Introduction to BIM (Building Information Modeling)
e-Learning (Computer Based)
Duration: self paced - approximately 2 hours
Price: $150.00 + HST
***This course is Gold Seal accredited (1 Credit)***
Who Should Enroll: Employers, management, supervisors, foremen and tradespeople working in construction in any part of the country, in any sector (residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, pipeline, civil).
As an emerging technology, Building Information Modeling (BIM) is generating a lot of buzz in the construction industry. This course provides an overview of how this technology positively impacts the construction process. As Building Information Modeling (BIM) is adopted by more and more companies in the construction industry, its usefulness has expanded beyond the original design phase activities.
This course positions BIM in the context of all phases of construction, illustrating how to maximize BIM as a tool for the entire construction team. You will see how BIM fits into the construction workflow. It introduces the BIM philosophy in design, bidding, construction, commissioning, delivery and as-built stages of construction.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
• Understand the full potential of BIM technology
• Understand the philosophy behind BIM
• Be aware of how BIM can assist at all stages of a construction project
• Appreciate existing and potential new uses for BIM
• See the value of new technologies such as BIM
This course is an awareness raising tool. A certificate is given upon completion.
Facilitator: Buildforce Canada