An NMC Construction Technology Facilities Maintenance Program instructor and students

Construction Technology - Facilities Maintenance

Performing facilities maintenance requires knowledge in several areas. This level II certificate covers reading blueprints, general carpentry, tools of the trade, electrical wiring and schematics, and thermodynamics of refrigeration. Also required will be 14 technical elective credits that can range from drafting to alternative energy integration into a facility.

Facilities maintenance workers are required to have comprehensive knowledge of building systems. NMC’s construction technology certificates allow those already working in the fields to advance their skills. The curriculum is also appropriate for those without previous experience.

Who should consider a career in facilities maintenance?

  • People who like working with their hands
  • People who like solving problems
  • People who like working outdoors
  • People who enjoy working independently or are interested in starting their own business

Career opportunities

  • Installer
  • Service Technician
  • Field Supervisor
  • Inspector
  • Sales Engineer
  • Inside Sales Manager
  • Distributor Sales
  • Estimator
  • Owner
  • Trainer
  • Commercial contracting
  • Residential contracting

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This program meets the requirements for preparation or licensing in the state of Michigan. The applicability of this program to requirements of other states has not been determined.

Tuition and Fees

Tier I Tuition

Residency Status

Tuition Rate

In-District ( Grand Traverse County residents) Tuition

$151.00 per contact hour

In-State ( other Michigan counties) Tuition

$308.00 per contact hour

Out-of-state Tuition

$399.00 per contact hour

International Tuition

$451.00 per contact hour

General Fee for all residencies:

Other fee of $34.00 per contact hour is a general fee covering a portion of costs for technology, orientation, placement, career testing, Student Government Association, and other student service activities.

$34.00 per contact hour

General Fee for all residencies for Nursing courses (HNR)

$24.00 per contact hour

Nursing Exam Software Fee for students in ADN & PN programs

$28.75 per semester

Cost of Attendance

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Note: For more information on how COA component estimates are calculated, see the bottom of the Tuition and Fees page.

Enrolled students can find their own calculated Cost of Attendance in NMC Self-Service under Financial Aid. Others can use the Net Price Calculator to estimate the total annual cost of attending NMC based on their program and enrollment plans, along with financial aid eligibility.