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Service Maintenance Technician Program

What are the responsibilities of a Service Maintenance Technician?

Service Maintenance Technicians are the go-to technical expert on site for a housing division, apartment complex, hotel, senior center, children's home, large business, or other groups of buildings that require upkeep.

Their experience level and technical knowledge allow them to be a jack-of-all-trades in the following areas:

• Appliance Repair
• Plumbing
• Carpentry
• Electrical
• Pool/Spa Operations
• AC Refrigerants
• Preventative Maintenance
• HVAC
• Employability Skills
• Customer Service
• Financial Literacy

What is the job outlook for Service Maintenance Technicians?

The average wages for an entry-level Service Maintenance Technicians are $15-$18 per hour.

This position will allow for steady work as increasing home prices and sales drive demand for remodeling and maintenance work.

Benefits of becoming a Service Maintenance Technician:

• Each Day Offers Different And Varied Work
• Getting To Build And Repairing Things
• No Office Or Having To Sit Behind A Desk
• Troubleshooting
• You Become A Person’s "Home" Hero Solving Their Problems And Making Their Life Better
• Getting To Use Cutting-Edge Technology
• Employee Discounts On Apartments
• Also May Be Able To Buy Appliances At A Discount Through The Employer
• Most Work Is Inside Not Out In The Heat
• Work Is Steady All The Time
• Autonomy In The Position

How is this program unique?

The Valencia College Service Maintenance Technician program focuses on bringing cutting edge technology and hands-on concepts into the classroom to benefit all levels; from experienced professionals to people who are new to the field. From industry certifications to specialized training, our programs are designed to help advance the profession.

Funding assistance may also be available to those who qualify.

Can I balance working and starting a program to become a Service Maintenance Technician?

Yes.

Our program is a perfect fit for students whom have a desire to begin a career as a Service Maintenance Technician, but need a program that allows flexibility.

Our program currently meets Monday through Thursday, over a period of 10 weeks. We understand the need for quality programming that allows students to continue earning a living wage while pursuing their Service Maintenance Technician certifications.


Will I receive assistance finding a position after program completion?

Yes.

We have staff and community partners that will assist you in your job placement after program completion.

Enrollment Requirements:

• Must be 18 years of age
• Proof of High School Diploma/GED Equivalent
• Read, Write and Comprehend English
• For Employment Purposes- Must Pass Background Check and Drug Test

Upon successful completion, students will be eligible to earn the following:

• Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) test preparation
• 1 year of maintenance experience required before testing
• EPA 608 Technician Certification
• Certified Pool & Spa Operator (CPO) Certification
• OSHA 10


Course Sections

Course: BCP 7572-00
Term: 1819
Section Number: 2
Schedule Number: 22828
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: Poinciana Campus, 3255 Pleasant Hill Rd Rm 1-101
Dates: Oct. 15, 2018 - Jan. 10, 2019 (Mon. - Thu., 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Units: 32.0 CEUs
Contact Hours: 320 Contact Hours
Required Fees
   Open Enrollment Registration $4,695.00
Course: BCP 7572-00
Term: 1819
Section Number: 3
Schedule Number: 23007
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: Poinciana Campus, 3255 Pleasant Hill Rd Rm 1-101
Dates: Feb. 11 - May 2, 2019 (Mon. - Thu., 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Units: 32.0 CEUs
Contact Hours: 320 Contact Hours
Required Fees
   Open Enrollment Registration $4,695.00
Course: BCP 7572-00
Term: 1819
Section Number: 4
Schedule Number: 23009
Instructor(s): Staff
Location: Osceola Campus Generic
Dates: May 6 - Aug. 1, 2019 (Mon. - Thu., 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
Units: 32.0 CEUs
Contact Hours: 320 Contact Hours
Required Fees
   Open Enrollment Registration $4,695.00