The International Building Maintenance Academy Inc. is registered as a private career college under The Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. The school offers the Building Maintenance program. It is approved as a vocational program under The Private Career Colleges Act, 2005. The program helps students succeed in the trade, the founder has incorporated extraordinary effort into the Building Maintenance Program Manual used in the school.
IBMA was founded by Mr. Ricky Manrique. His concept of training "Potential Superintendents" in 2005 started at as a Live-in Superintendent himself. Ricky Manrique was a practicing Engineer. He also has experience as Property, Maintenance and Engineering Manager back in Philippines and used the knowledge he accumulated through the years to mentor those who have shown interest in the field of Building Maintenance. With his determination and motivation he was able to network and create relationships with more than 100 property management companies.