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.
Ofqual qualification reference: 500/8347/8
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.
Candidates will complete five BIFM mandatory units and specified additional units to make 48 credits.
The unit titles are:
FM5.01 – Facilities management development and trends (6 credits) MANDATORY
FM5.02 – Organisational and facilities management strategy (6 credits) MANDATORY
FM5.03 – Managing people in facilities management (8 credits) MANDATORY
FM5.04 – Risk management in facilities management (6 credits) MANDATORY
FM5.05 – Financial management in facilities management (6 credits) MANDATORY
FM5.07 – Managing health and safety in facilities management (6 credits)
FM5.13 – Managing relationships with suppliers and specialists 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.