Hospitality Facilities Maintenance Certificate

Curriculum CE.HOS.CERT (C384A)

The Hospitality Facilities Maintenance Certificate provides both lecture and hands-on training for facility engineers working in hospitality environments. Local 399 Educational Training Fund participants will become familiar with the design and operations of hospitality facilities in order to address risk tolerance, reliability, maintainability, and predictive maintenance. They will also acquire the necessary skills for employment in jobs requiring multiple maintenance competencies. These competencies will allow graduates to obtain highly skilled maintenance positions in a variety of industries including but not limited to hospitality, working in places such as hotels, motels, resorts, inns, restaurants, theme parks and other related businesses.


At the successful completion of the Hospitality Facilities Maintenance Certificate, the graduate will be able to:

  • maintain systems and functions associated with hospitality and the facilities associated with hospitality;
  • troubleshoot predictive and preventative maintenance functions of hospitality facilities; and
  • demonstrate effective communication using written, oral, and graphic formats.

Graduates of the program may seek employment as a facilities engineer, operating engineer, chief engineer, maintenance foreman, or as a building maintenance supervisor working in settings involving complex systems.

Semester One

Course NumberTitleCredits
FET 101Indoor Air Quality

4 credits

FET 105Commercial Heating and Cooling Systems I

4 credits

FET 110Electricity for Facilities Engineers I

4 credits

FET 115Commercial Heating and Cooling Systems II #

4 credits

Total Credit Hours:16

Semester Two

Course NumberTitleCredits
FET 135Pneumatic and Direct Digital Controls

4 credits

FET 210Electricity for Facilities Engineers II #

4 credits

FET 245Hospitality Facility Operations

3 credits

FET 246Hotel Maintenance Systems

3 credits

FET 247Hospitality Equipment Maintenance and Repair

3 credits

Total Credit Hours:17

Total Credit Hours: 33

See FET course descriptions.

Dean: Belkis Torres-Capeles, Ext. 3714

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