Foundation Facility Management

Foundation Facility Management

Foundation Facility Management

The Society is delighted to provide members and non-members with this opportunity to expand your learning and up-skill in respect of Facility Management.  This programme will present an overview of the sector and insight on the type and level of knowledge and expertise required of a competent professional facility manager.


Who is this course for?

This course is ideal for those new to Facility Management but is also suitable for established professionals who wish to expand their skillset and network.

If you are trying to get an understanding of the role of the Facility Manager and would like to meet some like-minded people, or maybe you are working in the sector and would like to progress your career in the profession, then this course is for you.



1. The role of the Facility Manager

Topics will include:

  • The role of the Facilities Manager and how it is evolving
  • Hard and Soft Services, Core and Non Core.   
  • The importance of Procurement within the Property and FM function  
  • Project Management   

2. Legislation

Topics will include:

  • The Irish Legal System
  • Legal Concepts
  • Foundation Company and Contract law
  • Foundation Property Law

3. Finance & Budgeting

Topics will include:

  • Foundation Budget Management
  • Working Capital & Cash-flow
  • Income Statements & Balance Sheets

4. Insurance

Topics will include:

  • The insurance marketplace
  • The need for insurance
  • Foundation insurance principles and products
  • Fundamentals of risk management

5. Health and Safety

Topics will include:

  • Basics of legislation and regulation
  • Developing systems and culture
  • Risk Assessment basics
  • Safety Statement and Safety Management Systems

6. Customer Service & Relationship Management

Topics will include:

  • Service Level Agreements
  • Tendering
  • Contracts
  • Team Building
  • Professional Reporting


The programme will consist of face to face lectures with industry professionals and will be delivered across four full days in a Dublin city centre location.

Programme Dates:

Day 1: Monday 17 September 2018

Day 2: Tuesday 18 September 2018

Day 3: Monday 24 September 2018

Day 4: Tuesday 25 September 2018


Programme Cost - Autumn 2018

€800 members / €1200 non-members.

Application forms available here.


Award & Next Steps

  • Upon successful completion of the course participatns will receive an SCSI certificate of attendance. 
  • Participants may wish to continue their studies on the Higher Certificate / Ordinary Degree in Property & Facility Management.  Programme information available here.
  • Alternatively, if you are an established professional, you may wish to explore routes to membership of SCSI.  Please click here for further details.


Contact us

If you have any queries in relation to the course please contact our dedicated Education team at 01 6445500 or