Diploma of Facilities Management

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A unique program designed by industry for Facilities Management professionals.

FMA and UNE Partnerships are pleased to present the Diploma of Facilities Management. Developed by industry experts, this course gives you the opportunity to gain practical expertise and formal recognition in this diverse and fast-moving industry. Learn on the job, so you can immediately apply your new skills. There are no academic prerequisites and you can enrol at any time.

Course outline & competencies

Students must successfully complete 12 units in order to receive the Diploma of Facilities Management qualification:

  • 8 core units
  • 4 elective units: 2 elective units must be selected from Group A & 2 elective units must be selected from Group B
Core units
(Complete all 8) 
Group A  Electives
(Choose 2)
Group B  Electives
(Choose 2)
Core 1    Budgets and financial plans
Core 2    People performance
Core 3    Safety in the workplace
Core 4    Managing risk
Core 5    Managing sustainability
Core 6    Managing lifecycle services
Core 7    Facility maintenance planning & management
Core 8    Managing projects

Elective A1  Understanding plans and specifications
Elective A2  Advising on use and design **
Elective A3  Coordinating capital projects
Elective A4  Space utilisation **
Elective A5  Managing client relationships

** mutually exclusive

Elective B1  Innovative practice
Elective B2  Document writing
Elective B3  Purchasing strategies
Elective B4  Principles of contract law
Elective B5  Developing a business case

Click here to download a subject outline pdf.

Information about the course

  • To Enrol: For detailed course information and to enrol click here
  • Duration: 18-24 months
  • Study Online: Flexible online study to suit your needs, enrol anytime 
  • Pathways: Undergraduate and postgraduate pathways to UNE 
  • Support: Regular contact with the program delivery team to keep you on track 
  • Requirements: Working in or access to a facilities management role 

FMA Discount

A 10% discount is available to FMA general members 

Full details including payment options and skill outcomes can be discussed with UNEP.


Contact UNE Partnerships

1800 066 128

To receive more information about the Diploma click here.