PCC offers the skills and concepts necessary to install, operate, maintain and repair, piping, and mechanical systems in large commercial, medical, institutional, and industrial buildings. You will learn troubleshooting skills, problem solving methods and electrical concepts. Classes are offered in lecture and lecture/lab format to give you a solid foundation in general maintenance skills, including HVAC/R.
Time and Expenses
|Course Summary||1 Year Certificate||2 Year Certificate|
|Length of training||12 months||24 months|
|Credits per term (full-time student)||12||12|
|Total instructional hours||1530*||3060*|
|Hours per week||34*||34*|
|Total number of instruction weeks||44||88|
|Total weeks from beginning to end||50||100|
*Approximate / average seat hours
For term start and end dates, vacations and holiday closures, see the academic calendar.
Direct Student Cost
Note: These are approximate program expenses for two-year degree in Facilities Maintenance Technology.
|Tuition Charges, Technology fees, Student Activity fees, Lab fees||See Tuition & Fees|
|Possible Third Party Billing||$40.00|
|Brazing Certification: (Industry required but not offered by PCC)||$195.00-250.00|
|CFC Certification: (Industry required but not offered by PCC)||$125.00|
|Books / Supplies:||$1,800.00|
|Tools: TI-86 calculator, required||$190.00|
|Tools: See Toolbox List below, required||$485.97|
- Estimated costs for the program:
Required Toolbox List
|Quantity||Item||Johnstone Order #||Estimated Price|
|1||16 inch Toolbox||H-85-201||$19.01|
|1||25 foot Tape Measure||H-25-620||$7.65|
|1||Ratchet Wrench (Valve)||H-24-127||$10.82|
|1||6 inch Needle Nose Pliers||H-24-132||$21.55|
|1||Slip Joint Pliers||H-24-133||$12.46|
|1||6 in 1 Screw Driver||H-25-245||$6.82|
|1||10 inch adjustable Wrench||H-25-856||$14.58|
|1||8 oz WD Ball Pein Hammer||H-25-189||$15.61|
|1||1 3/8 inch (150) Tube Cutter||H-26-508||$37.85|
|1||Flare tool to 5/8 inch||H-25-301||$33.34|
|1||Swedes Swage Set||H-25-310||$29.89|
|1||Pocket Dial Thermometer||H-23-039||$4.96|
|1||Digital Clamp Meter||H-26-653||$101.39|
|1||4 Valve Charging Manifold||H-85-505||$167.00|
|Estimated Average Cost:||$485.97|
Prices as of 9/23/09. All prices are approximate and subject to change without notice.
Also offered from Johnstone is The Self study course QT3000 Environmental Protection Agency study course for $120.77. For EPA / CFC Certification.