Carson Dunlop Partners with Medicine Hat College

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Carson Dunlop Home Inspection Training program now offered by Medicine Hat College

The online format makes the training available to our students in Medicine Hat and Brooks, in addition to individuals who live in the region - including South Eastern Saskatchewan.” says Shannan Hurlbut, Program Administrator at Medicine Hat College.

Carson Dunlop and Medicine Hat College – Continuing Studies have formed a strategic training partnership to offer a career home inspection training program. The comprehensive 10 course certificate program is made available to students through distance learning. Content is delivered in a highly visual and easy to understand format. The program is focused on practical applied technical knowledge and learning to provide students with a solid foundation for success in the home inspection field.

The comprehensive 10 course education program covering all aspects of the home inspection profession was created by two leaders in the field – Carson Dunlop and the American Society of Home Inspectors. The 10 courses were developed in collaboration with education design consultants and distance education specialists.

“We are thrilled to be working in partnership with Medicine Hat College.” commented Alan Carson, President of Carson Dunlop. The ability to offer our program through a reputable College creates new opportunities for individuals looking to pursue a career in the home inspection field.”

“This partnership enhances Medicine Hat College’s ability to offer quality, relevant continuing education to our students. The online format makes the training available to our students in Medicine Hat and Brooks, in addition to individuals who live in the region - including South Eastern Saskatchewan.” says Shannan Hurlbut, Program Administrator at Medicine Hat College. “There has to be value at the end of the day, and I’m confident that we offer the programs and services you need to enter careers that make a difference personally and in the broader community, too.”

The education program leverages Carson Dunlop's 34 years as a leading consulting engineering firm in the home inspection field. Carson Dunlop have considerable experience on the education side of home inspection dating back to 1990, including classroom teaching, published books, online courses, conference presentations, webinars, papers and articles. The program uses a consistent methodology across the 10 textbooks and CD-ROMs. The focus is on practical applied knowledge rather than theoretical discussion. As part of the education program, Carson Dunlop provides students with free use of their cloud-based report writing system, Horizon, to help them develop the necessary report writing skills.

For more information about the Home Inspection training program now offered by Medicine Hat College, please visit

About Medicine Hat College

Founded in 1965, MHC strives to provide the broadest possible range of relevant learning opportunities to the people and communities it serves. As a result, you’ll find we offer a wide choice of programs leading to undergraduate degrees, university transfer, applied degrees, diplomas, certificates, academic upgrading, English as a Second Language (ESL), and apprenticeship.

Medicine Hat College is a proud member of Campus Alberta. Our commitment to the principles of Campus Alberta is demonstrated through collaboration and partnership within the Alberta post-secondary system. As a Comprehensive Community Institution with regional stewardship responsibilities, Medicine Hat College works with community-based adult learning partners such as school jurisdictions; non-profit, educational, and governmental organizations; business; industry; and other community stakeholders to respond to learning needs in its geographic service area of southeastern Alberta.

With campuses in Medicine Hat and Brooks, the College offers credit and non-credit instruction on a full-time, part-time, and distributed learning basis to students across Alberta, Canada, and around the world. Medicine Hat College programs are also provided internationally on the campuses of partner institutions.

Continuing Studies at Medicine Hat College is a leader in providing lifelong learning to Medicine Hat, Brooks and surrounding areas. We are committed to providing an extensive selection of innovative and affordable programs to both individuals and businesses. We offer a wide range of courses, seminars, certificate programs and online learning opportunities for all aspects of your life. For more information, visit

About Carson Dunlop

Carson, Dunlop & Associates Ltd. has been a leading Consulting Engineering Firm devoted to building inspection since 1978. They are one of the largest independent home inspection companies in North America that leverages their extensive technical knowledge across six integrated business lines - Home Inspection, Commercial Inspection, Report Writing, Energy Audits, Home Inspector Training and Continuing Education.

About Carson Dunlop Home Inspection Training

Carson Dunlop launched the Home Inspection Training division in 1990 to provide high quality education to new professionals entering the home inspection industry. The Home Inspection program was developed with education design consultants, and distance education specialists from Memorial University to create a uniquely comprehensive home inspection program. The courses can be taken in a self-study format from Carson Dunlop and are also offered in classroom and distance education formats by more than 20 colleges and universities.

Media Contacts:
Brian Bell – Vice President of Sales & Marketing – Carson Dunlop
416-964-9415 ext. 231
Shannan Hurlbut – Program Administrator, Continuing Studies – Medicine Hat College

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