Please note that training resources are in the process of being moved to the Facilities Employee Resource Network (FERN). All current resources and the DMO training calendar are available on FERN now. Employees will need to use their ID to access materials on that site. 

Mission Statement

The mission of the Division of Maintenance and Operations (DMO) training team is to provide training programs for building service team members on proper building and equipment maintenance; healthy and effective cleaning processes; workplace safety and compliance; as well as developing leadership skills to guarantee that all DMO employees are fully prepared to provide high quality building services that will support the success of every student.

Operations Career Path

Supply and Equipment Training Videos

  • 3M Flow Control   (Coming Soon)
  • Foamy IQ Hand Soap
  • Viper AS5160 20" Floor Scrubber Cleaner Machine
  • Battery Care & Maintenance Automatic Scrubbers
  • Classroom Cleaning
  • Vacuum Cleaning for Healthy Schools
  • Restroom Cleaning
  • Use and Care of a Floor Machine
  • Sport Kote® PC Application and Maintenance
  • G2 Green Finish
  • Online Safety Training

    Safety Training    (Username is your MCPS Outlook ID)

    Other Training

     Microsoft 365 Training

    Training Objectives

  • Orientation for new staff
  • Knowledge and understanding of the supporting services professional growth system
  • Understanding and compliance with federal, state and county regulations as they apply to the cleaning and upkeep of the schools.
  • Additional Course Information

  • Basic Skills - Certifies employees in basic cleaning procedures in accordance to MCPS policies to ensure best practices. Must be taken before obtaining permanent status with MCPS.
  • Future Leadership Series: Preparing for Promotion- Provides current and potential supervisors with the tools needed to become better leaders and managers of the DMO team. Register for this class on PDO.
  • Mechanical Skills Training - Provides building service team members with the skills for proper use and upkeep of building operational equipment.
  • Stationary Engineer Licenses - Possession of a State of Maryland Stationary Engineers License is recommended for all personnel in charge of facilities (BSM, BSAM, PEO and ICB worker). To access the requirements: State Board of Stationary Engineers.
  • Applicants must meet certain qualifications to take each level of examinations: Exams
  • Registration: To register for any of the courses available from the DMO training team, log on to the MCPS Professional Development Online (PDO) website. If you need any help or have questions please contact the DMO training team at 240-740-2300.
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