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Understanding and Managing Building Services Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Understanding and Managing Building Services in Facilities Management Training

Course Title
Venue
Start Date
End Date
  • London
    11 - 3 - 2018
    15 - 3 - 2018
  • Dubai
    4 - 3 - 2018
    8 - 3 - 2018
  • Paris
    11 - 3 - 2018
    15 - 3 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    22 - 4 - 2018
    26 - 4 - 2018
  • Istanbul
    15 - 4 - 2018
    19 - 4 - 2018
  • Muscat
    22 - 4 - 2018
    26 - 4 - 2018
  • London
    6 - 5 - 2018
    10 - 5 - 2018
  • Dubai
    27 - 5 - 2018
    31 - 5 - 2018
  • Paris
    6 - 5 - 2018
    10 - 5 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 6 - 2018
    21 - 6 - 2018
  • Istanbul
    10 - 6 - 2018
    14 - 6 - 2018
  • Muscat
    17 - 6 - 2018
    21 - 6 - 2018
  • London
    8 - 7 - 2018
    12 - 7 - 2018
  • Dubai
    15 - 7 - 2018
    19 - 7 - 2018
  • Paris
    8 - 7 - 2018
    12 - 7 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 8 - 2018
    30 - 8 - 2018
  • Istanbul
    5 - 8 - 2018
    9 - 8 - 2018
  • Muscat
    26 - 8 - 2018
    30 - 8 - 2018
  • London
    2 - 9 - 2018
    6 - 9 - 2018
  • Dubai
    9 - 9 - 2018
    13 - 9 - 2018
  • Paris
    2 - 9 - 2018
    6 - 9 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    21 - 10 - 2018
    25 - 10 - 2018
  • Istanbul
    28 - 10 - 2018
    1 - 11 - 2018
  • Muscat
    21 - 10 - 2018
    25 - 10 - 2018
  • London
    25 - 11 - 2018
    29 - 11 - 2018
  • Dubai
    4 - 11 - 2018
    8 - 11 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    25 - 11 - 2018
    29 - 11 - 2018
  • Kuala Lumpur
    9 - 12 - 2018
    13 - 12 - 2018
  • Istanbul
    16 - 12 - 2018
    20 - 12 - 2018
  • Muscat
    9 - 12 - 2018
    13 - 12 - 2018
  • London
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Dubai
    13 - 1 - 2019
    17 - 1 - 2019
  • Paris
    20 - 1 - 2019
    24 - 1 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    24 - 2 - 2019
    28 - 2 - 2019
  • Muscat
    3 - 2 - 2019
    7 - 2 - 2019

Overview

This thoroughly practical two-day programme is the ideal course for FM teams who need to develop their understanding of building services in order to ensure:

  • Optimal satisfaction of organisational requirements
  • Efficient and cost-effective maintenance and operation of building services
  • Professional standards of procurement from, and management of, specialist consultants and contractors

Training objectives

To provide a fundamental understanding of building services in the context of:

  • The working environment
  • The success of the core business
  • The health and safety of the occupants
  • Operating cost and environmental impact
  • The optimisation of cost and value
  • Strategies for continuous improvement

Course outlines

Building services fundamentals

  • The function of services in commercial buildings and their importance to the core business 
  • Electrical services 
  • Lighting 
  • Heating 
  • Ventilation and air conditioning 
  • Lifts 
  • Water
  • Understanding IT and communication systems

The provision of comfort and safety

  • Statutory requirements 
  • Health and safety legislation 
  • Control of contractors 
  • Risk assessment 
  • Fire precautions 
  • Legionella, sick building and other risks
  • Business requirements 
  • Understanding user requirements 
  • Matching systems to business needs

Getting the design right

  • What the FM needs to know about design and its procurement 
  • Successful space planning 
  • Relationship between services, space planning and design 
  • Getting the brief right 
  • Supplier selection and management

Operation and maintenance

  • Input and output specifications 
  • Resource options 
  • Contracts principal elements 
  • Tendering key steps 
  • Selection criteria 
  • Operational criteria 
  • Maintenance trends
  • Performance-based service provision 
  • Input and output specifications 
  • KPIs and thresholds 
  • Risk containment 
  • Value-add opportunities 
  • Performance contract strategy

Contingency planning

  • Being ready for the unexpected
  • Identifying and reducing risk 
  • Internal risks 
  • External risks 
  • Identifying threats at your site
  • Managing risk 
  • Protective systems 
  • Occupier obligations 
  • Fire management 
  • Testing

Commissioning services systems

  • Physical commissioning
  • Common problems
  • Typical costs
  • Commissioning stages
  • Continuous commissioning
  • Energy efficiency and the scope for environmental improvement

Satisfying the occupants

  • Obtaining and responding to feedback 
  • When to get feedback 
  • Why 
  • How 
  • What to do with it
  • Practical exercises

Air time

  • Sharing experience and addressing specific issues of interest to participants
  • Course review

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