Prepare for a career as a maintenance professional.
Prepare for an entry level position as a maintenance professional. This course will focus on the skills needed to work in a commercial or multi-residential building. You’ll learn about inspecting, troubleshooting, maintenance technology and preventative maintenance. A text book and basic tool kit are included in the price of the course.
Meets 2 evenings/week
Completion of this course includes a recognition of career preparation from Heartland. There is no national certification test for Buildings Maintenance.
Current median wage - $11.49/hour.*
Projected Regional Jobs by 2024 - 493
*Hourly incomes are the median wages reported in 2016 to the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the respective job titles. Projected jobs are for regions roughly equating to HCC district 540.
Students entering the Building Maintenance program should have their high school diploma or GED. They should also be within 6 months of turning 18 years old or older.
Non-native English speakers
We want non-native English speaking students to be successful in our work ready programs. That is why you must score at the advanced level in reading, writing, speaking and listening on Adult Education’s assessments before enrolling. If your score falls below that requirement, we encourage you to enroll in Heartland’s free ESL classes as a first step.
The next start date for this class:
We offer an installment payment plan and student loans are available through SallieMae.
Call us at 309-268-8160 for more information.
Employment Statement for Job Training Programs
Heartland Community College does not guarantee employment upon completion of instructional programs. Students are responsible for researching relevant employment opportunities prior to registration. No refunds will be provided if a student fails to complete a course, does not pass a certification exam, or is unsuccessful at obtaining employment.