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Engineering Sciences and Environment:

Home Inspection Training Program

Recognition Of Achievement

With real estate soaring, so is the need for highly skilled home inspectors. With Sheridan's Home Inspection Training Recognition of Achievement, you will learn the skills needed to expertly examine and provide home inspection reports. Help homeowners make informed decisions with your expert opinion. 

Get qualified. Enrol today. 

More information is available in the Program Description tab.

Grade Requirements

To earn your Recognition of Achievement, you must pass all listed courses with a minimum grade of 50%. A minimum grade of 70% in all courses is required by the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI) for the Registered Home Inspector (RHI) designation.

Materials & Textbook Requirements

Course material(s) are not included within the course fees. Students must purchase materials by going to the CarsonDunlop Associates Online Bookstore or by calling directly at 1-800-268-7070. The required material for each course will be embedded within the course outline. 

 

These courses are part of the Home Inspection Training Program Program.

Course Name / Code Expected Availability Select

Compulsory Course(s)

Successfully Complete Ten (10) Courses

Air Conditioning and Heat Pumps Inspection
Course Code:
ENGI79801
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Communication and Professional Practices
Course Code:
COMM79901
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Electrical Inspection
Course Code:
ENGI79802
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Exterior Inspection
Course Code:
ENGI79803
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Heating Inspection 1
Course Code:
ENGI79804
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Heating Inspection 2
Course Code:
ENGI79805
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Interior and Insulation Inspection
Course Code:
ENGI79806
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Plumbing Inspection
Course Code:
ENGI79807
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Roofing Inspection
Course Code:
ENGI79808
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class
Structure Inspection
Course Code:
ENGI79809
Fall
Yes
Winter
Yes
Spring
Yes
Find a Class

 

Program Delivery

This program is delivered via online (asynchronous) and virtual (synchronous) classroom. When on-campus, the course is a combination of in-class lectures and independent study (assignments, field visits, and online work). Students will be required to attend eight (8) in-class lectures per course (every other week attendance), which includes the on-campus examination at the end of each course. 

Program Description

Sheridan’s Home Inspection Training program, in partnership with CarsonDunlop and Associates, incorporates and complies with the Standards of Practice of ASHI/CAHPI (American Society of Home Inspectors / Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors).  It also conforms to the Professional Home / Property Inspector Occupational Standards developed by the Canadian Home Inspectors and Building Officials Steering Committee for National Standards (CHIBO).

Real estate is booming - and with house sales comes home inspections. Be on the forefront of that industry by providing quality home inspections. Students will be able to develop the hands-on skills required to complete home inspections in relation to heating, plumbing, roofing, structure, electrical, air conditioning and more. Students will also receive training on communication best practices, with experience given in both verbal and written communication. 

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Describe the inspection process
  • Communicate inspection findings to the client 
  • Comply with the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics of the profession
  • Determine the status of air conditioning and heat pump functionality in residential dwellings
  • Inspect an electrical system in a residential dwelling 
  • Apply processes and procedures for interior and insulation inspections 
  • Understand the structural components of a dwelling, including type, material, condition, safety,
  • and more!

Upon graduation, students will be qualified to perform home inspections.

Get qualified. Enrol today. 

Recommended Program Pathway

For those just entering the program, the recommended introductory course is:

Materials & Textbook Requirements

Course material(s) are not included within the course fees. Students must purchase materials by going to the CarsonDunlop Associates Online Bookstore or by calling directly at 1-800-268-7070. The required material for each course will be embedded within the course outline. 

Grade Requirements 

To earn your Recognition of Achievement, you must pass all listed courses with a minimum grade of 50%. A minimum grade of 70% in all courses is required by the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors (OAHI) for the Registered Home Inspector (RHI) designation.

Ontario Association of Home Inspections (OAHI) Requirements 

Should students be interested, completion of this program will allow students to also have the academic entrance requirements of the Ontario Association of Home Inspections (OAHI), except for:

  • Defect Recognition and Reporting course;
  • Ontario Building Code course: Part Nine - Building Envelope and Part Nine - Health and Safety

Both above courses will be available through the OAHI. 

CarsonDunlop Associates Certificate

In addition to your Recognition of Achievement and upon completion, you can request a Certificate from CarsonDunlop Associates, call 1-800-268-7070.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact our Opportunity Centre at caps@sheridancollege.ca or 905-845-9430 option 3.

After graduating from this program, you'll be qualified to inspect new homes as well as older residences. You can seek out full-time employment with a home/property inspection company or become a self-employed home inspector who offers their services to agencies as well as individual home owners/buyers. The choice is yours, and your education starts now.