NEW! Building Maintenance Level 1 Course

This course is offered in partnership with the Alberta Association of Recreation Facility Personnel (AARFP), where you will gain valuable knowledge in various areas crucial to facility management. Completing this course will enable you to effectively manage facilities and contribute to a safe and efficient environment.

This one-and-a-half-day course covers the following areas of facility operation: preventive maintenance, life cycle planning, thermodynamics, HVAC/boiler operation and mechanical maintenance, basic carpentry, painting, basic electricity, plumbing, and facility safety.

Course Details:
May 27-28, 2024
RBC Centre, 259 Commodore Drive, Dartmouth

Non-Members: $450.00+HST

Chris Mckenna and Larry Golby, Alberta Association of Recreation Facility Personnel

1. Understanding life cycle plans and their importance and value to your community.
2. HVAC systems, their components and their impact on facility functionality.
3. Basic carpentry, including tool usage, maintenance, and drywall repair.
4. Painting techniques, material selection, and surface preparation.
5. Electricity, energy-saving practices
6. Workplace safety

Participants will receive the Building Maintenance Level 1 Certificate.


Are you looking for customized training? RFANS can provide mobile training upon request. Contact Jennie at for more information.

1. Register online
2. Complete and email or mail the registration form
3. Call 902-870-7634 or 902-425-5450 ext 330

Return registration form to:
5516 Spring Garden Road, 4th Floor
Halifax, NS B3J 1G6