A building - offices, factories, schools, hospitals, shops - needs to be run efficiently and effectively but few people stop to think about who makes everything in these building work so well.
The ILM Facilities Management Award course considers the context in which the facilities manager works, how relationships are built with other stakeholders, the best ways to deliver services and linking the theory with practical work experience.
The Facilities Management Award (11 Weeks) covers: Facilities management in context, Health and safety at work, Management, Workplace relationship management, Workplace service delivery, Knowledge-based assignments, Work-based assignments,
The Facilities Management Certificate (additional 14 Weeks after Award)
The ILM Facilities Management Certificate builds on the ILM Award and covers: Introduction to managing and maintaining property and assets, Introduction to leadership and management, Project Management, Solving problems and making decisions, Developing yourself and others, Knowledge-based assignments, Work-based assignments
The Facilities Management Diploma (additional 21 Weeks after Certificate) The ILM Facilities Management Diploma builds on the ILM Certificate and covers a range of more advanced topics in facilities management.
Course Aims: The courses are for anyone working in or managing facilities in an organisation. They help participants to develop a comprehensive range of skills and techniques. They also build the capacity of the Facilities Manager to make good quality decisions and to apply what they are learning in the classroom to the andlsquo;real world'in which they work.
Each course builds on the previous one allowing participants to work at their own pace and to grow their knowledge and understanding as they go along.
Individual Subject Options If you feel you do not wish to take a complete qualification you can take individual subjects and receive certification for these. If you wish you can build these up over time into complete Awards, Certificates and Diplomas. If you take this option you have up to one year to complete subjects to combine them into the Award, two years to complete the Certificate and three years to complete the Diploma.
Individual subjects available at the moment are:
Health and Safety at Work
Introduction To Leadership and Management
Solving Problems and Making Decisions
Course Accreditation: The courses are accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM)/City and Guilds. ILM is the leading education and professional body for managers and is internationally recognised. It is part of the City and Guilds organisation.
No Examinations: One of the benefits of these courses is that there are no written examinations. Instead participants complete assignments related to thier practical everyday work. Tutorial support is provided as part of the course.
Course Duration and Entry: The Award course runs for 3.5 hours on one evening per week from 6:30 to 10:00 p.m. for 11 weeks. The Certificate takes an additional x 14 weeks after the Award, with the Diploma taking an additional 21 weeks after the Certificate. Entry is open - no prior qualifications are required to enrol.
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