Diploma in Facility Operations (DFO) | 1 year diploma program in Facility Operations at IIAS Siliguri

Course Overview

The unique diploma in facilities operations prepares students for a bright future in the Facility Operations Industry. The diploma also emphasizes on development of employability skills which enable aspiring students to get hired and make a successful career. Since every business that operates a building has a need for facilities operations, you have the opportunity to work in a wide variety of environments including residential, manufacturing, airports, malls, government, or retail. Facilities operations looks after the operation and maintenance of any facility, be it a mall, office, hospital, school or residence.

Course Information

The 1 year diploma program in Facility Operations at IIAS has been developed by industry experts; this course gives you the opportunity to gain practical expertise and formal recognition in this diverse and fast moving Facility Operations Industry. If you are seriously considering a career in facilities management, this course is the ideal starting point for you. This course has been specifically designed to require no previous knowledge of facilities operations. At IIAS we ensure that our students join the best of brands. ELIGIBILITY : Class 10th  pass
DURATION :  1 Year
AWARD : On successful completion of the program and the internship, students will be awarded a Diploma in Facility Operations from IIAS Professional Academy.
Preparation for the Industry:
  • Emphasis on practical application of theoretical lessons through laboratory practical classes, workshops, projects and internship
  • Hands on Practical exposure to the students in the core areas of Cleaning & Housekeeping Services
  • Lectures by professionals from the industry are regularly organized for the benefit of the students
  • The management of workplace services, including heating and lighting, security, catering, cleaning, repairs and maintenance, IT systems, workplace furniture, parking and waste disposal
  • Health and safety at work, including risk assessments, fire safety and first aid
  • Enhancing Communication and Computer skills throughout the duration of the program with employability skills classes and computer labs to make students industry ready
Real World Experience: Internship of 16 to 20 weeks will be arranged in various organizations across India. Students will also actively be a part of various on campus OJT programs and other campus events

Study Plan

Semester 1

  • Facility Operations & Maintenance
  • Cleaning & Janitorial Services
  • Security, Safety & First Aid
  • Food Hygiene & Sanitation
  • Computer Awareness
  • English Communication at Workplace
  • Cleaning & Janitorial Service Practical
  • Computer Practical
  • Employability Skills

Semester 2

  • Internship


  • Why is Facility Management important?

    Facility management is responsible for managing and maintaining the facilities during the day to day running of the business in an organization. Over the last few years, every business has identified the importance of well-managed buildings and utilities which help companies function effectively and efficiently. The team of facility management involves professionals to maintain day-to-day cleaning & Sanitation and repair of the company utilities.

  • What are the services that facility operations take care of?

    Services usually involves more of human interaction, for example housekeeping service, payroll management, pest control, front office management, pantry services, front desk support, Landscaping, Electronic, mechanical services, plumbing, HVAC

  • What are the future prospects of Facility Operations?

    The future of Facilities Management companies in India is very bright, as every organization needs various facilities for themselves and their customers at lowest cost and try to avoid hiring permanent staff for same. The Indian facility operations & services market is in its early growth stage and is evolving rapidly, fuelled mainly by the high pace of growth in the construction sector. Increased awareness among different market segments are expected to take this market to a mature growth phase in the coming years.



Placement Information

Sectors where facility management offers scope are, hotels, hospitals, townships, Schools & Universities, shopping malls, Airports, IT services, pest control, property management, engineering, utilities, water and sewage treatment, procurement, architecture and design, fleet management and more.. A facilities operation covers a wide range of service types.

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