| 1,360 hours, 48 credits, 3 terms, 12 months|
Maximum class size: 45
The Building Maintenance diploma program provides instruction in basic, entry-level skills and knowledge to help maintenance personnel keep buildings and grounds clean and in a good state of repair. Hands-on training follows classroom instruction. Building Maintenance is a Program of Study participant.
General Entrance Requirements
Students should be able to follow written and oral instructions, have knowledge of math and the ability to read a ruler to 1/16 inch. Student abilities should include walking, crawling, climbing, stooping, pushing, pulling, bending and lifting at least 75 pounds. Students should be able to tolerate various conditions involving temperature, fumes, chemical irritation and noise.
Instructional equipment includes, but is not limited to, computers, hand tools and designated power equipment.
Graduates of this program will be qualified for entry-level employment in positions such as Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Worker, Janitor, Custodian, Custodial Worker, Building Service Worker, Building Services Technician, Maintenance Helper, Trades Helper, Painter, Maintenance Painter, Landscaper, Groundskeeper , Grounds Maintenance Worker, and Outside Maintenance Worker in public, commercial, residential and industrial facilities and buildings.