Technical Trades Training Programs

Our mission is to promote a culture that actively invests in growth and opportunity creation for entry-level and experienced technicians.



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Our mission is to promote a culture that actively invests in growth and opportunity creation for entry-level to experienced technicians. CBRE’s comprehensive career development platform is built on two core categories: our one-year Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship, and Technical Certifications for our skilled technicians and engineers.

Learning & Development

Maintenance Technician Apprenticeship: Designed to provide individuals who have a technical aptitude, but  little-to-no facilities management experience, with basic skills for an entry-level technician job in CBRE.

  • Paid apprenticeships for maintenance, material handling, and mechatronics and robotics
  • Dedicated mentorship from a CBRE technical leader

Technical Certifications:
Provides experienced trades people with ongoing and continuous certification opportunities exclusively designed for technicians and engineers. There are also optional leadership courses readily available to get you ready for the next level.
  • Customized across 17 technical competencies.
  • General and specialized technical certifications.
  • Soft skills and technical leadership training.
  • Career mapping, mentoring and goal setting.
  • Access to 2,700+ online courses.
  • Accredited courses for CEUs towards licenses or certifications.
  • Partnerships with SkillsUSA, IFMA, LEED, RICS and Uptime Elements Reliability Leadership Institute.

Rewards & Recognition

CBRE believes in rewarding outstanding employee accomplishments. The Tech Recognition Program recognizes Facilities Management employees for going above and beyond in their day-to-day responsibilities, and for reaching training and certification milestones.

Compensation & Benefits

We offer exclusive, market-competitive benefits packages designed to provide the coverage and security that fits your individual needs.

Desired Skills & Hiring Process

CBRE is hiring technicians at all skill levels. We welcome candidates with no experience ready to learn or candidates with a trades background in hospitals, critical environment/data centers, labs, state-of-the-art facilities, pharmaceuticals, distribution centers, or the military.  

CBRE has available positions in HVAC, Building Maintenance, Electrical, Plumbing, Carpentry, Chiller, Material Handling Equipment & Robotics.

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CBRE sponsors SkillsUSA, an organization advancing technical careers. CBRE supports SkillsUSA to help bridge the technical skills gap.

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Utilize our online and instructor-led course work, on-the-job training and the CBRE University immersion program to chart your own career path within CBRE.


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