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ONLINE: Introduction to Building Information Modeling (BIM)

Courses, Leadership & Management, Online, Online Continuing Professional Development, Online Gold Seal Courses, Training
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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.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Know what BIM is
  • Recognize the full potential of BIM technology
  • Comprehend the BIM philosophy
  • 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.

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).

COURSE FORMAT & LENGTH:

This course consists of 6 lessons of approximately 20 minutes duration each, for a total of about 2 hours of self-paced instruction. This course is an awareness raising tool. A certificate is given upon completion. This course is available online in English and French.

TECHNICAL REQIREMENTS:

This course requires Adobe Flash and will NOT function on devices that do not support Flash, such as iPads, iPhones and smartphones. This course is supported by Windows, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, MAC, and Safari.

REGISTRATION/ENROLLMENT:

Once you register for a course, you will receive an email with instructions and a pin number within 24 hours of registration.  After which, you can begin the course at any time. Please note hours of operation in the Education department are Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.   All registrations received after hours will be processed the next business day.

CREDITS:

This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for one (1) credit towards Gold Seal Certification upon successful completion of this course.

This course has been approved by BC Housing Licensing and Consumer Services (formerly Homeowners Protection Office) for two (2) points towards Continued  Professional Development (CPD) upon successful completion.


CANCELLATION & SUBSTITUTION POLICY: 

Payment is non-refundable. Complimentary substitution of another member of your company is accepted prior to the start.

CONTACT: 

For more information e-mail us at [email protected] or phone 604-294-3766

 
All Registrants $150.00