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How to Become a Home Inspector in Alberta Canada:

Step One: Take and pass our online course.

Step Two: Join CAHPI and earn the National Certificate Holder® designation by:

  • Achieving a passing score for the CAHPI National Exam (CNE)
  • Completion of 10 mentored inspections
  • Report verification by mentor

Step Three: Submit a complete application to Service Alberta, Consumer Programs.

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ICA offers online training to become a home inspector in Alberta.

Alberta Home Inspector Certification

Our Alberta home inspector course will teach you everything you need to know about home inspection. By training with us online, you will learn all about home and commercial inspections, and report writing. Upon completion of the course, you will be an ICA Certified Home Inspector. We will issue you a certificate number, which you can use on your business cards, website, and inspection reports.

The Many Advantages of Inspection Certification Associates

In addition to the core class material covered in our Alberta home inspector course, we offer a number of bonus courses at no additional charge to students. Radon Inspection, Commercial Property Inspection, and Mold Inspection bonus courses are normally valued at $200 each. They’re just the beginning of the library of extra content you’ll gain access to as an ICA student.

Quality tools help make home inspections quick work. Report Form Pro Nitro is one of the best apps available for professional home inspectors, which is why we include it in the cost of our Alberta home inspection course. Normally selling for $400, the Report Form Pro Nitro home inspection report can be filled out on your smart phone or tablet. You can even put in photos easily on an Android or Apple mobile device. ICA students may upgrade to Spectora home inspection software as part of our exclusive partnership – or use Report Form Pro Nitro software, which is included in our home inspection training at no charge.

Jump Start Your Home Inspection Career by Upgrading to an ICA/Spectora Package

At ICA, you’re always in good company. We work closely with the American Society of Home Inspectors. In fact, we train you specifically to the ASHI standards of practice and our training school is a Gold Level Member with ASHI. We also work very closely with InterNACHI. In fact, all of our graduates receive a free one-month membership to InterNACHI. Free one-year access to Edcetera Home Inspection (a $99 value)!

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Read on for more information about Alberta home inspection courses.

How do I become a home inspector in Alberta?

Step One: Take and pass our online course.

Step Two: Join CAHPI and earn the National Certificate Holder® designation by:

  • Achieving a passing score for the CAHPI National Exam (CNE)
  • Completion of 10 mentored inspections
  • Report verification by mentor

Step Three: Submit a complete application to Service Alberta, Consumer Programs.

Does a home inspector need to get on the roof of the home during the inspection?

No. Home inspectors should not go on the roof of the home. Per current home inspection standards of practice, the proper way to inspect a roof is to stand back and use binoculars. A few home inspectors have even started using small drones to inspect a roof, but that is not very common yet. Over ninety percent of home inspectors use the binocular technique for inspecting the roof of a home.

How much money do home inspectors make?

The average annual salary for a home inspector in Alberta varies, depending on the number of inspections performed each week. Just two inspections on average per week will earn you $35,000 in supplemental income and you can do two or three inspections per day!

How much does a home inspection pay?

The average fee for a home inspection is $400. The amount you charge for any given home inspection will vary based on age and square footage of the home. As part of our course, we teach you how to calculate a proper home inspection fee.

Is your home inspection training course recognized by InterNACHI?

Yes. We work very closely with InterNACHI. In fact all of our graduates receive a free one month membership to InterNACHI.

Is your home inspection training class affiliated with ASHI?

Yes. We work closely with the American Society of Home Inspectors. In fact, we train you specifically to the ASHI standards of practice and ICA is also a Gold Level Member with ASHI.

Is your Alberta home inspection training class affiliated with CAHPI?

Yes, Inspection Certification Associates is an affiliate member of CAHPI, the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors.

Do you prepare graduates of your Alberta home inspection course for the CAPHI exam?

Yes, as part of our online home inspection student reference library we include CAHPI exam study resources, including the home inspection standards of practice and code of ethics. It is also important to note that if you do decide to register for the CAHPI exam you have the option to include a practice exam. The official CAHPI home inspection exam and the practice home inspection exam can both be taken online.

Do you mail me a physical copy of my certification?

Yes. We mail out your home inspection certification to you upon completion of our online course. We also mail out a laminated copy of your credentials that you can carry in your wallet.

What should I use for my inspection report when I perform a home inspection?

We have an arrangement with www.homeinspectionform.com in which our graduates receive a free copy of their Report Form Pro Nitro home inspection reporting software. That is the report that most of our graduates start with since it is so easy to use. Normally selling for $400, the Report Form Pro Nitro home inspection report can be printed and filled out by hand or filled out on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. You can even put in photos easily. They also have a mobile app version of their home inspection report that can be used on an Android or Apple mobile device. At the end of the day, all that matters is that you have a home inspection report form that you’re comfortable with, and these are both good home inspection report options.

Does the online home inspection course for Alberta have a time limit?

No. There is no time limit on our course, so you can take as much time as you would like to complete it.

Does this online home inspection course certify me in mold inspection and radon inspection?

Yes, we include our mold and radon certification courses free of charge to students who enroll in our online home inspection course for Alberta.

Do you provide students with a list of tools needed for performing a home inspection?

Yes. We provide you with a list of tools needed. The total cost of the tools, including your moisture meter and combustible gas detector, comes out to about $200.

What about marketing materials?

Our bonus marketing course includes 8 hours of video marketing lessons. All ICA students are taught how to start up a home inspection business.

Do you offer my state test?

No, you will take the CAHPI National Exam (CNE), through the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors.

Can I start my own home business after taking your online home inspection course?

Yes, however you must first apply for your license with Service Alberta. In fact, the majority of our graduates will start their own successful home inspection business after earning their license.We also train you on the whole marketing and business start-upside of things.

What if I have questions during the home inspection course?

We have full support for all students and graduates, both during and after the course. Even if you have questions when you are on a home inspection, we can assist via email, text, or phone.

Do I need to be a home builder or a contractor to be a home inspector?

Absolutely not. We train students from all different backgrounds to be successful home inspectors. Although a contractor background can be beneficial, it is by no means necessary to become a home inspector in Alberta or any other province.

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