Introduction to Building Information Modeling

Coworkers on a construction site analyzing a building information model
Duration 4 hours
Course Description:

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.

Topics Covered:
  • Know what BIM is
  • 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 users for BIM
  • See the value of new technologies such as BIM
Audience:

This course is intended for employers, management, supervisors, foremen and tradespeople working in construction in any part of the country, in any sector (residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, pipeline, civil).

Gold Seal Credits:

This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for one (1) credit toward Gold Seal Certification. This course is an awareness raising tool. A certificate is given upon completion.

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