Why the SMA®?
The SMA® Designation program provides the tools to improve operations, create energy efficiencies, reduce costs, and enhance the value of an asset. An SMA® designation holder is responsible for the operations of the building, as well as management of the team of technicians assigned to the building.
What Will I Learn?
In the SMA® program, you will learn how to streamline the operations of your building so you can manage energy-efficient, environmentally sound, and cost-effective building systems. Building on the SMT® Designation program, you’ll gain knowledge and experience in administration, energy management, and environmental health and safety issues.
Who Should Enroll?
Maintenance technicians, SMT® Designation holders, those in charge of a team of technicians running the day-to-day building operation of a building, or those interested in a career in facilities management
You can begin pursuing your SMA® at any time during your career. Before you can be awarded your SMA® Designation, you are required to demonstrate three years of verifiable experience as a stationary engineer or equivalent. This experience must be performed for a minimum property portfolio of 40,000 square feet.
Learners enrolled in the SMA® Designation Program are required to complete at least 25 of the 35 criteria outlined in the SMA® Designation Experience Form. This form may be submitted at any time following enrollment.
- Courses may be taken in any order.
- Choose the flexible course delivery option that works best for you - online self-paced, self-study, instructor-led online, accelerated review or classroom setting, where applicable.
- Enroll in the SMA Designation and/or register for a class using the methods below: