Residential Building Maintenance

About

The mission of the Residential Building Maintenance program is to prepare students to apply technical knowledge and skills to keep a building functioning and to service a variety of structures.  Building maintenance workers have opportunities for employment in the repair/maintenance of residential and commercial building such as homes, apartments, schools, or government buildings.

The objective of this course is to provide instruction in the basic maintenance and repair skills required to service building systems such as plumbing and electrical systems.  Students will gain hands-on experience in electrical, plumbing, and basic carpentry.

Building maintenance workers have opportunities for employment in the repair/maintenance of residential and commercial buildings such as homes, apartments, schools, or government buildings.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $3,738.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $739.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Carpenter Helper432Certificate
Residential Electrician Helper432Certificate
Residential Plumber Helper432Certificate
Residential Electrician/Plumber864Certificate
Residential Maintenance Technician1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
312 South Wilson Street
Paris, TN 38242

Job Duties

Perform work involving the skills of two or more maintenance or craft occupations to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve pipe fitting boiler making insulating welding machining carpentry repairing electrical or mechanical equipment installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment and repairing buildings, floors, or stairs.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 31,310

Current job openings per year: 3,600

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Safety and Orientation
Electrical Fundamentals
Electrical Symbols and Outlets
Conductor Sizes and Types
Device Wiring
Electrical Math
Electrical Prints and Specification
Practicum
Second Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Plumbing Math
Legends, Symbols, and Drawings
Installing Water Supply Systems
Installing Waste Systems
Installing Plumbing Systems
Plumbing Maintenance and Repair
Third Trimester: 
Worker Characteristic
Safety, Power, and Hand Tools
Construction Materials
Energy, Conservation, and Weatherization
Basic Carpentry Repair
Basic Framing
Sheetrock Installation and Repair
Roofing and Roof Repair

Instructors

Mickey Thurmond
731-644-7365 x156

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