Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA®) Designation
Education for those who are in charge of a team of technicians who run the day-to-day operation of a building. In this 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.
The properly trained SMA will lead the building team and be responsible for operations of the building, as well as management of the team of technicians assigned to the building. You will have the tools to improve operations, create energy efficiencies, reduce costs, and enhance the value of an asset.
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. Students 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 RPA Designation and/or register for a class using the methods below: