University of Bolton
Facilities and Built Asset Management (Senior/Head of Facilities Management Degree Apprenticeship Route) BSc (Hons)
University of Bolton

Key Course Facts

Course Description

Our dual award BSc (Hons) Facilities and Built Asset Management (Senior/Head of Facilities Management Degree Apprenticeship Route) allows you to invest in your workforce by combining university education, work-based learning and ongoing professional development. While working as a valuable part of your team, apprentices can develop a solid understanding of the practical disciplines, principles and theories required to solve complex facilities management problems.

The Level 6 Degree Apprenticeship Standard for Senior/Head of Facilities Management was developed by a consortium of consultants, contractors and employers from across the sector. The University of Bolton’s programme has been fully mapped to the apprenticeship standard (ST0410) and offers an excellent combination of theory and practice. Study at the University complements learning in the workplace, supporting apprentices to gain the core knowledge, skills, and behaviours required to effectively and efficiently manage the building and environmental services and processes that support your organisation's core business.

This degree apprenticeship can support your organisation in attracting the best new talent and retaining valued staff through career progression. Leading to an internationally recognised qualification in facilities and built assets management, this structured training programme supports apprentices to achieve and satisfy the requirements for registration with the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) at Certified grade. By integrating study into the working week, your apprentices will have opportunities to put their new skills and understanding into practice without delay, building their confidence and experience and benefitting your organisation immediately.

Our expert team will support your apprentices as they undertake structured training in essential areas such as property asset management, service management, compliance, management systems, procurement and contract management, finance, and business continuity. We’ll guide them to gain key skills in developing and managing strategy and policy, change and programme management and operational and technical leadership. With a focus on helping apprentices develop the behaviours required for occupational success, such as collaboration and influencing skills, leadership and a systematic approach, you can be assured that we’ll work hard to support your apprentices as they develop into senior facilities management professionals.

If you’re looking for undergraduate-level training in this subject area but don’t work for an employer that offers apprenticeships, please see our website for details of study opportunities that don’t require current employment.

Details of the learning activities and assessment methods for this course are available on the University of Bolton’s website.

Entry Requirements / Admissions

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic) 6 If English isn’t your first language you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent).

Unfortunately, apprenticeships are not open to international applicants.

Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Facilities and Built Asset Management (Senior/Head of Facilities Management Degree Apprenticeship Route), BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.


Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

University Rankings

Positions of University of Bolton in top UK and global rankings.

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About University of Bolton

The University of Bolton, often referred to as Bolton Institute, is a university located in Bolton, England, whose vision in their own words is to be a distinctive teaching intensive and research informed university known for the quality of their staff, facilities and links to employment sectors. The university is mainly based on the campus between Deane Road and Derby Street in Bolton itself, but the university also has an academic centre in the United Arab Emirates known as Ras Al Khaimah.

Student composition of University of Bolton

Students by level of study Academic year 2020/21 - Full-time equivalent student enrollments published by Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) on 10 February 2022
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Where is this programme taught

University of Bolton Main Site, Greater Manchester
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