June 19, 2012 - PRLog -- Applications are now being accepted for the Irish Property and Facility Management Association's (IPFMA) 2012 Higher Certificate in Property and Facility Management Course.
The programme, introduced at the Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT), developed as one of a set of premiere property management courses, sponsored by the IPFMA. The courses are designed to assist with acquiring property management degrees and facility management degrees.
The Property and Facility Management Higher Certificate is awarded to students who complete the essential facility management courses which are designed to provide new skills and knowledge in the property management profession.
Applicants must be working in the property or facilities management industry at the time of application, and for the duration of the programme. Applicants will normally have achieved:
• A minimum of 5 passes in the Irish Leaving Certificate examination, or equivalent, including English and Mathematics
• An equivalent award from a recognised awarding body
• A qualification from FETAC or other awarding body deemed to be at an equivalent or higher level
• A minimum of five years relevant industry experience and are at least 23 years
The Dublin Institute of Technology is hosting training based around the IPFMA special education facility management courses, to offer students the opportunity to achieve implementation results. Similar to all IPFMA programs, the learning resources in this Higher Certificate in Property and Facility Management Course is designed to showcase the variety of courses associated with the acquisition of facility management degrees.
Students participate in a work based learning module programme, where students apply academic theories to practical property and facilities management situations. Students submit exercises based upon ongoing learning reflections throughout the academic period.
To learn more about the programme and other learning opportunities within IPFMA, please visit: Property and Facility Management Higher Certificate. The IPFMA offers custom programmes and training in order to assure success in developing best practice and models of excellence in all aspects of the property management industry.
About Dublin Institute of Technology (DIT)
Dublin Institute of Technology is located in the heart of the city and aims to provide an innovative, caring and responsive learning environment for its diverse level and range of programmes, developed for students of all backgrounds and ages.
About Irish Property and Facility Management Association (IPFMA)
The Irish Property and Facility Management Association (IPFMA), formed in 1989 under the auspices of the Society of Chartered Surveyors, consists of over 500 members countrywide. Representing the fast-expanding property and facility management profession, IPFMA courses involve applying the multi-disciplinary skills which are vital to property and construction industry operations. Ranging from space management to property strategy, the IPFMA strives to facilitate operation concerns, from contract management to building maintenance.
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