New for 2012, BIFM Level 7 qualifications in Facilities Management
03-04-12 8:51 BIFM
BIFM is delighted to announce the first of a number of new products which are due to come on stream in 2012. The BIFM Level 7 Certificate and Diploma in Facilities Management, which have been approved by Ofqual and are regulated qualifications on the Qualifications and Credit Framework, also form an integral pathway leading to a MSc in Applied Facilities Management which will be launched by Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) School of the Built Environment in September 2012.
LJMU state “that close partnerships with industry and practice ensures the course – and our graduates – are responsive to the changing needs of industry, government, local communities and professional practice”. LJMU is a BIFM Recognised Centre to deliver the Level 7 portfolio of qualifications. This provides an opportunity to not only obtain a professional qualification but to progress within the programme to graduate with a Master’s degree. The modules include: Strategic Facilities Management; Knowledge and Information Management; Managing Staff and Customers; Legislation, Finance and Risk; Managing Intelligent Buildings, Leadership for a Sustainable Environment; and Research Methods. A learner will also be expected to complete a Dissertation. The diagram below illustrates how the modules are mapped against the various qualifications: