In SFCC’s facilities maintenance program, you’ll learn a wide range of technical and trade skills including plumbing, pipefitting and HVAC that are required to work in the field of facility technology. The combination of the craftsmanship skills gained from multiple areas should enhance your marketability in today’s workforce.
You’ll work with industry professionals to become skilled at installing, controlling, operating, maintaining, and repairing mechanical, electrical, piping and environmental systems in hotels and resorts, commercial, medical, and industrial buildings as well as residential dwellings. SFCC’s Facilities Technology certificate is currently a two-semester, cohort program starting in the Fall semester.
In addition to providing personal instruction in concepts of HVAC and plumbing, the program focuses on expanding your trouble shooting techniques and problem-solving methods. SFCC’s HVAC and Plumbing Training Lab provides an ideal facility for hands-on practice and learning. Industry internships will be available beginning in the Spring 2024 semester. Employment assistance is available and job opportunities are currently in high demand for workers with an education in Facilities Maintenance.
SFCC’s Facilities Maintenance program is designed for industry newcomers and for people already working in the building maintenance and operations field who want to add to their knowledge and learn about the latest facility and building operations technology trends. Evening classes make it easy for working students to attend.
Qualified facilities maintenance managers and maintenance technicians, building operations supervisors, plumbing and heating technicians, and mechanical engineering service people are currently in high demand.
Facilities specialists earn a median annual salary of $45,070. Between now and 2028, the facilities technology job market is expected to grow 6% and produce 85,400 job opportunities across the country, according to Zippia.
Fall 23 Courses Offered
August to October
BLDG 111 – Construction Industry Workplace Health and Safety Credits: 3 (16 wks)
HVAC 111 – Basic Commercial Refrigeration Credits: 2 (8 wks)
October to December
PLMB 111 – Basic Plumbing, Safety and Pipe Fitting Credits: 2 (8 wks)
BLDG 115 – Trades Mathematics Credits: 3 (8wks)