Facilities Maintenance

Facilities Maintenance

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Program Duration

1 semester

Program Type

Certificate of Proficiency

North Arkansas Median Salary

Career and Wage Information

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Why Choose This Program

Job prospects are good because many area businesses use facilities maintenance workers to keep their buildings and grounds well maintained.


About The Program

This one-semester program provides students with an introduction to general facilities and building maintenance. Topics covered include: electrical troubleshooting and repair, plumbing, and plumbing fixture repair/replacement, window repair/replacement, doors and door hardware repair/replacement, drywall repair and refinishing, exterior and interior painting and finishing techniques, works orders and record keeping.

Paying for College

Northark is affordable! We offer nearly $500,000 annually through institutional and foundation scholarships in addition to federal and state aid. See our scholarships and other financial aid programs.

Transfer or Stackable Options

This certificate of proficiency is designed to lead graduates to a job but some coursework is stackable with the construction technology program.


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Learning Outcomes

  • Prepare students/trainees for entry level positions in facilities maintenance
  • Demonstrate basic communication skills and soft skills for successful employment
  • Meet growing demand for facilities maintenance positions locally, regionally, and statewide.