Specialist Diploma in Sustainable Facilities Management

Offered by School of Design & Environment

Post-Diploma / 1 year / TGS-2022014550

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

Course Information

In today’s environmental climate, the responsibility of the facilities management sector goes beyond the maintenance, operations and upkeep of buildings and assets. Its role now significantly includes ensuring environmental sustainability while providing a conducive and comfortable space for its occupants to live, work and rest.

Learning Outcomes

Build your future with knowledge in applied property management from building services management, fire safety management, green building management, to workplace health and risk management. This course is suitable for diploma graduates who are pursuing careers in the facilities management sector and are involved in managing the business services and technical operations of commercial, residential and industrial premises.


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, Tue, Wed and Thu
Time: 6pm – 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 Facilities Management (TGS-2022015255)
Applied Property Management
Introduces property management skills including management and maintenance of properties. It also covers the concept of strata titles, management of strata-titled properties with reference to Building Maintenance and Strata Management Act (BMSMA).
Building Services Management
Provides the management and operation of all the engineering systems that are installed in the built environment with emphasis on environmental sustainability and optimizing cost-effectiveness.
Fire Safety Management
Provides the knowledge on the roles of Fire Safety Manager such as management of evacuation procedures, casualty management and case studies.
Post-Diploma Certificate in Built Environment Management (TGS-2022015256)
Green Building Management
Provides knowledge in green building features and design strategies which includes study of Green Mark Schemes and the application of sustainable green technologies.
Workplace Health & Risk Management
Focuses on workplace safety, hazards and risk management for different organisations and physical environment.
Facilities Management Technologies and Practices
Emphasis on the role of facility management practitioners in the upstream design processes to optimise building design for more efficient and cost effective operation and maintenance activities.


1 Specialist Diploma
2 Post-Diploma Certificates
6 Modules


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

Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:
  • A local Polytechnic Diploma/Degree related to the following areas:

      • Hotel, Leisure & Integrated Facilities Management, Real Estate Business

      • Green Building Management, Clean Energy Management, Water & Environment Management

      • Recognized Engineering-related field (such as Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering)

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 13 Oct 2017 to 30 Sep 2022.


  • 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$424.68
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above$283.11
Singapore Citizens sponsored by SME$292.38
Singapore PRs $1160.58
Singapore PRs sponsored by SME$300.90
Full course fee for SC (for repeat, deferred modules)$2831.22
Full course fee (for repeat, deferred modules)$2901.42