May 16, 2021  
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog 
2020-21 Virginia Western Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Maintenance Technology Career Studies Certificate

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Career Studies Certificate

Purpose: This curriculum is designed to prepare students for careers in facilities maintenance.

Program Objectives: Employment opportunities include positions in the maintenance department of small industry, health care facilities, and other heavy industry organizations.

Admission Requirements: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to credit-level course-work established by the college.  

Developmental Requirements: Students who do not demonstrate proficiency in MTE 1 , MTE 2  and MTE 3  will be required to take developmental courses.

It is strongly recommended that developmental education requirements be completed as soon as possible.

Program Notes: The program also prepares the student to take the EPA Section 608 Certification test, which is now required of all people employed in the installation, maintenance and repair of air conditioning and refrigeration equipment. This certification test is given on campus during the student’s first year of studies.

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