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 new international standard (ISO 19650 parts 1 and 2).

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 will 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:

  • Articulate information management processes using international terminology.
  • Explain to others the value proposition of Information Management using BIM.
  • Feel confident in outlining the key elements of the ISO 19650-2 process.
  • Understand how information is produced based on your project’s information standards, production methods and procedures.
  • Identify the key stakeholders to help support tasks associated with the information management function.
  • Adopt these processes within your organisation.
  • Discuss international information standards relating to openBIM and interoperability.

Is it right for me?

This online course is suitable for construction and asset management professionals (including designers, constructors, project managers, asset managers, manufacturers, information managers and maintenance contractors). As a detailed introduction to BIM, it’s suitable for those implementing BIM into their organisation, their own work practices, or assisting their clients or supply chains with BIM adoption.

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 online training course first.

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

Programme

This is a comprehensive online training course delivered in three modules of eight practical units.

Module 1: The Basics of BIM

  • Unit 1 – Catalyst for Change
  • Unit 2 – What is BIM

Module 2: The Essentials of ISO 19650

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to ISO 19650
    Assessment and need
  • Unit 2 – Information procurement
    Invitation to tender
    Tender response
  • Unit 3 – Information planning
    Appointment
    Mobilization
  • Unit 4 – Information production
    Collaborative production
    Information model delivery
    Project closeout

Module 3: The essentials of BIM best practice

  • Unit 1 – Information management functions
    Information management requirements
    Defining information management functions
    Appointing party functions
    Lead appointed party information functions
    Task information functions
  • Unit 2 – Best practice standard, methods and procedures (SMPs)
    Why standards?
    Document delivery
    Collaborative working
    Structured information

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 ISO 19650 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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GIan Claudio
It is a great course to have both better and clear understanding of the ecosystem of BIM as a model, modelling, management.
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Simon
Really enjoyed the course, very informative. Test is a good tool at the end to test information retention, but if the test is failed feedback could be provided on areas that need working on.

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