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Heartland Community College

Building Maintenance Skills

16 credit hours

Catalog Year 2022-2023

The Building Maintenance Skills certificate prepares you for an entry-level position as a building or property maintenance technician. You will learn basic installation, maintenance, repair, and troubleshooting techniques for rental properties and smaller commercial buildings. Basic carpentry, plumbing, electrical, mechanical and appliance repair concepts will be covered as well as related workplace skills such as computer literacy, maintenance math skills, customer service, and safety. Should you decide to pursue further education in this area, you can apply all of these courses toward the Industrial Technology certificate and/or the Industrial Technology AAS degree.

Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
BTEC 145 Employment Success Strategies 1
BULD 101 Building Maintenance Fundamentals 6
BULD 110 Technical Service Industry Skills 3

TECH 272

30-Hour OSHA General Industry Safety

TECH 299 or Technical Elective

Choose at least 4 credit hours from


Total Credit Hours