Diploma (Conversion) in Facilities Management

Offered by School of Design & Environment

Post-Diploma / 1 year / TGS-2022015450

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

Facilities Management is an interdisciplinary business function, which aims to coordinate the demand and supply of facilities and services within a built environment.

In this age of environmental concerns, facility manager not only plays an important role in sustainable issues, which required to them to look for new designs and technologies that use less energy and resources for maintaining the facilities but also to ensure the health and safety of the building’s occupants.

Good news! Module exemptions are now available for successful applicants to this course through a challenge exam starting with the Oct 2023 Intake.  Selected modules are:

  • Mechanical Systems
  • Electrical Systems

More details about the challenge exam will be available in your admission package. The challenge exams will be conducted on campus on 15 Sep 2023.  Have questions on the challenge exams? Email EnquiryPTD@np.edu.sg.

Learning Outcomes

Build your skillset with the technologies required to manage building operations and services such as air-conditioning, lighting, electrical and security systems.

Learn to manage property and assets, green buildings and gain insight to smart building operations.

You will also learn the various types of risks management, fire hazards and fire safety measures for facilities management.


Course Date: 16 Oct 2023 – Oct 2024
Application Period: Application period has closed
Application Outcome Date: One month after application closes
Class Day(s): Mon, Wed, Thu and Fri
Time: 6pm to 10pm
Delivery Mode: Face-to-face & Home-based Learning (Async & Sync)
Venue: Ngee Ann Polytechnic/Online

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.


Lesson Plan

Post-Diploma Certificate in Facility Systems and Technology (TGS-2022015635)
Mechanical Systems
Provides basic principles of operation of various types of air-conditioning, mechanical ventilation, fire protection, water and sanitary systems as well as installation and maintenance requirements.
Electrical Systems
Provides understanding of electricity supply and circuits, deregulation of energy markets and its impact as well as electrical systems and communication.
Smart and Green Building Technologies
Covers the application of sustainable and green building design concept to our built environment on building performance. It also cover the application of technologies to improve systems energy efficiency.
Water Efficiency Management
Equips participants with the knowledge and skills to conduct water audits and apply water efficiency measures to reduce water consumption in commercial/residential and industries. It covers the regulation on water efficiency requirements, cooling towers operation and water consumption, industrial water solutions, swimming pools operation and water consumption and water efficiency management plan (WEMP).
Post-Diploma Certificate in Management of Facilities (TGS-2022015636)
Property and Asset Management
Provides the knowledge of property and assets in facility management, understanding different types of building tenders and procurement, application of life cycle costing, concept of strata schemes and delivery of BIM in asset management.
Fire Safety Management
Provides the knowledge and practices of fire safety and the roles, responsibilities and practical skills as a fire safety manager.
Security and Risk Management
Equips participants with the knowledge to identify security risk, workplace safety and health management/ hazards, apply appropriate risk assessment and management.


1 Diploma (Conversion)
2 Certificates
6 Modules


You are required to complete 2 post-diploma certificates within 2-year validity period to be awarded the Diploma (Conversion) qualification.

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:
  • A local Polytechnic Diploma / Degree in Engineering, Technology or Physics

    • Practitioners or those seeking a career switch

  • A local Polytechnic Diploma/ Degree in non-engineering / non-technology disciplines

    • A credit or minimum grade of C6 in GCE “O” level Physics or Physical Science

    • Practitioners or those seeking a career switch

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 1 Oct 2019 to 30 Sep 2024.


  • The fees below are per semester. For full course fees throughout the semesters, refer here.
  • The fees below are inclusive of GST. Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 8% with effect from 1 Jan 2023, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2023. Please refer to our FAQs for more information.
  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.

SkillsFuture Credit
This course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit.

All Singaporeans aged 25 years and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay f​or a wide range of courses. The credits can be used on top of existing course fee subsidies/funding. This is only applicable for self-sponsored applicants and must be applied via the SkillsFuture Portal. More details on the SkillsFuture Credit Claims will be advised upon admission into the course. Find out more about SkillsFuture Credit here.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Skills-Based Modular Courses (SBMCs) are bite-sized part-time courses for individuals to acquire new skills or deepen relevant skills, without the need to pursue a full diploma. Refer here for course fees for SBMCs..

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$495.46
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above$330.30
Singapore Citizens sponsored by SME$341.11
Singapore PRs $1354.01
Singapore PRs sponsored by SME$351.05
Full course fee for SC (for repeat, deferred modules)$3303.09
Full course fee (for repeat, deferred modules)$3384.99