Facilities Management

landscaping, painting, and plumbing, with an emphasis on safe work practices and employability skills and safety. Safety within the curriculum includes the use of appropriate hand and power tools in conjunction with industry standards. Students learn preventative maintenance and repair techniques of small engines and power tools. Students work both independently and in team related projects using maintenance and repair manuals and other appropriate resources for research in problem solving. Students will gain knowledge through field studies and off-site work experiences that align with the curriculum.

Course Objectives

– Using industry standards students will learn the following competencies:
– Integrated academics through project based learning
– Create a portfolio
– Recognize career pathway opportunities
– Interact safely in a shop environment
– Incorporate the use of industry standard technology and software
– Read, understand, and communicate in the language of the field
– Organize and research information
– Develop a professional appearance, exemplary work ethic and superior communication skills
– Develop customer relations
– Determine customers needs and process work orders


CTEC NEWS – September and October 2015 Building/ Property Management:

CTEC NEWS – September and October 2015 Building/Property Management:

  • Oct. 2nd field trip to the workshop of Robert Lord, Fine Furniture Marker in Ashfield, MA where students had the opportunity to learn about conservation & restoration along with harvesting greenwood for a project.
  • Community service volunteers in the program have been assisting the West Springfield DPW spreading woodchips in the area playgrounds.
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