Who it’s for?
This introductory level certificate is for you if you are new to facilities management, have a desire to work in FM or simply just want a career change.
Learners that have undertaken this qualification are usually school leavers or have come from a non-FM related job and are looking to gain a basic insight into what facilities services involves.
How does it work?
You choose your qualification, pay online (or request an invoice), an activation code is emailed to you so you can start learning at anytime, in anyplace anywhere!
How long will it take?
Typically the qualification takes between 6-12 months to complete, depending upon the speed at which you want to progress. From the point of activation you have a 2 year registration period in which to complete the qualification.
For a guideline on the amount of time you need to commit to this qualification please click here to download the guidance document.
The BIFM Level 2 Certificate in Facilities Services Principles is a 130 hour qualification (you will gain 13 credits) and you will be expected to undertake at least 103 guided learning hours.
What skills and knowledge will I be able to demonstrate after completing the qualification?
- Have knowledge and understanding of facts, procedures and ideas in an area of study or field of work to complete well‑defined tasks and address straightforward problems.
- Interpret relevant information and ideas.
- Be aware of a range of information that is relevant to the study of FM.
- Select and use relevant cognitive and practical skills to complete well-defined, generally routine tasks and addresses straightforward problems.
- Identify, gather and use relevant information to inform actions.
- Identify how effective actions have been.
What will I learn?
If you choose to study the BIFM Level 2 Certificate in Facilities Services Principles, you will study four mandatory units, each unit has a credit value and the qualification has a credit value totalling 13 credits.
Working in Facilities Services
This unit is about raising awareness of Facilities Services by examining the types of services offered by organisations, the job roles and progression routes and how Facilities Services contributes to the wider business environment.
Health and Safety for Facilities Services
The aim of this unit is to provide an introduction to the concept of health and safety within the facilities industry.
Working with customers and others in Facilities Services
The aim of this unit is to provide an introduction to the concept of good customer service in the facilities industry.
Sustainability and environmental issues for Facilities Services
This unit enables learners to understand sustainability in its general sense and in the context of a Facilities Services environment, focusing on the conservation of utilities and the need to dispose of waste safely.
M = Mandatory