You are responsible for the total management of all services and built environment infrastructure that support the core business of an organisation. You require knowledge across the whole range of asset and built environment activities while also embracing significant change management and mobilisation programmes.

IFMA-RICS: The most significant collaboration in the history of FM

Together, IFMA, the International Facility Management Association, and RICS are defining and standardising credentials, practices standards and professional development for the global FM industry through its collaboration formed in April 2016.

When you attain your qualification at Associate, Member or Fellow level you can automatically benefit from IFMA membership at no additional cost while the collaboration continues.

We believe our reciprocal arrangement serves the best interests of the FM profession and RICS will provide more details once you have qualified and before sending your personal and membership details to IFMA.

To become a Chartered Member on the Facilities Management pathway, you will be assessed against four out of 10 Core Competencies and four of the Optional Competencies.

Core Competencies: two to Level 3 and two to Level 2

  • Asset management.
  • Business alignment.
  • Client care (must be to Level 3).
  • Legal/regulatory compliance.
  • Maintenance management.
  • Performance management.
  • Procurement and tendering.
  • Project finance.
  • Supplier management.
  • Workspace strategy.

Optional Competencies: two to Level 3 and one to Level 2

  • Big data
  • BIM management
  • Business case
  • Change management
  • Commercial management
  • Conflict avoidance, management and dispute resolution procedures or Data management or Health and safety (must be taken to Level 3) or Inclusive environments or Sustainability
  • Construction technology and environmental services
  • Consultancy services
  • Contract administration
  • Contract practice
  • Design and specification
  • Environmental management
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Managing projects
  • Measurement
  • Risk management
  • Smart cities and intelligent buildings
  • Stakeholder management
  • Strategic real estate consultancy
  • Waste management
  • Works progress and quality management

Plus one to Level 2 from either the Core Competencies or Optional Competencies.

For further advice on the Facilities Management Pathway please register your detailsĀ here and one of FM team will be in touch