Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technician

certificate for apartment maintenance tech

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IMPORTANT: New Maintenance Technician Requirement Effective January 2018

On January 1, 2018 a new maintenance technician requirement for all Palm Beach County apartment communities will go into effect. In addition to the National Apartment Association CAMT, a maintenance technician performing minor repairs to existing electric water heaters or to existing electric heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems is now required to also have a 
Palm Beach County Maintenance Technician Certification

Obtaining your CAMT is the first step to earning the newly required Palm Beach County Maintenance Technician Certification effective 1/1/18. A 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.

CAMT Course Flyer
Scholarship Application

You will learn: 

  • 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.

Requirements: 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
About the CAMT Exam
 CAMT Completion Checklist

CAMT Class Details

For questions regarding CAMT or to enroll more than one student, please contact the SEFAA office at 

Thank You to Our Official Class Host


Riviera Beach


Class Dates: 
January 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, and 25, 2018
Class Dates:
May 15, 17, 22, 24, and June 5, 7, 2018
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Cost: $600 Member / $800 Non-Member
*Textbook, test fee and candidacy are included in this cost
Cost: $600 Member / $800 Non-Member
*Textbook, test fee and candidacy are included in this cost
RezCor Office –  Rivera Beach
6643 42nd Terr N
Rivera Beach, FL 33407
Tel: (561) 228-5904

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RezCor Office –  Hialeah
590 W. 84th Street
Hialeah, FL 33014
Tel: (305) 362-2116

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Tuesday, December 26

Monday, April 30

Register for CAMT on January 2018
Register for CAMT on May 2018


Please contact Marian Trestini at 800-627-7921 or to get assistance with registration.