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Service Careers Bldg. & Grounds Maint.

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

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

Career Major Name:  Service Careers Buildings and Grounds Maintenance
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  1000/39

Required Courses:

  • Service Careers Life Skills
  • Custodial Services
  • Introduction to Cleaning Chemicals
  • Floor Care Equipment
  • Introduction to Restroom Maintenance
  • Upholstery and Carpet Maintenance
  • General Construction Safety and First Aid
  • Safety Practices for Custodial Technicians
  • Introduction to Custodial Floor Care Equipment
  • Advanced Custodial Services Skills
  • Introduction to Heavy Equipment
  • Forklift Safety
  • Equipment Preventive Maintenance
  • Service Careers Engine Systems
  • Service Careers Engine Operations
  • Automotive Service Detailing for Delivery
  • Landscape Tool Operations
  • Landscape Grounds Keeping
  • Workforce Staging

Career Opportunities:

  • Custodial Services
  • Floor Care
  • Garden Care
  • Lawn care
  • Small engine repair
  • Riding mower maintenance
  • Flower bed maintenance
  • Operation & Maintenance on Mowers
  • Operation & Maintenance on 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)

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)