IWFM Level 5 Qualifications in Facilities Management

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM)
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BIFM Level 2 Qualification - Certificate in Facilities Services

IWFM Level 5 Qualifications in Facilities Management

The Level 5 Qualifications in Facilities Management will develop your understanding of facilities management and provide you with practical techniques and methods for fulfilling essential tasks in your role. The programmes will also enable you to recall and apply relevant skills, methods and ideas under the appropriate circumstance.

The Level 5 Facilities Management qualifications emphasise management skills in practice. The work-focused assessements will enable you to take responsibility, launch new facilities management projects and complete high-priority tasks in this growing industry sector.

The British Institute of Facilities Management, the professional body for the facilities management industry, designed and developed this series of facilities management qualifications alongside employers to help facilities management professionals further develop their management approaches.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

The IWFM Level 5 Qualifications are aimed at professionals working at a middle or senior management level, and in particular, those specialised in complex functions.

The course is especially suitable for senior facilities management professionals working with:

  • Single or multi-site operations
  • Hard and/or soft service provision
  • Partner relationships
  • Performance management
  • Major projects with capital spend
  • Compliance in health and safety and other key critical legislation
  • Financial management.

Flexible Learning Options

Choose your study mode, training centre and location: Public courses, evening classes, residential training, online and distance learning

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successful learners who complete all training requirements at one of BFIM recognised centres receive a qualification as follows:

  • Level 5 Award in Facilities Management (12 credits)
  • Level 5 Certificate in Facilities Management (24 credits)
  • Level 5 Diploma in Facilities Management (48 credits)
  • Level 5 Extended Diploma in Facilities Management (120 credits) - forms parthway in Higher Level Apprenticeships in Facilities Management

Training Course Content

To be qualified at QCF Level 5 and receive a IWFM qualification in Facilities Management, learners are required to complete one the following schemes:

  • Level 5 Award: 1 mandatory unit (6 credits) + additional 6 credits
  • Level 5 Certificate: 2 mandatory units (14 credits) + additional 10 credits
  • Level 5 Diploma: 5 mandatory units (32 credits) + additional 16 credits
  • Level 5 Extended Diploma: 6 mandatory units (38 credits) + additional 82 credits

Mandatory Units and QCF credit value

  • Facilities management development and trends (6)
  • Operational and facilities management strategy (6)
  • Managing people in facilities management (8)
  • Risk management in facilities management (6)
  • Financial management in facilities management (6)

Optional Units

  • Facilities management support services operations(6)
  • Managing health and safety in facilities management(6)
  • Performance measurement in facilities management(6)
  • Providing leadership and management in facilities management(4)
  • Managing information and knowledge in facilities management(3)
  • Managing facilities management projects(6)
  • Managing negotiations in facilities management(3)
  • Managing relationships with suppliers and specialists in facilities management(6)
  • Quality management in facilities management(6)
  • Customer service in facilities management(4)
  • Property and asset management for facilities managers(6)
  • Property, fabric and building services maintenance for facilities managers(6)
  • Space management for facilities managers(3)
  • Sustainability and environmental management and the impact on facilities management(4)
  • Energy and utilities management and the impact on facilities management(3)
  • Managing procurement and contracts in facilities management(4)
  • Implementing change in an organisation and managing the impact on facilities management(4)

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The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management

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