West Hills Center
This is a short-term certificate program designed to offer students an opportunity to acquire entry-level skills in facility maintenance. The program consists of courses designed to provide basic technical education through an integrated lecture and lab format. Students who complete the certificate have the option of applying their facility maintenance certificate toward an Associate’s degree in Facilities Maintenance Technology.
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will:
- Apply basic electrical knowledge to diagnose and repair heating, air conditioning, and refrigeration systems including various motor control methods.
- Identify, diagnose and repair minor plumbing problems.
- Analyze pre-installed heating and air conditioning systems.
- Demonstrate refrigerant safety procedures while adhering to EPA refrigerant gas laws.
Credits may be articulated for courses completed in high school career and technology programs. Upon completion of this program, graduates may be employed as entry-level facility maintenance technicians.