The SP Architecture & the Built Environment School is pleased to introduce our new SGUS Facilities Management programme. This programme enables non-facilities management PMET to further their education in a new knowledge domain as part of the journey
in being a life-long learner. This full-time programme can be completed in one year.
Trainees are required to equip with a computer Notebook (installed with minimally windows10 OS) when attending lessons.
This programme aims to address the demands faced by graduates in the fields of engineering, technical, and other non-facilities management sectors to acquire facilities management knowledge and skills, since a large number of companies require PMETs with
engineering and technical backgrounds to undertake facilities management positions. In this regard, the programme curriculum adopts a foundational approach that prepares Diploma and Degree holders for job functions and work responsibilities in the
exciting field of facilities management.
This programme is specially designed for non-facilities management graduates. It is also suitable for those who wish to acquire facilities management knowledge and skills to prepare themselves for a career in facilities management, thus enhancing their
job mobility and versatility in the workplace.
Industry and Career Options
With the skills and knowledge gained from this programme, you will be able to take on new challenges in the field of facilities management in all sectors of our rapidly changing economy. Career options include:
• Property Officer/Executive
• Fire Safety Manager
Minimum Entry Requirements
Applicant must be a Singapore Citizen or Singapore Permanent Resident aged 21 and above, and is able to commit to the full-time training schedule.
In addition, the target trainees for SGUS programmes will exclude the following:
a) Graduated or graduating in Calendar Year (CY) 2019 / 2020 from ITE, Polytechnics, Universities, and other educational institutions. This includes graduates from private universities as well as overseas institutions and part-time / post-graduate programmes; and
b) Graduated from the educational institutions mentioned in (a) and completed or completing their National Service (NS) in CY 2019 / 2020 and are entering the labour force.
Applicant must have a diploma or higher qualification in any non-facilities management discipline from a local public sector educational institution (PSEI) or reputable overseas universities.
Recognition of Prior Learning
Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the programme 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. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.
The programme consists of seven (7) certificates to be conducted within 12 months. Classes will be conducted in full-time mode, Mon - Fri, at least 15 hours per week.
1. Certificate in Communication and Interpersonal Skills (1 month)
This certificate covers the key communication areas which include mindset transformation, emotional intelligence (EQ), communications between generations and building
digital confidence in the workplace.
2. Certificate in Introduction to Analytics, Cyber Security, AI and Blockchain (1 month)
This certificate introduces key concepts in the areas of data and visual analytics using Power BI, statistics, cyber security, blockchain, AI
and machine learning.
3. Certificate in Essential and Emerging Skills for Employability (1 month)
This certificate covers fundamentals in various essential areas within an organisation, which includes human resource, finance, design thinking, robotic
process automation and digital marketing.
4. Certificate in Sectoral Fundamentals for Facilities Management (2 months)
This certificate will introduce the ecosystem of facilities management industry. It also covers fundamental of M&E services, building elements and building
5. Certificate in Job Specialisation for Facilities Executive 1 (2 months)
This certificate covers job role specific knowledge in M&E, fire safety, building defects.
6. Certificate in Job Specialisation for Facilities Executive 2 (2 months)
This Certificate covers job role specific knowledge in township and strata properties management, safety health and security.
7. Practicum (3 months)
It provides opportunities for learners to embark on an industry project either in-house or in an attachment to a company.
Please click here for module synopsis.
*Certificates may not be conducted according to the sequence listed.
Award / Certification / Accreditation
• Upon completion of all the modules in each Certificate, trainees will be awarded a Certificate of Completion
• Upon completion of all the certificates, trainees will be awarded with a Certificate in SGUS Facilities Management from SP
and Fire Safety Manager Certificate from SCDF.
Please refer here for the FAQ on SGUS programme.