In this diploma, you'll work on the operation and maintenance of a building, learning how to manage a variety of situations incorporating people, location, processes and technology.
The course is designed for people currently working in facilities management within property services who are seeking an academic qualification to enhance their knowledge, skills, and employability. You’ll interact with RMIT's experienced facilities managers and engage with industry projects through work-integrated learning.
You will have access to the Learning Hub and other online and digital resources through the myRMIT student portal.
As part of your studies, you will work with the RMIT property services team gaining first-hand experience in running complex facilities.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester include examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, and practical assignments.
RMIT is committed to providing you with an education that strongly links formal learning with professional practice.
This course has been developed in close consultation with various industry leaders, including Transfield, Reserve Bank of Australia, Brookfield Multiplex, and Strata Communities Australia (Victoria).
You will develop skills in the following areas:
- financial planning
- managing operational plans
- asset maintenance and management plans
- risk management
- workplace safety/safe work practices
- stakeholder relationships
- networking skills
- preparing and coordinating tenders
- evaluating tender documents
- letting out of a contract, including contractual skills knowledge
- coordinating facility fit-outs
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Program code: C5298
National curriculum code: CPP50511
With the rapid increase in high-density living and the development of complex infrastructure, well-trained facility managers are increasingly sought after.
The course opens opportunities for career advancement across several industry sectors, including:
- commercial property and strata communities
The tuition fees you will pay for this program will depend on whether you are offered a Victorian Government subsidised place or a full-fee place. To find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place, follow the steps at How to check if you are eligible.
- 2020 government subsidised place: AU$5,750* per annum
- 2020 full-fee place: AU$7,750* per annum
*Fees shown are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Use our fee finder to get an estimate of your fees for this program.
- Student services and amenities fee (SSAF): AU$308 maximum fee for 2020.
- Other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment.
Annual fee adjustment
The student tuition fees as displayed by the fee finder are indicative only and subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Fees are adjusted on an annual basis and these fees should only be used as a guide.
Eligibility criteria waver
**The Victorian Government is currently waiving two (2) eligibility criteria around prior qualifications. This means that more people who want to study a vocational education program at RMIT, and already have a qualification, will be able to access a government subsidised place in a program. Find out how to check your eligibility.
In addition to tuition fees, you will be charged an annual student services and amenities fee (SSAF), which is used to maintain and enhance services and amenities that improve your experience as an RMIT student.
The SSAF is calculated based on your enrolment load and the maximum fee for 2020 is $308.
For more information about calculating your actual SSAF see Paying SSAF.
You may also be required to purchase other items related to your program, including field trips, textbooks and equipment. These additional fees and expenses vary from program to program.
In addition to tuition fees you also need to pay for:
- Student services and amenities fee (SSAF) in each calendar year.
- Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) - Student visa holders must have cover for the total duration of their visa.
- Some programs incur additional expenses.
You also need to account for your living expenses. Estimate the cost of living in Melbourne.