Facilities Maintenance (5248)
Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate
This program is designed to prepare students for employment maintaining facilities to keep machines, mechanical equipment or the structure of an establishment in repair. A combination of technical theory and practical hands-on instruction provide students with the “real-work skills” required for entry level employment in this high-wage Field.
Coursework for the Facilities Maintenance program provides students with certifications in:
• OSHA 10
• Fire stop safety
• Lock out tag out
• Fall protection
• NCCER Carpentry Level 1
• NCCER Welding sections to Level 1
Coursework content also covers:
• Shop organization
• Environmental and safety practices
• Proper use of tools and equipment
• Applied math and science
• Employability skills
• Maintenance operations and shop facilities
• Proper and safe use of tools and diagnostic equipment
No high school diploma or GED is required. Students must:
- Complete an online Application for Admission, located at
- Attend a program informational session or contact the program director.
- Take the TABE exam if not exempt from TABE testing. To determine if you are exempt, please go to (www.palmbeachstate.edu/academicservices/curriculum-and-programs).
- See a program advisor.
Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program.
Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading: 9; English: 9; Mathematics: 9 or qualify for TABE exemption.
Total program clock hours: 900. Approximate program length: 10 months.
This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.
For More Information
Contact Kent Hartwig, firstname.lastname@example.org, (561) 868-3541
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|Required Courses||Clock Hours: 900|
|BCV0407||Core Skills for Facilities Maintenance||150|
|BCV0410||Carpentry Skills for Facilities Maintenance||150|
|BCV0460||Electrical Skills, Solar and Blueprint Reading for Facilities Maintenance||150|
|BCV0440||Application of HVAC Skills and Weatherization for Facilities Maintenance||150|
|BCV0480||Plumbing Skills and Landscape for Facilities Maintenance||150|
|BCV0481||Pest Control, Appliance Repair, NCCER Welding Skills and Surface Treatment for Facilities Maintenance||150|
|Total Program Clock Hours: 900|
Upon completion of this program, students may seek employment as entry-level maintenance technicians with a variety of employers including hospitals, resorts/hotels, school district/colleges/universities, nursing homes, housing developments and government facilities.
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information,
Career Path Notes
Upon completion of the facilities maintenance program the student may apply for prior learning credit and earn 24 college credits toward an A.S. degree in Industrial Management Technology.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/