Building Caretaker Certificate

Program Description

You are welcome to attend a free information session to speak to an advisor in person.


This theory-based course provides the knowledge required to qualify as a building caretaker of an apartment complex or a residential strata corporation. Topics covered include:

  • Office systems and procedures
  • Facility management – repairing sinks, patching drywall, preventative maintenance
  • Cost control and budgeting
  • Risk management and safety issues – fires, pest control, HVAC, water damage
  • Waste management – recycling, green waste, composts
  • Building service equipment and supplies – cleaning and cleaning contractors
  • Equipment – life cycle, cost analysis
  • Contractors and consultants – how to hire and manage
  • Time management
  • Effective communication skills
  • WHMIS
  • WCB’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulations
  • CPR First Aid
  • Resume writing
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Current Course Offerings


PREREQUISITES – Students should meet all the following prerequisites before registering:

  • At least 19 years old
  • Strong English skills – English language assessment is available after the free information sessions

Course costs are subject to change each term; future course offerings may charge different amounts.

BUILDING CARETAKER CERTIFICATE
Course ID 1600-2
Course Cost
$425
Course Schedule
16 sessions
2018-Jan-23 to 2018-Mar-14
Tue | Wed
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Location
Burnaby Central Secondary School
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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BUILDING CARETAKER CERTIFICATE
Course ID 1601-2
Course Cost
$425
Course Schedule
16 sessions
2018-Apr-10 to 2018-May-30
Tue | Wed
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Course Location
Burnaby Central Secondary School
6011 Deer Lake Parkway
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Registration by phone or in person
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