BIFM Level 4 Award in Facilities Management The Business School UK
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    Course details

    The British Institute of Facilities Management ("BIFM") is the professional body for facilities management (FM) in the UK. Founded in 1993, the Institute represents and promotes the interest of members and the wider FM community. BIFM delivers a range of services and benefits, including information, qualifications, continuing professional development, training and networking for over 13,000 individual and corporate members. Our strategy is to increase participation and collaboration, promote professional standards, support career development and build an effective relationship with stakeholders including Government.

    Facilities management professionals are responsible for services that support business. Their roles can cover management of a wide range of areas including: health and safety, risk management, business continuity, procurement, sustainability, space planning, energy, property and asset management. They are typically responsible for activities such as catering, cleaning, building maintenance, environmental services, security and reception.

    Mandatory Units:

    • Overview of facilities management

    Optional  Units

    • Understanding facilities management strategy
    • Understanding people management in facilities management 
    • Understanding facilities management support services operations 
    • Managing health and safety in own area of facilities management 
    • Understanding risk management in facilities management 
    • Understanding financial management in facilities management 
    • Understanding the business organisation and its impact on facilities management 
    • Understanding performance measurement in facilities management 
    • Understanding leadership and management in facilities management 
    • Understanding the management of information and knowledge in facilities management
    • Understanding facilities management projects 
    • Developing relationships with suppliers and specialists in facilities management 
    • Understanding quality management in facilities management 
    • Managing customer service in facilities management  management for facilities managers
    • Understanding property, fabric and building services maintenance for facilities managers
    • Understanding space management for facilities managers
    • Understanding sustainability and environmental issues and the impact on facilities management 
    • Understanding energy and utilities management and the impact on facilities management
    • Understanding procurement and contract management in facilities management 
    • Managing accessibility and inclusion and its impact on facilities management 


    Assessment could include:

    • a requirement for the application of knowledge to a Facilities Management work-based scenario whenever possible
    • incorporation of a variety of multiple choice question paper, written, practical and oral testing of the Learning Outcomes

    Entry Requirement:

    BIFM does not state any formal entry requirements, but learners will normally be practising middle management or will be progressing from a Level 3 Qualification in Facilities Management.

    Updated on 28 October, 2018

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