Supporting Materials

Each application entry route requires a specific set of additional documentation to support your application form. Information on this documentation can be found below:

Affiliate
Associate- Route a) Experience
Associate - Route b) Qualification
Member - Route a) BIFM Level 4 or 5 Qualification
Member - Route b) BIFM Part I Qualification
Member - Route c) Other relevant qualifications
Member - Route d) Experience
Certified- Route a) BIFM Level 6 Qualification
Certified - Route b) BIFM Part II Qualification
Certified - Route c) BIFM accredited HE qualification in FM at Level 6 or above
Certified - Route d) Exempting qualifying criteria
Fellow

Associate, Member, Certified and Fellow Grades are assessed grades of membership. This means members skills; experience and qualifications are reviewed against BIFM competences.

If you wish to send through your original supporting documents, please be aware that whilst every effort will be made to return them, we cannot guarantee their safe return.
Therefore we recommend sending verified copies of your supporting documents (either by email or post).

For guidance or further information on your eligibility please contact the Membership Team on +44 (0) 1279 712650 or via email to membership@bifm.org.uk.

AFFILIATE:

There is no requirement to supply any supporting materials for this membership.

ASSOCIATE:

Associate - Route a) Experience
The following materials are required to support your application:

Associate - Route b) Qualification
The following materials are required to support your application:


MEMBER:

Member - Route a) Completion of BIFM Level 4 or 5 Qualification
The following materials are required to support your application:

  • Job description
  • CV (See Guidance and CV Template as required)
  • Sponsor (e.g. line manager, HR manager or client) this person will be contacted to authenticate the details you provide.

Member - Route b) BIFM Part I Qualification
The following materials are required to support your application:

  • Job description
  • CV (See Guidance and CV Template as required)
  • Sponsor (e.g. line manager, HR manager or client) this person will be contacted to authenticate the details you provide.

Member - Route c) Other Relevant Qualifications
The following materials are required to support your application:

  • Job description
  • CV (See Guidance and CV Template as required)
  • Qualification Certificate (Original or certified copy)
  • MBIFM Declaration - Qualification Route
  • Sponsor (e.g. line manager, HR manager or client) this person will be contacted to authenticate the details you provide.

Member - Route d) Experience

The following materials are required to support your application:

  • Job description
  • CV (See Guidance and CV Template as required)
  • MBIFM Declaration - Experience Route
  • Sponsor (e.g. line manager, HR manager or client) this person will be contacted to authenticate the details you provide.

CERTIFIED:

Certified- Route a) Completion of BIFM Level 6 Qualification
The following materials are required to support your application:

  • Job description
  • CV (See Guidance and CV Template as required)
  • Sponsor (e.g. line manager, HR manager or client) this person will be contacted to authenticate the details you provide.

Certified - Route b) BIFM Part II Qualification
The following materials are required to support your application:

  • Job description
  • CV (See Guidance and CV Template as required)
  • Sponsor (e.g. line manager, HR manager or client) this person will be contacted to authenticate the details you provide.

Certified - Route c) BIFM accredited HE qualification in FM at Level 6 or above
The following materials are required to support your application:

  • Job description
  • CV (See Guidance and CV Template as required)
  • Qualification Certificate (Original or certified copy)
  • Sponsor (e.g. line manager, HR manager or client) this person will be contacted to authenticate the details you provide.

Certified - Route d) Exempting qualifying criteria
The following materials are required to support your application:

  • Job description
  • CV (See Guidance and CV Template as required)
  • Qualification Certificate (Original or certified copy) or Proof of Chartered Membership from one of our recognised professional bodies
  • CBIFM Declaration
  • Sponsor (e.g. line manager, HR manager or client) this person will be contacted to authenticate the details you provide.

FELLOW:

The following materials are required to support your application:

  • a completed Fellowship Application Form
  • submission of a CV
  • job description
  • named referees that sponsor the application.

Stage 1: complete the Fellowship Application Form, including your CV and job description

Stage 2: Peer Review (Fellow Assessment Panel)
As a result of the assessment, an interview may take place to gather further information.  This may be carried out by telephone / video conference or in person.

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