Designation, Courses, Schedules & Fees

BOMA Utah offers a wide range of educational opportunities designed to promote the highest levels of knowledge, professionalism, and capability. Membership insures being kept up-to-date on the vast array of issues affecting the industry

2017 Course Schedule:

August 30, 2017 - Lunch & Learn (Cyber Security). 

Designations:

RPA (Real Property Administrator) - To be awarded an RPA, you must complete six mandatory courses, one elective course and attend a one-day Ethics is Good Business® ShortCourse (TM), in addition to fulfilling extensive management experience requirements.

Completion of the following courses is mandatory for the RPA:

The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II
Real Estate Investment and Finance
Environmental Health and Safety Issues
Budgeting and Accounting
Law and Risk Management
Ethics is Good Business® ShortCourse

You must complete one more course, chosen from the following three electives:

Managing the Organization
Fundamentals of Real Property Administration
Leasing and Marketing for Property Managers
Asset Management

Other requirements include:

3 years of verifiable property management experience in a portfolio or building 40,000 sq. ft. or larger. Experience must incorporate 18 out of 25 categories, as listed on the BOMI Institute website.

A completed 4-page RPA Experience Requirement Form (available for download on the BOMI Institute website)

Compliance with the BOMI Institute's Code of Professional Ethics and Conduct

Please note:

To maintain active status of your RPA designation, 18 points of Continuing Professional Development credit must be earned every three years and you must pay BOMI a fee.

Once you have completed your RPA, you may earn an FMA by completing two to three additional courses, depending on which courses have been taken.


FMA (Facilities Management Administrator) - The FMA designation is geared to facility managers who work for a company or organization that manufactures a product, or provides non-real estate services as its primary business. The program teaches you to manage facilities in a way that best supports staff and fits into the organization's overall objectives. FMA students must complete seven mandatory courses and attend 'Ethics is Good Business'.

To achieve your FMA designation, you must complete the following mandatory courses:

The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part I
The Design, Operation, and Maintenance of Building Systems, Part II
Technologies for Facilities Management
Facilities Planning and Project Management
Real Estate Investment and Finance
Environmental Health and Safety Issues
Ethics is Good Business® ShortCourse

You must complete one more course, chosen from the following two electives:

Managing the Organiztion
Asset Management
Fundamentals of Facility Management

Please note:

To maintain active status of your FMA designation, 18 points of Continuing Professional Development credit must be earned every three years and you must pay BOMI a fee.

Compliance with the BOMI Institute's Code of Professional Ethics and Conduct is required

Once you have completed your FMA, you may earn an RPA by completing two or three additional courses depending on which courses have been taken and meeting the BOMI Institute RPA Experience Criterion.


SMT (Systems Maintenance Technician) and SMA (Systems Maintenance Administrator) - The SMT and SMA designations offer instruction to hands-on technicians and building engineers. You must fulfill five courses detailing specific operating

systems (i.e. boilers, electrical, plumbing) to earn the SMT. You must complete an additional three courses addressing the broader topics of building design, administration, and environmental health and safety issues, to earn the SMA.

Candidates for the SMT or SMA must complete the following mandatory courses on specific building operating systems:

Boilers, Heating Systems, and Applied Mathematics
Refrigeration Systems and Accessories
Air Handling, Water Treatment, and Plumbing Systems
Electrical Systems and Illumination
Energy Management and Controls

To earn the SMA designation, you must also complete these additional courses:

Building Design and Maintenance
Administration
Environmental Health and Safety Issues

All SMT and SMA designees must abide by the Code of Professional Ethics and Conduct.

Please note:

To maintain active status of your SMA designation, 18 points of Continuing Professional Development credit must be earned every three years and you must pay a BOMI fee.

More details are available on the BOMI website or by calling 1-800-235-BOMI(2664)


Computer Based Testing

Click on the link for further information regarding Computer Based Testing and testing locations other than Utah.

Pearson VUE Testing facilities for Utah:

1150 South Depot Drive
Business Depot Ogden
Suite 130
Ogden, UT 84404
801-394-0271

11734 Election Road
Draper Technology Center
Suite 180
Draper, UT 84020
801-619-4127

Fee and Payment Information:

First-time Designation Students

If you are enrolling in a BOMI course for the first time and seeking a designation, there is a one time only BOMI enrollment fee of $225.00. Add this to your total due when completing the registration form.

Multiple Designation Students

If you currently have one designation and are wanting to pursue another, a charge of $100.00 will be issued.

Non-Designation Students

If you are not seeking a designation, you must pay a one time only BOMI enrollment fee of $75.00 per course.

Cost per course:

If you are a member of BOMA Utah you will pay $1,000.00.00 per course*

If you are not a member of BOMA Utah you will pay $1,150.00 per course*

*Price for all courses includes course book and exam fee only.

Payment Policy:

You may pay with check or credit card. Payments in full must be received prior to the start of class. Registration for the following course will not be accepted if payment for the current course has not been received.

Refunds/Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation Policy: No cancellation with refunds within fourteen (14) days before the first day of a scheduled class. Class cancellations made prior to fourteen (14) days before the first day of a scheduled class will be subject to a $50.00 administrative cancellation fee which will be charged against your refund. If student material has been shipped to student, then all materials must be returned unopend for refund.

Advance preparation is necessary to effectively participate in Accelerated courses. To ensure that you have sufficient time to prepare, you should be registered 10 business days prior to the class start date. A $100.00 late fee will be applied to registrations received thereafter.

To contact the BOMA Utah office, please call 801-710-2590 or email Admin@BOMAUtah.org