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Whether you are new to facilities management, considering it as a possible career or widening your role from related areas such as cleaning or security, BIFM is the place to start. Get professional recognition and access to networking opportunities and knowledge resources in addition to many other advantages.

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Facilities management is one of the fastest growing professions in the UK. Facilities managers are responsible for many of the buildings and services which support businesses and other types of organisation.

Whether you are just starting out in facilities management or are responsible for managing the facilities for numerous sites, the BIFM has something for everyone. Find out more by following the links below.

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Attracting Millennials into FM
Explore the 'Facilities Management World' on Plotr designed to engage 11-24 year olds in the career opportunities offered across the FM sector.

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  • FM World is the fortnightly magazine of the BIFM. Each issue carries news from the Institute as well as industry news, features, interviews, case studies and comment plus the largest jobs section of any facilities management title.

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BIFM webcasts

Don't leave your career to chance
Training Facilities Managers for over 20 years

Building Surveying & Maintenance, 1 Day, 20 January 2015
This course will help you manage your maintenance responsibilities more effectively and avoid unnecessary cost, damage or down time. Our highly experienced building surveyor will help you anticipate problems and plan preventative maintenance both inside and outside buildings, including lease commitments, instructing surveyors and interpreting reports.  
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Creating & Sustaining Modern Workplaces, 2  Days, 27-28 Jan 2015 
For a more advanced understanding of the cost implications of space and of how high performing workplaces have evolved, this course explores how a flexible approach to space management is fundamental to developing a more cost effective and productive workplace, and how FMs must look at new and more flexible ways of working in response to changing business needs. 
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