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Building Energy Efficient Maintenance Skills (BEEMS)

The BEEMS Program is a FREE 17-week program that trains participants for a career as a maintenance technician/engineer. This hand-on course teaches the fundamentals of carpentry, plumbing, painting, electricity, and job skills needed to succeed. This course includes a “green” curriculum on energy efficiency and weatherization. Classes are held at our Innovation Center in the early evenings twice a week. Starting salaries $20-28/hour.


What will I learn?

3 Month Training Program Includes:

  • Basic carpentry, plumbing, painting, electricity and building efficiency 

  • English and Math for the maintenance industry

  • 2 night a week in person training

  • Job readiness training

  • OSHA training

Where will I work?

AACA employer partners include: Major Hospitals, Hotels, Property Management groups, Schools and many other sectors.

How much does it cost?

BEEMS may be free to low-income or dislocated workers who qualify for funding.


Job Placement

Connect with dozens of prospective employers over the course of the program. This process leads to a job.

Job Retention

We provide two years of job retention assistance to help you move up the career ladder and help you reach your potential.


  • Program may be free for low-income or dislocated workers who qualify for funding

  • GED / High School diploma

  • Valid U.S. driver’s license (preferred)

How do I apply?

Please contact or 617-426-9492  ext 310. You can also fill out the Program Interest Form below and we will get back to you.

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