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FM as a career choice offers many opportunities and an interesting and diverse working life where no two days are ever the same.  It is challenging, interesting and has a vital importance in keeping the company operating effectively on a day to day level and providing a safe, enjoyable and efficient working environment for the employees. View some of our member profiles to see what it is like working in FM.
 

2014 Careers Guide to Facilities Management

 
 

TV PROGRAMME : ’Careers in Facilities Mangement - A world of choice and opportunity’

 
 
 
FM provides opportunities and career paths which could include working for an in-house FM department, perhaps for a large corporate organisation, a specialist FM contractor or a large multi-service company. 
 
A range of opportunities to develop your career in FM are available:

Qualifications

  • BIFM Qualifications in Facilities Management at levels 2, 3 4, 5, 6 and 7 are delivered across the country through a variety of means. These offer a development path for operational managers through to strategic senior practitioners. Find out about the BIFM qualifications here
  • Postgraduate qualifications (Level 7) in FM offered by a number of universities and colleges, some of which are recognised by BIFM. Click here for details

Apprenticeships in Facilities Management

FM Training

Intensive and interactive short training courses provided by BIFM Training on a range of subjects to help you in your role. Visit  BIFM Training

BIFM Membership

BIFM members have access to a range of knowledge and information resources and professional development opportunities, alongside the professional recognition of BIFM membership. Read more about membership

  • Participation in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) through opportunities offered by the BIFM i.e. Regional and Special Interest Group CPD events and the ability to record such CPD activity with an online CPD recording framework
  • The prestigious annual conference ThinkFM, Good Practice Guides and updates on key FM issues through our twice-monthly magazine FM World amongst others.

Online learning

BIFM’s SkillSet offers a range of online learning courses on core business skills for all FM professionals to access. Find out more about the courses here

BIFM Training offer Getting Started in FM as an online learning course. Find out more here.

Careers Service

 
BIFM offers a careers service for members to support FM professionals at any stage in their career. Read more
 
FM Jobs

The latest jobs in facilities management can be searched on FM World Jobs – the recruitment website for FM World magazine.

As well as viewing the latest jobs, you can also receive email alerts, upload a CV, access career advice and register as a jobseeker via the new site.

FM World  Find facilities management jobs


 

 

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