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Who is this programme for?

The BIFM level 5 qualification is aimed at facilities managers with existing experience working in middle to senior management with responsibilities for specialised and complex FM functions. This programme is also suitable for those aspiring to these roles.

Aims of the Programme

The learning outcomes for this programme are designed to:

  • Enable the critical evaluation of operational and strategic facilities management
  • Equip students to develop and apply effectives strategies for managing people in facilities management
  • Develop understanding of the importance of risk management in facilities management
  • Deliver an understanding of financial management in facilities 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

Minimum of 2 years experience in FM.

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 5 programme is available to study through part-time tuition. It is delivered over evening and 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.


Achievement of the BIFM Level 5 Diploma in FM reflects the ability of the Facilities Manager to identify and use relevant understanding, methods and skills to address complex problems. These programmes seek to deliver to the learner, an understanding of different perspectives, diverse approaches and an independent school of thought when proposing a course of action in the FM context. Live case studies delivered by senior industry practitioners give a real insight into the varied world of Facilities Management. The BIFM level 5 Diploma, is recognised by industry, as essential for career progression to senior level within Facilities Management. 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

  • Organisational and Facilities Management Strategy
  • Managing People in FM
  • Property and Asset Management in FM
  • Managing Procurement and Contacts in FM
  • Risk Management in FM
  • Development and Trends in FM
  • Financial Management in FM
  • Managing Health & Safety in FM

Those holding a BIFM Level 4 Certificate or Diploma are exempt from one of the following:

  • Property and Asset Management in FM
  • Sustainability and Environmental Management and the impact on FM
  • Managing Health & Safety in FM

Qualification

BIFM Level 5 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 6 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 5

Cost: 4995 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
ED5COCT17
4995
Cork, Co Cork
  • 26/10/17 - 01/10/18
  • Thurs 6.30-9.30pm, Sat 10 - 4pm
ED5DNOV17
4995
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 04/11/17 - 15/10/18 + 12 Sat
  • Sat x 8 (10-5pm), Thu (6.30-9.30pm)
ED5DJAN18
4995
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 11/01/18 - 10/11/18
  • Thur x 14(6.30-9.30pm), Sat x 12 (10am-5pm)
  • Includes: Induction session, 14 Thursday evenings & 12 Saturdays
ED5CJAN18
4995
Cork, Co Cork
  • 18/01/18 - 01/02/19
  • Thurs 6.30-9.30pm, Sat 10 - 4pm
ED5DMAR18
4995
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 01/03/17 - 25/02/19 + Sat
  • Thur (6.30-9.30pm), Sat x8 (10am-5pm)
ED5CAPR18
4995
Cork, Co Cork
  • 14/04/18 - 01/05/19
  • Thurs 6.30-9.30pm, Sat 10 - 4pm

Additional Course Costs

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

  • BIFM assessment fee: £340