ProFM Program Materials

Developed with convenience and easy access in mind, the ProFM® Credential Program includes everything you need to build your FM knowledge and skills, prove your competency, and earn the ProFM credential.

Whether you choose to study on your own with the self-study program, or enroll in an instructor-led course, you will have access to the reading materials, online study tools, and online assessment detailed below for 12 months.

Reading Materials

Online Study Tools

Mobile-optimized online study tools, available for 12 months, will help you develop a personalized study plan, apply and test your comprehension of the ProFM Body of Knowledge topics.

  • Pre-test

    Evaluate your initial knowledge to identify areas of strength and weakness.

  • SmartStudy

    Build a customized study plan using your pre-test results to target your most challenging topics and optimize your preparation time.

  • Section quizzes

    After reading each section, test your comprehension, retention, and ability to apply concepts.

  • Flashcards

    Review key facility management terms and definitions.

  • Progress Report

    Track your activities and scores.

  • Resource Center

    Access additional FM resources, feedback links and more.

  • Online Access Period

    12 months from date of purchase.

Online Final Assessment

  • Two-part online final assessment:
    • Part 1: Knowledge Exam – Designed to measure your breadth of knowledge in the FM profession, based on the 19 functional knowledge areas and five (5) cross-functional competencies of the ProFM Body of Knowledge.
      • 75 multiple-choice questions
      • 90 minute time limit
    • Part 2: Application Exam – Designed to test your ability to apply your skills to real-world scenarios that you may encounter in your work. Questions focus on reviewing and critically analyzing different situations to best apply the ProFM knowledge and competencies.
      • 50 multiple-choice questions
      • 90 minute time limit
  • Complete on your own device, at a convenient time and place
  • Assessment may be repeated at no additional fee until you pass (within your 12 month access period)
  • Submit your final results online to receive your official certificate