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Apprenticeship Standard Facilities Management - Facilities Management Supervisor - Level 3

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Apprenticeship Standard Facilities Management - Facilities Management Supervisor - Level 3  Stephenson College - Coalvillealternate textAvailable for applications

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Will I have to pay fees?

Free Courses

16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)

  • All Full Time Courses

19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)

  • Students studying their first level 2 course
  • Students studying their first level 3 course (Some level 3 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 or 2 course (see list of benefits below)

24+ Students (Age at 31st August)

  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 course (see list of benefits below)
  • Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 2 course (see list of benefits below)

Apprenticeships

  • Apprenticeships are free of charge for the learner (you are actually paid a salary!)
  • There is no upper age restriction to enrol onto an Apprenticeship programme, so long as you are 16+ years old.
  • Working hours are usually between 30-40 hours per week which includes your release to College.
  • There may be a fee for the employer willing to support you, but this depends on a few factors.

Please contact 01530 519 001 or apprenticeships@stephensoncoll.ac.uk if you have any further questions regarding an Apprenticeship programme.

List of benefits

  • Jobseeker's Allowance
  • ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
  • Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
  • Wider Benefits – see list below

Wider benefits that are acceptable

In all cases the learner must:

  • Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
  • Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
  • Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
  • Show current proof of the benefit

Attendance Allowance

Bereavement Allowance

Child Benefit

Child Tax Credit

Child's Special Allowance

Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities

Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)

Graduated retirement benefit

Guardian's Allowance

Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities

Income Support

Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme

Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above

War Widow's pension

Widow’s pension

Widowed Parent's Allowance

Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)



Reference: Funding Rules Version 2020-21




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Course Overview
Facilities Management impacts on the vast majority of individuals and organisations across the UK and adds value through a highly skilled workforce creating efficiencies in service delivery and implementation. It encompasses multi-disciplinary activities within the built environment and the management of their impact upon people and the workplace. Effective Facilities Management, combining resources and activities, is vital to the success of any organisation. At a corporate level, it contributes to the delivery of strategic and operational objectives. On a day-to-day level, effective Facilities Management provides a safe and efficient working environment, which is essential to the performance of any business – whatever its size and scope. Within this fast growing professional discipline, facilities managers have extensive responsibilities for providing, maintaining and developing myriad services. These range from property strategy, space management and communications infrastructure to building maintenance, administration and contract management.

What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
Employers will identify entry requirements through selection, but you will need a supervisory role during your apprenticeship. If you do not have a level 2 English and maths you must achieve this prior to completion of the apprenticeship.

How Long Is The Course?
18 months

What Will I Learn?

Full competence for a Facilities Management Supervisor, Facilities Management Administrator, Facilities Management Coordinators will be demonstrated by delivery and understanding of:

  • Facilities Management within the context of the employing organisation (Hard Facilities Management, Soft Facilities Management, Total or Integrated Facilities Management)
  • Management of Health and Safety in accordance with employing organisation and client/customer requirements for the facilities management service they are supervising
  • Developing relationships in the workplace with colleagues from own employing organisation and with employees of the customer/client to achieve service targets
  • Develop and implement risk assessment plans in accordance with the requirements for the facilities management service they are supervising
  • Organize and delegate day to day activities of staff to ensure that the facilities management service meets contractual requirements and service targets
  • Monitor the costs of the facilities management service to ensure the budget is not exceeded
  • Procure supplies for the facilities management service and maintain relationships with suppliers
  • Resolve customer service queries and issues in accordance with contractual requirements; monitor customer service issues in order to prevent re-occurrence
  • Solve day to day problems to ensure the facilities management service meets its service targets and contractual requirements
  • Manage the day to day performance of staff and contribute to their development
  • Ensure that resources (materials and equipment) are used efficiently by ensuring correct use in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions
  • Take responsibility for own development of skills and knowledge


How Will I Learn?
You will receive underpinning knowledge, theory and basic practical skills at the College. Further training of practical skills will take place with your employer in the workplace.

How Will I Be Assessed?
Ongoing assessments throughout your course with an End Point Assessment carried out by external assessors.

Where Could This Course Lead To?
Completing this apprenticeship programme will enable progression into a wide range of senior roles within the Facilities Management area roles such as a Facilities Manager, Premises Manager, Energy Services Manager or Contract Manager.

Attendance Mode
Work Based

Course Type
Apprenticeships

Subject Area
BP