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CAMT - Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM (EST) to Friday, December 18, 2020 at 4:00 PM (EST)
Multiple locations - see below

Event Details


December 1 - 4 @ RESCON Restoration: 1001 Prince George’s Blvd. suite 100 Upper Marlboro, MD 20774


15 - 18 @ Jenkins Restoration: 22980 Shaw Rd, Sterling, VA 20166

9:00am - 4:00pm

Earning your Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (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 (totaling 80 hours)
  • Meet all examination standards within six (6) months of declaring candidacy


Instructor: Paul Rhodes

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Brandy Peak
Brandy Peak
Director- Education, Programs, Meetings and Events AOBA (202)296-3390x763

Paul Rhodes

Paul Rhodes has been melding customer service and problem solving his entire career. His history includes teaching First Aid and CPR for the Red Cross, and training Store managers for a small bookstore chain. Paul has spent the past 25 years working in the apartment industry in positions ranging from Pool Remodeling Technician to Maintenance Supervisor. For the past 15 years he has been traveling the country providing instruction on many maintenance related topics. His exposure to all aspects of Apartment Maintenance and Management has allowed him to speak on behalf of the National Apartment Association Education Institute. His history includes events for the National Apartment Association, HVAC Excellence, National Hotel Engineers Association and National Affordable Housing Chapters as well as many State and local Apartment Associations as well as Management companies within the Multifamily and Hotel industries. He is also a regular contributor and author of articles for Units Magazine and other maintenance publications.

Paul is the National Safety and Maintenance Instructor for NAAEI. He was the Supervisor/Lead Customer Training Instructor for HD Supply and holds credentials in: NSPF® CPO Instructor, EPA 608 Universal, HVAC Excellence Electrical and A/C Technology, OSHA 510 and 511, CAMT, CAMT+E and R-410A. He is also a past Chairman for the HVAC Excellence Advisory Board.