Building Management I

SCED Code: 16103
Virginia Extended Description: I
Suggested Grade Level: 10, 11
Duration: 36 Weeks
Hours: 140
Credits: 1
Prerequisite: None
OSHA Compliance Required?: Yes
Non-Traditional?: F

Students obtain the knowledge and skills to perform the upkeep of commercial and public buildings and grounds through hands-on training in cleaning operations, building repairs, electrical work, plumbing, and grounds maintenance. Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) provides experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.


This course may be offered as a complement to an existing concentration sequence in any CTE program area. In some instances, where noted, it may be combined with specific courses to create concentration sequences.

Class Size Regulation

The Virginia Administrative Code regulates the class size for this course. For additional information, see 8VAC20-120-150, "Maximum class size," or contact the Virginia Department of Education Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education at

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Course Sequences

A combination of this course and those below, equivalent to two 36-week courses, is a concentration sequence. Students wishing to complete a specialization may take additional courses based on their career pathways. A program completer is a student who has met the requirements for a CTE concentration sequence and all other requirements for high school graduation or an approved alternative education program.

Career Clusters

Pathway Occupation
  • Carpenters
  • Construction Managers
  • Construction and Building Inspectors
  • Electricians
  • Project Management Specialists
  • Carpenters
  • Construction Managers
  • Construction and Building Inspectors
  • Electricians
  • Project Management Specialists

Pathway Occupation
  • Building Cleaning Workers, All Other

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