ABOUT THE COURSE
Facilities Management involves providing a quality and cost-effective maintenance and care service for a wide range of commercial and public buildings, such as hotels, hospitals, office and shopping complexes, arenas, educational or convention centres.
This apprenticeship will allow you to up-skill and gain a recognised industry qualification. You will learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the facilities sector. It is ideal for gaining a broad understanding about the facilities and services industry, and covers subjects such as:
- Routine and non-routine waste
- Working safely at heights
- Moving and transport
- Safety and security
- Develop customer relationships
You can choose the skills you want to focus on and get a greater understanding for topics ranging from managing waste, carrying out maintenance and minor repairs and cleaning in specialised areas.
WHAT YOU’LL STUDY
On this level 2 apprenticeship you will explore;
- Facilities Management within the context of the employing organisation
- The management of Health and Safety in accordance with the employing organisation
- Developing relationships in the workplace
- Developing and implementing risk assessment plans in accordance with the requirements for the facilities management service they are supervising
- Organising and delegating day to day activities of staff
- Monitoring the costs of the facilities management service to ensure the budget is not exceeded
- Procuring supplies for the facilities management service
- Resolving customer service queries and issues in accordance with contractual requirements;
- Ensuring that resources (materials and equipment) are used efficiently.
For more information on the apprenticeship please visit the Institute of Apprenticeships
WHAT WILL I NEED?
You will need:
- To be aged 16 or older
- To be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week with 20% of your normal working hours set aside for you to complete your training and study
- To be working at Level 2 in English and Maths
All applicants must have an interview and assessment in English and Maths to confirm that the apprenticeship is suitable for them.
Employers may also set additional entry requirements, as a prerequisite to working with them.
WHAT THE COURSE LEADS TO
This apprenticeship standard aligns with the following professional recognition Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management for Associate (IWFM)