Buliding Maintenance Technician

Building Maintenance Technician Training program is developed in consultation with industry experts and is geared to youth and adults who have an interest in working in the Construction Industry. Students will be prepared for entry-level jobs in the Electrical, Carpentry and Plumbing industry where demand is high and earning potential is good. The course is mainly “hands on” by building skills, knowledge and the right attitude that employers are looking for. There will be a focus on SkilledTradesBC (formerly the Industry Training Authority or ITA) essential skills, field trips to businesses that employ trades people, project building in the shop, and practical experiences with ACE’s excellent instructors.

    Career Opportunities

    Potential career and industry options may include:

      • Journey-person (Electrician/ Plumber/ Carpenter).
      • Graduates will be able to work in entry-level positions for Installing and repairing lighting fixtures and equipment, including switches and circuit breakers.
      • Connecting power to communications equipment, signaling devices and heating and cooling systems.
      • Troubleshooting electronic systems and replacing faulty components.
      • They will have essential safety certifications and skills training to start their career in Construction Trades Sampler that will allow them to contribute in various projects.
      • Able take the responsibility for restoring and/or installing of structural woodwork and related materials, specifically the practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications.
      • Install, repair, and maintain pipes, valves, fittings, drainage systems, and fixtures in commercial and residential structures.

    Lenghth of Program

    This program is 6 weeks long(180 hours total).

    Credential Awarded

    Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive a Recognition of Achievement (RoA).

    This program is pending approval from Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB). 

    • Applicants must successfully complete the admissions interview and entrance assessments with a minimum score of 50% in the English Assessment and a minimum score of 50% in the Math Assessment

    This program introduces students to 3 construction-related trades; Carpentry, Plumbing and Electrical. Students will develop safe workplace practices, skills development, and an introduction to design, planning and building techniques. Students will get hands-on experience while completing a small construction project in the community. The learning outcomes will offer students with theoretical and practical knowledge while providing an experiential and realistic overview of these 3 trades.
    The necessary theoretical work component is integrated into the program to complement and enhance the practical. Industry tours will expose the student to a variety of work environments.
    Students will be introduced to the electrical trade and shown what skills are essential to begin a career in the trade. Students will also be introduced to various materials and processes used by an electrician. They are introduced to the electrical trade and its various career options including construction and industrial electrician. Students will work safely in the electrical code requirements to select appropriate materials and tools to perform tasks.
    Students will be introduced to the carpentry trade and its various career options including residential, commercial and renovation construction. They will demonstrate material and tool selection and usage, standard building techniques, and develop skills to create 3-D objects from 2-D plans and blueprints. Also, they will be introduced to the carpentry trade and shown the skills that are essential to begin a career in that trade. The various career paths and aspects of the carpentry trade will also be explained. In addition, students will be introduced to the general materials and processes used by a carpenter.
    Students will be introduced to the plumbing trade and its various career options, including pipe/steam fitting, gas fitting and sprinkler fitting. They will create piping systems using appropriate practices, material, tools and equipment. They will be introduced to the pipe trades, including plumbing, pipe/steam fitting, sprinkler fitting, gas fitting and refrigeration. They will learn the basic skills necessary for success in the pipe trades including skills in reading, numeracy and document processing. Key attributes for people entering the plumbing trades are good mechanical, mathematical and spatial visualization skills; effective communication skills to communicate with co-workers and clients; analytical/problem-solving skills to interpret building plans, inspect piping systems and diagnose system faults and/or malfunctions.

    Building Maintenance Technician

    September 18 – November 04, 2023


    Building Maintenance Technician

    Building Maintenance Technician



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