Do you enjoy hands-on projects and looking for a new career? If so, the Maintenance Apprenticeship Program (MAP) may be for you! With 30,000 apartments currently under construction in the greater Denver metro area, now is the perfect time to work in the apartment industry. Check out the video below to learn more about the apartment maintenance career.





What is MAP?

The Maintenence Apprenticeship Program (MAP) is a six-week program that is designed to train aspiring maintenance professionals (with little or no experience) for a career in the apartment industry. This program consists of in-class and paid on-site training (apprenticeship). Both parts work simultaneously over a six-week period to prepare the student for a career in maintenance.  The goal of this program is to provide individuals with a job opportunity at the completion of the program. Students will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the program. In addition, by completing this program, students will have completed the classroom requirements for the nationally accredited Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT).


Questions?  Check out our FAQ Document


The ideal candidate for this program: 

  • Is serious and ready to start a new career in the apartment industry
  • Loves working with their hands
  • Has great customer service skills
  • Enjoys working in a team environment
  • Will prioritize this program while enrolled
  • Has a positive attitude

Valuable In-Class Training

Students will complete a total of 48 hours of in-class training (8 hours per week) at Emily Griffith’s Neighborhood Training Center.  Complete training includes interior/exterior repair, HVAC, plumbing, appliance repair, electrical, and much more!

Check out the class syllabus here.

The class cost for Emily Griffith is $700. Paid tuition may be available. 

Earn While You Learn!

Students will complete a minimum of 96 hours (16 hours per week) at a real apartment community, working with an established maintenance professional to get additional hands-on training.

Students will get paid $13/hour while getting trained


The in-class training portion of the program will be held at Emily Griffith’s Neighborhood Training Center at 3600 E 46th Ave, Denver, CO 80216.

Students will be assigned to a participating apartment community that is closest to their residence for the apprenticeship on first-come, first-served basis. 


The in-class training will be held on Fridays from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.The apprenticeship will take place between Monday and Thursday. The student work hours will vary and will be coordinated with the apartment community. Work hours will remain at a minimum of 16 hours per week with a maximum of 32 hours per week.

2019 Class Dates:

August 14, 2019 – Orientation
August 16, 2019 – Session 8 Begins
September 20, 2019 – Session 8 Graduation

(More 2020 Dates to be announced)

Ready to Apply? It's Easy!

If you’re interested in participating in the program, please review qualifications and fill out the MAP application below.

For more information, please contact Lisa Godbehere at or 303 329 3654

Career Benefits


The average salary for maintenance technicians in Denver is $37,967, which is equivalent to $18.25 per hour

Rent Discounts

In addition to health & dental benefits, retirement plan, and tuition assistance, some employers offer 20% – 100% discounts on rent

Work-Life Balance

A flexible work schedule, career growth and development, and a tangible career path

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The Maintenance Apprenticeship Program is open to anyone in the metro Denver area with interest in finding a new career.

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