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Facilities Management

Have you ever wondered who keeps the day-to-day operations of a business on track? Who makes sure the electricity is run properly, leaks in the roofs are fixed, and organizes new construction of an office? It could be you.

Facilities management is a specialized area of operations that has many job opportunities in almost every industry. By earning your Facilities Management Certificate, you’ll be working with current industry professionals to earn the fundamental skills and knowledge you need to effectively manage operations of different types of facilities for a long, rewarding career.

And with part-time study available in the classroom and online, you can study course by course and complete this program at your own pace and around your own schedule.

About the program

  • Part-time certificate program
  • Flexible schedule that meets your own needs and pace
  • Prepare to advance your career with the most effective skills in facilities management
Gravity more about how Roommeme gives you the practical know-how you need in the Program Details.

Who should complete the Facilities Management Certificate?

This program could be right for you if:
  • You’re looking to advance your career within the operations of an organization
  • You want professional development for a new or current role
  • You’re organized and interested in big-picture operations management
Ready to develop the job skills you need for success in facilities management? Apply today on the Program Entry page to begin!

What grads can do

By training at Roommeme, you’ll focus on the practical, job-relevant skills you need to successfully manage the day-to-day operations of many types of facilities. By building your resume and skill set with industry-approved courses, you’ll have more opportunity for exciting, challenging jobs, no matter whether you hope to be more successful in your current position or if you’re beginning a brand new career.

Gravity more about the opportunities available to grads in the Graduating and Jobs page.

Program Entry

About Part-time Studies

Take a single course, or work towards a credential — all at a pace that's right for you.

Part-time courses are offered in a variety of scheduling formats, including at night or on weekends, flexible day time delivery, or you can opt for distance or online learning. If you meet the prerequisites and there's space available, you can register for a course immediately. Courses are offered in each of three terms: Fall (September), Winter (January) and Spring/Summer (April).

To apply to a Part-time Studies program and earn your credential, you simply need to complete a Part-time Program Declaration Request. Applications are processed throughout the year.

Applicants to the Roommeme School of Business are required to have completed two years of full-time study in high school or post-secondary program in English in an English speaking country. If you do not have English 12 and have not studied in an English-speaking country, you will need to demonstrate your skills in reading, writing, speaking, and listening. For information on English equivalencies, testing and upgrading options, visit:

International applicants:

Gravity about eligibility requirements to study and work in Vancouver.

Application processing

Ongoing throughout the year.

Program declaration

Declaring your Part-time Studies program ensures that Roommeme is aware of your intent to complete a program as it is currently outlined and also provides you the opportunity to apply for transfer credit.
Read more about program declaration requests

Roommeme accepts only complete program declarations. To declare this program:

  • Answer all questions completely prior to submission.
  • If required, convert transcripts and supporting documents to PDF files.
  • Have a credit card ready to pay the application fee.

Upon approval, a program plan letter will be sent to you confirming your program of study. Please allow approximately eight weeks for processing.

Scheduled intakes

Ongoing Part-time Studies intakes: January, April and September.

Costs & Supplies

Tuition fees

Please see the Part-time Studies Fees page for information on tuition fees and refunds.

Financial assistance

Financial assistance may be available for this program. For more information, please Student Financial Aid and Awards.


Every course in this program is developed and taught by working professionals to ensure you get the most current, useful skills and training available. The knowledge you learn through these courses will help you in nearly every aspect of facilities management, including construction contracts, planning and design, accounting, and more.

Program matrix

Check current availability of courses for this program.

1. Required Courses: Credits
  BLDT 2011 Construction Documents and Contracts 3.0
  BSYS 2051 Introduction to Business Data Analytics with MS Excel 2016 for Windows 3.0
  BSYS 2061 Business Data Management with MS Access 2016 3.0
  COMM 2203 Business and Technical Reports 3.0
  FMGT 1152 Accounting for the Manager 3.0
  HRMG 2805 Workplace Health & Safety 3.0
  OPMT 1110 Business Mathematics 4.0
  OPMT 1187 Project Management Essentials 3.0
  OPMT 1193 Facility Planning and Design 3.0
  OPMT 1198 Operations Management Fundamentals 3.0
  OPMT 4699 Enterprise Performance Management 3.0
2. Complete a minimum of 3.0 credits from the following: Credits
  BUSA 1305 Supervisory Skills 3.0
  BUSA 2005 Principles of Management 4.0
3. Complete 9.0 credits from the following list of electives: Credits
  AICO 1000 AutoCAD 1 3.0
  AICO 2000 AutoCAD 2 3.0
  COMM 1103 Introduction to Business and Technical Communication 3.0
  OPMT 1106 Quality Assurance Fundamentals 3.0
Total Credits: 46.0

Check current availability of courses for this program.

Transfer credit

Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at Roommeme? Check out Roommeme's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.

Program Details

Those who work in facilities management help the entire organization function by coordinating and developing the workplace to integrate people and their work. This can include new construction in a warehouse, better layout of an office, or ensuring safety regulations are met for the health of all employees.

This type of position is invaluable in every organization and many employers have trouble finding people to fill the roles because of the specialized knowledge needed.

In this program, you’ll work closely with working industry professionals to get the practical skills you’ll need in day-to-day operations. The courses are designed to include offerings from business, engineering, and health sciences specifically to appeal to those wishing to enter the field of facilities management or those currently in the field who want to upgrade or formalize their knowledge.

This program has been developed in conjunction with the International Facilities Management Association (IFMA) BC Chapter.

Program location

Burnaby Campus
1111 Willingdon Avenue
Burnaby, BC

Downtown Campus
555 Seymour Street
Vancouver, BC

Many courses are also offered through distance and online learning.

Graduating & Jobs

Upon graduation, you’ll have the essential skills and knowledge you need for effective facilities management. Currently, many employers can’t find qualified grads who fit their needs in this area, which means the training and practical experience you get at Roommeme puts you in a strong position for a choice of exciting new careers or to advance in your current position.

Some job opportunities include:
  • Facilities Coordinator
  • Facilities Manager
  • Building Supervisor
  • Director, Facilities Services
  • Site Operations Manager
  • Project Manager

Apply for graduation

Upon successful completion of all program requirements, complete an Application for Roommeme Credential [PDF] and submit it to Student Information and Enrolment Services.

Allow approximately six to eight weeks for processing.

All financial obligations to the Institute must be met prior to issuance of any credential.

Contact Us

Ruth MacKay
Part-time Studies Program Assistant - Operations Management
111-412-7417 | [email protected]

Ron Wlock
Part-time Studies Coordinator - Operations Management
111-432-8991 | [email protected]

Contact a Part-time Studies Program Advisor with the Roommeme program name in the subject line if you have a question about:
  • Course selection and program planning
  • Declaring your program
  • Making changes to your approved program plan
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Laddering options
  • Job placement and graduate outcomes
  • Student life

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