Moving to Associate grade

If you hold Affiliate grade and the following qualifications and/or experience, you could apply for Associate grade.



Level 2 or 3 in FM or a related field

1 year's non -†management FM experience
2 years non - management FM experience

Enjoy the benefits

If you progress to BIFM Associate grade, you can demonstrate your continuing achievements in the FM industry, help to ensure your increasing skills and knowledge are recognised and further add to your professional credibility.

You can also use ĎABIFMí after your name on business cards, emails, websites and other business collateral.

If you apply to upgrade via the qualifications route, all we require is:

  • A copy of your most recent CV
  • Your original qualification certificate or a copy signed by the awarding body
  • Your upgrade application

If you apply to upgrade via the experience route, all we require is:

  • A copy of your most recent CV
  • Your upgrade application

The assessment fee for this upgrade is £42.00

Upgrade application form

contact us

If you have any queries regarding your membership or upgrading, please contact our Membership team on:

t:†+44 (0) 1279 712650



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