Apartment Maintenance Technician

This training is designed as an introduction for new maintenance professionals or as a refresher for the veteran employee, to give these professionals the knowledge and tools necessary to work effectively in the multi-family and apartment housing industry. 

Course material is structured to the Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians exam (CAMT). The CAMT program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and the course is designed by the National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI).

This 96-hour training is comprised of classroom, online, and hands-on lessons and assignments pertaining to maintenance and repair of the following:

  • Interior and Exterior structures
  • Electrical Systems
  • Plumbing
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)
  • Appliances

As well as safety, emergencies, time & project management, teamwork, and much more.

Students have the opportunity to take the CAMT exam at the end of the course.  The exam is administered by GTCC. The exam cost is included with the cost of the textbook.  The schedule will be announced during class.  https://www.naahq.org/education-careers/credentials/camt

Successful completion of this course fulfills 1 of the requirements for the Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT).  

Current Courses

No courses are available at this time.

Is English your second language?

We have free English classes to help you be successful in this course. Visit our ESOL Career Pathways web page.

For more information, email adulted@gtcc.edu

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Course registration fee is $188
  • Book cost is approximately $488
  • Total cost is approximately $676

Payment for course is due at the time of registration.

  • Good Computer Skills
  • Email and access to a computer with Internet

Yes.  In order to be successful in the Quick Careers program, students need to have good computer skills. If you are a beginner on the computer, you should take a course FIRST, to strengthen your computer skills before registering for a Quick Careers course. (Contact the Quick Careers Office @ 336-334-4822 extension 53108 with questions).

Individuals should also know that as a Quick Careers student, you will need to have access to a computer outside of class in order to complete required coursework. Computers used outside of class would need to be Internet connected and also have compatible software to what is used in class (e.g. Microsoft® Word, Excel, and, Power Point 2010, etc.) If you do not have a home computer, you should plan to visit a GTCC “Open Lab” to complete required course work.

The below checklist provides information regarding the minimum computer skills needed in order to register for a Quick Careers course. Potential students should thoroughly evaluate their computer skills using this checklist.

Good Computer Skills Self-Assessment


  1. You should be able to turn a computer on and off
    1. Do you know the difference in an operating system versus an application software (i.e. Windows® 7 versus Microsoft® Office 2007)

  2. Do you know how to use the computer desktop
    1. Do you know how to make a folder on the desktop
    2. Do you know how to save information on the desktop
    3. Do you know how to retrieve information from the desktop

  3. Do you know what a flash drive is
    1. Do you know how to make a folder on a flash drive
    2. Do you know how to save information on a flash drive
    3. Do you know how to retrieve information from a flash drive

  4. Do you know how to use the internet
    1. Can you bookmark a website
    2. Can you “Google Search”/research information on the internet

  5.  Do you have a personal email account
    1. Can you access your personal email from a computer other than your home computer
    2. Can you send internet links via email
    3. Can you send an attachment in an email

  6. Do you know how to create, save and use a basic Microsoft® Word document
    1. Word processing software
    2. Can you type at least 25-30 words per minute

  7. Are you familiar with Microsoft® Excel
    1. Spreadsheet software

  8. Are you familiar with Microsoft® PowerPoint
    1. Presentation software

You may be eligible for scholarship money. Click on the link below to learn if you might meet the applicant requirements. Scholarship have time sensitive application deadlines.


Additionally, the NCWorks Career Center may be able to assist through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program.  For more information, call NCWorks Greensboro: (336) 297-9444 or NCWorks High Point: (336) 882-4141.

You may register online:  Register

Or In person.  When registering in person, completed the Continuing Education Registration Form and bring it with your payment (check, cash, credit card, or money order), to one of the GTCC Campuses: 

Registration Locations

  • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
  • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, Monday-Thursday, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

Students MUST purchase books PRIOR to the first day of class. Required book is:
CAMT Onebook, National Apartment Association Education Institute.  Approximately $488 at Greensboro GTCC Bookstore

Students who successfully complete the Apartment Maintenance Technician will receive an Award of Completion.  

Requirements for Successful Completion:

  • Attendance: Must be in class 90% of class hours.
  • Coursework: Achieve 80% on coursework.

If you enter after the second day of class, you will not receive credit for taking the class.  Additionally, time absent will be counted against you; students can only miss 10 hours of class total and pass the class. 

The college will make a 100% refund of registration fees if you officially withdraw from class before the first meeting. Also if the class is canceled or full, GTCC will make a full refund.

The college will refund 75% of the registration fee (of tuition only) if you officially withdraw from the class on the first day of class or before the class reaches the census date. The census date varies from class to class.  Non-attendance is not a basis for a refund.