Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT) | National Apartment Association

Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT)


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

Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT) includes:

The non-technical Soft Skills course consists of online learning, including practice scenarios.  Five technical courses consist of hands-on classroom training followed by online practice scenarios.

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


Non-Technical Online Course Modules:

  • Welcome to the Industry
  • Customer Service
  • Teamwork
  • Time & Project Management
  • Money Matters
  • Documentation & Paperwork
  • Maintenance & Emergencies
  • Safety First
  • Compliance
  • Enhanced with FranklinCovey Insights on Demand video-based online courses


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

Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT) Requirements

Certificate candidates must complete the following requirements to earn the CAMT credential.  Candidates must complete coursework and exam within 12 months of declaring candidacy.
  • Minimum of 12 months of apartment or rental housing maintenance experience (this requirement may be met after completion of coursework and exam.  During that period a candidate holds a Provisional CAMT).
  • Successful completion of CAMT coursework, six courses plus online content (80 hours)
  • Passing CAMT exam

For more information review the CAMT Skill Standards and the Candidate Handbook.

Download the CAMT Flyer.

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".


About the CAMT Exam

The CAMT Exam is 100 questions timed for two hours and thirty minutes. Learn more about the CAMT exam.


Apartment Institute for Maintenance Excellence (AIME) Program

All CAMT credential holders are eligible to become AIME members. AIME membership does not affect the validity of your CAMT credential.

For more information, contact NAAEI at 703-518-6141 or your state or local affiliate. NAAEI wants your feedback on the CAMT program.  Please contact the Education Institute to submit your comments, concerns and questions on the design, content and delivery of the program and exam.


We would love to hear your feedback regarding the CAMT program.  Please email the CAMT Feedback Form to NAAEI.