Overview

Building information modelling (BIM) is transforming construction. Our BIM essentials course is your stepping stone to project success and progress towards BIM Certification.

This comprehensive online training course provides an overview of information management using BIM following the UK BIM Level 2 standard.

Delivered in structured modules, you’ll explore the key terminology used when describing BIM and the activities which form the information management function. Our BIM expert tutor guide you and ensure that on completion you’re equipped and ready to realise the benefits of BIM within your own organisation.

Learning outcomes

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Define BIM, its terminology and its processes
  • Understand the key principles of BIM Level 2, which can be applied locally while still being consistent with the industry internationally
  • Demonstrate your awareness of the emerging buildingSMART international information standard
  • Use your knowledge to achieve internationally recognised good practice
  • Discuss international information standards relating to openBIM and interoperability
  • Understand BIM from a whole life cycle perspective
  • Access standards and resources to take learning back into the workplace

Is it right for me?

This course is suitable for construction industry professionals, including designers, consultants, contractors, manufacturers, clients, facilities management and other professionals who wish to gain a broad understanding of BIM Level 2.

It’s suitable for those implementing BIM into their organisation, their own work practices, or assisting their clients or supply chains with BIM adoption.

Please note that we also offer BIM Essentials (ISO 19650) training course which follows the new international BIM standard.

Requirements

We recommend you have a general awareness and familiarity with BIM. If you’re looking for a concise overview of BIM or are entirely new to BIM, try our BIM Awareness (Level 2) online training course first.

There is no pre-reading required for this training course.

Programme

This is a comprehensive online training course delivered over 23 modules. The programme covers:
  • What is BIM?
  • Catalyst for Change
  • Information Delivery Cycle
  • Standards, Methods and Procedures
  • Who needs a BIM Manager?
  • Benefits of Information Management
  • Implementing BIM
  • Exam

The course concludes with a short online exam test that includes questions on all topics covered. This is a great way to demonstrate your new knowledge and identify further learning that you may require.

Learners who completed this

After successful completion of this course you’ll be able to progress to our BIM Level 2 Delivering Information Management training course and then on to apply for the BRE BIM Certification status.

What’s included?

  • Designed and led by industry experts
  • Flexible access – learn from your office or your home
  • Own-pace learning – pause, replay as you wish
  • CPD certificate on completion

Reviews

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DAVID
Very good course, well structured with precise and relevant information.
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Wayne
Very helpful and informative. Easy to understand graphics and relevant content.
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Felix
A good and wide ranging course. Presentations are informative and clear.
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Neil
A very good, easy to follow informative course.
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Stuart
Not bad course. Really helped me understand the areas from start to finish. Which is something you do not get from reading the BS documents.
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Ionut
High standards with a decent price! Well done BRE and thank you!
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Ionut
The platform has been designed very well, and the study material is very attractive.

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