Because of the CPBC requirements, it typically takes about 6 months to complete the regular program. Two - 3 hour evening webinars per week plus one three day "lab" session in Vernon.

Q: Accelerated? A: This option doubles the webinar sesions to four - 3 hour sessions per week and reduces the webinar duration to about 12 weeks plus the "lab".

Q: How much does it cost? A: Tuition is $3950 plus $250 Application Fee and $300 Lab Fee for a total cost of $4500 (paid in 2 installments). Textbooks are an extra ($200 - $300 in total). This fee structure is guaranteed to the end of 2020 and subject to review for 2021.

Q: How do I pay? A: An Interac e-Transfer is the simplest method. We do not accept Visa, MasterCard, etc. to keep costs down.

Q: Lab? A: There is a 3 day "hands on" session with a Licensed Inspector in houses here in Vernon. CPBC counts this as "education", not as "field training".

Q: Why does "made in BC" matter? A: Building Performance is different in BC compared to, say Ontario or Florida, because of issues like climate and seismic activity, etc. Our licensing requirements are also unique.

Click to see the CPBC "How To" on Home Inspection Licensing?

Want to see a Home Inspector at work?

Click to see an ASTTBC Home Inspector at work

Click to see an inspection for SAFERhome Standards

Click to see the ASTTBC Asbestos awareness video

Do You Want To Be a Home Inspector?

- The Fundamentals of Home Inspection Program is approved by Consumer Protection BC (CPBC) for Licensing in BC.

- The program is "Made in BC" and is continuously updated for relevance to BC.

- The program also meets the basic ASTTBC Certification requirements for the CHI - the only professional home inspection designation recognized by statute in BC.

- Do you want to be a professional.....?

- Do you have questions.....?

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E-mail: Barry Brooks, Director of Education


Phone/Text: 250-351-9590
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