Custodial/Building Maintenance

What will I learn in this program?

This training for entry level employment as a Custodian includes safety, use of tools, equipment, chemicals, materials, supplies, disinfectants, dusting, sweeping, mopping, automatic scrubbers, buffers, extractors, vacuums, sweepers, handling of chemicals and liquids, ladders, scaffolds, waxing, shampooing, removing stains and other cleaning activities.

What kind of jobs can I get once I complete the program? How much will they pay? What “demand” is expected for these jobs?


Average Annual Salary

Expected Regional Demand

Custodians and Cleaners


Average Growth

Maids and Housekeeping Cleaners


Average Growth

Grounds Maintenance Workers


Average Growth

Landscaping and Groundskeeping Workers


Average Growth

The average range of salary for construction workers depending on skill levels and previous work experience is averaging $32,000-52,000+ per year.

Does this program have any special enrollment requirements?


Does this program have any special costs?

Some courses may require a special material fee. 

How long will it take to complete this program?


Time to Complete*

Custodial/Building Maintenance  Non-Credit Certificate

1 Semester

*Based on full-time attendance or 12 units per semester

How do I get more information on this program?

Information for any program at CCSF may be obtained through the Catalog. Other sources include: Schedules for Credit Classes for current class times and locations or call the Department of Automotive and Trade Skills at (415) 550-4409 to register for our Custodial Training Program. Brochures are available at most CCSF locations.

You may also call our counselor, Carlos Webster at (415) 550-4402. If you are a new student, please fill out an Application for credit or non-credit.