Paul Wilson conducting home inspection training with Students at an inspection site


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Our Trainers

Meet our Head Trainer - An Inspection Expert with 33 Years Experience!

Paul Wilson, NHI, PHPI, RHI, ACI - President Paul Wilson, Registered Home Inspector

Paul Wilson, a National Home Inspector and Registered Home Inspector, is President of Home Inspectors®, a company which has conducted over 23,000 building inspections and earned a reputation for quality service since its inception in 1980. There has never been a judgment or execution registered against Home Inspectors® during it's operation.

Paul Wilson holds the highest designation available to home inspectors today as a  National Home Inspector. Paul has also been chosen by The National Home Inspector Certification Council (NHICC) to be one of their peer examiners for this new National Program. He is a Professional Home And Property Inspector with PHPIC, he is also a Registered Home Inspector with OAHI and a Certified Member of the Americian Society of Home Inspectors

As founding Chair of The Association of Ottawa-Carleton Building Inspectors, Mr. Wilson spearheaded the establishment of the Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics for the Association which were registered with the Ministry of Consumer & Commercial Relations of Ontario in 1988.

Mr. Wilson's professional reputation and expertise has led to numerous appearances on national and local television and radio, as well as feature articles in newspapers and magazines across Canada. He has been committed to raising the standards among his peers and protecting the consumer.

Mr. Wilson was requested to participate in discussions on the establishment of national standards for private home inspectors by the Minister of Industry responsible for Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation and the National Research Council of Canada. As a result, he was subsequently elected by his peers from across Canada to the National Home Inspection Certification Steering Committee, mandated to develop the framework and strategy for national accreditation of home inspectors in Canada. As a result of his involvement and research into the training, standards and accreditation future of home inspectors, Mr. Wilson founded The Home Inspectors Institute®.

Mr. Wilson remains very active in the home inspection business and is committed to providing the highest quality of training for the highest caliber of inspectors in order to enhance the image of the home inspection profession and provide exceptional standards of service to the consumer.

Mr. Wilson's knowledge and expertise in residential home inspection have often made him the logical choice for the media to turn to for information on housing. His insights into the current housing situation shared across most of Ontario, has led to numerous appearances on radio and television.

Professional Affiliations:

Member, The Canadian Association of Home and Property Inspectors (CAHPI)
   CAHPI - National Certificate Holder - NCH
Founding Mbr & President of the Professional Home & Property Inspectors of Ontario PHPIO
   PHPI - Professional Home & Property Inspector
Member, CAHPI-Ontario (OAHI)
   Registered Home Inspector - RHI
Member, The American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI)
Member in Good Standing, The Ottawa Better Business Bureau
Founding Chair, Association of Ottawa-Carleton Building Inspectors
Member, National Home Inspection Certification Steering Committee
Member of Algonquin College President's Committee - Year 2000 Curriculum Project


Guest Speakers

Almost every course we try to invite a former graduate of our Institute to come and share their experiences with current students. This provides our students with up to date information on setting up a new home inspection business, courses required, choices of reporting systems and some of their first hand experiences in the field.

This direct feedback from former graduates enables our students to come away from this course with a very realistic set of goals and expectations. As many of our graduates have established very sucessful home inspection businesses, it also emphasizes what is possible when you combine a good business plan with lots of enthusiasm. 


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