Modern Apprenticeship Facilities Management Level 3


The Modern Apprentice program offers employment combined with training without the need to study full time. This work-based career training is recognised nationally and receives funding support from Skills Development Scotland.

Business Benefits

Enables business growth and helps ensure you have the correct mix of skills within your workforce.  The programme is designed to provide young employees with the latest training to improve their ability to carry out their duties and benefit your business.  

Course Information 

Facilities Management covers activities in relation to waste, recycling, cleansing and other areas which relate to buildings and services. Facilities Management (FM) is often referred to as ‘hard’ and ‘soft’.  Hard FM consists of building services engineering and maintenance, while soft FM services are cleaning, security, basic maintenance of the building and grounds, reception and customer care,  Level 3 covers Hard and Soft FM.

Mandatory Achievements

  • Facilities Services SVQ3 (GA7A23) Facilities Services SVQ3 consists of eight units (3 mandatory and 5 options) and is suited to people who currently work or wish to progress onto a supervisory position with the facilities management sector.
  • Level 5 Core Skills in Communication, Working with Others,  Numeracy, Information Technology and Problem Solving
  • No Enhancement Required

Employers Responsibilities

The employer is responsible for providing the candidate with suitable employment and paying them a salary in line with current legislation. Employers should also ensure the necessary facilities, experience and training are available to achieve the outcomes of the training plan.

Training Provider Responsibilities

The training provider is responsible for registering the candidate with Skills Development Scotland (SDS) organising available funding and agreeing the relevant training requirements. The training provider will also ensure the candidate has access to the best training opportunities, assess progress and submit evidence records for moderation.

Who is Eligible?

Anyone in employment over the age of 16, however, funded support is only available to candidates under the age of 25. Within each age criteria, applications can be made right up until the day before 20th and 25th Birthdays.

Next Stages

This qualification could be followed by the Level 4 Modern Apprentice in Facilities Service Management.


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