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IWFM Level 4 Award in Facilities Management

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM)
Course summary
120 hours
470 GBP, 846 USD, 676.80 EUR excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
Next available date: Anytime, anywhere - Online courses
Course Dates
Online courses
Anytime, anywhere  (English)
470 GBP
Anytime, anywhere  (English)
846 USD
Anytime, anywhere  (English)
676.80 EUR

Course description

BIFM Online learning

IWFM Level 4 Award in Facilities Management Online Course

The Level 4 Award in Facilities Management qualifications will enable you to enhance your management skills for a facilities management role. The programme has been designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of facilities management and the methods, techniques and skills required to fulfill the role.

The work-focused assessments place an emphasis on completing high-priority tasks and launching new facilities management projects in this growing industry sector. The training programme also looks at sustainability and corporate social responsibility issues in facilities management and deals with aspects associated with customer service, estate management and operational performance.

Participants will be able to:

  • Interpret, analyse and evaluate relevant information and ideas.
  • Exhibit theoretical, practical or technical knowledge and understanding of a subject or field of work to address problems.
  • Understand the nature of approximate scope of the area of study or work.
  • Review the appropriateness and effectiveness of actions, methods and results.
  • Identify, adapt and use the required cognitive and practical skills to inform actions and address problems.

Course information

  • Credit requirements:12 minimum
  • One Mandatory Unit (6 credits)
  • Optional Units (6 credits)
  • Guideline hours:120 hours (49 hours guided learning)
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Suitability - Who should attend?

This Level 4 Award course is suitable for those at an operational management level or who wish to function at that level in future.

Individuals who have completed this course have occupied roles such as:

  • Facilities Manager
  • Premises Manager
  • Contract Manager
  • Account Manager

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Upon completion of a minimum of 12 credits you will be certificated for the IWFM Level 4 Award in Facilities Management.

Training Course Content

Course content

To achieve the minimum requirement of 12 credits complete the one mandatory unit plus the required optional units. 

One mandatory units (totals 6 credits):

  • Overview of facilities management

Choose optional units to total 6 -12 credits:

  • Managing health and safety in own area of facilities management
  • Understanding facilities management strategy
  • Understanding people management in facilities management
  • Understanding facilities management support services operations
  • Understanding risk management in facilities management
  • Understanding financial management in facilities management
  • Understanding leadership and management in facilities management
  • Understanding property and asset management for facilities managers
  • Understanding sustainability and environmental issues and the impact on facilities management
  • Understanding procurement and contract management in facilities management

Continuing Studies

Applying for IWFM Membership

Upon completion of the IWFM Level 4 Award in FM qualification you will meet the academic requirements for the Associate grade of IWFM membership.

Full requirements and costs forIWFM membership grades can be found at

Continuing your studies with IWFM Qualifications

You may also want to considering carrying on your studies toward a IWFM Level 4 Certificate or Diploma by adding to your level 4 credits achieved.

Or you can carry 6 credits from your level 4 towards a IWFM Level 5 Certificate or Diploma. However please note all mandatory units must still be completed.

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About provider

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management

IWFM (The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management) IWFM Qualifications are the benchmark for the FM Industry The IWFM is a community of over 17,000 workplace and facilities management professionals. We share best practice and knowledge with the profession and...

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The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM)

Number One Building, The Causeway
CM23 2ER Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire

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