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(SCTP) Facilities Operations Management

Topic:Built Environment

Course Type:SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme

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  • Course Date:

    02 Oct 2023 to 29 Nov 2023
  • Registration Period:

  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 09:00 PM
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

The course will provide participants with the essential knowledge and skills to take on a role as a premise operations manager. This includes an understanding of facilities management, fire safety, finance and procurement management as well as gaining some core skills in mindset transformation and interpersonal relations.

Course Objective

The objective of this course is to equip participants with the necessary skills to manage the facilities effectively as well as being able to provide support in areas related to management of premises and stakeholders.

Course Outline

By the end of the Course, participants will be able to: 

1. Outline the importance of fire safety, the installation and maintenance of fire safety systems, and the roles and responsibilities of appointment holders
2. Identify the safety, health and welfare of workmen when carrying out renovation, refurbishment and facilities management work
3. Apply basic accounting and financial concepts to business operations
4. Manage and engage more effectively through active listening and empathetic speaking at the workplace 
5. Identify causes of conflicts and apply conflict resolution strategies
6. Develop strategies to secure stakeholder approval and support 
7. Develop strategies to enhance effectiveness at the workplace 
8. Recognise the scope of work and ethics under the facilities manager’s purview and the inter-relationship between stakeholders

Please click here for module synopsis and duration.

Minimum Requirements

1. Full GCE ‘A’ Level Certificate (minimum of 2 ‘H2’ and 2 ‘H1’ Level passes including General Paper)
2. Diploma (excluding Specialist Diploma) from local polytechnics (NP, NYP, RP, SP or TP)
3. Degree from local universities

Certification / Accreditation

List of Certificates

1. Certificate of Completion in Fire Safety Management
2. Certificate of Completion in Fundamentals of Finance and Procurement management
3. Certificate of Completion in Mindset Transformation and Interpersonal Relations
4. Certificate of Completion in Fundamentals of Facilities Management

Upon passing the assessment of each certificate, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.
Upon completion of all the certificates, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Completion for the SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP).

Industry and Career Options:

With the skills and knowledge gained from this programme, participants who have completed the course will be able to take on new challenges in the Real Estate industry with job roles as follows:

  • Premise operations manager

Suitable for

Facilities Technician / Technical Officer / Technical Executive / Building Supervisor / Building Officer / Facilities Officer / Property Officer / Building Executive / Facilities Executive / Property Executive / Facilities Manager / Facilities Engineer / Operations Manager

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $6540.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee Payable (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $5886.00 $156.96 $810.96
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $4578.00 $156.96 $2,118.96
Eligible Applicants for Additional Course Fee Funding Support² $6213.00 $156.96 $483.96
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $523.20 $7,063.20

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.
2 Under the SkillsFuture Career Transition Programme (SCTP) subsidy, additional course fee funding support of up to 95% of course fees for jobseekers with greater needs. Individuals must be Singapore Citizens and meet one of following eligibility criteria. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here.

• Long-term unemployed individuals (unemployed for six months or more); or
• Individuals in need of financial assistance – ComCare, Short-to-Medium Term Assistance (SMTA) recipients or Workfare Income Supplement (WIS) recipients; or
• Persons with Disabilities

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Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online at

Course fees can be paid via the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

d) SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) (Applicable to Singapore Citizens only)
Application via SkillsFuture Portal can only be made starting from 60 days before the course commencement date.

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