Building Information Modelling
Building Information Modelling has become a key requirement in the built environment, where all relevant information is created and managed through the lifecycle of a construction project and where digital and virtual reality technology can be used to provide information on every aspect of the project.
About the project
The BIMcert project will develop a blended, fully supported suite of Building Information Modelling training curriculum and tools, which will allow geographically dispersed construction project teams to use technology to enhance information exchange and collaboration. The project will have a particular focus on testing the BIM approaches to green and passive building design to contribute to the improvement of energy efficiency.
The core partners are a mix of industry and academia and are experts in providing BIM solutions, skills and training for the construction industry. In effect the project team and partners are a union of professional skills for energy efficiency in construction, and a modern software tool for planning, design and construction follow up (Building Information Modelling), that will enhance the effects of improved knowledge and competence
The Core Application Partners (CAP) supported by the Technical Advisory Partners (TAP) and the Industrial Advisory Partners (IAP) will work in unison to ensure embedding BIM skills within construction, targeting the entire design chain, material life cycles, energy production/consumption and sustainability
The program content will be developed in a ‘accessible open’ format that will allow middle managers, blue collar workers and other ‘work tied’ industry personnel to access the training and accreditation in order to increase their BIM skills, utilise these in their work increasing energy efficient construction and improve their skills/employment mobility.