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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:  1020/40

Required Courses:

  • 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 & Electricity
  • Introduction to Plumbing
  • Introduction to Rest Room Maintenance
  • 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 & Carpet Maintenance
  • Upholstery and Carpet Maintenance
  • Workforce Connection - Optional
  • 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 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)