Savannah Tech partners with Savannah Apartment Association for Maintenance Technician Training

Savannah Tech partners with Savannah Apartment Association for Maintenance Technician Training

Certified Apartment Maintenance Technicians to be guaranteed interviews

SAVANNAH – Beginning this month, students who successfully complete the Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) program at Savannah Technical College will be offered an interview with Kole Management Company, a member of the Savannah Apartment Association. CAMT is offered through the College’s Professional Continuing Education (PCE) courses and is accredited by the American National Standards Institute.

“We’re excited to offer this opportunity,” said STC Vice President of Economic Development Kevin Werntz. “Students will have a solid base of skills to support them in this career.”

The 90-hour training will be offered on Thursdays and Fridays from August 22 through October 4 at the College’s Savannah campus, 5717 White Bluff Road. CAMT training includes: interior and exterior maintenance, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and appliances.

“Kole Management Company is delighted to join the Savannah Apartment Association in partnering with Savannah Tech for this invaluable maintenance training program,” said Kole Management Company President Jeff Kole.  “Apartment communities need maintenance personnel with a wide range of repair skills.  We give top consideration to individuals who can prove they have such skills by having taken and completed the intensive, hands-on CAMT course.”

The cost of the course is $975, which includes the textbook and certification exam fees. For registration instructions, contact Savannah Tech’s Professional Continuing Education department at continuinged@savannahtech.edu or 912.443.3012 by August 19.

STC’s Professional Continuing Education provides professional short-term job training and community interest classes for the College’s four-county service area and offers many paths to high-wage, high-performance careers. No previous college experience, entrance exams or high school diploma/GED are required to participate in PCE classes.

About Kole Management

Kole Management Company, the largest apartment management firm in the Savannah area, owns and operates six apartment communities in Savannah and three in Garden City, comprising more than 1,350 units. The company’s newest community, The Palms, is a 408-unit apartment building located in the West Ashley neighborhood of Charleston, S.C. Residents of Kole Management apartment communities enjoy many benefits, including the ability to pay rent and request work orders online. The company employs more than 40 maintenance, management and leasing personnel, all of whom are local and able to assist residents with their immediate needs. In addition to managing the apartment communities, Kole Management owns and operates six warehouse distribution facilities in the Savannah area. For more information on Kole Management, visit: www.apartmentsavannah.com.

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 4,500 credit students each semester, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Business and Technology, Public Service, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry. The College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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