Facility Maintenance Technician

This is a 256 hour course that instructs the student in various technical skills that includes:  Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC, Plumbing, OSHA Safety, and HRD skills.  In partnership with the National Apartment Association, this class also includes the Licensed Aquatic Facility Technician certification, CFC card, and the Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) certification

Contact Michael Glontz at 336-757-3701 or mglontz@forsythtech.edu to see if you qualify and to schedule your scholarship orientation.  Or complete and submit the form below.

Prerequisite:  Acceptable TABE scores in reading and math, and a strong mechanical aptitude. Interested students should call and schedule an interview with the Program Director only after completing the TABE assessment.


Occupation Description

Facility maintenance technicians have the skills to do maintenance and make repairs that are routinely needed in commercial facilities and residential structures. They will be able to use blueprints and specialized tools and equipment necessary to make these repairs. They will have the certifications necessary to allow them to perform these duties.

Additional Information

Technical Standards


Careers Available

Careers are available in housing complexes, apartment complexes, office buildings, industrial settings, and medical centers.  These can include specialty jobs or multi-skill jobs.


Learning Objectives

Students will learn the basic skills needed for the installation and repair of doors, windows, flooring, roofing, siding and other carpentry skills, as well as the safe use of carpentry power and hand tools.  They will learn the installation and repair of electrical components and circuits along with electrical code and safety, receive hands on training in HVAC service and repair including CFC certification, and installation and repair of plumbing equipment, including plumbing codes and safety.


Recommended Courses and Skills

Any of the existing technical skills courses such as HVAC Service Tech level 1&2, or Electrical Installation and Troubleshooting. Strong math skills and good mechanical skills are needed.


Helpful Personal Attributes

Should have the ability to work in a team environment, be organized, detail-oriented and a problem solver.

Program Offerings

There are no courses available


Program Contact

For more information contact Customer Service – 336.734.7023.