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Is this course for me?

Do you have an eye for details? Are you a passionate problem solver? Do you aspire to be a good communicator? Do you want to experience the new technological developments and changes in the built environment? Do you want to manage different facilities, ranging in integrated resorts to hotels, shopping complexes and even residences?

Facilities management is a wide-ranging industry that’s always in demand. A Facilities Manager is responsible for the operational control of buildings and other facilities belonging to a public or private organisation. They also monitor and report on operational expenses and any income streams received by the facility. They must also be able to deal sensitively and appropriately with a variety of stakeholders including directing vendors, contractors and employees. Facility Management can deliver business value that goes beyond daily governance and maintenance.



Our Diploma in Facilities Management (DFM) course is well-balanced covering technical skills, soft skills and business management skills. You will have opportunities to work on industry link projects, internship in facilities management industry. With project and internship, you will learn problem solving, leadership and team working skills.

Upon completion of your studies, you can embark on an exciting facilities management careers with property developers and owners, service providers, government agencies and statutory boards.

Besides your diploma, you will also be awarded with three certificates upon graduation:

  • Fire Safety Manager
  • bizSAFE Level 2 (Risk Management)
  • Supervise Construction Work for WSH

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Global trends shaping the industry and the course

In the most recent Built Environment Industry Transformation Roadmap, the 3 ways that the industry hopes to transform itself was summarized into 3 succinct ways, to ‘Build Smart, Efficiently & Green’, as a response to challenges from arising from digital revolution, rapid urbanisation and climate change.

As Singapore forges towards a digital economy, technology has entered into our everyday life. SMART FM is prevalent in the facilities management industry. For someone who is passionate to transform multi-million dollars properties to adopt innovative SMART FM technology, DFM is the course for you. The curriculum at DFM will equip you with the skillsets that are aligned with the Construction Industry Transformation Map and propel you into the world of future FM.


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Authentic learning through:

  • Out-of-classroom projects and site visits
  • 22-week Enhanced Internship Programme with reputable organisations
  • Industry-linked projects
  • Study trips


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School of Architecture and the Built Environment

Tel: (65) 6775 1133

Click here for enquiries related to admission for entry requirements.


Information is accurate as of 26 Dec 2022.


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