The IWFM Level 3 qualifications in facilities management is an entry-level programme designed to assist learners in developing an understanding and knowledge towards facilities management matters. Learners will learn about the fundamentals of the industry and its day-to-day operations and responsibilities. It’s for you if you are a first-line manager or supervisor in facilities management, or if you are new to the industry.
Learners who have successfully completed the Level 3 Diploma are eligible to apply for the Associate IWFM title with IWFM subject to meeting IWFM's qualifying entry criteria.
The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) is UK's leading chartered organisation for Facilities Management with over 17,000 members internationally. Originally founded as the British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM), the organisation changed its name in November 2018 following its attainment of chartered status.
The Level 3 IWFM Diploma in Facilities Management offers a direct membership route to IWFM as an AIWFM (Associate). The Associate membership grade is suitable for individuals at operations level, with at least one year of industry experience.
AIWFM Membership Application
There are two routes to join at Associate (AIWFM) grade:
Route A (Non-IWFM Qualification)
- At least two years' workplace and / or facilities experience
Route B (IWFM Qualification)
- A facilities or related qualification at Level 2 or above
- At least one years' workplace and / or facilities experience
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Visit www.iwfm.org.uk for details on Associate IWFM membership application
Download brochure for more information on individual membership.
The IWFM Level 3 Diploma in Facilities Management is conducted in the form of classroom lectures, discussions, practical exercises, and coursework assignments.
Minimum Entry Requirements
3 ‘O’ level passes including English, or equivalent
English Language Requirement
Minimum of C6 for O Levels English.
Applying candidates who do not meet the language proficiency will be required to take an English test set by the college for course admission.
The minimum age requirement for this course is 17 years of age.
All applications are subject to the approval of IWFM
Introduction to facilities management
Corporate social responsibility & sustainability in facilities management
Customer and stakeholder relations in facilities management
Specification and procurement of facilities supplies and services
Health and safety responsibilities in facilities management
Project management within facilities management operations
Manage operational performance in facilities management
Budget management of facilities management operations
Understanding facilities management within the context of an organisation
Building maintenance in facilities management
Exams are conducted at the end of each module.
There are a total of 10 exam modules.
Student must fulfil the following requirements:
75% attendance rate of total training hours per module
A minimum mark of 50% is required to pass each module.
Upon successful completion of all modules within the course and passing the Final Course Assessment Project, students will be conferred with an IWFM Level 3 Diploma in Facilities Management awarded by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM).
Student to Teacher Ratio is 16 : 1
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Course Type: Full-Time / Part-Time
Maximum Duration (Full-Time): 6 Months*
Maximum Duration (Part-Time): 9 Months*
Full-Time: 5 days per week (3 hours per day)
Weekdays: 2.00pm to 5.00pm
Part-Time: 2 days per week (3 hours per day)
Weekdays: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
Course Fees* : S$6,500 (Full-time)
*Fees inclusive of IWFM learner registration fees.
*Course fees are collected at the start of each module on a per module basis.
Payment Mode: Per Module Basis
Registration Fee: S$200 (Non-refundable)
Admin Fees: S$170 (Non-refundable)
*Admin fees include course notes and exam fees.
*Fees are subjected to change without prior notice
*All prices are subject to 7% GST