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The Service Training Academy provides individuals with the skills to jump-start a new career in the multifamily industry.   Upon completion of this six week course, students will graduate with both technical certifications and personal skills needed to obtain an entry level maintenance position.  Learn more about this great opportunity below.

About the Program

What you Receive
  • Free technical and on-the-job training
  • Free starter toolkit
  • Training on interview skills
  • Possible job placement in an entry level position, upon completion of the program
  • Skills to last a lifetime
  • AAA Trade Show attendance

About the Training

During the training, participants will receive the following credentials at no cost!

  • CAMT  (Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians)
  • EPA Certification
  • R410A Certification
  • CPO (Certified Pool Operator)


  • Applicants must commit to having reliable transportation
  • All applications must be completed and submitted online
  • Successfully pass drug screen and background check *
  • Each application will be reviewed by the application review committee and applicants will be notified of their application status and acceptance into the STA training program *
  • Upon STA completion, if offered employment, applicants must submit to an additional drug and background screening with employment contingent on background and drug screening set forth by offering employer.

* Applicants will first be submitted for a criminal background check, followed by a review by the application review committee.  Drug screening will be conducted approximately two weeks prior to STA beginning with those applications and approved first until all 12 spots are filled. Any of the following will result in automatic denial:

  • Any prior felony convictions,
  • Misdemeanor convictions within past 7 years,
  • Failure to pass a 10-panel drug screen.

Performance Expectations

Graduates of the Service Training Academy could be hired into a maintenance role; these roles require manual labor which will include the following:

  • Up to 90% of the work is conducted on property, requiring:
    • Ability to walk great distances
    • Lift up to 75 pounds
    • Climb on roofing
    • Operate heavy machinery
    • Withstand extreme outdoor temperatures and weather
  • Other tasks and duties as required by each individual employer.

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Important Dates and Deadlines


  • August 25 - application deadline
  • August 30 - drug screen deadline
  • September 15 - Orientation & Welcome

Unless otherwise notified, in-class training is from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday. To successfully complete the program, participants must arrive on time every day and commit to attending all classes.

  • Week 1 - September 20-24
  • Week 2 - September 27 - October 1
  • Week 3 - October 4-8
  • Week 4: On-the-Job training - October 11-15 
  • Week 5 - October 18-22
  • Week 6 - October 25-29

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