Introduction to Managing and Maintaining Property and Assets - City&Guilds/ILM Unit Certificate .


The course covers the following topics:

The Estate Management Function:

Describe the property portfolio of own organisation
Explain the benefits and disadvantages of being a tenant and an owner-occupier
Describe the basics of property law
Describe the purpose of having a property asset register

Premises and building services maintenance:

List the building services and fabric components within own organisation’s estate
Explain the purpose of a building fixed asset register
List the ongoing maintenance activities that are carried out
Identify the resources they or others may need for one of these typical maintenance tasks
Describe the types of maintenance regimes
Explain what factors you should consider when developing maintenance plans and schedules
Explain how computerized maintenance management systems can enhance performance of recording and scheduling maintenance activities


The course is run either in the evenings or daytime.

Participants spend 4 evenings in class and back this up with experience outside the classroom.

The course can also be taken in the daytime (as agreed).


The Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM ) operates an ‘Open Entry’ policy but prospective participants should be able to apply what they learn on the course in an organisational setting (need not be in a job).


Participants receive the Griffin College Certificate in Managing Property and Assets.

Participants have the option to receive the City&Guilds/ILM Unit Certificate in how to 'Introduction to Managing and Maintaining Property and Assets' on completion of a written assignment and payment of the City&Guilds/ILM student registration and certification fees.

ILM is part of City & Guilds and certifies over 90,000 courses each year internationally.