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Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability

80 Jurong East Street 21
#04-08, Singapore 609607
Tel: (65) 6563 4166
Fax: (65) 6563 4156
Email: enquiry@recc.com.sg

Executive Training Courses

6th Run 1-DAY TRAINING COURSE

FACILITIES MANAGEMENT AND MAINTENANCE FUNDAMENTALS

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The cost of occupying facilities/space is second to personnel costs for organisations. It will be essential to contain supporting Facilities Management & Maintenance (FMM) costs to gain a organisation to gain a competitive advantage.

Facilities Managers need knowledge of the multi-disciplinary and multi-faceted nature of FMM services to contribute to the delivery of cost effective and efficient services. The course will provide a fundamental understanding of the nature and scope of FMM services and instil an understanding of the challenges ahead. It will also allow participants to identify knowledge gaps for further training to improve their competencies and skills.

COURSE PROGRAMME (9.00 am – 6.00 pm)

  • Facilities Management & Maintenance Overview  
    • Facilities/Space:  A  Business Resource & Factor of Production
    • FM & Maintenance: A Cost Centre Supporting Businesses
    • FM & Maintenance: Scope, Role & Required Skills
    • FM & Maintenance: Industry SWOT Analysis, Challenges & Innovation
  • Facilities Maintenance: Concepts and Change
    • The Maintenance Concept 
    • Traditional Maintenance Systems
    • Maintenance Drivers & Need for Change
    • Condition-Based/Predictive Maintenance & Repair Prioritisation 
  • Hard Facilities Management
    • Scope of Work: Maintenance & Energy Management
    • Overview of Building Systems & Components & Maintenance Requirements
      -  Sub-structure Systems: Foundations, Basements
      -  Superstructure Systems: Structures, Floors, Stairs
      -  Building Envelope Systems: External Walls & Roofs
      -  Architectural Systems: Doors, Windows, Partitions, Ceilings, Finishes
      - Building Services Systems: Plumbing, Sanitary & Waste Discharge Systems
      - Electrical & Emergency Power Systems
      - Mechanical Ventilation & Air-conditioning Systems
      - Fire Protection, Security & Building Automation Systems
      - External Works 
  • Soft Facilities Management / Custodial Services 
    • Scope of Work & Requirements
      -  Cleaning
      -  Pest Control
      -  Plants & Landscaping
      -  Security
      - Catering, Vending Machines
      - Recycling/Garbage Disposal
      - Concierge, Receptionist, Porters, Caretakers
      - Furniture & Fittings 
  • Facilities Management Work Execution 
    • Work Organisational Structure
    • Work Execution Modes
    • Outsourcing Models
    • Procurement & Outsourcing Challenges 

COURSE LEADER

Dr. Quah Lee Kiang

Dr Quah is the Director of the Real Estate & Construction Centre and the Real Estate & ConstructionAcademyin Singapore. She has extensive regional and international experience in Project and Facilities Management & Maintenance research, advice and academia. Her professional affiliations include being past President of the Chartered Institute of Building Singapore Centre, Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Asia Board, Singapore Board and Asia Pacific Sustainability Board. Dr Quah is currently Chairperson of the Sustainability Committee in the International Facility Management Association (IFMA) Singapore Chapter.

CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations made one week before the scheduled commencement date of the course will be subjected to an administrative fee of $100.00. The full fee of $615.00 will be payable thereafter for any cancellation; substitutions can be made at any time.

COURSE DATE AND VENUE

Wednesday 27 Dec 2017 / Thursday 11 Jan 2018 / Monday 19 Mar 2018

Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability
80 Jurong East St 21, Singapore 609607

COURSE FEES

$615 nett per person. Course fees includes full colour course documentation and refreshments at tea breaks. 

Skills Future Credit may be used to offset the course fees. NTUC members may also claim up to $250 under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course will benefit those who have a vested interest in buildings including:

  • Developers
  • Building Owners
  • Government Officials
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Contractors/Sub-Contractors/Suppliers
  • Property Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Management Corporations
  • Town Councils
  • and Others

COURSE ENQUIRIES AND REGISTRATIONS

Mr Ken Chew
Tel: 6563 4166
Fax: 6563 4156 
E-mail: exectrg@recc.com.sg

PLEASE NOTE

It may be necessary for reasons beyond RECC’s control, to change the content and timing of the programme and the identity of the course leader/s.

 

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