Building Maitenance
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Target Student: Grades 10, 11 & 12 students seeking careers in the building maintenance field
Course Length: 1-3 years
Credits: Up to 4 per year in CTE.
Course Syllabus (Click Here)
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Introduction to Trades: Building Maintenance
Instructors at Bohlen Tech Center:
Mike Buzzell 
David Shepherd

Introduction to Trades: Building Maintenance  (Bohlen Tech Center only)

Interested in developing your general employment skills while also trying out a variety of trades? Here’s your chance! BOCES’ Building Maintenance program not only helps you with professional and personal development (work ethic, positive attitude, problem-solving, communications skills, personal grooming, etc.), it also gives you an opportunity to work hands-on using equipment that’s current with industry standards. You’ll develop real-world skills in lawn care, landscape maintenance, shop techniques, manufacturing, trail maintenance, chainsaw/firewood, horticulture (greenhouse, gardening, orchard) and custodial work. Choice of one-, two-, or three-year options or to transfer into one of our construction-related or other CTE programs for your junior or senior year.


Sample units of study

  • Basic carpentry
  • Lawn care/landscaping
  • Custodial maintenance
  • Introductory construction
  • Manufacturing

Career opportunities

  • Custodial/maintenance
  • Landscaping
  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Architecture

College/other partners

  • Students can earn credits in the The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) construction laborer apprenticeship program;
  • Opportunities for field trips to potential employment sites and agencies, job fairs and internships.
 Building Maitenance  


Last Modified on December 22, 2016