Being a Home Inspector requires both experience in and knowledge of many areas of the construction industry. While a designation of ‘certified home inspector’ is very important, a full résumé of relevant training and experience is just as important.
- I am currently the Deputy Chief Building Official for the Township of Lake of Bays and have over 18 years experience as a municipal building, plumbing and septic inspector, specializing in residential construction.
- I also have 10 years experience in residential construction, building custom homes and additions and performing renovations.
Education and Training
- Certified through Mohawk College’s trade program as a General Carpenter – named to Dean’s Honour List each year of three year program
- Completed extensive technical training and exams through the Ontario Building Officials Association – more than 20 courses and exams dealing with all aspects of the building process
- Certified and trained as a Septic Inspector through the Ministry of Housing and through InterNACHI
- Certified and trained to inspect wood-burning appliances (WETT inspections) through WETT Inc.
- Completed the Municipal Health and Safety Association’s Clandestine Labs course on identifying and dealing with grow-ops and drug labs
- Completed many inspection courses through InterNACHI and continue to take courses through their Continuing Education Program
- CBCO (Certified Building Code Official)
- CRBO (National designation as a Canadian Registered Building Official)
- Certified Home Inspector through InterNACHI (International Association of Certified Home Inspectors)
Additional Knowledge & Experience
- In addition to studying about and inspecting residential plumbing and electrical, I have significant experience actually plumbing and wiring homes.
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