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The Certificate in Healthcare Facility Management programme is carefully designed to meet a stringent yet strong demand for facility managers in Malaysia’s rapidly growing healthcare industry. The programme is in line with the government’s initiatives to make Malaysia’s healthcare industry the leading healthcare facility provider in the world and the best in medical tourism in the South East Asia Region.

The programme has been developed in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Malaysia and key industry players to fulfill their stringent requirements as a certified healthcare facility manager for both the public and private sectors in the country.


Who Should Apply?

Working healthcare professionals seeking to increase their facility management skills.

Professionals looking to transition into the healthcare industry.

Healthcare environmental service managers.

Hospital and healthcare facility administrators, chief executives, and facility management staff. Appropriate for medical and non-medical personnel.


What is special about the programme?

The programme is recognized by Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia. It is one of the mandatory requirements for Facility Management Contractor for Healthcare Facilities under Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Malaysia. (Category: F02)

The programme is endorsed by the Ministry of Health Malaysia.

Fulfil the requirement by Malaysian Society for Quality in Health (MSQH) in Malaysian Hospital Accreditation Standards & Assessment Tool. (Standard – CORE)

Curriculum and content are specially designed to meet the needs of healthcare industry.

Bilingual classes (English & Bahasa Malaysia).

Classes are conducted on weekend / flexible time.

Practical oriented – assessment based on both coursework and final assessment.

Modules are taught by qualified lecturers with corporate and industrial experience.


Among the subjects included in the programmes are the following:

Fundamental of Facility Management and Healthcare Facility Management

Building and Office Administration

Facility Operation and Maintenance

Healthcare Standards and Related Laws

Sustainability Program in Healthcare Facilities

Financial Accounting

Shari’ah Compliance

Project Management

Communication and Customer Relations

Project Paper


Duration of Programme 12 months
Medium of Instruction Bilingual – English and Bahasa Malaysia
Teaching Methods Practical oriented – coursework and final assessment


Diploma holder in relevant fields from institutions recognized by IIUM with a minimum 1 year working experience, or 

Degree holder in relevant fields from university recognized by IIUM with a minimum 6 months working experience, or 

Participants who do not meet the minimum entry requirements will be subjected to an interview, with the interviewers’ decision being final. 


After successfully completing this course, participants should be able to:

Demonstrate a strong technical knowledge of environmental services and how to effectively utilize resources.

Oversee healthcare facility operations management and regulatory compliance.

Display an intimate knowledge of how to properly operate and maintain building systems and equipment.

Effectively participate in the planning and design of healthcare facilities.


Thank you for your interest in enrolling at IIUM Academy. To apply for admission into this programme, application forms are available for collection from the office or can be downloaded here. The application form must be completed and returned for enrollment.

Applications should be addressed to:

E-mail academy@iium.edu.my
Postal Personal & Professional Development Unit
IIUM Academy of Graduate and Professional Studies
Kulliyyah of Information and Communication Technology (KICT),
International Islamic University Malaysia,
Jalan Gombak, 53100 Kuala Lumpur.

Only application with complete information shall be processed. Any incomplete submission may lead to rejection of the application.

Please find the link below to the online application form for enrollment.

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