Building Maintenance Worker (BMW) Training Program



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The CCIS Building Maintenance Worker (BMW) Training Program is a one-of-a-kind full-time training program specifically designed for individuals who are seeking academic upgrading and to learn the basic skills of a Maintenance Worker. This will help the trainees to learn and understand the work and skills required for a competent Building Maintenance Worker and to be able to build and grow their career in Building Maintenance industry.

By completing the program, the trainee will have the ability to make adjustments and minor repairs to heating, cooling, ventilation, appliances and perform other routine maintenance jobs such as plumbing, electrical systems, painting and drywall repair. Trainees will also acquire necessary skills in proper sanitization, disinfection, facility disposal and recycling system, and securing security and safety of the building, among others. The foundational supports are provided for trainees to be able to pursue 5th Class Power Engineering Certification for future career development.

Application open date on going
Program start date
Mid-Nov 2022

Program length: 32 Weeks Full-Time training


 Funded by:

Funded by Canada and Alberta


Program Components

This course covers the following:

  • Essential Skills and Academic Upgrading which includes:
    • Occupational English Communication Skills training
    • Math and Science Fundamentals
  • Basic Computer Skills
    • Fundamental computer concepts
  • Applied Skills Development and Hands-On Training:
    • Building Maintenance Theory
    • Hands-on Training at SAIT
    • Handy-Man Workshops
  • Work Experience with Industry

Safety Training:

  • Demonstrate awareness of occupational safety
  • Safety Training certification

Employment Preparation:

  • Communication, workplace integration and employment preparation
  • Occupational English & communication
  • Life & work management skills
  • Occupational health & safety
  • General employment preparation

Eligibility for Training

  • Landed immigrant/Canadian residing in Calgary and area
  • 18 years old and above
  • Unable to find employment or marginally employed due to limited occupational language skills, lack of knowledge of Canadian employment practices and lack of Canadian
  • experience
  • Eligible for Employment Insurance (EI), Income Support, unemployed Albertan and/or as assessed by Alberta Government/ Advanced Education
  • Physically fit and capable of working long shifts
  • Class 5 driver’s license is an asset
  • Minimum Grade 10 education level
  • Minimum Canadian Language Benchmark 5
  • Strong interest in establishing a career in Building Maintenance
  • Good interpersonal relationship skills
  • Ready, willing and able to complete the training program


Career Path

Building Maintenance Worker (BMW) commonly work as operators in:

  • Small commercial plants
  • Malls
  • Large buildings
  • Residential managers
  • Custodians of smaller schools
  • Offices and apartment buildings


How to apply


By Appointment only: please call phone# 403-290-5460

We accept applications in person only. Please use our map to locate our office.

Our Location:

5th Floor, 1111 - 11 Ave SW. Calgary, Alberta

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