Property Maintenance for Multi-Family Residences

Property maintenance is the kind of work that rewards a jack of all trades, combining hands-on use of construction, repair, electrical and plumbing skills. This program prepares students to work in property maintenance for apartments and other multi-family housing. Enroll to receive a certificate of completion or to develop specific skills. Training includes safety and emergency procedures, painting and drywall repairs, grounds maintenance, electrical theory and repairs, plumbing, appliance repairs, customer service, first aid, and job search skills. The program is designed for all students, including those with limited English proficiency.

Enrollment Point: Fall

Certificate of Completion: 
3 Quarters
19 Credits
Associate of Applied Science: 
AAS - Transfer: 
Bachelor of Applied Science: 

All program lengths are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

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At Renton Technical College, tuition is affordable and competitive.

Financial Aid

Federal aid is available for most students to help pay for school. Fill out your FAFSA now to get started.


The RTC Foundation offers scholarships to help pay the costs of attending school.

All costs are estimates and are not guarantees. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Monday, Wednesday, Saturday


Hours may vary based on specific program requirements. For the most current program information, check with an adviser by calling (425) 235-5840.

Rick Hudson

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum age: 18 years.
  • Vocational interest and goals related to property maintenance
  • Counselor interview

Admission Recommendations

  • Instructor interview
  • ESL Level 4 or above

Course Information

Course Information

Course # Course Title Crs
PROP 102 Professionalism in Property Maintenance 1
CONST 103 Introduction to Computers 2
PROP 104 Introduction to Property Maintenance 5
PROP 112 Intermediate Property Maintenance 5
PROP 122 Advanced Property Maintenance 5
PROP 192 Job Search & Advancement Strategies Skills 1
PROP 196 Cooperative Work Experience (Optional) (2)
BLRS 110 Boiler Operator 3 & 4 (Optional) (7)
ELECS 115 Basic Electrical I (Optional) (7)
  Total 19

Program Outcomes

Learning Outcomes for Property Maintenance Program:

  • Communicate professionally to represent company values, solve problems, resolve conflicts and provide assistance while responding to service requests in occupied units and working in public spaces
  • Demonstrate safe work practices in the property maintenance environment
  • Apply appropriate property maintenance techniques in carpentry, plumbing, electrical work, drywall, painting, flooring appliance repair and grounds keeping
  • Assess deficiencies in vacated units and determine steps to take to make unit ready for new occupant
  • Analyze resident maintenance complaints to determine the best process to resolve problems


External accreditation is not applicable to this program.


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