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Advanced Diploma in Facilities Management QLS Level 7



Course Overview

Facilities Management Certificate

Get your career on the right track starting today, with this exclusive facilities management certificate from Brentwood Open Learning College.  Our most advanced diploma in facilities management is now open for enrolment, with no prior knowledge or experience required.  Ideal for ambitious learners pursuing leadership roles, this endorsed Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma could be just the thing to ignite your potential. Each of the 16 self-paced modules examines an essential facilities management knowledge area, concluding with online assessments in multiple choice format. Key topics covered include human resource management, infrastructure maintenance and operations management, quality management in projects, facility security management, emergency preparedness, team leadership, an overview of contractual law and many more besides.  Enjoy the freedom to study in your own time and at your own pace, with no deadlines or time restrictions imposed. Start your Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma with Brentwood Open Learning College today!

Why Study Facilities Management?

To build a career in facilities management is to gain access to a broad and diverse job market. The competencies and capabilities of skilled facility managers are of universal value and relevance across all sectors.  Ultimately, it is the job of the facility manager to ensure that all resources and assets are allocated and utilised with total efficiency. From physical maintenance of business premises to the recruitment of new employees to security management to workforce motivation, facilities management encompasses dozens of interconnected activities.  It is a complex and demanding field, which calls for meticulous attention to detail and a natural problem-solving attitude.  For those who make it, facilities management can also be limitlessly lucrative, with the guarantee of long-term job security almost anywhere in the world.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College exclusively provide the highest quality distance learning programmes for ambitious candidates. This endorsed Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma consists of 16 in-depth modules, covering the topics and knowledge areas outlined below:

Module 1 - Introduction to Successful Facility Management

Learners are presented with a detailed overview of the facilities management profession in Module One, including a rundown of the types of organisations that rely on facilities management personnel.  Personality traits and skills of importance in facility management are also discussed, along with essential considerations for organising a department as a facility manager.

Module 2 - Operations and Maintenance

A look at the infrastructure maintenance responsibilities of facilities managers follows in the second module, touching upon several key operations management activities.  Examples of which include communications management, plant operations management, air quality management, inventory management and the procurement of workplace equipment.

Module 3 - Vendor Management & Outsourcing

The importance of identifying and selecting the right source of supply is discussed in Module Three, which presents a series of tools and techniques for vetting vendors.  Candidates also consider the potential advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing, along with instances in which outsourcing activities may benefit the business.

Module 4 - Contracting and Types of Contracts

Module Four brings the basics of contractual law into discussion, presenting several different types of contracts and discussing their functions.  Candidates learn how to select the right type of contract in accordance with requirements, choosing from such contract types as purchase order contracts, unit price contracts, lump sum contracts and more.

Module 5 - Project Management

A fascinating look at the fundamentals of project management follows in the Fifth Module, with strong focus on the project life cycle.  Additional topics covered include strategic planning, the project charter, project selection criteria, estimating project costs, communications management, risk planning in project management and more.

Module 6 - Managing Quality in Projects

Module Six continues with a more detailed discussion of the importance of monitoring and managing quality in projects.  Several useful tools and techniques for managing project quality are discussed, including benefit/cost analysis, how to perform a detailed quality audit, applying quality assurance, the use of flow charts and more.

Module 7 - Supervising Others

The fundamentals of effective workforce supervision are discussed in Module Seven, which emphasises the importance of becoming a better listener.  Active listening techniques are presented and discussed, along with the benefits of advanced questioning skills, using probing techniques during conversation and the power of body language.

Module 8 - Managing Human Resources

The functions and objectives of human resource management are examined in Module Eight, with a look at the main responsibilities of HRM personnel.  The importance of creating an appropriate HR code of ethics is also discussed, along with the role HRM plays in building and maintaining a high-performance workforce.

Module 9 - Effective Team Management

Further team management concepts are presented in the ninth module, highlighting the importance of effective leadership.  Topics covered include the process of building better teams, how to establish team norms, building trust within a team and how working as a team can be both advantageous and challenging.

Module 10 - Organisational Skills

The concept of the learning organisation is presented and discussed in Module 10, along with several essential organisational skills for the facility manager.  Additional concepts discussed include establishing personal vision and values, what it means to achieve personal mastery, strategies for working with mental models, the ladder of inference and more.

Module 11 - Motivating your Workforce

The use of incentives and rewards to build and maintain motivation is explored in Module 11.  Learners consider the different types of incentives and rewards an employer can provide, along with how to establish an appropriate reward system, the development of a workable pay structure and how employee ownership and empowerment can be the ultimate motivators.

Module 12 - Communication Techniques in the Workplace

Module 12 examines the art of effective workplace communication, with tips and guidelines for becoming a more confident and effective communicator.  Candidates consider the seven things people determine by way of appearance alone, along with the importance of controlled assertiveness, the right attitude for effective interpersonal communication and more.

Module 13 - Conflict Management

A step-by-step breakdown of the conflict resolution process is presented in Module 13, which also discusses the different types of conflicts and the diplomatic approach to difficult conversations.  Managing challenging situations professionally is also discussed, along with how workplace disputes and disagreements can be beneficial when managed appropriately.

Module 14 - Facility Emergency Preparedness

Module 14 highlights the importance of effective emergency planning, while discussing the main responsibilities of facility managers in the event of an emergency.  Candidates learn how to estimate the probability of an incident occurring, develop a workable emergency plan and establish a Facility Emergency Operations Centre where necessary.

Module 15 - Facility Security Management

Protecting people and property as a top priority for every organisation is discussed in Module 15.  The functions and objectives of vulnerability assessments are discussed, along with the most essential security planning considerations, the security responsibilities of the facilities management department and how to establish appropriate security goals.

Module 16 - Sustainability and Use of Resources

The course concludes with a look at the importance of pursuing a sustainable future, considering what it means to run a sustainable business and why it must be prioritised.  Additional topics covered include setting realistic sustainability goals, monitoring the progress of sustainability initiatives and reviewing the results.

Explore various free courses on our website. You can even take a start with one of our free Management courses today.

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £1100 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £320

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £65

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £900

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

Effective facilities management can have a positive impact on the performance and prosperity of almost any organisation. A complex and challenging field of enormous responsibility, facilities management can also be limitlessly lucrative. By demonstrating your capacity to streamline and improve business processes and activities at a variety of levels, you immediately become a standout candidate on the job market. Whether looking to secure a prestigious position with an established employer or simply run your own business more efficiently, this Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma comes highly recommended. 

Who Should Take This Course?

At Brentwood Open Learning College, we aim to provide the most flexible and accessible distance learning opportunities for ambitious candidates. This advanced Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma was designed with the following applicants in mind:

  • Newcomers considering a dynamic and fulfilling career change
  • HRM and project management personnel working on their skills
  • Senior managers, business owners and prospective entrepreneurs
  • Members of the workforce looking to climb the career ladder
  • Anyone looking to become a successful facilities manager
  • Jobseekers working on their CVs and employment prospects

However ambitious your career goals, you’ll be a step closer to achieving them with a Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma on your CV.  Get started today, or contact our student support team anytime for more information.

Course at QLS
Level 7

Endorsement
Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
620 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing



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Course at QLS
Level 7

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Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme

Study Method
Online

Course Duration
620 Hours

Entry Requirements
No Entry Requirements

Start Date
Ongoing





Course Overview

Facilities Management Certificate

Get your career on the right track starting today, with this exclusive facilities management certificate from Brentwood Open Learning College.  Our most advanced diploma in facilities management is now open for enrolment, with no prior knowledge or experience required.  Ideal for ambitious learners pursuing leadership roles, this endorsed Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma could be just the thing to ignite your potential. Each of the 16 self-paced modules examines an essential facilities management knowledge area, concluding with online assessments in multiple choice format. Key topics covered include human resource management, infrastructure maintenance and operations management, quality management in projects, facility security management, emergency preparedness, team leadership, an overview of contractual law and many more besides.  Enjoy the freedom to study in your own time and at your own pace, with no deadlines or time restrictions imposed. Start your Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma with Brentwood Open Learning College today!

Why Study Facilities Management?

To build a career in facilities management is to gain access to a broad and diverse job market. The competencies and capabilities of skilled facility managers are of universal value and relevance across all sectors.  Ultimately, it is the job of the facility manager to ensure that all resources and assets are allocated and utilised with total efficiency. From physical maintenance of business premises to the recruitment of new employees to security management to workforce motivation, facilities management encompasses dozens of interconnected activities.  It is a complex and demanding field, which calls for meticulous attention to detail and a natural problem-solving attitude.  For those who make it, facilities management can also be limitlessly lucrative, with the guarantee of long-term job security almost anywhere in the world.

Course Syllabus

Brentwood Open Learning College exclusively provide the highest quality distance learning programmes for ambitious candidates. This endorsed Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma consists of 16 in-depth modules, covering the topics and knowledge areas outlined below:

Module 1 - Introduction to Successful Facility Management

Learners are presented with a detailed overview of the facilities management profession in Module One, including a rundown of the types of organisations that rely on facilities management personnel.  Personality traits and skills of importance in facility management are also discussed, along with essential considerations for organising a department as a facility manager.

Module 2 - Operations and Maintenance

A look at the infrastructure maintenance responsibilities of facilities managers follows in the second module, touching upon several key operations management activities.  Examples of which include communications management, plant operations management, air quality management, inventory management and the procurement of workplace equipment.

Module 3 - Vendor Management & Outsourcing

The importance of identifying and selecting the right source of supply is discussed in Module Three, which presents a series of tools and techniques for vetting vendors.  Candidates also consider the potential advantages and disadvantages of outsourcing, along with instances in which outsourcing activities may benefit the business.

Module 4 - Contracting and Types of Contracts

Module Four brings the basics of contractual law into discussion, presenting several different types of contracts and discussing their functions.  Candidates learn how to select the right type of contract in accordance with requirements, choosing from such contract types as purchase order contracts, unit price contracts, lump sum contracts and more.

Module 5 - Project Management

A fascinating look at the fundamentals of project management follows in the Fifth Module, with strong focus on the project life cycle.  Additional topics covered include strategic planning, the project charter, project selection criteria, estimating project costs, communications management, risk planning in project management and more.

Module 6 - Managing Quality in Projects

Module Six continues with a more detailed discussion of the importance of monitoring and managing quality in projects.  Several useful tools and techniques for managing project quality are discussed, including benefit/cost analysis, how to perform a detailed quality audit, applying quality assurance, the use of flow charts and more.

Module 7 - Supervising Others

The fundamentals of effective workforce supervision are discussed in Module Seven, which emphasises the importance of becoming a better listener.  Active listening techniques are presented and discussed, along with the benefits of advanced questioning skills, using probing techniques during conversation and the power of body language.

Module 8 - Managing Human Resources

The functions and objectives of human resource management are examined in Module Eight, with a look at the main responsibilities of HRM personnel.  The importance of creating an appropriate HR code of ethics is also discussed, along with the role HRM plays in building and maintaining a high-performance workforce.

Module 9 - Effective Team Management

Further team management concepts are presented in the ninth module, highlighting the importance of effective leadership.  Topics covered include the process of building better teams, how to establish team norms, building trust within a team and how working as a team can be both advantageous and challenging.

Module 10 - Organisational Skills

The concept of the learning organisation is presented and discussed in Module 10, along with several essential organisational skills for the facility manager.  Additional concepts discussed include establishing personal vision and values, what it means to achieve personal mastery, strategies for working with mental models, the ladder of inference and more.

Module 11 - Motivating your Workforce

The use of incentives and rewards to build and maintain motivation is explored in Module 11.  Learners consider the different types of incentives and rewards an employer can provide, along with how to establish an appropriate reward system, the development of a workable pay structure and how employee ownership and empowerment can be the ultimate motivators.

Module 12 - Communication Techniques in the Workplace

Module 12 examines the art of effective workplace communication, with tips and guidelines for becoming a more confident and effective communicator.  Candidates consider the seven things people determine by way of appearance alone, along with the importance of controlled assertiveness, the right attitude for effective interpersonal communication and more.

Module 13 - Conflict Management

A step-by-step breakdown of the conflict resolution process is presented in Module 13, which also discusses the different types of conflicts and the diplomatic approach to difficult conversations.  Managing challenging situations professionally is also discussed, along with how workplace disputes and disagreements can be beneficial when managed appropriately.

Module 14 - Facility Emergency Preparedness

Module 14 highlights the importance of effective emergency planning, while discussing the main responsibilities of facility managers in the event of an emergency.  Candidates learn how to estimate the probability of an incident occurring, develop a workable emergency plan and establish a Facility Emergency Operations Centre where necessary.

Module 15 - Facility Security Management

Protecting people and property as a top priority for every organisation is discussed in Module 15.  The functions and objectives of vulnerability assessments are discussed, along with the most essential security planning considerations, the security responsibilities of the facilities management department and how to establish appropriate security goals.

Module 16 - Sustainability and Use of Resources

The course concludes with a look at the importance of pursuing a sustainable future, considering what it means to run a sustainable business and why it must be prioritised.  Additional topics covered include setting realistic sustainability goals, monitoring the progress of sustainability initiatives and reviewing the results.

Explore various free courses on our website. You can even take a start with one of our free Management courses today.

Fee & Payment Options

Paying in Installments: £1100 (interest FREE Installments)

Deposit: £320

No of Installments: 12

Each Installment: £65

Pay in Full: (£200 Discount) £900

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Career Path

Effective facilities management can have a positive impact on the performance and prosperity of almost any organisation. A complex and challenging field of enormous responsibility, facilities management can also be limitlessly lucrative. By demonstrating your capacity to streamline and improve business processes and activities at a variety of levels, you immediately become a standout candidate on the job market. Whether looking to secure a prestigious position with an established employer or simply run your own business more efficiently, this Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma comes highly recommended. 

Who Should Take This Course?

At Brentwood Open Learning College, we aim to provide the most flexible and accessible distance learning opportunities for ambitious candidates. This advanced Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma was designed with the following applicants in mind:

  • Newcomers considering a dynamic and fulfilling career change
  • HRM and project management personnel working on their skills
  • Senior managers, business owners and prospective entrepreneurs
  • Members of the workforce looking to climb the career ladder
  • Anyone looking to become a successful facilities manager
  • Jobseekers working on their CVs and employment prospects

However ambitious your career goals, you’ll be a step closer to achieving them with a Level 7 Facilities Management Diploma on your CV.  Get started today, or contact our student support team anytime for more information.

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