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Building Maintenance Technician


51 weeks / 1326 Hours


Classes commence every month


Students attend class 6 hours per day, five days per week


Admission Requirements


Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent; or mature student status (18 years of age and pass a Superintendent approved qualifying test)


Building Maintenance Technician


Diploma level of study
Mandatory continued training for instructors
Excellent student to teacher ratio
Classes commence every month
Monthly payment plans
Courses are tax deductible
Honour roll student recognition


Building Maintenance Technician


The Building Maintenance Technician plays an important role in the day-to-day operations of many different settings including schools, office buildings, stores and apartments just to name a few.


Your job as a Building Maintenance Technician is crucial to making the jobs of everyone else easier.


There are a number of different skills, like carpentry, electrical, HVAC, and plumbing that someone in Building Maintenance Technician services has to have knowledge in. The Building Maintenance Technician program at the Hamilton School of Careers & Hamilton Institute of Technology will give you the skills necessary to be successful in your new career.


If you're curious about exactly what it is that someone who specializes in Building Maintenance Technician does, think about the number of things that need to go towards a building's upkeep


Leaking faucets need to be fixed, broken locks need replacing, heating and cooling systems need to be maintained and carpentry work needs to be done.


These are just a few of the tasks that a Building Maintenance Technician might have to do over the course of his workday but, as you can see, the job is one that demands a great degree of versatility in order to be successful.


In order to get a job as a Building Maintenance Technician, you will need to be well versed in the skills that have been mentioned as well as other important aspects of the work like management techniques and material fabrication.


The Building Maintenance Technician program will not only teach you these things, but also teach you how to routinely inspect building spaces like the rooftops and basements for deterioration. You will also learn about the inspection and maintenance of safety systems like fire extinguishers and sprinklers.


This is especially important because, as a Building Maintenance Technician, your job isn't just to make it so that necessary repairs are carried out, but government regulated safety standards are met as well.


The skills that you learn from your training in Building Maintenance Technician services can be applied to a number of other fields, such as construction safety in order to make you in demand in the eyes of job recruiters and hiring managers.


The Hamilton School of Careers & Hamilton Institute of Technology helps our students turn their training into meaningful and fulfilling careers in the Building Maintenance Technician field after they graduate. Through our program, we make sure that you learn everything you need, from resume writing to being interviewed.


If you're ready to get started with Building Maintenance Technician training in Hamilton today, then give us a call at 905 923-6687 or email: gocareers@bellnet.ca


Building Maintenance Technician


CARPENTRY MODULE


This module introduces you to all the fundamentals of Carpentry


Course Topics:

  • Wood framing
  • Concrete forming
  • Interior and exterior finishing
  • Installing cabinets and hanging doors
  • Building stairs and railings
  • Site preparation and layout

RESIDENTIAL ELECTRICAL WIRING MODULE


This module introduces you to all the fundamentals of Electrical wiring technology.


Course Topics:

  • Fundamentals of Electricity
  • Electrical circuits and commonly used electrical test equipment
  • Electrical Code and its applications
  • General information for Electrical
  • Lighting fixture and Ballasts
  • Installing the wiring for the home
  • Industrial Electrical Plans and Site Work

HEATING VENTILATION AND AIR CONDITIONING MODULE


This module introduces you to all the fundamentals of Heating, Ventilation, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning


Course Topics:


  • Electrical-magnetic Fundamentals
  • Electric Motors, Circuits & Controls
  • Fundamentals of Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling/Reclaiming
  • Air Distributions, Measurement & Cleaning
  • Commercial Systems-heat Loads & Piping
  • Servicing & Installing Small Hermetic Systems
  • Refrigeration Systems and Compressors/Refrigerant Controls
  • Absorption Systems-principles & Applications
  • Special Refrigeration Systems & Applications
  • Heating and Humidifying Systems / Cooling and Dehumidifying Systems
  • Central Air Conditioning & Heat Pumps/Solar Energy'
  • Air Conditioning Systems-heating & Cooling Loads
  • Passing Technician Certification Exams / Technical Characteristics
  • Automotive Air Conditioning
  • Servicing & Troubleshooting Simplified
  • Demes Tic Refrigerators & Freezers

PLUMBING MODULE


This module introduces you to all the fundamental of Plumbing.


Course Topics:

  • Hydronic Heating and Cooling Systems (NEW)
  • Review of Plumbing Theory
  • Water Supply Systems
  • Review of Terminology and Practice
  • Selection of Correct Piping, Tubing
  • Fixtures and Units Installation
  • Review of Building Code Relevant to Part 7
  • Reading/Interpreting Isometrics, Blueprints and Schematics
  • Maintenance Requirements for Sewers/Drains
  • Installation & Maintenance of Water Systems
  • Pipe Installation; PVC, ABS, Copper, Steel
  • Troubleshooting, Detection, Repair & Maintenance
  • Boilers and Controls
  • Operation of Machines and Tools
  • Fittings, Stacks, Wastes and Vents
  • Welding, Treading Machines

If you're ready to get started with Building Maintenance Technician training in Hamilton, located at the Hamilton School of Careers & Hamilton Institute of Technology, at 553 Barton Street East

then give us a call at 905 923-6687 or email: gocareers@bellnet.ca