Buildings & Grounds Student working
  • The Fundamentals of Building and Grounds Maintenance program exposes students to the essential concepts and principles of interior and exterior building maintenance. Students learn the knowledge and skills required to perform the functions of a custodian, including           electrical, plumbing, and carpentry work, floor buffing, cleaning, and painting. Students have the opportunity to earn OSHA Forklift  Operations Certification, Briggs and Stratton Small Engine Technician Certification, and a NJ State Black Seal Low Pressure Boiler Operations License.

    Morris County high school students in 10th grade may apply for their 11th and 12th grade year. 

    Learn More at an Information Session

    Link to Register: Share Time January Info Session

    Date: Thursday, January 30th 2020

    Time: 6:30 pm

    Location: Morris County School of Technology



Mr. Johnson



Degrees and Certifications:

Mr. Johnson

Buildings and Grounds Maintenance instructor since 2008

Overview of Program

  • Students attend one of two possible sessions (AM or PM) for Share Time programs.

    Morning Session 8:00-10:50am
    Afternoon Session 12:10-2:50pm

    Students earn: 20 Career and Technical Education credits per school year

    Students learn:

    • Tool and Shop Safety
    • General Cleaning and Repairs
    • Painting
    • Floor Buffing
    • Sheetrock Patches
    • Landscape Maintenance
    • Career Exploration
    • Materials Handling
    • Forklift Operations
    • Small Engine Repair
    • Fundamental concepts of electrical trades,  plumbing and carpentry 
    • Applied Math Concepts
    • OSHA 10 Training and Certification

    Students are required to:

    • Read and Comprehend information at the  elementary level
    • Apply basic math skills
    • Work independently
    • Collaborate with peers
    • Utilize gross and fine motor skills