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Resolving non-routine problems that are complex is the everyday role of the FM manager. To be successful, the FM manager needs a broad understanding of facilities management. This BIFM level 4 programme seeks to equip learners to identify and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to deal with the issues that arise every day in the FM world.

Who is this programme for?

The BIFM level 4 qualification is aimed at those working at an operational management level. This programme is also suitable to those aspiring to this role and seeking to stretch and develop themselves along this path. BIFM Level 4 carries credits towards a BIFM Level 5 qualification
(See BIFM Level 5).

Aims of the Programme

The learning outcomes for this programme include:

  • Understanding facilities management within the context of an organisation
  • Developing capability to manage health and safety issues with own area of FM
  • Identifying areas of risk and developing understanding of core elements of risk management
  • Understanding financial management in context of FM
  • Developing core skills of people management

Assessment Criteria

Practical assessment tasks that are work-based, reflecting live business projects and activities are the core assessment techniques used for this qualification.

Entry Requirements

There is no set entry requirement, however, a background in FM or relevant fields is preferable.

Class Sizes

We are committed to ensuring you gain the most, academically and personally, during your study time with Portobello.  To facilitate this, we limit our class sizes to a maximum of 14 students on part-time programmes. With these uniquely small classes, we create the environment for you get to know everyone in your group, you can then feel comfortable and confident to ask questions and our tutors have the time to attend to the needs of each and every student. Many of our students tell us of the lifelong friendships they have made during their study time with Portobello.

Course Structure

The BIFM level 4 programme is available to study through part-time tuition. It is delivered over 10 evenings and 12 x 1 day sessions. There is an induction Workshop, held on an evening prior to the start of the programme.  The programme runs all year, with a break in the month of December, and classes are scaled back to generally 1 full day session during the months of July and August.

To discuss course structure further please contact Lynda O'Neill on T: 01 8920031 E: lynda.oneill@portobelloinstitute.ie or Mairead Roche on T: 01 8920032 E: mairead.roche@portobelloinstitute.ie

Diploma Course Content

  •  Overview of Facilities Management
  •  Managing Health & Safety in Own Area of FM
  •  Understanding Risk Management in FM
  •  Understanding Financial Management in FM
  •  Understanding FM Support Services Operations
  •  Understanding FM Strategy
  •  Understanding People Management for FM’s
  •  Understanding Property & Asset Management in FM
  •  Understanding Procurement and Contract Management in FM

Qualification

BIFM Level 4 Diploma in Facilities Management.

Progression

Students can progress their studies in FM or complement their qualifications with energy and waste management qualifications.
All of these programmes are available through the CME.

  • BIFM Level 5 in Facilities Management
  • CME Level 1-2 Certificate in Energy Management
  • CME Level 1-2 Certificate in Waste Management

 

Booking

Name: Facilities Management BIFM Level 4

Cost: 3995 Euro

To Book this course, please make a full course payment using the Book Now button. Please read and understand both the Terms of Enrolment and Course Payment Information before paying for your course. Details of all our policies as well as refunds, cancellations, installment options and how to pay offline are contained in these two important documents.


Course CodePrice and LocationInfo
ED4DJAN18
3995
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 10/01/18 – 17/11/18
  • Sat x11 (10-5pm), Wed x 13 (6.30-9.30pm)
  • Includes: Induction session, 13 Wednesday evenings (6.30-9.30pm) and 11 Saturdays (full day)
ED4DAPR18
3995
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 14/04/18 - 30/01/19
  • Wed x 11 (6.30 - 9.30pm) & Sat x 12 (6.30 - 9.30pm)
  • Includes: 11 Wednesday evenings (6.30-9.30pm) and 12 Saturdays (full day)
ED4DMAY18
3995
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 12/05/18 - 23/02/19
  • Sat x 12 (10-5pm) & Wed x 11 (6.30-9.30pm)
  • Includes: Induction session, 11 Wednesday evenings (6.30-9.30pm) and 12 Saturdays (full day) 
ED4DSEP18
3995
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 19/09/18 - 22/05/18
  • Sat x 12 (10-5pm) & Wed x 11 (6.30 - 9.30pm)
  • Includes: Induction session, 11 Wednesday evenings (6.30-9.30pm) and 12 Saturdays (full day) 

Additional Course Costs

Please read Course Payment Information for full details as to when you will make these additional course payments.

  • BIFM assessment fee: GBP£275