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).
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.
Paid tuition is 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.
EMILY GRIFFITH TECHNICAL COLLEGE
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.
Key Dates for Session No. 4: FULL
Program Orientation: Friday, March 16, 2018
In-Class Training (Fridays): Friday, March 23 through Friday, April 27, 2018
Apprenticeship Begins: Monday, March 26, 2018
Apprenticeship Ends: Thursday, May 3, 2018
Key Dates for Session No. 5:
Program Orientation: Friday, May 11, 2018
In-Class Training (Fridays): Friday, May 18 through Friday, June 22, 2018
Apprenticeship Begins: Monday, May 21, 2018
Apprenticeship Ends: Thursday, June 28, 2018
The average salary for maintenance technicians in Denver is $37,967, which is equivalent to $18.25 per hour
In addition to health & dental benefits, retirement plan, and tuition assistance, some employers offer 20% – 100% discounts on rent
A flexible work schedule, career growth and development, and a tangible career path