This qualification covers the advanced practical skills and knowledge required to work in supervisory roles within facilities management. The qualification develops the skills and knowledge needed to successfully run and maintain an organisation’s premises, including property management, energy conservation, security and cleaning. It is ideal for anyone working in, or hoping to progress to, a supervisory or first-line management role. There are a variety of units covering every aspect of running a team including operational performance, setting objectives, monitoring a budget and running complex facilities management projects. You should have a great deal of technical skills and knowledge and work with minimum supervision. You should have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard.
Facilities Management Practice
Facilities Management Practice
- This qualification could lead to jobs such as:
- Trainee/Assistant Facilities Manager
- Facilities Services Team Leader
- Team Leader
You could progress onto the ‘Facilities Management’ apprenticeship or the following
- Level 2 Certificate in Providing Security Services (Static and Patrol Guarding)
- Level 3 Award/Certificate/Diploma in First Line Management
- ILM Leadership and Management qualifications
To achieve the Certificate in Facilities Management Practices, learners must achieve a minimum of 31 credits. This is made up of 15 credits from Group A, plus 5 credits from Group B, 8 credits from Group C, and 3 credits from Group D.
Group A (Mandatory):
- Develop working relationships with colleagues
- Provide and monitor facilities for clients
- Develop and implement a risk assessment plan in own area of responsibility
Examples of Optional Units:
- Contribute to the management of incidents and emergencies
- Monitor and solve customer service problems
- Procure supplies
- Manage space
- Carry out energy management
- Maintain property assets
- Provide leadership and direction for own area of responsibility
- Implement change in own are of responsibility
- Recruit staff in own area of responsibility
- Manage a budget for own area of responsibility
COURSE ASSESSMENT / EXAMINATION:
“Vocational” means that the work that you do to achieve this qualification is mainly about practical skills and real work activities. Work based observations, witness testimonies, work products, questioning, and discussion submitted in the learner’s portfolio. Your allocated assessor will visit you in the work place to assess your skills on a monthly basis.
There are no formal entry requirements although candidates will need to be a minimum age of 18. Learners will need to be working or volunteering in a role that allows them to collect evidence that satisfies the requirements of the qualification.
Price on application
- No Fee if this course is taken as an Apprenticeship
- Subsidies are available to eligible employed learners
SFI Funding Available
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The College takes all reasonable steps to provide the educational services and courses as described above. Details are correct at the time of editing but may be subject to change without prior notice. Courses will not run if student numbers are insufficient. The College has the right to refuse individuals entry to courses in certain circumstances. Prospective students may be advised of more suitable alternatives, if appropriate. The entry requirements stated are those that are normally required to undertake the programme of study.