Residential and Building Maintenance

RBM SheetrockResidential and Building Maintenance

Residential and Building Maintenance workers maintain and repair structures working on and around a wide variety of electrical, plumbing, and HVAC systems. Students in this course receive training in the maintenance/repair of wall finishing, doors and windows, basic electrical, plumbing, along with common appliance repair. The Residential and Building Maintenance course provides students with a wide variety of training which prepares them for entry-level employment and apprenticeships in the maintenance trades.

Please contact or call (907) 224-3322 for more information.

  • Course Dates: May 22 - June 30, 2023
  • Class Times: Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30
  • Deadline to Sign Up: May 10, 2023

Application is available here. Please submit completed applications to

Training Costs:

Application fee - $50

Tuition - $2,370

Fees - $155

Books/Supplies (provided by AVTEC) - $900

Total Training cost - $3,475

Required Tool List will be provided upon acceptance.

You can choose to live on or off campus. Room and Board on campus - $2,556


Residential and Building Maintenance
Clock Hours - 210


Wall Repair
Clock Hours - 35

Identify tools and materials used in common wall repairs. Demonstrate wall repair techniques including installation, taping, texturing, and painting. 

Doors and Windows
Clock Hours - 35

Identify types of doors and windows and their components. Demonstrate the installation of standard interior and exterior doors and windows. Perform maintenance and repairs of doors, windows, and hardware.

Maintenance Electric
Clock Hours - 35

Understand the components of electrical distribution system. Explain electrical units of measure and series/parallel circuits. Demonstrate safe and proper use of multi-meters. Perform installation and repair of basic electrical circuits.

Service Plumbing
Clock Hours - 70

Understand the components of water supply and wastewater systems. Troubleshoot and repair various piping, valves, waste water blockages. Perform repairs on fixtures, faucets, and water heaters.

Appliance Repair
Clock Hours - 35

Explain proper operation of basic appliances (dishwasher, refrigerator, washer, dryer, garbage disposal, and range). Removing and installing new appliances. Troubleshooting appliance issues and repair.