Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT) Fall 2019
NEW - SPANISH or ENGLISH classroom materials are NOW AVAILABLE.
This class will be taught in English but students can NOW request Spanish or English course manuals! CLASS WILL FILL FAST! Be sure to submit form & process your Full Payment to secure seat.
REGISTRATION & FULL PAYMENT DEADLINE: AUGUST 19, 2019
MEMBER-Early: $889 (till Aug 12)/Late: $989 (Aug 12-29)
NON-MEMBER-: $1089 (till Aug 12)/$1189 (Aug 12-29)
Attendee MUST have a minimum of 1-year apartment or rental housing maintenance experience
EMAIL COMPLETED REGISTRATION FORM (below): Debra@BAAAHQ.org
DATES: SEPTEMBER 10, 11, 12 & Sept 17, 18 (5-day course)
LOCATION: 5115 Joanne Kearney Blvd. (Chadwell)
CLICK: Parking Map & Classroom Directions
NOTE: "Florida Law effective July 1, 2016"
FL STATUTE (see link HB535) allows a Credentialed CAMT employed on a community of 100-units or more to preform REPAIRS ONLY (Not replacements) of up to $1000 on Water Heater & HVAC Systems. Replacements still require a permit and must be completed by a licensed contractor. CLICK TO READ HB535
Maintenance expenses are the single largest controllable element in any operating budget. This course is designed as an introduction for new maintenance professionals or as a refresher for the veteran employee, to give these professionals the knowledge and tools necessary to run an effective maintenance program.
Earning your CAMT validates your knowledge, enhances your reputation and credibility, boosts your confidence and earns you respect.
The CAMT program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.
To obtain the CAMT credential, candidates must complete the following:
- Minimum of 12 months of apartment or rental housing maintenance experience. (This can be obtained while taking the course, you will receive a provisional certificate until this requirement is met.)
- Successful completion of all CAMT coursework (totaling 80 hours)
- Meet all examination standards within 12 months of declaring candidacy
You'll learn about:
- Processing work orders correctly in a timely fashion, and to residents' satisfaction
- Electrical services and repairs
- HVAC services and repairs
- Painting services
- Construction services and repairs
- Mechanical services and repairs
- Appliance services and repairs
- Lock and key services and repairs
- Customer service and performing maintenance tasks according to company policy and procedures
- Minimizing personal and property damage while safely performing maintenance activities
- Fair housing regulation compliance
- Environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance
- Reporting and documentation of maintenance activities in compliance with company policy and regulation
- Curb appeal, property inspection, and daily maintenance
- Established procedures for maintaining recreational facilities and common areas
- Implementation of a preventive maintenance schedule
- Repair and replacement decisions
- Professional behavior patterns, communication skills, and appearance
- Clear and respectful communication with residents, team members, and contractors
Earning your CAMT credential gives you special membership in the Apartment Institute for Maintenance Excellence (AIME)
- As a member of AIME, you will be acknowledged as a leader in the field of Apartment Maintenance and can prove that you are tuned into the most up to date information on industry regulations and other changing standards. You can also take advantage of maintenance training designed specifically for CAMT credential holders.
- The AIME membership requires annual renewal based on the anniversary date of completion. Submission of both annual AIME membership dues of $50 and documentation of 3-Continuing Education Credits should be submitted to complete the annual AIME membership renewal.