The Facilities Management Apprenticeship framework, ranging from Foundation to Higher level has been designed with the help of employers to attract new people into the Facilities Management (FM) sector and to up-skill the existing workforce with qualifications.
Delivery of the qualification is achieved through a mix of learning in the workplace, formal off the job training (at college) and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context. On completion, you must be able to undertake the full range of duties, appropriate to your job, confidently and competently to the standard set by the Industry.
Qualifications for Facilities Management (Generic):
- BIFM Level 4 Diploma in Facilities Management Practice
- BIFM Level 4 Diploma in Facilities Management
- Essential Skills Qualification Communication Level 3
- Essential Skills Qualification Application of Number Level 2
- Essential Skills Qualification Digital Literacy Level 2
For the post of Facilities Manager – Soft Services (in-house), the job roles(s) include: Managing a range of services for one site; supervising contractors and in-house staff, procuring services, calculating and comparing the costs to ensure that services achieve maximum value and remain on a budget, implementing new systems and procedures and project management.
For the post of Facilities Manager – Soft Services (outsourced), the job roles(s) include: Managing a range of services for one client site, ensuring that the services provided meet the client’s needs and comply with the terms of the contract, ensuring that goods or services achieve maximum value and remain on budget, listing with the client and involvement in project management.
These programmes are part financed by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government.