Building management is a growing industry throughout British Columbia and there is an increasing need for well-trained managers for residential, commercial, and industrial complexes. VCC’s Building Manager Certificate is designed to provide a strong foundation for students who wish to begin a career in this competitive field, or to improve the skills of current caretakers/managers.
This program provides training in key areas of building management and leadership including landlord-tenant law, basic building maintenance, fire safety and security, relevant office forms, and record keeping. Additional topics explored include goal setting, problem solving techniques, staff supervision, and tenant/owner relations. Program graduates will be prepared to work as on-site apartment building managers or to function as building service supervisors in hospitals, schools, and commercial buildings.
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|Sep, Jan, Apr||4 months||Certificate||Downtown||Part-time|
International students must first contact International Education at firstname.lastname@example.org or 604-443-8600 to determine eligibility for this program/courses.
|If you're ready and know the program you want, register now.||Download and complete the (PDF) application/registration form and mail it to VCC Registrar's Office||Visit the CS Registration Desk at our Downtown campus, 2nd floor, 250 West Pender Street, Vancouver [business hours]|
PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES
On completion of the Building Manager Certificate, students will be able to:
INSTRUCTIONAL ACTIVITIES, DESIGN AND DELIVERY MODE
Students are expected to take an active role in the learning process. Combining theory and practical problems, the courses enable participants to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to manage effectively.
This program consists of four required courses, which can be taken over two or three semesters. Students have a maximum of three years to complete the program.
EVALUATION OF STUDENT LEARNING
The Instructor will evaluate students based on assignments, tests, and final exam. Program students require a minimum of 60% in each course to qualify for the certificate.
Upon successful completion of this program, and once an application for graduation has been submitted to the registrar’s office, the student will receive a Vancouver Community College Building Manager Certificate.
VCC welcomes applications from Canadian citizens and permanent residents.
|Please note that not all Continuing Studies programs are available to international students. To determine your eligibility, please contact VCC’s International Education Office at: email@example.com or 604.443.8600.
As Vancouver Community College is a post-secondary institution committed to educating adult learners, applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.
Missing prerequisites? VCC offers courses in Adult Upgrading and English as an Additional Language to help you meet your goals.
The Law and Tenant Relations and Building Service Management courses require a minimum English proficiency of Grade 10 level (English 059). These courses cover legal and supervisory topics that require students to use strong expression and comprehension skills to complete assignments and other written work.
Fees and Other costs
Building management is a growing industry throughout British Columbia and there is an increasing need for well-trained managers for residential, commercial, and industrial complexes.
VCC’s building manager certificate is designed to provide a strong foundation for students who wish to begin a career in this competitive field, or to improve the skills of current caretakers/managers.
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Learn to manage residential tenancies through a study of landlord-tenant law, proper record keeping, and practical guidelines for dealing with tenants. The course examines screening steps, tenancy applications, tenancy contracts, handling evictions, dispute resolution, landlord/tenant rights, the Residential Tenancy Act, and arbitration hearings at the Residential Tenancy Branch. Condominium law is also covered. Fee includes cost of Residential Tenancy Act and Residential Tenancy Regulation.
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1800 - 2030
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|Building Maintenance and Cost Control
|Building Service Management
|Law and Tenant Relations
Fees for Continuing Studies programs and courses are approximate and subject to change without notice. Fees include GST (if applicable) as well as College Initiative and Resource Fees, which vary depending on the individual course. Student Union Fees and UPass Fees will be assessed at time of registration where applicable, and are not included in the fees displayed online. Students are responsible for any increase in fees if advanced payments are made.