Statistics for Home Inspectors in Ontario


These statistics are accurate, as far as can be determined, on the date of publication, and are taken from the publicly available records of the various sites of extraction.

The following table show the number of members of each of the Home Inspector Associations in Ontario, including a breakdown of those that have achieved the Standard to be Certified by their respective Association and those that have yet to achieve that standard. (NAC = Not yet achieved standard)

Association # of
Members
Certified NAC % Total
% Certified
Certification
Designation
Other
Certifications
OntarioACHI
(Ontario)
734€ 495€ 89€ 57% 58% CCHI©
CPI®
C3PI©**
InterNACHI
(Ontario)
584 495 89 50% 60% CPI® CMI®*,
IAC2®,
Infrared Certified®
OAHI 378 266 112 32% 32% RHI®ψ None
PHPIC
(Ontario)
144 50 94 12% 6% PHPI© None
ASHI
(Ontario)
59 12 47 5% 1% None None

It is believed from analysis of Advertising records, websites marketing and web searches that there are at least as many Inspectors operating in Ontario who are not affiliated with an Inspection Association as those that are.  This gives the estimated number of Inspectors in Ontario at over 3,000.

Notes

*The Certified Master Inspector (CMI) Designation is independently granted to Home Inspectors of any Association who have  achieved the highest requisite skills and training.  For more see here.  is recognised in Alberta as one of the requirements for obtaining a License in that Province.
ψ The RHI designation is given automatically to all members of OAHI as per the legislative mandate of the Bill Pr158-1994 An Act respecting the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors.
≠ The Canadian Certified Home Inspector (CCHI) designation is awarded to Inspectors that have attained the required Education, and through peer study proven skills, as well as any required Consumer Protection requirements (Insurance/Warranty/Police Background Checks) needed for the Certification.  The CCHI program is operated in conjunction with AlbertaACHI, and is recognised in Alberta as one of the requirements for obtaining a License in that Province.
€  The Members of OntarioACHI include those represented as part of the administrative management of the Ontario Chapter of InterNACHI.  This is an inclusive list which includes registered members and is not restricted to paid members.
**  The Canadian Certified Commercial Property Inspector© (C3PI)© is the Certification that is granted to Inspectors who perform Commercial Inspections.  These Inspectors must already posses one of the other Certifications mentioned here, and have obtained the extra training and skills that are required to prove they are competent to perform Commercial Inspections.  This program is undergoing modification to ensure more stringent training.

Ownership and recognition

CMI is a registered trademark of the Master Inspector Certification BoardCPI, IAC2, Infrared Certified are registered trademarks of the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors
RHI is a registered trademark of the Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors of Alberta and restricted in its use in Ontario by the Act Respecting the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors.
CCHI is a Copyright mark of the Alberta Association of Certified Home Inspectors and used with permission in Ontario by the Ontario Association of Certified Home Inspectors.
PHPI is the Copyright mark of the Professional Home and Property Inspectors of Canada.
CCPI is the Copyright mark of the Ontario Association of Certified Home Inspectors.

 

Disclaimer:  These statistics are accurate as of July 31st, 2012.