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Building and Property Maintenance

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This program will introduce students to the safe practices, tools and equipment, chemical safety and uses, and skills required to enter building maintenance occupations.  The student will also be provided the opportunity to acquire the necessary skills to safely operate tools associated with the landscaping maintenance industry and basic carpentry skills.

Morning session – 8:10 – 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session – 12:45 – 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Building and Property Maintenance
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  900/34
Normal Completion Time:  34 weeks for full-time status

Required Courses:

  • Automotive Detailing
  • Construction Math
  • Custodial Safety Practices
  • Custodial Services
  • Custodial Services II
  • Facilities Grounds Keeper
  • Floor Care Equipment
  • General Construction Safety and First Aid
  • Introduction to Carpentry
  • Introduction to Cleaning Chemicals
  • Introduction to Drywall/Drywall Basics
  • Introduction to Electrical Safety and Electricity
  • Introduction to Plumbing
  • Introduction to Rest Room Maintenance
  • Introduction to Welding in Construction
  • Landscape Grounds Keeping
  • Landscaping Design Process
  • Landscaping Turf Management
  • Preventive Maintenance for Horticulture Equipment
  • Service Careers Engine Operations
  • Service Careers Engine Systems
  • Service Careers Life Skills
  • Upholstery and Carpet Maintenance
  • Workforce Skills Training
  • Workforce Staging

Career Opportunities:

  • Carpentry Helper
  • Building Maintenance
  • Custodial Services
  • Floor Care
  • Garden Care
  • Lawn care
  • Small engine repair
  • Riding mower maintenance
  • Operation & Maintenance on Mowers
  • Operation & Maintenance of Weed-eaters

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Application Process:
High school students see your home school counselor.
Adults contact Mid-America counselor (405) 449-3391

Average Salary:

OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)


ACT WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate

  • Bronze
  • Silver
  • Gold
  • Platinum

ODCTE Competency Certification

  • Facilities Maintenance Technician
  • Construction Trainee
  • Small Gasoline Engine Mechanic

HospitAbilities Oklahoma Hospitality Certification

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)