Facilities Management

Facilities Management

Facilities Management


The Facilities Management program offers students the opportunity to explore a range of construction and maintenance related industries. With the support of local labor unions, students in this program will learn about and gain experience in various building trades, including roofing, carpentry, painting, masonry, and outdoor landscape maintenance. In each area, students will also learn about the latest green technologies. The first two years of this three-year program will involve a survey of each trade area coupled with job readiness training, and safety. In year three, students can focus their attention on one trade through a project-based learning experience with a focus on one or more industries.

Grade 9

Students learn about the many career pathways for facilities management. Students are introduced to safety procedures for various industries as well as tool care and maintenance.

Grade 10

Students will learn how to read, draw, interpret and wire basic electrical circuits in a safe, efficient and workable manner. The students will learn how to use voltage testers, continuity testers and basic electrical hand tools. They will learn the theory of electrical and plumbing because of its importance as a licensed trade that pertains to the health and welfare of individuals. The students will also learn how to safely operate oxy-acetylene, mig and arc welding equipment. They will learn and practice basic masonry repair skills and how to prepare, prime and paint different types of materials. The course covers all the trades which pertain to the program.

Grade 11

Students learn how to use basic HVAC equipment and testing instruments and how to use those aspects that he/she has learned in shop by actively participating in the repair, maintenance and general upkeep of the school building and grounds. The students will learn how to prepare and pour concrete forms as they pertain to the maintenance and upkeep of a physical plant. Students will learn and install all types of door and cabinet locks and mechanisms including door openers.

Grade 12

Students will learn the theory of developing troubleshooting skills along with completing repairs within the building and grounds. The instruction and practice of energy management systems will be put into practice. Mechanical and architectural drawing will be taught in-depth.

Training/ Skills You will Learn:

• OSHA-10 Construction Certificate
• Exploratory and Introduction to Facilities Management
• Introduction to Basic Carpentry, Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing
• Introduction to Masonry, Landscaping and Welding
• Troubleshooting of Electrical, HVAC and Plumbing Systems, Introduction to Energy Management Systems

Career Opportunities

With a High School Degree
Salaries: $33,114 per year

With a 2 Year College Degree (ASN)
Entry Level Facilities Manager
Salaries: $54,5000 per year

With a 4 Year College Degree
Facilities Manager
Salaries: $77,000+ per year

Facilities Management Staff

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