This BIFM Level 4 Diploma in Facilities Management practice is for operationally experienced managers and is designed to provide candidates with an opportunity to demonstrate their knowledge and competence within the workplace across a broad range of facilities management functions.
Ofqual qualification reference: 500/8381/8.
There are no formal entry requirements, but learners will normally have been working or had experience in the field of facilities management.
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.
Candidates will complete five mandatory units and a specified number of optional units to make a minimum of 48 credits. The unit titles are:
FM4.01 – Overview of facilities management (6 credits)
FM4.02 – Understanding facilities management strategy (3 credits)
FM4.03 – Understanding people management in facilities management (8 credits)
FM4.04 – Understanding facilities management support services operations (6 credits)
FM4.05 – Managing health and safety in own area of facilities management (6 credits)
FM4.10 – Understanding leadership and management in facilities management (6 Credits)
FM4.13 – Developing relationships with suppliers and specialists in facilities management (3 credits)
FM4.17 – Understanding property, fabric and building services maintenance for facilities managers (8 credits)
FM4.19 – Understanding sustainability and environmental issues and the impact of facilities management (3 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.