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Higher Certificate in Property and Facilities Management (NFQ Level 6)

Course Details

Special Note:

NOW ENROLLING FOR SEPTEMBER 2017

Course Fees: €2,750.00 per annum
NFQ Level: 6
Course Code: TBA

Course Presentation

This Higher Certificate in Property and Facilities Management is a two-year part-time programme which addresses the qualification requirements set down by the Property Services Regulatory Authority (PRSA) to obtain a property service provider license - a “Guide to becoming a Licensed Property Services Provider”. The Higher Certificate is aimed at busy property professionals who wish to gain a recognised qualification and competitive edge in today’s challenging and evolving market using a flexible approach to learning. Students on this programme will be working in full-time, approved property related employment. This can include auctioneering, estate agencies and facility managers but also involvement in the property related functions of financial institutions, semi-state bodies and companies, the civil service, local government, property development and similar activities. Subjects taught on the course include Valuations, Law, Economics, Marketing/Practice, Property Management, Building Construction and Professional Development. In addition, senior industry figures will attend as guest speakers presenting to students on technical and topical matters.

Learners will complete 6 core modules (80 credits) alongside work placement (30 credits) and 2 electives (10 credits).

The core (mandatory) modules are;

  • Valuations (Property Valuation, Valuation Appraisal)
  • Economics (Property Economics & Valuation)
  • Law (Agency Law, Land Law in Practice, Real Estate Law in Practice)
  • Property & Facility Management 
  • Building Technology (1 & 2)
  • Professional Development 

The electives are:

  • Report Writing and Communications 
  • Measured Surveys or Surveying and Energy Management

Work Placement (mandatory) [takes place in student's own workplace]

  • Marketing/Practice Knowledge (30 credits for work placement over 2 years, or 7.5 per term)
    The course places a heavy emphasis on work-based learning, which is assessed by way of a weekly analytical log which must be kept by students, visits to the workplace by qualified assessors and the writing of an end-of-year report.

Awarding Body

Dundalk Institute of Technology – Level 6 Higher Certificate in Property and Facilities Management (120 credits).
This level 6 part-time qualification meets the National Property Services Regulatory Authority’s minimum education requirement (120 ECTS), enabling Real Estate professionals to obtain a licence to provide Property Management Services.

Who Should Apply?

Students on this programme will be working in full-time, approved property-related employment such as auctioneering, estate agency and facility management or involvement in the property-related functions of financial institutions, semi-state bodies and companies, the civil service, local government, property development and similar activities.

How To Apply

Applicants should complete a Lifelong Learning Application Form (see Download Forms button to the left) and submit together with an up-to-date CV and scans of academic qualifications to:

Higher Certificate in Property and Facilities Management part-time course,
Lifelong Learning Centre,
Dundalk Institute of Technology,
Dublin Road, Dundalk Co. Louth.

 

Alternatively you can email a scan of the application form, cv and academic qualifications to parttime@dkit.ie

Course Duration

The course runs for 2 years and classes are delivered in three/four hour sessions, over two evenings per week, in academic semesters that run from September to December and January to May, with some Saturdays throughout the year.

Starting Date

Induction: Tuesday 19th September (6.30pm-8.00pm)
Classes commence: TBA

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for entry to the course, prospective candidates must have obtained one of the following:

  • Five passes in the Leaving Certificate including Mathematics and either Irish or English.                             
  • Pass grade in the LCVP.
  • Applicants with equivalent qualifications and/or 5 years minimum relevant work experience in the case of mature student applications (i.e. over 23 years of age).

AND

  • Students on this programme MUST be working in full-time, approved property related employment. This can include auctioneering, estate agencies and facility managers but also involvement in the property related functions of financial institutions, semi-state bodies and companies, the civil service, local government, property development and similar activities.

Fees Information

Total course fee: €5,500.00

€2,750.00 per annum (Payable in 2 instalments of €1,375.00 each)

Instalment 1 is payable when accepting your place on the course.
Instalment 2 is payable prior to commencement of Semester 2 (Jan 2018).

 

Further Information

Mr. Noel McKenna
Head of Department of the Built Environmental
Dundalk Institute of Technology,
Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth.

Phone:  042-9370270
Email:  noel.mckenna@dkit.ie

 

https://www.dkit.ie/construction-surveying/level-6-qualification-propert...

Lifelong Learning Centre,
Dundalk Institute of Technology,
Dublin Road, Dundalk, Co. Louth

Call: 042-9370290
Fax: 042-9370291
Email: parttime@dkit.ie

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