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Facilties Management HND

(SCQF level 8)

Built Environment, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Part-time

Start Date

24th Oct 2019, 47 weeks

Location

City Campus

Cost

£ 2575

Overview

Having skilled and professional managers who understand how to effectively and efficiently to manage their buildings and services is a critical success factor for many businesses and organisations in the modern world. As a result, Facilities Management has become one of the fastest-growing professions in the UK.

The HND award aims to offer a specialist management qualification for individuals working at middle or senior management level within the field of facilities management. You should hold a position where they are responsible for specialised and complex functions within their organisation.

You will attend workshops at the college every 4th Friday, complemented by distance learning between workshops plus 6 additional days (Thursday's) to support learning, teaching and assessment of units.

This management level qualification is both nationally and professionally recognised and offers flexibility to meet the needs of a diverse workforce.

   

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Any relevant Scottish Group Award at SCQF level 7; OR
  • An SVQ at SCQF level 7 in a relevant area; OR
  • Combinations of relevant and equivalent qualifications from other awarding bodies; OR
  • Relevant work experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you can find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area

What you study

The course consists of 10 mandatory units, which are:

  • Facilities Management Development and Trends.
  • Financial Management in Facilities Management.
  • Managing Information and Knowledge in Facilities Management.
  • Managing Negotiations in Facilities Management.
  • Managing Relationships with Suppliers and Specialists in Facilities Management.
  • Organisational and Facilities Management Strategy.
  • Risk Management in Facilities Management.
  • Space Management for Facilities Management.
  • Managing People in Facilities Management.
  • Project based Graded Unit.

In addition, you will have the option to complete an additional 2 units to increase your knowledge and skills within the facilities management sector.

After the course

Careers

You will have acquired a range of knowledge and skills relevant to a senior management role within the facilities management sector. It is expected you will utilise this to assist in your career aspirations.

Continuing Study

Students may be able to progress on to qualifications at SCQF level 9.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course will be delivered over a 12 month period, starting in late August. The course is delivered via a blended learning approach, which includes a combination of distance learning and intensive workshops and seminars.

Assessment methods

Assessments will focus on reflection and experience in the workplace. Assessments will be carried out through a range of methods including case studies, personal reflections, essays and reports.

You will be encouraged to utilise your own experience, using examples from your role within the facilities management sector.

Additional Information

Materials

You will be provided with a range of learning materials through the College’s learning portal, MyCity. You will also have access to further materials through the City of Glasgow College Library’s physical and electronic resources.

  • Mode of Study:
    Part-time
  • Start Date:
    24th Oct 2019, 47 weeks
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Cost:
    £ 2575