BIFM* Level 5 Qualification Units & Tuition
Level 5 Unit Details - Learning Outcomes & Assessment Criteria
* The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) is the trading name of the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management [IWFM]
Click here to see the full level 5 Qualification Specification
. This document contains information relevant to each individual unit, including Learning Outcomes (LO) and Assessment Criteria (AC). You can access this information via the hyperlinks in italics below.
Our tuition programmes (in bold) is based upon certain long-established short courses. It covers not only all the required unit learning outcomes and assessment criteria but also some additional topics. This is because each course is designed as a rounded training experience to help candidates with their jobs as well as contributing to other units within the Level 5 qualifications. Please click on course titles for detailed programmes.
Rules of Combination
is made up of 2-3 units: mandatory unit FM5.02 plus one or two units of your choice (min 12 – max 18 credits). Recommended package: FM5.01 and FM5.02.
is made up of 4-6 units: mandatory units FM5.02 and FM5.03 plus 2-4 units of your choice from the list below (min 24 – max 29 credits). Recommended package: FM5.01, FM5.02, FM5.03 and FM5.22.
is made up of 8-11 units: mandatory units FM5.01, FM5.02, FM5.03, FM5.04 and FM5.05 plus 3-6 units of your choice from the list below (min 48 – max 53 credits). Recommended package
: FM5.01, FM5.02, FM5.03, FM5.04, FM5.05, FM5.07, FM5.11 and FM5.22.
FM5.01 - FM Developments and Trends - 6 credits - FM Business School
FM5.02 - Organisational and FM Strategy - 6 credits - FM Business School
FM5.03 - Managing People in FM - 8 credits - The Professional FM - Business & People - PLUS online learning modules
FM5.04 - Risk Management in FM - 6 credits - Disaster Recovery & Business Continuity
FM5.05 - Financial Management in FM - 6 credits - Financial Management  - Getting Results
FM5.07 - Managing Health & Safety - 6 credits - IOSH Managing Safely
FM5.07 - Managing Health & Safety - 6 credits - IOSH Managing Safely Refresher course* (see note)
FM5.11 - Managing FM Projects - 6 credits - Project Management
FM5.12 - Managing Negotiations in FM - 3 credits - Negotiating to Win
FM5.18 - Space Management for FMs - 3 credits - Space Planning
FM5.19 - Sustainability & Environmental Issues - 4 credits - Environmental Management
FM5.20 - Energy & Utilities Management - 3 credits - Energy Management
FM5.22 - Implementing Change in an Organisation and Managing the Impact on FM - 4 credits - FM Business School
* IOSH Managing Safely Refresher course is available for those who completed IOSH Managing Safely