Facility Management Fundamentals - Academy of York

Facility Management Fundamentals


SAFMA: Facility Management Fundamentals

Excellent skills for managing facilities

Optimal facilities management is the key to unlocking an organisation’s full potential, and it involves all aspects of the functionality of any workplace. This NQF L4 aligned course is recognised by SAFMA (South African Facilities Management Association), the SAQA registered Professional Body.

Course Overview

  • Basic concepts of Facility Management
  • Facilities Management Theory
  • Characteristics of Facility Management
  • Management functions within Facility Management

Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to,

  • Identify and co-ordinate facilities management opportunities
  • Have an in-depth understanding of the characteristics of facilities management
  • Identify and solve problems pertaining to facilities analysis and management
  • Understand the world as a set of related systems where ongoing identification and co-ordination of facilities management efforts lead to the overall success of the facility.

Entry Requirements

Learners must have a good level of fundamental English literacy and numeracy.

Assessment and Award

This qualification will be assessed by means of a Summative Assessment assignment and there are no exams. A mark of 65% is required to pass this NQF aligned short course.

AOY Accreditation

Academy of York is accredited by FASSET SETA, SAIOSH, HWSETA, SABPP, PMSA, CompTIA, COMENSA and the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers (ICB), and is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training as a Private College.

The Academy of York is a corporate member of SAFMA (South African Facilities Management Association), the SAQA registered Professional Body for Facility Management and our training has been endorsed by the Professional Body. Registered Professionals of SAFMA can claim CPD points for this course.

Course Name: Facility Management Fundamentals (FMF01S)
Price Before bursary R8,750
Price after bursary R5,250*
Once off payment price R4,725
Payment Plan R350 over 15 months
Registration Fee R600

*Prospective students need to contact Academy of York to determine if they qualify for a bursary

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