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Specialist Diploma in Facility & Energy Management (SDFEM)

Event code: 74019



Environment sustainability is increasingly gaining ground in the building and construction industry, buoyed by global concerns on climate change and limited natural resources. With the rising trend towards green technologies and renewable energy, there is a need for professionals who are proficient in energy management to operate buildings for optimal building performance.

You will have the flexibility to take the modular certificates in any order and at your own pace*. The certificates can be stacked up towards the Specialist Diploma.

*Maximum of 3 years to accumulate the certificates for an academic qualification


The Specialist Diploma in Facility and Energy Management (SDFEM) equips students with the essential knowledge to plan and manage building operations and maintenance efficiently.

The programme also incorporates Energy Management modules to give students the added competitive edge. Upon graduation, you can look forward to career opportunities as facilities managers or building managers.

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Certificate in Digital Delivery of Facilities Management
Modular Certificate A

Introduction to Facilities Management
• Principles of Facilities Management
• Space and Asset Management
• Building Legislation
• Risk Management

BIM for Facilities Management
• BIM Fundamentals for Facilities Management
• AIR for Facilities Management
• BIM-Centric CMMS

Integrated Digital Delivery for Facilities Management
• Data Analytics in Facilities Management
• Introduction to Internet of Things

Certificate in Mechanical System and Building Management
Modular Certificate B

Building Management
• Structural Appraisal
• Landscape and Horticulture
• Cleaning and Pest Control
• Security Management
• Project Management
• Building Repair and Refurbishment

Building Mechanical Services
• Plumbing, Sanitary and Gas Systems
• Fire Protection Systems
• ACMV Systems

Certificate in Electrical System & Energy Management
Modular Certificate C

Building Electrical Services
• Solar Technologies
• Power Generation and Distribution
• Efficient Lighting
• Lifts and Escalator Systems

Energy Management
• Energy Audit and Measurement
• Energy Management and Economics


January - March (4 January 2024 - 25 March 2024) [Modular Certificate A - 74A19]
May - July (6 May 2024 - 22 July 2024) [Modular Certificate B - 74B19]
September - November (2 September 2024 - 21 November 2024) [Modular Certificate C - 74C19]
: 3 months per modular certificate (66 hrs)
Frequency: 2 to 3 evenings per week (some lessons may be held on Saturdays)
Venue: BCA Braddell Campus and Online Learning (Classroom + Synchronous + Asynchronous) 

Note: Registration closes 2 weeks prior to modular certificate commencement or when the class is fully subscribed, whichever comes first. Registration can remain open until course commencement date if training spaces are still available.


Applicants who do not wish to complete the Specialist Diploma programme are not subject to the entry requirements. The applicant must be a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident or holder of valid employment pass/work permit; and possess one of the following qualifications in a relevant discipline:
a) A diploma (min course duration of 2 years) or equivalent qualification
b) A relevant Advanced Certificate / Higher NITEC / Advanced NBQ with 2 to 3 years of relevant work experience. Note: Applicants with relevant working experience but do not fulfil the above requirements will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
c) A relevant certificate with 4 to 5 years of relevant work experience
d) NITEC / Higher NBQ with at least 5 years of relevant work experience

Note: Applicants with relevant working experience but do not fulfil the above requirements will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Applicants must have their own computers/laptops with minimum specifications to run BIM software and access student portal.

Applicant with degree or diploma qualification where English is not the medium of instruction is required to achieve the ESS Workplace Literacy Test Level 6 issued by SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).


This Specialist Diploma Programme is designed for those working in a relevant industry who seek upgrading of skills, as well as professionals seeking a midcareer switch to the facilities management sector.


All assessments are Continuous and Project Based assessments.
A participant must attain at least 75% of physical attendance and complete all assignments to acceptable standards to be eligible to be awarded each modular certificate. Participant who did not complete the assignments to acceptable standards but attained at least 75% of physical attendance will be issued with a certificate of attendance. The successful achievement of all modular certificates will lead to the awarding of the Specialist Diploma in Facility and Energy Management (SDFEM).


Modular Certificate Title

Course Fee


(inclusive of 9% GST)

Singaporeans and Singapore PRs, including those sponsored by non-SME companies.

Fee payable after 50% funding support

Singaporeans 40 years old and above OR SME company sponsored Singaporeans or Singapore PRs.

Fee payable after 70% funding support

Certificate in Digital Delivery of Facilities Management (Modular Certificate A - 74A19)



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Certificate in Mechanical System & Building Management (Modular Certificate B - 74B19)



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Certificate in Electrical System & Energy Management (Modular Certificate C - 74C19)



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^ The fees are inclusive of 9% GST and are subject to change.

Participant must achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all assessments. BCA Academy reserves the right to recover the funded amount from the participant (self-sponsored) or employer (company sponsored) if participant did not meet the eligibility criteria. Details of SSG’s funding can be found on Home (skillsfuture.gov.sg)


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