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Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT)

Maintenance expenses are the single largest controllable element in any operating budget. This course is designed as an introduction for new maintenance professionals or as a refresher for the veteran employee, to give these professionals the knowledge and tools necessary to run an effective maintenance program.

CAMT Training includes seven courses:
The two non-technical courses consist of online learning followed by online practice scenarios; the five technical courses consist of hands-on classroom training followed by online practice scenarios.

Non-Technical Courses:

  • Inside the Apartment Business 
  • People, Projects and Profits

Technical Courses:

  • Electrical Maintenance and Repair 
  • Plumbing Maintenance and Repair 
  • Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Maintenance and Repair 
  • Appliance Maintenance and Repair 
  • Interior and Exterior Maintenance and Repair 

Programs may be taken as standalone seminars or in full to earn the industry designation.

CAMT Prerequisites:

CAMT certificate candidates must have (before being eligible to receive the Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians):

  • one year of apartment or rental housing maintenance experience;
  • successfully completed the seven courses and online content listed above (which total 90 ½ hours); and
  • meet all examination requirements within 24 months of declaring candidacy for CAMT.

CAMT Certificate Holder Benefits:

  • Listing as NAAEI Certificate Holder
  • Annual subscription to units magazine
  • Discounted prices for industry products
  • Designation certificate, patch and wallet card

NAAEI designation programs are scheduled by local and state affiliates.

CAMT Flyer 

Download the CAMT Flyer here.

To download the flyer and save it to your computer, right-click the image and select "Save Target As". For MAC users, control-click and select "Save Link As".


For more information, contact NAAEI at 703/518-6141 or your state or local affiliate.

NAA's Maintenance Mania®

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NAAEI's Maintenance Program Accredited by ANSI

The National Apartment Association Education Institute (NAAEI) is pleased to announce that its Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT) program has been 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.

The CAMT program is the only apartment industry program to be accredited by ANSI. NAAEI is one of seven organizations to have their programs accredited by ANSI, including the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center. Click here to read more.

Watch the CAMT Video

Maintenance Technician Skill Standard

What CAMT Students Say About the Training

“I am very impressed with the instructor and his methods of teaching.”

“I have learned many things in this class that will make me a better maintenance technician.  I would recommend Pablo to anyone who wants to learn every aspect of the maintenance field.”

“I got a lot of education from this class that I will put forth in my everyday responsibilities in my job and my career.”

“The first day I already feel I have learned something.  Pablo’s tips were right on the money.  I feel very comfortable in this class and I am looking forward to learning more.”

"I like the hands on training we had, one of the best ways to learn."

"I am surprised about everything I learned, how to use tools and work with materials.  I learned so much."

"The best instructor I have ever had."

"The instructor did a great job teaching and refreshing our minds, I like the thought process he took when he included all students on the demonstrations."

"The class rocked!"

"A very good refresher for maintenance veterans."

"I learned more in one day than I have in 30 years."

"The class was very satisfying and very easy to understand!  I enjoyed it very much!"


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