Why Join

In today’s fast-paced business environment, membership of a professional organisation can provide a constant source of support and keep you ahead of the competition.

Whether you are new to the facilities management profession, have many years of experience, or are currently facing new challenges, BIFM can provide you with the  professional support you need to help you achieve your career goals and deliver to the best of your ability.

Membership of the BIFM provides;

• Professional development 
• Networking
• Information and knowledge
• Professional recognition

BIFM membership is designed for individuals to reflect your particular combination of core skills and experience at any point in your career. As a member of the BIFM, the following member grades are available;

Affiliate Membership

This is our entry-level grade and is suitable for anyone who has an interest in or is already working within the facilities management industry. You will not be assessed in order to make this Grade. Previous experience in facilities management is not required.

Read more about Affiliate Grade.

Associate Membership

You may be eligible to join BIFM at Associate grade (ABIFM) if you have an FM-related qualification at Level 3 or above or have two years facilities management experience.   

Read more about Associate Grade.

Member Grade (MBIFM)

You may be eligible to join BIFM at Member Grade (MBIFM) if you have the FM-related qualifications and/or you are able to demonstrate expertise and practical experience across a wide range of competences.

Read more about Member Grade.

Certified Member (CBIFM)

If you hold a facilities management-related qualification at Level 6 (Degree level), and have three years or more management and FM experience, you may be eligible to join BIFM at Certified Member Grade (CBIFM).

Read more about Certified Member.

Fellow (FBIFM)

Fellowship of the BIFM is the most prestigious grade of BIFM membership – a true mark of distinction and an aspiration for all, and the designation of fellowship is now more than ever a badge of achievement.

Read more about Fellowship.

Studying Member

If you are studying for a degree in facilities management or you are studying for one of the BIFM Qualifications you will be eligible for a student concession.

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