Short Term Certificate

Facilities Maintenance Short Term Certificate

Area of Study
Skilled Trades
Program Coordinator

Patrick Nickerson
(360) 417-7972

Program Code: BCMFMC01

Program Outcomes 

  • Demonstrate day-to-day responsibilities and operational tasks of a facility maintenance technician 
  • Explain safety guidelines for facilities maintenance and renovation tools 
  • Work in teams to perform repairs and improvements on a residential home or commercial facility 
  • Demonstrate basic maintenance procedures for heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, plumbing, and electrical systems 
  • Follow systematic, diagnostic, and troubleshooting practices 
  • Explain the importance of acknowledging customer needs and expectations 
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Prepares individuals to perform basic first aid procedures in cases of emergencies. Learn how to prevent accidents in the home and on the job. Adult CPR. Provides two-year certification. This class may include students from multiple sections. 

Credits: 1

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Introduction on how to read and use blueprints to construct residential and commercial structures. Course emphasis will be on learning to read blueprints and how to apply different types of foundations, framing, and interior and exterior finishes. Learn how building codes apply to various stages of construction. This is one of the required courses for the Carpentry one-year certificate. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Formerly GRBD 105)

Credits: 3

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Learn basic facilities maintenance skills in plumbing, HVAC, carpentry tools, electrical, building codes, and permits. Class emphasizes safety and standards necessary to repair and maintain residential homes, buildings, and facilities. This class may include students from multiple sections. (Formerly GRBD 195)

Credits: 7

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