Program Title: Facilities Building Maintenance Technician
Program Length: 3 Semesters (One year)
Program Availability: Full time or Part time
Offered: This program is available starting every Monday.
This program offers online theory and hands‐on practical training. It is designed for trades people who are interested in general building and facilities maintenance systems.
Students have a total of fifty-two (52) weeks to complete their program requirements, starting from the date of their first course.
Upon successful completion of the program the student will be able to:
- Describe safety practices and procedures to protect self and others.
- Interpret blueprints, drawings and layouts using architectural and measurement conventions.
- Read, interpret and revise schematic drawings and documentation.
- Select, install, maintain and troubleshoot power distribution equipment systems.
- Select, install, maintain and troubleshoot lighting systems.
- Install, maintain and repair wiring systems.
- Describe methods and procedures for the use of hand and power tools.
- Describe the methods and procedures required for the use of stationary equipment.
- Describe the methods and procedures required for rigging and hoisting operations.
- Describe methods and procedures required for formsetting.
- Describe the methods and procedures required for the placement of concrete.
- Describe earthwork, barrier and environmental control practices and procedures.
A Facilities Building Maintenance Technician is responsible for the maintenance, inspection and repair of the inside, outside and exterior areas around large buildings and complexes (including the roof), as well as the various systems within the facility, including ventilating, humidifier and air conditioning, water and water treatment, heating and electrical systems.
A Facilities Technician checks and inspects fire safety equipment and performs grounds maintenance as well as maintenance around the inside, outside and exterior of smaller sized apartment buildings. A Facilities Technician monitors and operates electrical and plumbing systems and inspects and verifies emergency power, fire suppression and sprinkler systems, in addition to the above duties.
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent; OR
- Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) Certificate; OR
- General Educational Development (GED); OR
- Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program).
Call the Admissions Office at 1 (800) 267-2577 for more details. Academic prerequisites for this program may be obtained free of charge through Academic Upgrading.
Program intake – Apply to this program by visiting our Registration page. If you are entering into this program as a mature student please attach your resume when submitting your registration information online.
Every attempt is made to ensure the accuracy of information provided on our website. The College reserves the right to modify any course, program, curriculum, fee, timetable, or campus location at any time.
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Fees & Expenses
Tuition fees listed are in effect for the 2017-2018 academic year.
- Application Fee: $100.00
- Textbooks: $975.00
- Postal Fee: $49.00
- Tuition Fee: $3,825.00
Total Tuition & Fees: $4,949.00