Facilities Managers are responsible for a building when the construction work has been completed. It includes the management and administration of schools, hospitals, offices and sporting venues so that a safe and efficient working environment is provided. They are on hand to ensure a building is working functionally, such as general maintenance and security.
It is possible to enter by completing the Diploma in Construction and the Built Environment (equivalent to A Level) if you show a willing to study toward a facilities management qualification. You can also study toward a HNC/HND in Construction or a Foundation Degree in Facilities Management.
Organised, reliable, excellent problem solver, excellent communication skills, multi-tasking, ability to meet deadlines.
Salaries range between £14,000 for a trainee up to £50,000 for a large building.