The 2014 Update details several of FMI's efforts over the past year. In particular, FMI's partnership with DOE's Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines effort has helped prioritize and streamline the FBPTA core competencies while extensive partnership with industry has expanded the recommended curriculum. The Update lays out FMI's plans for 2015 to provide tools that will simplify individual compliance with the Act and place greater emphasis on professional development
FMI is a cloud Institute bringing together government, industry and academia with the goal of integrating, aligning and innovating all aspects of the Facilities Operations and Management profession through continuous collaboration on core competencies, curriculum, continuing education and knowledge networking.
The Veterans Administration Facilities Management School (FMS) was created in response to Public Law 111-308: Federal Building Personnel Training Act of 2010 (FBPTA), which requires agency Facilities Management (FM) personnel to have the necessary competencies to effectively manage Federal buildings. The FM
Building Operator Certification trains facilities personnel in the interdependent and complex nature of building systems, HVAC, electric, lighting and more, with a broad view of understanding promoting energy efficient operations outcomes. The BOC certificate aligns with Facility Management, Operations, Energy Management and other various roles/performances.
As a facility management professional working for the federal government we know how important continuing education is to you and your teams. Facility Engineering Associates (FEA) has assisted GSA in developing a robust resource platform of carefully vetted educational offerings which comply with the competency requirements of the Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act (FBPTA). To highlight the FMI FBPTA program
Brian Gilligan, FBPTA National Program Manager will present on implementation efforts at GSA and discuss how agencies and private entities can use the FBPTA competency model and online Skills Assessment Tool to help enhance the qualifications of their staff. The Virginia Energy and Sustainability Conference is hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University and the Virginia Chamber of Commerce. Location Greater Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, Virginia.