Skip to content

Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT)

Continuing Education Workforce Certificate





Certified Apartment Maintenance Technicians are responsible for repairing and maintaining different parts of an apartment complex, including the interior and exterior of the apartments and the grounds of the property.

This program features training that will provide basic tool usage skills to perform tasks associated with the work of an entry-level maintenance technician. Basic plumbing, rough carpentry, introduction to HVAC concepts, and basic electrical skills are all covered throughout this course. Maintenance technicians can take further classes and specialize in fields such as electrical, plumbing, HVAC, and boiler operations. With experience, technicians can become lead technicians, supervisors, and building engineers. They may also transition into related fields such as equipment sales representatives, property managers, and leasing agents.​

Students entering this program should have a desire to work with their hands and learn to perform multiple maintenance tasks. Students should also enjoy working with people such as apartment residents, and have a strong sense of customer service.

Employment can be found with property maintenance companies, apartment complexes, multi-family unit owners and other general maintenance providers. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, overall employment of maintenance and repair workers, general is projected to grow 11% from 2020 to 2030 in Maryland. Projected annual job openings in Maryland are 2,540.​ Additional career information may be found in Career Coach:​​

Program Course Sequence

Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)




Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician with HVAC Certification


Textbook provided in class.



Full Program Details