Facilities Maintenance

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Facilities Maintenance Technician Certificate

The Facilities Maintenance Technician Certificate is a two-semester, 5-7 month program that provides a general overview of the core-competencies needed as well as hands-on experience in facilities maintenance. The program prepares students for entry-level positions as a Facility Maintenance Technician, Energy Efficiency Auditor, or careers in sustainability jobs.

Required Courses (182 hours)

Course Number Course Title Hours
NCFM 1 Facilities Maintenance Job Readiness 42 hours
NCFM 2 OSHA-10 Training 10 hours
NCFM 3 Energy Auditing Fundamentals: Commercial Buildings 42 hours
NCFM 4 Facilities Maintenance Technician Training 90 hours


Career Pathways

Within a short amount of time, initial training, and experience, numerous employment opportunities are available that will result into a life-long career as a Facilities Maintenance Technician.

  • Facilities Maintenance Technician Trainee
  • Facilities Maintenance Technician
  • Facilities Maintenance Coordinator
  • Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

Average USA Salary Range: $40K–$65K

  • Facilities Maintenance Technician I
  • Electrical, Plumbing or HVAC Technician
  • Facilities Maintenance Technician II
  • Commercial & Residential
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Retail, Mixed Use, etc.
  • Lead Facilities Maintenance Mechanic

Average USA Salary Range: $65K–$85K

  • Senior Facilities Maintenance Technician
  • Lead Facilities Maintenance Technician
  • Director of Facilities Maintenance
  • Facilities General Manager
  • Facility Manager

Average USA Salary Range: $85K–$200K

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  • Facilities Management Technician Career Pathway
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Last Updated 11/16/22