Multi-Skilled Facility Maintenance Technician
This program will prepare students for a career in building/plant facility maintenance. Students can complete a minimum of 51 credit hours for a certificate. With an additional minimum of 19 credit hours a student may earn an associate degree.
Students will be exposed to various skills that are necessary for this skilled-trades classification. Primary focuses are job safety, basic electricity, heating and cooling, sheet metal fabrication, EPA refrigeration certification, power engineering (exposure to boilers and hydronic systems), building controls, hydraulics, plumbing and pipefitting, millwright basics (applied tech), and welding.
The student will be exposed to and gain the required knowledge for establishing employment in this fast growing economy. Many large and small companies are combining trades and as a result, are seeking individuals for employment in this fast-growing job category.
Class credits earned at HFCC can be used for transferring. See 3 for 1 articulation agreements with 4 year universities. Additional information is available in the University Transfer, Advising, and Career Counseling Center or your academic advisor.
- HVAC (Heating and Cooling)
- Power Engineering
- Building Controls
- Renewable Energy
Required Core Courses
- Partial online course
Required Additional Courses
Students must also complete the specific degree requirements for the Associate in Applied Science Degree. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses may also be used to fulfill Associate in Applied Science Degree Requirements when applicable. Developmental courses (developmental courses are those numbered below 100) cannot be used to fulfill these requirements.
Students must also complete the General Education requirements of the College. Courses listed in the Required Core Courses and/or Required Support Courses for the, as well as courses used to fulfill requirements of the Associate in Applied Science degree, may also be used to fulfill General Education requirements when applicable.