Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians

Credential Program Synopsis

Earning your Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians (CAMT) validates your knowledge, enhances your reputation and credibility, boosts your confidence and earns you respect.

The CAMT program is accredited by the ANSI National Accreditation Board, a private non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system.

You'll learn about:

  • Processing work orders correctly in a timely fashion, and to residents' satisfaction
  • Electrical services and repairs
  • HVAC services and repairs
  • Painting services
  • Construction services and repairs
  • Mechanical services and repairs
  • Appliance services and repairs
  • Lock and key services and repairs
  • Customer service and performing maintenance tasks according to company policy and procedures
  • Minimizing personal and property damage while safely performing maintenance activities
  • Fair housing regulation compliance
  • Environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance
  • Reporting and documentation of maintenance activities in compliance with company policy and regulation
  • Curb appeal, property inspection, and daily maintenance
  • Established procedures for maintaining recreational facilities and common areas
  • Implementation of a preventive maintenance schedule
  • Repair and replacement decisions
  • Professional behavior patterns, communication skills, and appearance
  • Clear and respectful communication with residents, team members, and contractors.

CAMT Candidate Handbook



To obtain the CAMT credential, candidates must complete the following:

  • Minimum of 12 months of apartment or rental housing maintenance experience. (This can be obtained while taking the course, you will receive a provisional certificate until this requirement is met.)
  • Successful completion of all CAMT coursework
  • Pass the examination


Choose Your Program

Courses may be taken as standalone seminars or in full to earn the industry credential. NAAEI credential programs are scheduled by local and state affiliates.

Find and register a course at your local and state affiliate.

Find a CAMT course

The National Apartment Association Education Institute’s (NAAEI) Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) exam was recently reviewed, and it was discovered that one question was miskeyed, in that the correct answer was not being scored as correct. This error impacted the results for five (5) people since the exam form was published in 2019. We have taken steps to notify the individuals and rectify this situation.

We are putting operational measures in place to mitigate this kind of issue going forward. Please contact the NAAEI, Director of Credentialing and Accreditation, Amy Allen, [email protected] with any questions.

About the CAMT Exam

Don't Forget to Claim Your Digital Badge!

Once you have earned the CAMT credential, you will receive an email from ProExam Vault with an invitation to claim your Digital Badge, which allows you to market yourself as an apartment professional with valuable skills.

CAMT Digital Badge

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Strengthen Your Maintenance Technician Careers

NAAEI also provides online CAMT+E micro-credential that focuses on developing your energy efficiency abilities; and the CAMT+L micro-credential that concentrates on developing supervisory and leadership skills.

Explore CAMT+E

Explore CAMT+L


Apartment Institute for Maintenance Excellence (AIME) Program

Earning your CAMT credential gives you special membership in the Apartment Institute for Maintenance Excellence (AIME)

As a member of AIME, you will be acknowledged as a leader in the field of Apartment Maintenance and can prove that you are tuned into the most up to date information on industry regulations and other changing standards. You will also have the opportunity to take advantage of maintenance training designed specifically for CAMT credential holders.

The AIME membership requires annual renewal based on the anniversary date of completion. Submission of both annual AIME membership dues of $75 and documentation of five hours of continuing education credit should be submitted to complete the annual AIME membership renewal.

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For more information about the Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Technicians program contact NAAEI at 703-518-6141 or your state or local affiliate.

We would love to hear your feedback regarding the CAMT program. Contact via email to [email protected]