ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management (Facilities Management option)

Facilities Management course

Course Details

This certificate course comprehensively covers a number of important leadership and management areas including Facilities management, Risk management in the organisation, Organisational culture and context, and the importance of Health and Safety management.

By choosing to study this ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management (Managing Facilities option) online course with CMIT, Students have 24×7 access to CMIT eLearning for the duration of the course. This includes a comprehensive Course Manual, Video, Quizzes and personalised Tutor Support. The course documentation for this ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management (Managing Facilities option) Online Course is detailed and easy to read. You will also be able to upload assessments online and receive online feedback. You can use the eLearning system from any computer that has internet access.

Who should complete this course?
  • Existing Facilities Managers, Operations Managers, Building Managers and Property Managers.
  • Those who are seeking a career in Facilities Management.
  • Anyone involved in operations or facility management in an organisation.
  • Those who wish to gain a professional, accredited qualification in the subject matter by home study distance learning.
Entry Requirements / Prerequisites
  • Level 4 certificate or equivalent qualification and/or relevant life and work experiences.
  • As this is a Level 4 (UK) professional qualification, learners will be expected to reference their assignment work to a high academic standard.
  • Candidates must be fluent in English with excellent written English Skills in order to achieve the assessment criteria. Queries on the standard required can be directed to the college.
  • Learners are required to have access to an organisation in which they can review existing facilities management procedures and create a revised facilities management plan suggesting improvements.
  • As this programme is delivered through distance learning, students must be capable of studying on their own initiative.
  • A basic working knowledge of computers and access to a computer with internet access is required to do the course.
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How CMIT eLearning Works…

Topics covered in this Facilities Management course

Unit 1:  Facilities Management

  • What is Facilities Management?
  • The scope of Facilities Management
  • The strategic and tactical roles of Facilities Management
  • Identification of service needs
  • Facilities Management SWOT
  • Facilities Management Plan
  • Service Delivery
  • Performance measurement in Facilities Management

Unit 2: Risk Management

  • Risk management in the organisation
  • Categories of risks
  • Legal aspects of risk management
  • Risk identification
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk controls
  • Monitoring and reviewing risks

Unit 3: Health and Safety 

  • The importance of health and safety management
  • Primary legislation
  • Industry specific legislation
  • Health and safety statements and policies
  • Health and safety reviews
  • Hazard identification
  • Risk assessment
  • Risk control
  • Health and safety responsibilities
  • Communicating about health and safety
  • Monitoring health and safety in the workplace
  • SMART health and safety objectives

Unit 4: Understanding the Organisational Culture and Context

  • What is the organisation environment?
  • PESTEL case studies
  • Corporate culture
  • Organisational ethics
Assessment
  • This Facilities Management course is assessed through a series of tutor-marked assignments.
  • Learners are required to have access to an organisation in which they can review existing facilities management procedures and create a revised facilities management plan suggesting improvements.
  • As part of our quality assurance, learner assessment work will be marked by an Internal Assessor, then checked by an Internal Verifier and an External Verifier.
Transfer and Progression to Further Studies
ILM Membership
  • All registered candidates automatically become studying members of the ILM for 6 months, free of charge, and can enjoy a range of member benefits.
Accreditation
  • Following successful completion of this Facilities Management course, you will receive an ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management (Level 4 UK) from the Institute of Leadership and Management.  This is an award on the UK Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and is comparable to an award at level 6 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications.  CMIT is an approved ILM centre.
  • Please note that there is a Eur60 fee payable for administration, moderation and certification.
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