About Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM)

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) is UK's leading chartered organisation for Facilities Management. Originally founded as the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), the organisation changed its name in November 2018 following its attainment of chartered status.

Formed in 1993, IWFM endeavors to promote the development of facilities management as a critical, professional and strategic business discipline. IWFM is a founding member of the Global Facility Management Association (Global FM),  and a full member of the Construction Industry Council.  In June 2018, IWFM is estimated to have comprised of over 17,000 individual members. 

As a chartered organisation, IWFM provides a comprehensive range (Levels 1 to 7) of professional courses through its extensive training programme to the industry members within facilities management industry. Industry professionals can attend specific levels of IWFM programme courses according to their current work commitments, experience and aspirations. Successful graduates can earn IWFM's coveted membership with the privilege of adopting a professional title (of AIWFM, MIWFM or CIWFM) as a testament to one's industry professionalism and recognition.

By completing IWFM course programmes and earning a membership with IWFM, graduates can look forward to industry, international and employer recognition, and gain unprecedented access to IWFM's membership benefits such as access to exclusive events and networking opportunities, career guidance, a subscription to the profession's leading publication, and more.

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IWFM Qualification Comparison

IWFM is a regulated awarding organisation in the UK and our qualifications are on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). The national qualification frameworks in the United Kingdom are qualifications frameworks that define and link the levels and credit values of different qualifications.


Starting from October 2015, the national qualification framework has officially adopted the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) for general and vocational qualifications regulated by Ofqual in England. Credit frameworks use the UK credit pioneered by the Credit Accumulation and Transfer Scheme, where 1 credit = 10 hours of nominal learning.

The levels are purely for guidance purposes, these are included as an indication of the level of challenge.  These are professional vocational qualifications that prepare learners to enter the workforce or provide career progression.


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