Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technician

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This program is designed both as an introduction for new maintenance professionals and as a refresher for the veteran employee, to give these professionals the knowledge and tools necessary to run an effective maintenance program. Maintenance expenses are the single largest controllable element in any operating budget. The CAMT program is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT) includes:The non-technical Soft Skills course consists of online learning, including practice scenarios. Five technical courses consist of hands-on classroom training followed by online practice scenarios.

After much consideration and concern for our members safety, PTAA will not be offering our in-person CAM and CAMT credential programs this Fall.
We anticipate offering CAM and CAMT in person Spring 2021. 
Technical Courses
  • Electrical Maintenance and Repair
  • Plumbing Maintenance and Repair
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Maintenance and Repair
  • Appliance Maintenance and Repair
  • Interior and Exterior Maintenance and Repair

Non-Technical Course Modules
  • Welcome to the Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Teamwork
  • Time & Project Management
  • Money Matters
  • Documentation & Paperwork
  • Maintenance & Emergencies
  • Safety First
  • Compliance
  • Enhanced with FranklinCovey Insights on Demand video-based online courses

Programs may be taken as standalone seminars or in full to earn the industry designation.


CAMT Requirements

Certificate candidates must complete the following within 12 months of declaring candidacy for CAMT to receive the Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians credential:

  • one year of apartment or rental housing maintenance experience; and
  • six courses and online content listed above (which totals 80 hours)

For more information review the CAMT Skill Standards.


About the CAMT Exam

The CAMT Exam is 100 questions timed for two hours and thirty minutes.
Learn more about the CAMT exam.