Building Maintenance

At Orleans Technical Institute, you can earn your Trades Diploma in just 6 or 13 months and take the first step toward an exciting career in Building Maintenance. Develop a wide range of handy skills—from carpentry and painting to plumbing and heating—needed to maintain and renovate residential properties and commercial buildings or work as a maintenance mechanic in apartment complexes, health care facilities, and industrial establishments. > Go to Program Overview

Applicants must have high school diploma or GED

Career Outlook

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of general maintenance and repair workers is expected to grow 11 percent during the 2010-20 decade, about as fast as the average for all occupations.
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, "Occupational Outlook Handbook," 2012-13 Edition.

Night School

Don't have time for school during the day? Orleans Tech offers convenient, part-time evening programs for busy adults like you. Get on the fast track with practical, real-world training that you need to succeed in a new trades career in just 13 months. Email nightschool@jevs.org to request more information.

Train Green at Orleans

We've enhanced our curriculum with green skills training. Get prepared for the "green workforce" by learning green technologies, methods, energy-efficiencies and conservation at Orleans Technical Institute. > Visit Train Green

Gainful Employment Information

Building Maintenance SOC: 49-9071.00 CIP: 46.0401

For Gainful Employment Information, including costs, financing, related jobs, and graduate completion and employment statistics, click on one of the links below:

> Click Here for 6-month (Day) Program
> Click Here for 13-month (Evening) Program

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