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Level: 2

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 6

Hours: 2.50

Start: 03/03/2020

Days / Times: Tuesday 18:00 to 20:30

Tuition (£): 595.00*

Interview: N

Course Summary

This is a short course introduction to Building information Modelling/Management (BIM) for construction industry professionals who wish to gain further insight into this modern method of data control to reach BIM Level 2.

Entry requirements

There are no prior qualification requirements for this course, although a general understanding of construction design and management processes would be advantageous, along with an awareness of BIM being used in the construction industry.

Course Content

During the course, you will learn about the following topics:

  • BIM overview
  • History of BIM and design data control
  • Key BIM terminology
  • The BIM delivery cycle
  • Benefits of BIM
  • How BIM is implemented

How will I be assessed?

There are no formal assessments although participants will be asked questions or asked to partake in group quizzes to check the knowledge they have gained during the sessions.

Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?

No additional equipment is required. You are recommended to obtain the relevant FREE standards documents from the following website to aid your learning:

https://bim-level2.org/en/standards/

What can I do after this course?

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* Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are not entitled to any concessions.
*** Co-Tuition - This figure is the fee to be paid if you are entitled to any partial concessions.

This course is run at the Roundhouse Campus

About the Roundhouse »

Maxine Dudley

Maxine Dudley

Derby College the right route for housebuilder Head of Technical, Maxine

Maxine Dudley, Head of Technical with UK housebuilder Linden Homes South West, left Derby College 30 years ago but still looks back fondly on her time there.
 
She took ONC then HNC Building Studies at the college part-time over five years while working as an architectural apprentice at Derek Latham Architects in Derby. And Maxine, who moved to Devon from her home city of Derby 25 years ago, is in no doubt she took the right route into a long and rewarding professional construction career.
 
Maxine's qualifications have opened many doors for her, and during her career she’s held a variety of interesting roles, including architectural technician in the estates department of Manchester University.
 
In more recent years she has worked in estates departments for local authorities and for several housebuilders, taking up her current position with Linden Homes South West 18 months ago.
 
Her department works on the technical elements of a new development, delivering comprehensive information so that the production team can start building. This includes working on drawings for the house types, infrastructure and external works, as well as liaising with the legal team and statutory bodies to ensure Technical Agreements are in place.
 
Maxine is also actively involved in promoting and highlighting the benefits of a career in housebuilding and construction to women and has sat on the judging panel of the Women in Property’s National Student Awards.

I enjoyed my apprenticeship and my time at Derby College. I loved drawing as a child, so my dad suggested that I should look at architecture. It was the right decision – and taking an apprenticeship and going to college on day release was the better option for me.  I’m not an academic person and I wouldn’t have enjoyed studying for years at university. I know the apprenticeship and college route wouldn’t suit everyone, but it was right for me.”

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