The All State Facilities Maintenance program is designed to prepare or upgrade individuals to service, maintain, repair, or install equipment for a wide range of buildings. Graduates of this program are provided with the entry level knowledge and skills necessary to maintain buildings (both corporate and residential) as well as a thorough understanding of repair techniques.
This program encompasses many facets of working in the facilities maintenance field, covering a broad scope of troubleshooting and repair topics. Through a broad scope of troubleshooting and repair topics covered in classroom presentations and lab exercises, the program introduces students to the day-to-day maintenance and operational tasks that occur when one works in facilities maintenance. Students will be introduced to heating, ventilation, air conditioning & refrigeration (HVAC/R), plumbing, electricity, masonry, carpentry, grounds keeping, and the various career paths available in the field.
Coverage of HVAC and Refrigeration systems includes preparation to perform basic repair and maintenance of HVAC equipment and systems used in both residential and commercial structures. Preparation in plumbing prepares students in the use of appropriate tools, types of piping, various fittings, how to cut pipe, unclog blockages using traditional and green methods, and become familiar with water heaters and caulking. An integral aspect of the facilities maintenance field is an understanding of electricity. This program provides coverage of electrical safety, principles and methods for installing, repairing, and troubleshooting basic electrical circuits, devices, and appliances. In the masonry and carpentry areas, students will develop an understanding of different types of masonry building components such as bricks and blocks, as well as appropriate procedures to complete carpentry and painting projects. In addition, students will be prepared to take care of grounds using hand tools, power tools, or equipment, which includes basic small engine repair and maintenance, including air-cooled engines, fuel and lubrication systems, and carburetors.
Graduates of our Facilities Maintenance program may pursue various positions in a variety of settings. Job titles for successful grads may include:
- Apartment Maintenance Technician
- Facilities Maintenance Technician
- Facilities Maintenance Coordinator
- Facilities Maintenance Supervisor
- Facilities Maintenance Manager (Commercial/Residential)
- Facilities-Construction and Maintenance Supervisor
- Facility and Ground Maintenance
- General Maintenance Worker/Supervisor
- Maintenance Superintendent
- Maintenance Supervisor
- Building Maintenance
- Building Engineer/Facilities Maintenance
Upon program completion, graduates will be awarded a diploma, and will possess the skills, as well as the necessary marketable job search techniques and skills, to gain entry level employment in the Facilities Maintenance field.