Facilities Manager Course

102147: Occupational Certificate: NQF Level 6: Facilities Manager

Facilities Management is a fully-fledged profession within the property industry.  It plays a critical role within an organisations strategy, structure and processes giving you a holistic and comprehensive skill for a profession which is in demand.

Duration: This course allows 24 months for a new entrant into the industry to qualify.  If you have worked in the FM industry or if you have other qualifications and degrees in the FM space, then you may qualify sooner.

The Facilities Management course consists of 7 Learning Units covering:

LU1:  Concepts Underpinning Facilities Management

  • Generic Management Concepts
  • Basic Business Management Concepts

LU2: Fundamentals of Facilities Management

  • Role and Scope of Facilities Management
  • Business Sector Analysis and Stakeholder Relations
  • Fundamentals of Business Optimisation

LU3:  Principles of Facilities Management Strategy & Policy Development

  • Facilities Management Strategy
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Facilities Management Policy

LU4:  Facilities Manager Leadership & Management

  • Project Management
  • People Management
  • Change Management

LU5:  Moveable & Immovable Asset Management

  • Principles of Services Management
  • Maintenance Strategy for Services Management
  • Utilities Management
  • Record Keeping

LU6:  Procurement & Contract Management

  • Procurement
  • Contract Management

LU7:  Corporate Governance & Business Continuity

  • Risk Management
  • Corporate Compliance
  • Financial Management
  • Information Technology Management
  • Environmental Impact Management

The questions and assignments are divided into three categories being Knowledge, Practical and Workplace Evidence.  Assessments are continuous and based on a series of knowledge quizzes, practical assignments and workplace evidence, all completed online.  An external summative assessment or final exam is conducted through the relevant Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO), Assessment Quality Partner, SAFMA (South African Facilities Management Association).  SAFMA has been appointed to hold this assessment which is required for the issuing of the qualification.  There will be a registration cost for this exam which SAFMA sets on an annual basis.

Facilitation events are held monthly where you must book your seat and ensure that you attend.

Facilities Manager: 262 Credits

The outcome that you can expect from this course will enable you to confidently grow your status as a commercial facilities manager and explore both horizontal and vertical career paths in the industry.

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Course Materials

Each learning unit consists of:

  • Learner Guide & Resource Material
  • Explainer Video
  • Quiz