Program Description

This comprehensive and easy to learn course provides students with skills required to becoming a multi-skilled custodian and maintenance technician.  It provides a solid understanding of safety and the operation of various types of equipment used to clean and maintain residential and/or commercial buildings. Students will learn the basics of carpentry, electricity, plumbing, window/door installation, tiling, wall repair/texturing and the use of different cleaning solvents.

Student Learning Outcomes

Depending upon selected concentration, upon completion of this program, the successful student will have learned:

  1. OSHA Regulations
  2. Tools, Material and Equipment
  3. Math and English Terminology
  4. Identifying and Use of Equipment
  5. Learning Beginning Carpentry Skills
  6. Electrical Fundamentals and Basic Electricity
  7. Drywall and Texturing
  8. Introduction to Tiling
  9. Landscaping

Graduation Requirements

  • Successful completion of the courses listed above

Employment Opportunities

Graduates are prepared for entry-level employment as general building maintenance in apartment complexes, healthcare facilities, industrial establishments, and commercial buildings.

Below is a list of common building maintenance titles organized by job type.

· Building and Grounds Technician · Facilities Technician
· Janitor/Custodian · Property Maintenance
· Construction and Maintenance Technician · Maintenance Worker