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Building & Grounds

Overview

The Building & Grounds Worker Program is a continuum of competency-based courses that prepares trainees for entry-level supervisory positions of school custodial staff.
 
Instruction includes practical training in the management of custodial personnel; in-depth understanding of time and motion studies; equitable workload scheduling; scheduling of routine cleaning; scheduling of non-routine cleaning. 
 
Training in principles of supervision, inspection of buildings and grounds, record keeping, and management of personnel is provided.
 
The program is designed to prepare individuals for California's licensing examinations.
 
Cost of Tuition: FREE
Costs of Textbooks and Supplies: TBD
 
Building & Grounds Worker Program Prerequisites:
  • Employment-level English competency
  • Must read, write, speak and listen well in English
  • Completion of CTE STEP Orientation

Students will be invited to the CTE STEP Orientation following the Interest List sign-up.

 

Courses included in this program:

Type

Course

Days

Time

Campus

In Person

Maintenance Supervisor:

Supervisory Practices

Saturdays

(October 2022)

8:00a – 3:00p

WVOC

In Person

Maintenance Supervisor: Scheduling Practices

Saturdays

(January 2023)

8:00a – 3:00p

WVOC

In Person

Building & Grounds Worker (Fundamentals)

Saturdays

(April 2023)

8:00a – 3:00p

WVOC

Online

Maintenance Supervisor:

Computer Essentials Practices

Saturdays

(November 2023)

8:00a – 3:00p

WVOC