The Facilities Management Professional Standards

The Facilities Management Professional Standards established in 2014 clearly define the competences that are necessary to be a competent facilities management practitioner at all career levels; forming a global competence model for the profession.

Created in consultation with industry stakeholders, experts and professional standards writers the standards†can be used to benchmark skills, knowledge and competence for those working at all levels in the FM profession.

These standards form the basis of what is the world's most extensive FM Professional Development Pathway, from entry level through to senior strategic roles, which provides qualifications, training, professional membership and CPD to help all individuals and businesses excel in facilities management.

The interactive tool below provides the high-level competence statements for each area and across each career level. To access the full detailed competencies for the FM Professional Standards you will need the FM Professional Standards Handbook. BIFM Members can access this handbook here. For employers seeking to develop their FM teams contact

For non members, please click here to access the FM Professional Standards.



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