The Si!BIM course aims to give a simplified, easy to understand overview of BIM (Building Information Management).
The course covers the following:
- An introduction to the overall framework of the BIM process, the standards used and specific terminology relating to BIM to help the learner understand how BIM integrates into the construction industry and all the advantages and issues are identified.
- The practical aspects of where BIM is used within various stages of a construction project with an overview of the various collaboration tools and modelling platforms as well as the advantages of digital technology in construction processes.
- The strategic management value of BIM in the construction industry and a comparison to traditional processes. The learner will also understand the overall operation of BIM in terms of information workflows, protocols and data sharing.
The material is divided into 3 learning units consisting of 3 topics each.
Unit 1: Introduction to BIM
Topic 1A - Why BIM?
Topic 1B - Language of BIM
Topic 1C - BIM collaboration
Unit 2: BIM Modelling (Practice)
Topic 2A - BIM collaboration tools
Topic 2B - BIM modelling platforms
Topic 2C - BIM’s role in digitalisation of construction industry
Unit 3: BIM Management
Topic 3A - BIM as project management tool
Topic 3B - BIM Information Delivery Cycle
Topic 3C - BIM Documentation
Each topic includes interactive learning materials that will give the basic understanding of the topic, frequently asked question (FAQ) – to further expand understanding of the most relevant points and a multiple choice quiz to reinforce understanding of the topic.