Higher Certificate in Property and Facilities Management

Course Points
120
Course Duration
2 Years
Course Level
Level 6
Course Start Date
Mid-September 2019

Course Summary

This 2-year part-time course is aimed to give those working in the property and/or facility management profession a competitive edge in today's competitive market with a recognised level 6 qualification that will equip students with knowledge of all factors affecting the property and facility management profession today.

Important notice about this course

NOW ENROLLING FOR AUTUMN

This course 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. In addition, senior industry figures will attend as guest speakers presenting to students on technical and topical matters.

Learners will complete 10 core modules (90 credits) alongside work placement (30 credits) over 2 years. 

STAGE ONE / SEMESTER ONE

  • Report Writing & Communications (5 credits)
  • Property Valuation (5 credits)
  • Measured Surveys 1 (5 credits)
  • Construction Technology 1 (5 credits)
  • Professional Practice (7.5 credits)


STAGE ONE / SEMESTER TWO

  • Agency Law 1 (7.5 credits)
  • Professional Development (5 credits)
  • Property Management (7.5 credits)
  • Construction Technology 1 (5 credits)
  • Professional Practice (7.5 credits)


STAGE TWO / SEMESTER ONE

  • Property Economics & Valuations (5 credits)
  • Land Law in Practice (7.5 credits)
  • Property & Asset Management (7.5 credits)
  • Construction Technology 2 (5 credits)
  • Professional Practice 2 (7.5 credits)


STAGE TWO / SEMESTER TWO

  • Valuation Appraisal (5 credits)
  • Real Estate Law in Practice (5 credits
  • Maintenance & Facility Management (5 credits)
  • Construction Technology 2 (5 credits)
  • Professional Practice 2 (7.5 credits)

Work Placement takes place in student's own workplace.
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.

The course takes place over 2 academic years. Learners will be expected to attend DkIT two evenings per week (Tuesdays and Thursdays 6.00pm-9.30pm).

Subject to demand the course will commence on Tuesday 17th September and run from September to December and January to May, with some Saturdays throughout the academic year.

Participants of this course may use this qualification to progress their career in the following areas:

  • Estate Agent
  • Auctioneer
  • Letting Agent
  • Property Manager
  • Property Services Provider

Total course fee: €5,500.00 payable over 2 years.

YEAR ONE PAYMENT PLAN

  • Payment 1 = Application Fee of €50 (Non-refundable if you are made an offer of a place)
  • Payment 2 = Accept Offer Fee of €100 (Non-refundable)
  • Payment 3 = €1225 payable by end October 2019
  • Payment 4 = €1375 payable by end of February 2020.



YEAR TWO PAYMENT PLAN

  • Payment 1 = Reenrolment Fee = €200
  • Payment 2 = €1175 payable by end October 2020
  • Payment 3 = €1375 payable by end of February 2021

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

  • Six passes in the Leaving Certificate including Mathematics and either Irish or English.
  • Full level 5 or 6 FET Award.
  • Pass grade in the LCVP
  • Applicants with equivalent qualifications and/or relevant work experience in the case of mature applications.
    AND
  • Students on this programme MUST be working in full-time, approved property-related employment (This can include auctioneering, estate agencies and facility management 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).

Work Placement takes place in student's own workplace.

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.

Students on this programme will be working in full-time, approved property-related employment in areas such as auctioneering, estate agency and facility managers 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.

Phil Bradley (Lecturer, Department of the Built Environment, School of Engineering, DkIT)
Phone: +353 429370200
Email: phil.bradley@dkit.ie

Noel McKenna (Head of Department of the Built Environment, School of Engineering, DkIT)
Phone: +353 429370200
Email: noel.mckenna@dkit.ie

Course ID DK_EHCPF_6
Level 6
Duration 2 Years
Credits 120
School School of Engineering
Department Built Environment
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €2,750.00 per annum
Starting Date Mid-September 2019
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How to Apply

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