Diploma (Conversion) in Facilities Management

Post-Diploma / 1 year

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
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.

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 
Schedule

Monday, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Wednesday, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Thursday, 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Course Start Date: 19 Apr 2021
Application Period: 15 Dec 2020 to 31 Jan 2021
Application Outcome Date: 1 Mar 2021

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
Module
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.
Module
Electrical Systems
Provides understanding of electricity supply and circuits, deregulation of energy markets and its impact as well as electrical systems and communication.
Module
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.
Post-Diploma Certificate in Management of Facilities
Module
Property and Asset Management
Equips participants with the knowledge to prepare and select contractual arrangements, manage different types of tendering arrangements and more. The above knowledge will be referenced to the Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act, and other building legislations.
Module
Fire Safety Management
Provides the knowledge and practices of fire safety and the roles, responsibilities and practical skills as a fire safety manager.
Module
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 techniques and hazards control measures.

Certification

1 Diploma (Conversion)
2 Certificates
6 Modules

Certification

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

Note:

  • The fees below are per semester.
  • The fees below are inclusive of GST.
  • 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 at www.skillsfuture.sg/credit.

Refer here for full table of course fees throughout the semesters.

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 (SC) below the age of 40 years$511.11
Singapore Citizens (SC) aged 40 and above$340.75
Singapore Permanent Residents (PR)$1362.96
Enhanced Training Support for SME Scheme (for SC & SPR)$351.89
Others (and Repeat Students)$3407.42