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Proposed Amendments to the BBBEE Codes - 29 March 2018
The Minister of Trade and Industry released proposed amendments to the B-BBEE codes on the 29th of March 2018. The proposed amendments are open for public commentary and the Dti invites interested persons and the public to submit input and comments  directly to the Dti on the Draft Statement within 60 days from the date of this publication.

Facilities Management Occupational Qualification

SAFMA is delighted to announce that the SAQA Executive Committee has registered the qualification Occupational Certificate: Facilities Manager, NQF level 06 as at March 2018.

ISO 41000 series - Facility Management
The management standard has been approved as at March 2018. Presentations on the new ISO41000 series are now available on the ISO/TC 26 committee website. Learn more about:
ISO 41011:2017 Facility management – Vocabulary
ISO 41012:2017 Facility Management – Guidance on strategic sourcing and the development of agreements
ISO/TR 41013:2017 Facility management – Scope, key concepts and benefits
ISO/FDIS Facility management – Management system standard – Requirements with guidance for use (Under Devlopment)

Do you know the Mandate, Purpose and Role  of the Property Sector Charter Council (PSCC)? 

To find out more or check your understanding please download a document prepared by the PSCC outlining its reason for existence and how it executes its mandate and role.

 The Annual SAFMA Excellence Awards were awarded at a gala dinner on 7th February 2018 at the Indaba Hotel in Fourways and attended by more than 130 facilities managers and supporters. Nathanial Reddy, SAFMA Chairman proudly announced the winners of the Five Award categories. 

SAFMA thanks its’ sponsors of the evening, Bidvest Facilities Management, Broll Facilities Management, and Career Excellence Academy without whom this event would not have been possible.

Global FM Awards of Excellence
Entries opened on 3 January 2018 . Awards bronchure
World FM Day takes place on 16 May 2018. This year's theme
Also, Global FM released its Faciliities Management market industry analysis and forecast for 2017-2023.  Read more about this report

Interns looking for placement
We have the details and CV’s of various interns looking for placement for 2018.  If you have an  internship programme or are looking for a junior FM and would like to assist a graduate in gaining work experience please contact the SAFMA offices and we will forward these on to you. SAFMA developed internship guidelines to assist you in putting together a programme in place.