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Residential Building Maintenance Worker (RBMW) - Level 3
Note: You do not have to complete Levels 1 and 2 to enter this program!
RBMW is an ITA technical trade that gives apprentices training in a wide variety of residential building maintenance skills. This 12-week program covers the third level of ITA technical training.
A Building Maintenance Worker maintains and repairs residential buildings. Skills include minor carpentry, drywall, electrical, floor laying, painting, plumbing, refrigeration mechanic and roofing repairs, maintenance, installation, inspection, testing and troubleshooting. This program includes classroom instruction and work-based experience.
Overview of building maintenance work
Overview of building structure and design
Use and maintenance of tools
Prevention and remediation of mould issues
Carpentry repairs and maintenance
Trade math and financial calculations
Safe work practices
Public relations skills
Repair and Maintain Heating and Ventilation Systems
Basic Building Sciences
Repair and Maintain Electrical Systems
Paint and Wall Covering Applications
Sept 24, 2012 - Dec 14, 2012 (12 weeks)
| EMAt Test Fee
Funding opportunities may be available. See the Trades Support Program.
- English and Math Achievement Test (EMAT)
- One of the following
- Grade 10 or equivalent, including English 10 and Math 10, or
- GED, or
- ABE Intermediate Level Math and English, or
- Mature student status (to explore this option, please schedule an appointment with an Academic Advisor or Counsellor)
- Registered as an apprentice with ITA (we can help you with this - come in and see us if you are not already registered.)
WorkSafe BC regulations will apply.
For more information on the Industry Training Authority (ITA) and apprenticeship and sponsor information please visit: www.ita.bc.ca
CTC Option: High school students may be eligible to take this program. See your school counsellor for more information.
Dual Credit Option: You can earn credits towards your grade 12 with the successful completion of this program.
For more information, call 250-692-1700 (toll free 1-866-692-1943) or fill in the online Program Interest Form.
Updated July 11, 2012