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Labor and Economic Opportunity

Custodial Program

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Program Description

Our Custodial Program teaches students to be skilled, experienced building and commercial custodians. The program uses updated equipment and allows students to learn at on-campus job stations. Students gain experience in daily cleaning, floor maintenance, stripping of floors, restroom sanitation, daily carpet cleaning and shampooing, operate and maintaining equipment. Students also learn how to follow work schedules and keep inventory.

Job Options

  • Custodial support worker
  • Custodian

Depending on skills, ability, & interests, students can participate up to 2 terms.

Job Outlook

Job opportunities increase after completion of training. Starting pay may range from the current minimum wage to a higher amount depending on the location of the job.


  • Occasionally lift and carry
  • Follow and remember instructions
  • Work without supervision
  • Good observation skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Task planning
  • Handle physically demanding and repetitive work:
  • Stand
  • Walk
  • Stoop
  • Reach

Students who most closely match the U.S. Department of Labor occupational profile for a Custodian are accepted for enrollment.

Please review the 2019 – 2020 Custodial Curriculum Guide for more detailed information.