Course details

This Level 5 qualification is typically for those working at a senior management level who are responsible for more specialised and complex functions at strategic level. They are, however also suitable for those aspiring to these roles and looking to develop themselves.


There are no formal entry requirements, but learners will normally have been working or had experience in the field of facilities management at high-level.

Validity of Award

This qualification does not expire.

Length of Course

A maximum of 2 years for completion of this BIFM qualification. Learners must complete all learning and assessment, and have their final achievement verified by BIFM within the two-year registration period. To enable timely completion of the qualification, the final unit assignment must be submitted to PIP for marking no less than two calendar months before the expiry date. If the final unit is submitted late, and the registration expires before the final unit is verified by BIFM, the learner will be required to pay an additional fee.

Course Information

Candidates will complete two BIFM mandatory units and specified additional units to make 24 credits.

The unit titles are:

  • FM5.02 - Organisational and facilities management strategy (6 credits) MANDATORY 
  • FM5.03 - Managing people in facilities management (8 credits) MANDATORY 
  • FM5.07 - Managing health and safety in facilities management (6 credits) 
  • FM5.19 - Sustainability and environmental management and the impact on facilities management (4 credits) 


All our BIFM Facilities Management courses are structured to offer distance, blended and tutor-led instruction and facilitation. Assessments are measured against clear Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria specified by BIFM.

Updated on 08 November, 2018

About PIP Services Ltd.

PIP’s core business is as a training provider and was first established in 2005.  In 2008 the first PIP Professional Training and Services Academy was opened by Councillor Reverend Emmanuel Obafohan, the Mayor of Barking and Dagenham.


Since then PIP has rapidly progressed, building partnerships and alliances with social enterprises, businesses and local authorities, to become one of the premier national training providers. We provide a unique training experience to all our learners, not only through our training service, but also through our high quality after-care, support, and administration service.

We are an accredited NEBOSH, IOSH, BIFM, CITB, CIEH, RSPH, & HABC training centre. Our trainers are all professionally qualified, with a wide range of experience, built up from working within a variety of sectors.

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