Facilities Maintenance

Facilities Maintenance

Keep your company's facility running after completing the Eastland-Fairfield Facilities Maintenance program

Program Overview
The Facilities Maintenance program is a full-time, 725-clock hour certificate course. This program combines classroom, laboratory and work-based learning experiences enabling students to become proficient in the repair and maintenance of commercial and domestic facilities.

Included in the instruction are the theory and application of basic principles involved in facility maintenance. Topics include basic principles of heating, cooling, electric, plumbing, carpentry, painting, and welding. Content in each subject area includes trade terms, tools, and materials utilized within each specific trade. Applications include performing basic maintenance-related tasks associated with each of the included skilled trades categories. Common tasks include troubleshooting/diagnosing the root cause of malfunctions or system failures, and the adjustment, repair, or replacement of various components within a commercial or domestic facility. Students will also cover the procedures for periodic maintenance of mechanical systems within a facility to avoid or reduce potential failure.

What You'll Learn
  • Basic Safety

  • Forklift Safety

  • Aerial Lift Safety

  • Material Handling

  • Basic Electric

  • Intro to National Electric Code

  • Electrical Test Equipment

  • Intro to Heating & Cooling

  • Basic Copper and Plastic Piping

  • Soldering and Brazing

  • Basic Plumbing

  • Plastic, Copper, Cast Iron, & Carbon Steel Pipe & Fittings

  • Intro to Drain, Waste, & Vent Systems

  • Commercial Drawings

  • Building Materials, Fasteners, and Adhesives

  • Doors and Door Hardware

  • Oxyfuel Cutting

  • General MIG Welding

  • Drywall Finishing and Patching

  • Introduction to Paints and Coatings


Students have the opportunity to earn the following industry-recognized credentials:

  • National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Core

  • NCCER Level-1 - Electric

  • NCCER Level-1 - HVAC

  • NCCER Level-1 - Plumbing

  • EPA-608 Universal

  • OSHA 10-Hour – Construction

  • Aerial Lift Safety

  • Forklift Safety

  • National Career Readiness - ACT

Program Costs

Tuition/Fees:  $10,842

Cost Per Clock Hour - $ 14.95

Books and Supplies:  $2,383

Admission's Requirements

Age 18 or older
High school diploma or GED
Background check

WorkKeys® Assessment
The WorkKeys® Assessment is administered as part of the registration process. Students will complete the following sections: 
Applied Math - critical thinking, mathematical reasoning, and problem-solving techniques. 
Graphic Literacy - skills needed to locate and use information from charts, diagrams, etc. 
Workplace Documents - ability to understand written text to complete a task.   
Each assessment is scored individually on a possible range of < 3-7. 


Recommended Scores 

Applied Math

Graphic Literacy 

Workplace Documents

Students are scheduled an appointment to complete the WorkKeys® Assessment upon submission of the Adult Learner Registration Form and a $75 non-refundable registration fee. Learn more about how the ACT® WorkKeys® Assessment can work for you. 


Class Starts:
February 7, 2023
Classes held: 
Tuesdays, Thursdays
2nd and 4th Friday of each month
7:30am to 4:00pm
725 hours (10 months)

Contact Us

Student Services
(614) 836-4541 ext. 1537
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