Facilities Management Diploma

  • Course overview

    Facilities Management Diploma Courses

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    'I found this Facilities Management course very worthwhile and challenging. I really benefited from the knowledge gained and the academic skills it gave me '   Anna Murray - Read more Reviews

    Facility Management courses Diploma & Certificate

    The Diploma in Facilities Management course is an internationally recognised higher level 4 England qualification (which is broadly equivalent to level 6 in Ireland).  The qualification is internationally recognised by Ofqual and is awarded by the IWFM Institute of Workplace & Facilities Management.  

    Whether you already work as a facilities administrator, coordinator, office manager, technician or executive from any industry background, this Diploma in Facilities Management course will provide you with excellent career progression and opportunities.

    With the development of modern building environments, there has been a notable increase in demand for competent junior, middle and senior Facilities Managers in Ireland and abroad.

    The IWFM Institute of Workplace & Facilities Management is the leading awarding organisation for facility management professionals in Ireland and the UK. CMI is an approved IWFM centre and delivers IWFM qualifications to the highest standards of excellence. 

    The structure of the programme ensures that participants are able to develop both academic knowledge and practical facilities management skills. 

    A unique approach to success

    •  Our unique approach allows you to apply what you learn each week over a 10 month timeframe.  
    • CMI's incremental approach to learning, ensures you are well prepared to pass each of the rigorous assessments
    • There is no written exams, but assignments relating to each unit
    • You use research skills from home Assignments and submit drafts and final submissions by deadline dates 
    • Unlike other providers, CMI assessors provide full feedback on your submitted work on drafts and final submissions . This allows you to incrementally improve assignments and score higher grades. 

    Entry requirements

    1. Learners should have 2-3 years’ experience in a Facilities role or an equivalent type role and/or hold a similar type level 3 (England) or level 5 (Ireland) qualification. Check with Admissions to confirm your eligibility or check out the Certificate in Facilities Management.

    2.  Non-Native English speakers, appropriate level of English i.e. IELTS level 5.5 or higher

    * The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) was previously known as The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) 

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    A unique feature is NO exams. The principle method of learning is through deadline driven practical assignments requiring key academic research skills. 

    Award: Diploma in Facilities Management 
    Level: 4 England, Ofqual (broadly comparable to level 6 in Ireland)
    Credits: 48

    Successful students can progress to the level 5 Diploma and level 6 Extended Diploma before progressing to a Masters degree qualification in any leading university or third level institute.
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  • Modules

    The course sets out clear guidelines and ensures you understand 9 key units: 

    1. Facility Management introduction and overview
    2. Facilities management strategy
    3. Facilities management support services operations
    4. People management in facilities management
    5. Health and safety in own area of facilities management
    6. Risk management in facilities management
    7. Financial management in facilities management
    8. Leadership and management in facilities management
    9. Performance measurement in facilities management

    The qualification is assessed against clear learning outcomes and assessment criteria setting out the knowledge and skills that must be demonstrated at different levels.  You can apply your learning directly to the role of facility managers.

    By the end of the programme, you will be able to manage support services operations in a better way. You will be able to implement human resource management strategies better, identify and control risk health and safety issues; monitor and control budgets and finances; achieve the best from all stakeholders including staff, contractors and support services.

    ** The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) was previously known as The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) 

  • Fees

    Classroom course is € 3,550.00 
    Includes IWFM fees, tuition, registration, assessment and online notes.

    Online Live Classes
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    Live Online Classes is  €3,350.00 
    Includes IWFM fees, tuition, registration, assessment and online notes.

    How do I book

    Online Booking: Simply complete the online booking form .

    Pay a minimum deposit of €300 to secure a place 

    The balance of fees is due before programme commencement .and can be paid by clicking here

    Your place on the course is confirmed within 2-3 days of receipt of online booking/payment.

    Online Bookings and payments are subject to CMI Terms & Conditions.

    Sponsorship: Students must still pay a deposit of 300 euro to secure their place irrespective of whether they are being sponsored by an employer or other body. 

    Once payment is received in full for the course by the sponsor, the student will receive a 300euro deposit refund.


Course timetable

  • Timetable

    • Start: Thursday February 10th 2022 1 night per week 18.30 -21.30
    • End: December 2022
    • Assigments: 9 unit assignments
    • Duration: 3 x 10 week terms
    • Level: 4 England and broadly equivalent to level 6 Ireland
    • Places: Now enrolling



John is currently Head of Facilities Management in Temple Street Children’s University Hospital. His previous work experience includes roles in change management and programme management within the health service. Prior to this John had extensive experience in the construction sector on major projects within the commercial, industrial and retail sectors. He is currently completing a BSc in Property & Facilities Management with Dublin Institute of Technology and is an associate member of the SCSI. He is also a certified Prince II practitioner and holds an experienced electrical Senior Trade Certificate. John lectures on Facilities Management with CMI. 

Stephen works as Head of Strategy for the Irish arm of a multi-national bank. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant having trained with KPMG and specialised in Financial Services Clients across multiple industries including Insurance, Banking, Funds and Technology. He has held management roles across multiple teams including Corporate Relationship Management, Operational Management, Corporate Restructuring, Change Management and Retail Management. He holds a B.Com from NUI Galway, is a qualified chartered accountant, registered auditor and a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland and is a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA) and has a Licentiate of The Institute of Banking (LIB). Stephen lectures on the Strategic Management Diploma with CMI. 
Damien Dunne
Damien Dunne is an experienced Facilities Manager with strong project management and procurement skills. He has significant experience delivering key procurement contracts within the facilities services category including hard and soft services, energy, telecoms (mobile & fixed) and fleet management and to deliver innovative alternative and sustainable solutions.

He has developed and delivered major strategic change projects and managed multiple contracts and service providers. He is experienced across a range of disciplines including:

FM Strategic Planning, Project Management, Budget Preparation and financial reporting, Property Management and Lease Negotiations, Facilities Management
Procurement & Contract Negotiation, Energy Management, Sustainability
Innovation, Corporate Social Responsibility, Health & Safety, Security, Access control, CCTV, Waste Management, Space Planning and moves management, Reception/Mailroom/External Printing/Stationery

He is a member of IWFM and IFMA and teaches Facilities Management with CMI. He is currently Facility Manager with Bord Na Mona, and previously worked with Swiss Post Solutions and Coillte.

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