Who is this programme for?
Specific job roles that this programme is suitable for vary and may include: Facilities Manager; Facilities Management (FM) Operations Manager; Estates Manager; FM Contact Manager. A Facilities Manager is responsible for the safe, secure and comfortable day-to-day working environment for properties, assets (e.g equipment) and services that must be fully compliant with health and safety and other legislation. They are accountable for the management of the delivery of all FM services within their local area of responsibility. They will ensure that levels of performance delivered exceed customer expectations within budget for the properties, assets and services.
This apprenticeship is designed to be delivered over 18 – 24 months.
How is it delivered?
You will be assigned a tutor who will plan an individual learning programme with you. Your tutor is responsible for training and supporting you to ensure that you have the knowledge and skills to be able to successfully undertake your end point assessment. You will have regular tutorials each month and you will use online learning resources. During your programme, we will collect evidence of the “Off The Job” training you receive during your programme, which can include; online learning; completing activities and questions; work shadowing; mentoring and a range of other activities that can be completed whilst still being within your workplace and which should take place within your working hours. Your manager will be asked to support you with this before you start your programme.
You should be aged 16 or over and be working or applying to work with a company where you will be in a role that enables you to have exposure to the responsibilities identified at the beginning of this document. If you don’t already have a level 2 English and/or Maths qualification, we will train and support you to achieve this as part of your programme. Entry requirements will be a matter for individual employers however typically an apprentice may be expected to have achieved A Levels or equivalent or an existing relevant level 3 qualification or relevant experience. Those with any level of prior education including degrees may wish to apply and we will check your eligibility and suitability. As much of this programme is delivered online, you should be comfortable using IT.
Does this apprenticeship include any mandated qualifications in addition to Functional Skills?
Yes – Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) accredited level 4 Diploma in Facilities Management.
Depending on your circumstances, you may wish to progress on to a Higher level Leadership & Management programme.
Apprenticeship Levy paying companies can use their levy to cover the full cost of training and end point assessment. Companies who do not pay the Apprenticeship Levy will contribute 5% of the full value of the programme, the balance (95%) is contributed by the government. Contact us to confirm the value.
Contact us using the details opposite and we can provide you with further information and discuss how to apply.