Facilities Management - Course

Level 3 by ABC Awards | Tutor Support & Exam included | 60 CPD Credits | Free COVID-19 Course & Letter of Completion

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Study method
Online, self-paced
200 hours
No formal qualification
60 CPD hours / points
Endorsed by ABC Awards
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Facilities Management

Certificate in Facilities Management Level 3. Additional CPD Accredited FM Certificate with 60 CPD points available without extra study. The course comes with easy to understand e-learning study materials.

Study online for a Level 3 Certificate in Facilities Management and explore a world of incredible career opportunities! Explore the functions and objectives of professional facilities management at the highest level, with complete tutor support provided from start to finish!

Facilities Management | Facilities Management Certificate | Facilities Management Online

Also referred to simply as Facilities Management, facilities management comprises a variety of disciplines and interconnected responsibilities. The ultimate goal of which is to oversee asset management for large and small organisations alike, taking charge of property, physical infrastructure, human resource management and vendor relations. According to the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA), this fascinating field “considers the coordination of people, place, process, and technology.” Across public and private sectors alike, facilities management ensures an organisation has the resources and infrastructure needed to perform its functions effectively and efficiently. From building maintenance and renovations to contract management to security to sustainability, the facilities manager oversees a long list of responsibilities. A dynamic and demanding field, which can also be highly-lucrative for successful candidates.

This exclusive Level 3 Certificate in Facilities Management provides a comprehensive introduction to one of the world’s most sought-after specialist fields. Study the functions and objectives of facilities management at an advanced level, building the skills and knowledge you’ll need to pursue a rewarding career for life. With no prior knowledge or experience necessary, course content gradually introduces the various interconnected disciplines that form the foundation of facilities management. Examine the art of effective vendor relations and contract management, the importance of quality management, strategies for improving human resource management and the purpose of contingency planning. Learn how to become an invaluable contributor in any organisational setting, as you work your way towards and endorsed Level 3 Certificate in Facilities Management !

Enrol today and a rewarding career in facilities management could be right at your fingertips!

Facilities Management - Course Benefits

Our dynamic database of courses welcomes applicants from all over the world, with none of the usual restrictions or entry-requirements. Enrol today and enjoy a variety of perks and privileges including:

  • Complete provision of all supporting documentation and learning resources needed to successfully complete the course.
  • Expert tutor support provided throughout, ensuring you gain maximum value from your studies.
  • Total convenience and flexibility, with round-the-clock access to our digital learning platform and no deadlines to worry about.
  • Premium course materials and study aids, created by a team of industry veterans and noted academics.
  • The opportunity to enrich your long-term outlook with an endorsed Level 3 Certificate in Facilities Management on your CV!


Endorsed by ABC Awards


60 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

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Facilities Management - Learning Objectives

The objective of this course is to instil candidates with the specialist skills and knowledge needed to pursue a fulfilling career in facilities management. Irrespective of background and experience to date, learners are primed with the confidence to pursue their most ambitious goals. Each of the main responsibilities in the field of facilities management is dissected and examined at the deepest level. Ideal for newcomers and existing members of the workforce alike, this Level 3 Facilities Management Diploma could fast-track your progression up the career ladder.

By developing a deeper understanding of the functions and objectives of facilities management, you stand a much better chance of building a successful career. From start to finish, your personally-assigned tutor will provide the support and feedback you need to successfully complete the course. After which, you’ll have the opportunity to put your new skills and knowledge to use in the practical setting of your choosing.

Upon completion, learners will have examined the most important concepts and teachings at the heart of successful facilities management, including:

  • Occupancy and human factors
  • Operations and maintenance
  • Human resource management
  • Sustainability
  • Facility IT management
  • Risk management
  • Safety and security
  • Communication
  • Performance and quality
  • Leadership and strategy
  • Real estate
  • Project management
  • Finance and business management

Course Outline

From job-market newcomers to successful business owners, this Level 3 Certificate Facilities Management could make a significant contribution to your ongoing professional development. Your tutor will provide complete support throughout the following 06 course modules - each of which concludes with an online assessment to measure your understanding of the subject matter:

Unit 1 - Introduction to Successful Facility Management

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Facility Management
  • Characteristics of a Successful Facility Manager
  • The Development of a Facility Management Philosophy
  • Types of Organizations
  • Considerations for Organizing a Department
  • Non-Profit and Not for Profit Organizations
  • Organizing the Department
  • Personality and Skills of Facility Personnel
  • Facility Management Leadership
  • Strategic and Annual Planning
  • The Annual Work Plan
  • Plus more

Unit 2 - Operations and Maintenance

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Human Resources Management
  • Communications
  • Outsourcing of services or in-house staff?
  • Plant Operations
  • General administrative services
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Recycling
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Inventory Management
  • Communications and Wire Management
  • Relocation and Move Management
  • Furniture Installation
  • Plus more

Unit 3 - Vendor Management & Outsourcing

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Vendor Management
  • Identifying the Right Source of Supply
  • Selecting a Source
  • Benefits of choosing a Source of Supply
  • Vendor Registration and Development
  • Vendor Rating
  • Aims of Vendor Rating
  • Vendor Rating Methods
  • Parameters of Vendor Rating
  • Learning Cycle and Training
  • Pitfalls of Learning curve
  • Systematic Training Needs Analysis
  • Materials Management Computerisation
  • Plus more

Unit 4 - Facility Emergency Preparedness

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Estimate Probability of Occurrence
  • Emergency Planning
  • Categorizing Emergencies
  • Emergency Categories
  • Development of an Emergency Plan
  • Organizational Considerations
  • Command, Control, and Communications
  • Chain Of Command
  • Succession Responsibility
  • Facility Emergency Operations Center (FEOC)
  • Facility Manager Responsibilities
  • Emergency and Security Manager Responsibilities
  • Emergency Preparation and Training
  • Evaluate Requirements
  • Analyze and Modify the Plan
  • Plus more

Unit 5 - Facility Security Management

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Facility Physical Security Goals
  • Protect People and Property
  • Facilities Security Responsibilities
  • Security Planning Considerations
  • Security Planning Approach
  • Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED)
  • Territorial Reinforcement
  • Natural Access Control
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Facility security Implementation
  • Access Control
  • Facility Electronic Security
  • Employee Protective Measures
  • Plus more

Unit 6 - Sustainability and Use of Resources

This unit covers the following topics:

  • What is Sustainability?
  • Improving the Sustainability of your organization
  • Identification of resources used
  • Setting future targets
  • Sustainability: a whole organisation approach
  • Reporting Progress and reviewing results
  • Plus more

Who is this course for?

Facilities Management

It’s becoming increasingly rare for individuals to ‘accidentally’ become successful facility managers. Instead, businesses expect facility managers to possess broad knowledge and a highly-developed set of specialist skills. Facilities managers play one of the most significant roles in optimising an organisation’s performance and safeguarding its future. For anyone looking to climb the career ladder in a facilities management capacity, targeted studies are mandatory. Likewise, anyone running their own business (or considering entrepreneurship opportunities) could find this Level 3 Facilities Management Certificate invaluable.

With no strict entry-requirements or time-restrictions to worry about, our flexible online study programmes are open to ambitious applicants from all backgrounds. We’ll provide everything you need to successfully complete the course, working at a time and pace that suit your lifestyle.

If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, we’re ready to show you the way - get started on your Level 3 Certificate in Facilities Management today.


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There is no particular entry requirement.

OPTION-I: Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £85 accreditation fee+postal charges.

Certificate of course Completion

(soft copy) can be claimed for £15. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25

OPTION-II: CPD Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, a fee is payable for a CPD Accredited Diploma in PDF format or hard copy.

CPD Accredited Diploma (PDF format)=£30

CPD Accredited Diploma (Hardcopy)=£75

Postage Charges:

National £9

International £15

Career path

Facilities Management

Level 3 Facilities Management studies could prove instrumental in taking your career to the next level. Typical job titles and roles that fall within the field of FM include the following:

  • Asset Manager
  • Assistant Property Manager
  • Construction Manager
  • Director, Physical Plant
  • Energy Manager
  • Facilities Coordinator / Supervisor
  • Plant or Operations Manager

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