Western Pacific Property Inspection Institute
#23 - 83 Peregrine Way
Vernon, BC V1H 1E9
The Fundamentals of Home Inspection is
now offered as "continuous intake" - you
can start whenever you are ready!
A new "accelerated" option (3 months
instead of 6) is now available for those with
extra time to study.
For information fill out one of the forms
below or use the email contact.
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Q: How long does it take? A: Because of the CPBC
requirements for instructional hours, it typically takes
about 6 months to complete the regular program: two - 3
hour evening webinars per week plus a "virtual lab"
session which is also online.
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 "virtual
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 3 equal installments). A single initial full
tuition payment option is available with a 10% discount.
Textbooks are an extra ($200 - $300 in total). This fee
structure is guaranteed to the end of 2021 and subject to
review for 2022.
Q: How do I pay? A: An Interac e-Transfer is the simplest
method. We do not accept Visa, MasterCard, etc. to keep
Q: Lab? A: There is online virtual lab session with a
Licensed Inspector as the instructor and using video
walkthrough, narrated slideshows, and downloaded
pictures to simulate actual inspections in 5 houses here
in Vernon. It providess students with an introduction to
what to expect when they move on to "Field Training"
and also provides practise in writing inspection reports.
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
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
- 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.....?
An Inspection Challenge!