Statistics for Home Inspectors in Ontario

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

The following table shows 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.  For more see here.  It is recognised in Alberta as one of the requirements for obtaining a License in that Province.
ψ The Registered Home Inspector-RHI designation is granted to specific Inspector members of OAHI according to their regulations. Please visit www.oahi.com for further reference and explanation.
≠ 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.  (In Alberta the CCHI is the Certified Canadian Home Inspector designation)
€  The Members of OntarioACHI includes registrant 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 possess 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
“Registered Home Inspector (RHI)” and “RHI” are registered trademarks of the Canadian Association of Home & Property Inspectors.
The term “Registered Home Inspector” and “R.H.I.” are restricted terms regulated in Ontario by the Ontario Association of Home Inspectors under their mandates prescribed by c.Pr65 Ontario Association of Home Inspectors Act, 1994
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.