TAAEF and our partners provide education and training programs that give entry-level talent an opportunity to be better prepared for a career in the apartment industry in Texas. Through military/veteran outreach, as well as collaboration with Goodwill Industries, local apartment associations and community colleges, we have ramped up our efforts across the state in order to train skilled, entry-level talent for maintenance and leasing positions. 

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Apartment Professionals Program & Goodwill Partnership

TAAEF has partnered with Goodwill Job Connection Centers in cities across Texas to offer Certified Apartment Maintenance Technician (CAMT) courses and National Apartment Leasing Professional (NALP) courses for individuals new to the apartment industry. After completion of the exam, students are awarded certificates, participate in a graduation ceremony and attend a career fair to help receive job placements with local employers and members of local apartment associations. CAMT and NALP certifications are provisional with one year of industry experience. Training programs currently enrolling students in Austin and Houston.

For more information about program details and registration in Houston, contact Goodwill Houston River Oaks Job Center at 713-590-3128.

Upcoming Courses and Open Registration

Goodwill Houston River Oaks Job Center:

  • Jan. 7, 2019 – CAMT course starts
  • March 12, 2019 – CAMT course starts
  • May 13, 2019 – CAMT course starts
  • July 15, 2019 – CAMT course starts
  • Sept. 16, 2019 – CAMT course starts
  • Nov. 18, 2019 – CAMT course starts

Military Outreach

Our military outreach efforts encompass three communities: veterans, those in the process of leaving the service, and military spouses. Since 2012, together with the National Apartment Association Education Institute and local associations, TAAEF has provided free Certificate for Apartment Maintenance Training (CAMT) programs for these service men and women throughout the state and is currently working to provide this course as well as the National Apartment Leasing Professionals (NALP) program directly on military bases. 

Upcoming  Courses and Open Registration

Fort Bliss: CAMT and NALP courses for transitioning soldiers and military spouse are currently open for registration. Call 915-887-2600 or email eligibility@borderplexjobs.com for registration and more information.