ProFM Credential & The 5 Steps to Earn Yours

Enhance your FM knowledge and skills while gaining the recognition you deserve. Your Connex membership gives you exclusive discounts and access to ProFMs who can support you in your journey. Connect with other Connex ProFM members


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5 Steps & 55 Hours* to Earn Your ProFM



The ProFM Credential Program includes everything you need to build your FM knowledge and skills, prove your competency, and earn the ProFM credential.You can complete the training and earn the ProFM credential in 55 hours*! 

  1. INVEST | ProFM Credential Program: Self-study program or instructor-led course. 
  2. ASSESS | Assess your current FM knowledge and identify gaps with an online pre-test.
  3. ENHANCE | Enhance your FM knowledge by reviewing the online or printed reading materials.
  4. CHECK | Check your Knowledge and apply the concepts you've learned with online quizzes and flashcards.
  5. EARN | Earn the ProFM credential by passing the online final assessment with a score of 70% or higher. 

*Estimated hours. Depends on type of program (self or instructor led), etc. 

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24 Things Every FM Professional Should Know

The foundation of the ProFM® credential is the ProFM Body of Knowledge, which defines the 19 functional FM knowledge areas and five cross-functional competencies required of today’s facility professionals. This body of knowledge is the result of an extensive 2017 research study led by ProFMI and the ProFMI Commission with input from over 3,300 professionals spanning 93 countries.

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Take the Free Assessment

Discover how your FM knowledge compares to the new global standard of ProFM by taking the Map Your Gap free assessment. This tool will ask you to rate your confidence and experience level with the 19 functional knowledge areas and 5 cross-functional competencies that make up the ProFM Body of Knowledge. The results of this assessment will identify your areas of strength and opportunities to expand your FM knowledge and skills to meet today’s standard.