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Overview

The Trent Global College Advanced Diploma in Facilities Management programme is a 1-year programme specially designed with focus on knowledge, skills, tools and techniques to manage projects and facilities in the construction industry.

The main objective of the programme is to develop competent facilities managers who will have the skills to effectively manage facilities in the construction markets. The programme is highly intensive with 10 modules.

Accreditations

  • Fully accredited by the Chartered Association of Building Engineers, UK (eligible to apply for Chartered Membership & Chartered Building Engineer after 4 years of experience post-graduation).
  • Graduates of the Advanced Diploma are eligible to proceed to study the LJMU BSc (Hons) Year 2 entry.

Intakes

Four (4) intakes a year – January, April, July, October

Duration

12-month study (Currently Offering Part-Time only)

  • Regular Class: 3-hour classroom lesson
  • Weekdays lessons start: 7.00pm to 10.00pm
  • Saturday lesson start: 2.30pm to 5.30pm or 6pm to 9pm
  • Sunday lessons (if necessary)

Outline

ProcurementConstruction TechnologyFacilities Management PrinciplesConstruction ContractsGreen TechnologyAsset Maintenance ManagementService ProcurementProperty ManagementPractical Property LawWorkspace Management
  • What is Procure and its definition?
  • An overview of the procurement process.
  • Construction Project participants and their roles.
  • Client’s requirement in the project.
  • Traditional Procurement route.
  • Design and Built procurement route.
  • Design, Operate and Transfer route.
  • Construction Management route.
  • PPP procurement route.
  • Development Process.
  • Site investigation, Construction Process & Excavation.
  • Foundations.
  • Basement & Waterproofing.
  • Superstructure & Formwork.
  • Floors, Roofs, Stairs.
  • Cladding, Walls & Partition, Doors & Windows, Finishes.
  • Introduction to Module.
  • Origins and definitions.
  • Scope and Role.
  • Planning and Managing.
  • Outsourcing and Partnering.
  • FM Performance.
  • Key Performance Indicators.
  • Strategic significance.
  • The Briefing Process.
  • Value and Risk Management.
  • Business Continuity Planning.
  • Principles of Contract Laws.
  • Types of standard construction contracts commonly used in Singapore.
  • Extension of time, Loss and Expenses, Termination by the Employer, Termination by the Contractor, Nominated sub-contractors, Nominated suppliers, Variations, Directions, Payment Certificates, Retention, Defects liability period, Final Payment and other clauses in the construction contracts.
  • Introduction to Green Environment
  • Design Principles for Sustainability
  • Low or Zero Carbon Technologies
  • Energy Management in Buildings
  • Waste Management
  • Green Certification
  • Aims and objectives of the AMM process
  • Formulation of AMM objectives and policy
  • AMM planning, control and organisation
  • AMM standards
  • AMM monitoring and controlling
  • AMM and Life Cycle Costing
  • Facilities Management Requirements
  • Sourcing Models
  • Procurement of Support Services
  • Partnership in FM
  • Total Quality Service
  • Knowledge Management in FM
  • Property asset management
  • Letting and lease management
  • Managing tenants covenants and condition
  • Repairs, services and responsibilities
  • Asset procurement strategy
  • Estates & Interests In Land.
  • Land Rights & Registration.
  • Strata Titles; Co-ownership; Sales & Purchase of Property.
  • Law of Agency; Mortgages.
  • Gift, Trust, Succession, Future Interests; Capacity to Hold Land.
  • Landlord & Tenant Law.
  • Other Related Real Estate Law; Planning & Development.
  • Organisational space and its impacts
  • Measurement of space and space standards
  • Space demand and supply
  • Space planning requirements
  • Space planning techniques
  • Computer-aided facilities management
  • Project management of relocations and moves
  • Health and safety implications of alternative workplace solutions
  • Regulatory issues relevant to occupied space

*Modules are subjected to change by the College

Assessments / Written Examinations

Exams are conducted at the end of each module.

There are 10 exam modules.

Progression Requirements

  • A minimum of 75% attendance is required
  • Minimum mark of 50% is required to pass each module

Employability

These are the most common jobs students go into after graduating:

  • Facility manager
  • Building and systems analyst
  • Architectural and construction planner
  • Planner of building technologies

Salary Increment

According to our surveys, our graduates tend to experience an average salary increment of up to 38% after completing their studies with us.

Admission Criteria

  • 2 A levels, IB Pass or equivalent
  • Diploma from Singapore polytechnics
  • Diploma or Advanced Diploma from PEIs equivalent to Trent Global College qualifications
  • Foundation programme or Diplomas from BCA Academy
  • International Diploma/Advanced Diploma or equivalent to UK RQF level 3
  • Mature executives who do not possess the above-mentioned qualifications but are at least 30 years of age with 8 years of working experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis

Part Time

S$ 7,500 (Exclusive GST)

  • Registration: S$250 (non-refundable)
  • Payment Mode: 2 instalments payment (Every 6 months)
  • Administration Fees: S$150 – S$400

*Fees are subjected to change without notice

Full Time

S$ 11,800 (Exclusive GST)

  • Registration: S$250 (non-refundable)
  • Payment Mode: 2 instalment payments (Every 6 months)
  • Administration Fees: S$150 – S$400

*Fees are subjected to change without notice

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