Certificate in Building Information Modelling (BIM) - Project Management

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Course summary
6 months
1,175 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Online courses

Course description

Certificate in Building Information Modelling (BIM) - Project Management

The Certificate in Building Information Modelling Project Management will cover the entire BIM project lifecycle and provide you with detailed knowledge and the skills required in order to manage each step of the project. 

BIM is a methodology, a process. A project manager has a critical role when advising clients, internal and external stakeholders about the benefits of BIM – how, when and where BIM can contribute to the project outcomes and then have the skills and knowledge to manage the project. The BIM manager is required to understand the BIM process, create the project environment in which BIM can work effectively: they set the outcomes and process and requirements across the teams. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to effectively manage a BIM project at each stage. 

The feature of this course is a simulated BIM project which will run throughout the course to embed practical knowledge at each stage of the BIM project process.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is suitable for professionals with at least 5 years of experience in managing projects within the built environment including:

  • Quantity surveyors
  • Project managers
  • Building surveyors
  • Asset managers
  • Facilities managers
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Cost engineers
  • BIM managers
  • BIM Coordinators
  • Construction project managers.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

200 Formal CPD Hours

After the completion of the course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the business case for BIM
  • Create an EIR and BIM execution plan including the process, content, production and evaluation
  • Apply the processes and standards applicable to the management of information
  • Identify who and how to engage with the right stakeholders at each stage of the project lifecycle
  • Apply the tools and techniques that support enhanced collaboration among the project stakeholders
  • Understand the technology and the common data environment that supports BIM
  •  Understand the application of technology in one or more of the following: geo-spatial, design, cost, time and facilities management environments
  • Recognise the level of detail that BIM models can contain and how this relates to the stages of design, construction and maintenance
  • Know how BIM requirements can be implemented within the project legal, procurement and tendering framework.
  • Recognise the legal implications of BIM
  • Evaluate contract requirements and commercial data of BIM models.

Training Course Content

This intermediate level course is made up of the following 8 technical units covering the practices and principles of BIM in project management:

  • Module 1: Introduction to BIM and the business case of BIM
  • Module 2: Strategic definition phase
  • Module 3: Preparation and brief phase
  • Module 4: Concept design, developed design, technical design, construction phases
  • Module 5: Handover and close out
  • Module 6: Operations and end of use
  • Module 7: Course summary and exam

Why choose The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Established for over 150 years

130,000+ qualified and trainee professionals

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RICS member: £895.00 + VAT

Non RICS member: £995.00 + VAT

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