|Course Level||Level 3|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||200 Hours Approx.|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Considering a career in facilities management? Ready to take your current FM position to the next level? With this exclusive building management course from Oxford Home Study Centre, your success story starts today! Our fully endorsed building facilities management courses are designed exclusively for distance learning. With no deadlines or time restrictions imposed, this facilities management short course fits easily into even the busiest schedules. Study the multifaceted field of facilities management at an intermediate level, including security management, emergency planning and disaster recovery, outsourcing, vendor management, operations and maintenance, resource allocation, sustainability and so much more. Our facilities management courses include all learning resources and study aids as standard, along with expert tutor support at all times. Get started on your Level 3 Certificate in Facilities Management today, or contact the team at Oxford Home Study Centre for more information!
Why Study Facilities Management?
A career in facilities management could take you places you never dreamed possible. Facilities managers play a somewhat ‘behind the scenes’ role, but nonetheless contribute to almost all essential business processes and activities. The idea being that when facility management is effective, the organization runs smoothly, seamlessly and efficiently across all departments. The field of facilities management concerns the appropriate and effective allocation of all assets and resources, while ensuring the organization’s overall infrastructure is suitably robust. A complex and demanding field of high responsibility, facilities management can also be fulfilling and financially rewarding in equally high measures.
This intermediate Level 3 Certificate in Facilities Management makes the perfect starting point for newcomers, or anyone looking to brush up their FM knowledge and expertise. Course content is delivered over a series of six modules, which conclude with online assessments your assigned tutor will mark and return with helpful feedback:
Module 1. Introduction to Successful Facility Management
The first module sets out to define facilities management from a contemporary business perspective. Candidates discuss the responsibilities and daily duties of facilities management personnel, along with the functions and objectives of the facilities management department. Candidates also consider the skills, knowledge and character traits of the effective facilities manager.
Module 2. Operations and Maintenance
Key facilities management operations and general maintenance tasks are discussed in the second module, which touches upon the advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing to third parties. The role of marketing in facilities management is also discussed, alongside an introduction to effective and efficient move management.
Module 3. Vendor Management & Outsourcing
Module three focuses on the establishment and maintenance of strong vendor relations, while furthering the discussion of outsourcing. Candidates learn how to assess vendors using the vendor rating system, while considering several advantages and disadvantages of computerization.
Module 4. Facility Emergency Preparedness
The fourth module examines the responsibilities of facilities management personnel in emergency preparedness, along with the importance of planning ahead for all possible eventualities. Learners consider the importance of approaching emergency planning as a continuous process, while discussing each of the three primary emergency categories and the potential consequences of poor emergency planning.
Module 5. Facility Security Management
A detailed introduction to facility security management follows in module five, which outlines the primary objectives of security management and the associated responsibilities of the facilities manager. The four most important security planning areas are discussed, along with the role communication plays in security management and the effects technology has on general organizational security management.
Module 6. Sustainability and Use of resources
Bringing the course to a close, module six discusses the strategic use of resources and the importance of prioritizing sustainability. Candidates learn how to establish achievable and measurable sustainability targets, along with the business-wide benefits of running a sustainable organization.
Paying in Instalments: £385(Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £25
Pay in Full: (£75 Discount) £310
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievementfrom ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford home study centre has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford home study centre to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Career opportunities for talented and confident facilities managers are wide open. FM personnel play a key role in the successful management and continuous development of public and private sector organizations worldwide. Chances are that if you already work at a management or leadership level, you’ll find this exclusive course invaluable. Likewise, we strongly recommend facilities management studies to business owners, entrepreneurs and anyone considering new business establishment.