Earning your CAMT validates your knowledge, enhances your reputation and credibility, boosts your confidence and earns you respect.
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.
You'll learn about:
- Processing work orders correctly in a timely fashion, and to residents' satisfaction
- Electrical services and repairs
- HVAC services and repairs
- Painting services
- Construction services and repairs
- Mechanical services and repairs
- Appliance services and repairs
- Lock and key services and repairs
- Customer service and performing maintenance tasks according to company policy and procedures
- Minimizing personal and property damage while safely performing maintenance activities
- Fair housing regulation compliance
- Environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance
- Reporting and documentation of maintenance activities in compliance with company policy and regulation
- Curb appeal, property inspection, and daily maintenance
- Established procedures for maintaining recreational facilities and common areas
- Implementation of a preventive maintenance schedule
- Repair and replacement decisions
- Professional behavior patterns, communication skills, and appearance
- Clear and respectful communication with residents, team members, and contractors.
To obtain the CAMT credential, candidates must complete the following:
- Minimum of 12 months of apartment or rental housing maintenance experience. (This can be obtained while taking the course, you will receive a provisional certificate until this requirement is met.)
- Successful completion of all CAMT coursework
- Meet all examination standards within 12 months of declaring candidacy
Meet the Instructor
Brian Wilhite CAMT, NAAEI Faculty, CPO, HVAC Journeyman
Brian began his property management career in 1997 in Oklahoma City. He moved to Omaha in 1999 where he worked as a maintenance technician while going to school at night for HVAC. Brian has worked his way into different roles along his career path from Maintenance Technician, Maintenance Supervisor, Regional Maintenance Supervisor, Safety and Facilities Trainer for the Seldin Company to currently Residential Facility Manager for The Lund Company. In 2011 Brian was selected as maintenance supervisor of the year through the AAN. Brian has been a committee member and/or co-chair for both Education and Maintenance Mania since 2014. Brian is currently the President for The Apartment Association of Nebraska (AAN). Brian was one of seven selected in July of 2015 to travel to the National Apartment Association headquarters to help rewrite the CAMT test for our industry. Brian is an active board member and instructor for the AAN and has taught for Apartment Owners and Managers Association of Wisconsin, Affordable Housing Management Association, and South Dakoa Multi-Housing Association.
Apartment Institute for Maintenance Excellence (AIME) Program
Earning your CAMT credential gives you special membership in the Apartment Institute for Maintenance Excellence (AIME)
As a member of AIME, you will be acknowledged as a leader in the field of Apartment Maintenance and can prove that you are tuned into the most up to date information on industry regulations and other changing standards. You will also have the opportunity to take advantage of maintenance training designed specifically for CAMT credential holders.
The AIME membership requires annual renewal based on the anniversary date of completion. Submission of both annual AIME membership dues of $50 and documentation of three hours of continuing education credit should be submitted to complete the annual AIME membership renewal.
|8:30 AM - 5:00 PM||Introductions and Interior/Exterior Maintenance Introductions, registering online if needed, soft skills and customer service, trim tab, interior and exterior maintenance|
|8:30 AM - 5:00 PM||Electrical maintenance repair Includes a skill check review from day one and three-way wiring group activity|
|8:30 AM - 5:00 PM||Appliance Repair & Plumbing Includes skill check from day two.|
|8:30 AM - 5:00 PM||Plumbing (cont'd) and Heating & Ventilation Includes a skill check from day three.|
|8:30 AM - 5:00 PM||Heating & Ventilation (cont'd) and Air Conditioning Includes skill check from day four, plus information on testing.|