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Heartland Community College

Facilities Maintenance Skills

16 credit hours

Catalog Year 2024-2025

The Facilities Maintenance Skills Certificate prepares you for an entry-level position as a facilities maintenance technician. You will learn basic skills in in the areas of heating and air conditioning, industrial electricity, and fluid power. With these skills, you can perform general maintenance and repair on buildings and mechanical equipment. Should you decide to pursue further education in this area, you can apply all of these courses to the Industrial Technology Certificate or the Industrial Technology AAS degree.

Certificate Requirements

Class Title Credit Hours
HVAC 102 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I 3
HVAC 103 Heating Systems I 3
MAIN 101 Industrial & Building Electricity & Systems 3
MAIN 202 Fluid Power & Mechanical Systems 3

TECH 171 or TECH 172


TECH 271 or TECH 272

10-Hour OSHA Construction or General Industry Safety


30-Hour OSHA Construction or General Industry Safety

1 or 2
TMAT 103 or MATH 109 Technical Mathematics I or College Algebra 3-4
Total Credit Hours 16

Suggested Sequence:

Fall - MAIN 101, MAIN 202, TMAT 103
Spring - HVAC 102, HVAC 103, TECH 171/172