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College Catalog 2018-2019

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Facilities Maintenance PSAV




Facilities Maintenance  (5248)


Type of Award
PSAV - Post Secondary Adult Vocational Certificate


Program Website
www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/FacilitiesMaintenance.


Program Description
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
• Entrepreneurship
• Proper and safe use of tools and diagnostic equipment


Admission Requirements

No high school diploma or GED is required. Students must:

 


Completion Requirements

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.

 


Program Length
Total program clock hours: 900. Approximate program length: 19 months (75 weeks).


Location
This program is offered at the Lake Worth campus.


For More Information
Contact Program Director Brent Ebner at (561) 868-3541 or ebnerb@palmbeachstate.edu

 


To see when the course is offered, click the course number. To see a course description, click the course title.
Required Courses Clock Hours: 900
  Group A  
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
  Group B  
BCV0440 Application of HVAC Skills and Weatherization for Facilities Maintenance 150
  Group C  
BCV0480 Plumbing Skills and Landscape for Facilities Maintenance 150
  Group D  
BCV0481 Pest Control, Appliance Repair, NCCER Welding Skills and Surface Treatment for Facilities Maintenance 150
Total Program Clock Hours: 900

For individualized course sequence


Employment Opportunities
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.


Gainful Employment
For more information about graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other related information,
see www.palmbeachstate.edu/areasofstudy/GainfulEmployment.



Career Center
www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/