Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT)

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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.

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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. 


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2018 Dates

Rivera Beach: September 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27

Hialeah: May 15, 17, 22, 24 & June 5, 7

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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

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