|Course Level||Level 4|
|Endorsed By||Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards|
|Study Method||Online Learning|
|Course Duration||260 Hours Approx.|
|Entry Requirements||No Entry Requirements|
Ready to take the next big step in your career journey? Gain facilities management certification online and explore a world of remarkable career opportunities! Our exclusive facilities management courses for distance learning provide a flexible and affordable alternative to traditional facilities management training courses. Enjoy the freedom to study at a time and pace that suit your lifestyle, with complete tutor support provided throughout. Explore the most important concepts at the heart of successful facilities management, including operations and maintenance, occupancy and human factors, sustainability, health and safety, quality management, communications management, IT and technology management, leadership, accountancy and more. Build the skills, knowledge and confidence to pursue a rewarding career in the field, while boosting your CV with an endorsed Level 4 Facilities Management Diploma!
Why Study Facilities Management?
An advanced Level 4 Facilities Management Diploma could open the door to the career you know you’re capable of. According to the International Facilities Management Association, facilities management concerns the “coordination of people, place, process, and technology.” In practice, facilities management personnel ensure that all assets and resources across the entire organization are used effectively and efficiently. From building maintenance to human resource management to vendor relations to safety and security, facilities management touches upon almost every key business process and activity. As demand for talented facilities management personnel grows worldwide, there’s never been a better time to study for a Level 4 Facilities Management Diploma!
This intensive Level 4 Facilities Management Diplomais open to ambitious candidates worldwide, with no deadlines imposed and no entry requirements to fulfil. We’ll provide all the study aids and learning resources you need to complete the course, along with full tutor support throughout each of the seven course modules:
Module 1. Introduction to Successful Facility Management
The course begins by presenting a detailed definition of facilities management, while discussing the various duties and responsibilities of facilities management personnel. The primary objectives of facilities management are also discussed, along with the skills, knowledge and qualities needed to succeed in the field. The importance of strong leadership in facilities management is also examined.
Module 2. Operations and Maintenance
Along with an introduction to facilities management marketing, the second module explores the potential benefits and drawbacks of outsourcing key FM duties. Candidates also consider move management, alongside several fundamental facilities management operations and maintenance tasks.
Module 3. Vendor Management & Outsourcing
The vendor rating system is introduced in the third module, which furthers the discussion regarding the pros and cons of outsourcing. Candidates learn how to select and subsequently establish good working relationships with sellers and service providers, while considering the potential advantages and disadvantages of computerized systems.
Module 4. Project Management
Candidates are then presented with a detailed breakdown of the project lifecycle, along with the role facilities management personnel play in the planning, execution and management of important projects. The concept of the balance quadrant is also brought into discussion, along with how and why projects are not the same as routine work.
Module 5. Facility Emergency Preparedness
In module five, candidates learn how facilities managers help plan and prepare for emergency situations. The importance of approaching emergency planning as a continuous process is discussed, along with the responsibilities of facilities management personnel in emergency planning and how to create an effective disaster recovery plan.
Module 6. Facility Security Management
Module six discusses the security responsibilities of facility management personnel, along with the primary goals and objectives of security management. The four most important focus-areas of the security plan are discussed, along with the role communication plays at the heart of effective security management and the potential pros and cons of security management technology.
Module 7. Sustainability and Use of resources
The course concludes with a fascinating introduction to sustainability in facilities management, along with why it is important for the modern business to prioritize sustainability. The potential for sustainability to affect business performance and profitability is also discussed, along with how to establish realistic and reachable sustainability targets.
Paying in Instalments: £540(interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 12
Each Instalment: £36
Pay in Full: (£100 Discount) £440
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 4 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.