Level 5 Qualifications – Level 5 Award, Certificate, Diploma & Extended Diploma in Facilities Management

These Level 5 qualifications (Award, Certificate, Diploma or Extended Diploma) will develop your understanding of facilities management and provide you with practical techniques and methods for fulfilling essential tasks in your role. The programmes will also enable you to recall and apply relevant skills, methods and ideas under the appropriate circumstance.

The Level 5 Facilities Management qualifications emphasise management skills in practice. The work-focused assessments will enable you to take responsibility, launch new facilities management projects and complete high-priority tasks in this growing industry sector.

Level 5 Qualifications are aimed at professionals working at a middle or senior management level, and in particular, those specialised in complex functions.

The course is especially suitable for senior facilities management professionals working with:

  • Single or multi-site operations
  • Hard and/or soft service provision
  • Partner relationships
  • Performance management
  • Major projects with capital spend
  • Compliance in health and safety and other key critical legislation
  • Financial management.

Successful learners who complete all training requirements at one of IBS recognised centres receive a qualification as follows:

  • Level 5 Award in Facilities Management (12 credits)
  • Level 5 Certificate in Facilities Management (24 credits)
  • Level 5 Diploma in Facilities Management (48 credits)
  • Level 5 Extended Diploma in Facilities Management (120 credits) – forms pathway in Higher Level Apprenticeships in Facilities Management
UnitsCompetencyCredits
L501 Facilities manager development overview6
L502Impact of health and safety on FM10
L503Internal and external team management in FM8
L504Impact of Strategic planning in facilities management6
L505Premises acquisition and lease management in FM6
L506Risk assessment in facilities management6
L507Financial management for the facilities manager7
L508Information technology and its impact on FM6
L509Managing projects in FM7
L510Maintain good relationship with contractors, and suppliers in FM6
L511Promote quality of service in facilities management6
L512Excellent customer service impact on FM5
L513Understanding change and its implementation in FM7
L514Space management in FM5
L515Understanding and managing contracts in FM3
L516Managing energy and utilities in FM4
L517Corporate social responsibility and sustainability in FM3
L518Understanding leadership role in FM6
L519Documents management in the workplace7
L520Disability discrimination in FM3
L521Support services operations in facilities management7
L522Regularity requirement of Fire safety in FM (BCP)8
L523Understanding car parking management in FM3
L524Tools, devices, software, and equipment0
L525Assessment and Learning Objectives0

To apply this qualification one of the following required:

1. Minimum of 4 years of experience in facilities management.

2. Minimum 2 years diploma with one-year work experience in facilities, construction or project management or property management.