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Course Title Introduction to School Facilities Management
Course Code 1167

Class Code Commencing Date Venue Remarks
Course Description

18-hr short course to provide school administrators or managers with an overview on the concepts and good practices in facilities management

Indicative Learning Contents

Introduction to Facilities Management (FM)

  • Define FM, roles and duties, organization, quality management, KPI, benchmarking, etc.
  • Introduce the concept of green FM and related awards and funding

Maintenance Management

  • Formulate operation and maintenance (O&M) strategies
  • Identify the characteristics and O&M practices of various facilities commonly found in schools, including external walls, metal works, security system, watertank, fresh air unit, slopes, building services, sport facilities, etc.
  • Outsourcing management, tendering procedures, monitoring and performance review

Statutory Requirements

  • Roles of various government departments including EDB, ASD, HD, BD, etc.
  • Licensing requirements of various facilities including fire service installation, lift and escalators, gas supply, DG stores, swimming pool, etc.
  • Occupational health, safety and environmental issues
  • EDB Circular Memoranda

Project Management for Capital Works

  • Project organization, planning and scheduling, budgeting and cost control
  • Construction procurement and tendering procedures
  • Documentation and time management

Introduction to Contract Administration

  • Basic concepts of contract law
  • Standard forms of construction contract and interpretation of the major clauses including instructions, variation, payments, liquidated damages, extension of time, etc.
  • Campus tour and experience sharing

Class Schedule (Provisional)
Date: 29/7 (Sat), 5/8 (Sat) & 12/8/2017 (Sat)
Time: 09:30 - 16:30 (1 hour lunch break inclusive)

Class Venue

  • IVE (Tsing Yi) or other campuses of VTC and
  • IVE (Tsing Yi) or HKDI for Campus Tour

Certificate of Attendance will be issued upon satisfaction of the attendance requirement of 70%

Entry Requirements

School teachers, administrators, managers or those interested in school facilities management

Duration 18 hours
Course Fee(Original Price) HK$ 2,330