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College Catalog: Industrial Technology and Trades: Building Maintenance

Program: Building Maintenance
Award: Career Studies Certificate
Plan Code: 221-903-11
Length: 24 credit hours, two (2) semesters for full-time students, variable for part-time students
Lead Faculty: [see Division Dean]

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information: Please see www.pdc.edu/future-students/gainful-employment/ to access gainful employment information for this program.

Purpose: This course of study has a multi-craft approach with training in the basic principles and hands-on skills related to HVAC, electricity, plumbing, carpentry, safety, blueprint reading and welding. The curriculum is designed to prepare students to maintain and repair physical structures and systems of commercial and industrial establishments.

Occupational Objectives: This program is designed to prepare students for employment in a number of building maintenance environments such as apartment communities, hotels/motels, schools and office buildings.

Admission Requirements: Students must meet the general admission requirements established by the College.  Placement testing is not required.

Building Maintenance (221-903-11)
Required Courses and Credits
Sample Schedule
Fall Semester
AIR 111 Electricity and Controls 3
AIR 121 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration I 3
AIR 122 Air Conditioning & Refrigeration II 3
BLD 140 Principles of Plumbing 1 3
Total Semester Credits 12
Spring Semester
BLD 111 Blueprint Reading and the Building Code 3
BLD 149 Carpentry 3
WEL 117 Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting 3
AIR 235 Heating Systems 3
Total Semester Credits 12
Total Program Credits 24