Upcoming BOMI Class Offerings

Fall SMT/SMA COURSES


Electrical Systems & Illuminations

Start Date:  Wednesday, September 27th
Test Date:   Schedule through off site testing facility
Class Time:  6:00 to 9:00pm
Cost:  $855 member rate / $955 non-member rate
Location:  Town Square Tower, 445 Minnesota Street, Conf. Center off of lobby skyway

To safely operate and maintain a building’s electrical equipment, you must thoroughly understand the components of electrical systems and how to measure the electricity your building consumes. This course provides you with a clear understanding of electricity basics, the skills needed to measure electrical consumption, and the ability to recognize, set up, and maintain reliable and effective maintenance and safety systems.

Key topic areas: • alternate sources of electricity • electrical safety • electrical circuits • electric meters • cables, terminations, and conduits • maintaining light sources and fixtures • electric motor basics and maintenance   


 Building Design and Maintenance

Start Date:  Monday, September 25th
Test Date:  Schedule through off site testing facility
Class Time: 6:00 to 9:00pm
Cost:  $975 member rate / $1,075 non-member rate
Location:  Town Square Tower, 445 Minnesota Street, Conf. Center off of lobby skyway
 

Knowing how a structure functions, and your role in maintaining it effectively, you are involved in the repair and replacement of structural items such as floors, ceilings, interior walls, and windows, and you need a basic understanding of building design, materials, codes, regulations, and structural systems and finishes. You also need to be familiar with maintenance procedures and equipment, grounds maintenance, and preventive maintenance, as well as construction documents. In this course, you will cover the characteristics, uses, and properties of common building materials, as well as building regulations, codes, and standards.

You will learn to compare building system components and to identify appropriate inspection and maintenance techniques. You will develop the knowledge to establish procedures and standards for monitoring building operations, preventive maintenance, and cleaning. You will also learn to read and use construction documents, studying from a course book that features a set of drawings and an architect's pocket scale. Featuring helpful new illustrations and current resources, such as governmental and industry websites, this course can help you design and maintain sound, safe buildings.

Key topic areas:  common building materials and systems in building foundations • curtain walls • windows • roofing systems • interior finishes • flooring, interior walls and ceilings • vertical transportation • grounds maintenance and inspection • construction documents

Please contact Denise Jenkins at denise.jenkins@bomastpaul.org or 651-291-8888 if you have questions.