About Us

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is the professional body for facilities management (FM). Founded in 1993, we promote excellence in facilities management for the benefit of practitioners, the economy and society. Supporting and representing over 17,000 members around the world, both individual FM professionals and organisations, and thousands more through qualifications and training.

We promote and embed professional standards in facilities management. Committed to advancing the facilities management profession we provide a suite of membership, qualifications, training and networking services designed to support facilities management practitioners in performing to the best of their ability.

Facilities management professionals are responsible for services that enable and support business. Roles cover management of a wide range of areas including: health and safety, risk management, business continuity, procurement, sustainability, space planning, energy, property and asset management. They are typically responsible for activities such as catering, cleaning, building maintenance, environmental services, security and reception.

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FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

STANDARDS

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

The Facilities Management ProfessionalStandards clearly define the competences that are needed at each career level and form a global competence model for the profession.These standards can be used to benchmark skills, knowledge and competence for those working at all levels in the FM profession.

View the FM Professional Standards