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Course 202
Maintenance of Building Systems/Physical Plant (75 course hours)

This comprehensive 25-session course is designed to explore the building structure and the physical systems of residential dwellings. Participants will:

  • Expand their knowledge of physical systems;
  • Learn the latest techniques & methods for making basic repairs;
  • Learn to maintain, assess physical systems of their buildings;
  • Learn how to troubleshoot; and
  • Improve their earning potential by receiving a Superintendent Certification upon successful completion of the course.

The following are some of the topics that are discussed in this course:

  • Electrical and plumbing and heating systems;
  • Housing codes;
  • Maintenance issues; and
  • Lead paint regulations: remediation, abatement and lead safe work practices.

This course is designed for people who are owners and/or managers of multi-family residential properties, potential owners/managers or housing professionals.

In order to obtain a Certificate in Advanced Building Maintenance, participants are required to have completed the following additional courses/seminars: Water & Energy Conservation, Heat & Hot Water, Safe-Work Practices and Environmental Health for Owners/Managers, As of September,2004, participants will also be required to take the Right to Know course.

This course is offered several times a year, two evenings a week from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., at 100 Gold Street. (Manhattan). To register, please call (212) 863-8830 to obtain an application form or you can register on-line at www.nyc.gov/hpd