Course Duration

6.0 hr(s)

Mode of Assessment

Summative assessment - MCQ (Online) 40mins

Who Should Attend

Security officers and any other personels who are required to work closely with the Facilities Management (FM) practitioners in the built environment.

Course Overview

  • Understand the concept of major systems of a Building that makes the Building systems & services work; and  
  • Recognise and describe key components of these systems and services via pictorial presentation.  

Course Schedule

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

The Basic FM Enabler is to address the communication gaps in terms of terminologies between FM practitioners and the security officers is evident in the built environment industry segment. Introduced with FM terminologies (name/labels) of various key components of building services/ systems that security officers are likely to encounter in the course of their duties, particularly common incidents like fire sprinklers burst, water supply disruptions, air con condensation, etc.  This course enables participants to:  

  • Acquire an understanding on an overview of the major systems that supports the building operations and functions.
  • Able to describe the key components of building systems/services.
  • Able to record accurately affected building components in incident reports in the event of a situation.


  • At least a lower secondary educational qualification


  • Able to listen and speak in English at WPLN Level 4 
  • Able to read and write in English at WPLN Level 4 

Course Outline

An overview of the major building systems and services that support the daily building operations and functions, namely:  

  • Building Structures 
  • Fire Protection and Alarm System 
  • Carparking System 
  • Electrical Systems 
  • Lifts and Escalators 
  • Water & Plumbing Systems 
  • Swimming Pool & Water Features  
  • Air-conditioning and Mechanical Systems 
  • Security Systems 
  • 10 Pneumatic Waste Collection Station 

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

  • Certificate of completion from NTUC LearningHub

Upon meeting at least 75% attendance and passing the assessment(s), participants will receive a Certificate of Completion from NTUC LearningHub

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction & Trainer

  • English

Trainer: Trainee Ratio is 1: 20


Course Fee


Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

before GST

after GST

before GST

after GST

Full Course Fee







Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy UTAP* benefit of up to $250 each year when you sign up for courses with NTUC LearningHub

* UTAP supports 50% of the course fees paid cap at $250 per year. You must be a union member throughout the course duration and at the time of claim. You must achieve a minimum of 75% attendance for each application and have sat for all prescribed examinations. Other terms and conditions apply.

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#Company sponsored individual must be working as a security worker.

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