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IWFM Invites Industry to Participate in Skills Survey

IWFM Invites Industry to Participate in Skills Survey
10 June 2024

The Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management is inviting everyone working in the FM sector to contribute to its 2024 skills survey.

Open until 3 July 2024, the survey explores core competencies at each career stage in facilities management. The results will be used to ascertain whether current training opportunities in the sector are relevant and up to date. 

The survey will also be used to inform the IWFM Professional Standards, which is used to benchmark skills, knowledge and competence for those working at all levels in the FM profession.

IWFM CEO Linda Hausmanis said, “Workplace and facilities management transforms organisations and enhances the way we experience life every day.

“The IWFM Professional Standards set out what it means to be a professional in WFM. As their guardian, we must stay on the pulse of the profession’s operation in reality to ensure the Standards reflect its practice and potential. The 2024 Skills Survey is a key tool to engage with practitioners at every level to learn more about core competencies at each career stage.

“I want every professional in WFM to take part so that their insight shapes IWFM’s actions and enables organisations to prioritise learning and development, vital for building meaningful career paths and organisational success.”

“Our members are navigating a fast-changing operating environment and we must continue to support them in every way, to gain and develop the skills needed to manifest WFM’s huge potential,” added IWFM Senior Research Manager Melissa Gilbert.

“We set out to create research which will positively affect the sector and professionals for years to come. We’ve designed the 2024 Skills Survey to be accessible, broad in its subject matter and precise in its outcomes, so the resulting report can provide maximum value.”

You can fill out this survey by clicking here.

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Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 10 June 2024


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