Becoming a Home Inspector is a rewarding career choice. In addition to an encyclopedic knowledge of homes, inspectors have rich lives with great life work balance and daily challenges.

A typical day for a home inspector may include:

  • Driving to a new neighborhood
  • Meeting a new client and realtor
  • Giving a lesson on how a home system works
  • Taking phone calls and creating bookings
  • Light bookkeeping
  • Marketing
  • Report Writing
  • Volunteering your time
  • Spending quality time with your family and friends

You Home Inspection career will be directed by you and you will get out of it what you put into it and how you want it to to balance with your lifestyle.

The Home Inspection Association BC (HIABC) provides potential members with all the steps needed to start a career as a home inspector.


Starting a Home Inspection Career

7 Steps to Becoming a Licensed Member of HIABC Candidate Members of the Home Inspectors Association BC (HIABC) are non-practicing home inspectors in training. Candidates are encouraged to begin attending Association educational events while working through the training program requirements. Not only will you receive valuable education and g...

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Existing Home Inspectors

Out of respect to existing inspectors, HIABC has an easy-to-access Equivalency Program to recognize industry experience no matter if you have been a member of another association, transferred from another province, or are otherwise a licensed inspector in BC. If you are currently a member of another home inspection association (including changin...

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