Residential & Apartment Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree

AC/C Tech Apartment Technology AAS ProgramAC/C TECH offers an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Residential & Apartment Maintenance Technology. This program consists of 25 courses and 2 workshops, and when computed, represents 1,008 hours of specialized technical training.

The 1st form of training students will experience is Career Opportunities in Apartment Maintenance Technology and Basic Electricity. These courses were placed up front for two main reasons; [1] the “Career Opportunities in Apartment Maintenance Technology” course can be evaluated as a provisional admission for those who did not complete high school or equivalent, and [2] the “Basic Electricity” course is a great foundation towards achieving the lessons in the next courses.

As students’ progresses through this training, they are guided through Technical Certificate Programs in order of importance. Each technical certificate program is linked to the main outcome, but all have separate and unique outcomes that must be achieved:

  • HVAC Maintenance (5 courses)
  • Plumbing Maintenance (2 Courses)
  • Interior/Exterior Building Maintenance (4 courses & 1 Workshop)
  • Electrical Wiring Maintenance (2 Courses & 1 Workshop)
  • Appliance Repair (5 Courses)

After completion of the technical certificate programs, students finish the training by completing 6 elective courses.

Graduates will have developed the knowledge, skills and competencies necessary for performing building maintenance and diagnosing and repairing equipment pursuant to regulatory codes. Also, they will understand the upkeep and maintenance required at a property in order to maintain its curb appeal, and be able to restore vacant apartment units to a “market ready” condition in a timely manner.

Below are statistics for the past 3 years:

Graduation Data—AAS Degree

2016
1
2017
0
2018
23
Totals/Rate
55 (94.3%)

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Required Courses

GEN102
Basic Electricity
HEA101
Electric Furnace Maintenance
HEA102
Gas Furnace Maintenance
HEA103
EPA Technician Certification
HEA104
Air Conditioning Maintenance
HEA105
Heat Pump Maintenance
PLU101
General Plumbing Maintenance
PLU102
Advanced Plumbing Maintenance
INT101
Grounds, Scenery & Curb Appeal
INT102
Outdoor Accessories
INT103
Exterior Maintenance
INT104
Interior Maintenance
INT105
Final & Inspection - workshop
ELE101
General Wiring Maintenance
ELE102
Advanced Wiring Maintenance
ELE103
Aluminum Wiring Maintenance - workshop
APP101
Range Maintenance
APP102
Refrigerator Maintenance
APP103
Dishwasher Maintenance
APP104
Washer Maintenance
APP105
Dryer Maintenance

Elective Courses

GEN101
Careers in Apartment Maintenance
GEN103
Self Management
GEN104
Supervision
HEA201
Worst Case Draft Testing
INT201
Uniform Physical Inspections
INT202
Mold Remediation
SWI101
Pool Codes
SWI102
Pool Opening
SWI103
CPO (Certified Pool Operator)
SWI104
Pool Closing

Tuition & Fees

Item Description Cost
Tuition 25 Courses, 2 Workshops $7,150.00
Required Books Troubleshooting and Repairing Major Appliances - 3rd Edition
by Eric Kleinert ISBN 978-0-07177018-7

National Electrical Code by NFPA
ISBN: 978-145591277-3 (SB Print)
ISBN: 978-145591278-0 (LL Print)$118.95

Electrical Wiring Residential - 18th Edition
Based on the 2017 NEC by Ray C. Mullin$80.00

Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technology - 8th Edition
by Whitman, Johnson and Tomczyk
ISBN 13: 978-130-557-8296$163.75

The Complete Photo Guide To Outdoor Home Improvement
by Black & Decker
ISBN 1-58923-043-4$69.90

The Complete Photo Guide to Indoor Home Improvement
by Black & Decker

Plumbing – Basic, Intermediate & Advanced Projects
by Creative Homeowner Press

National Fuel Gas Code
by American Gas Association
Uniform Plumbing Code
by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials

Pool/Spa Operators Handbook - 2017 Edition
by National Swimming Pool Foundation

Indiana State Board of Health Rule 410 IAC 6-2
Swimming and Wading Pool Operation
$972.13
Required General Tools Plastic tool box with lock, 25 ft. tape measure, 16 oz hammer, utility (box) knife, 15" utility bar, Phillips & standard screw driver set, 6 in 1 screw driver, 12" adjustable wrench, 12" channel locks, 10" slip joint pliers, 10" vice grips, torpedo level, 8” needle nose pliers, 8” lineman pliers, wire strippers, wire rippers & gauge, GFI receptacle tester, 6" drywall taping knife, and hand sander or sanding block.$198.43 $3,572.73
Required Specialty Tools VOM meter - fused protected, [2] pocket thermometers range -10EF to 250EF, manifold pressure gauge set, 1/4” refrigeration service wrench, telescopic inspection mirror, furnace brush, cordless drill & bits, hand torch, basin wrench, basket wrench, plug wrench, PO wrench, seat wrench, stem puller, set of tub sockets, socket to remove an electric water heater element, and tubing benders.
Required Safety Equipment Rubber and Cloth Gloves, Sewer Machine Gloves, Eye Protection, and Dust Masks
Uniforms Recommended $960.00
  Total Cost $12,654.86
Note: Students are responsible for acquiring books, tools, and supplies. Acquiring uniforms is optional. The fees are based on pricing from Menards website, however, the items can be obtained from any source. There are no other fees.