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Level: 2

Location: The RoundHouse

Years: 1

Weeks: 6

Hours: 2.50

Start: 02/06/2020

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

Tuition (£): 575.00*

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 »

Matthew Hitchcock

Matthew Hitchcock

Peak Award winner Matthew on course to become quantity surveyor

Award-winning trainee quantity surveyor Matthew Hitchcock said his Derby College studies and workplace training complemented each other "perfectly" to launch his career. West Hallam teenager Matthew enjoyed studying maths and product design at Kirk Hallam Community Academy.
 
He had an idea even then that he might go into quantity surveying, and periods spent on work experience with construction company Bowmer & Kirkland, and its subsidiary, Keyclad, reinforced the plan. When Matthew left school with good grades, he landed an apprenticeship with Keyclad at Heage, where he had already forged some links.
 
His line managers encouraged him to take the Derby College BTEC Extended Diploma in Construction and The Built Environment. Matthew said he was excited by the course – saying it provided a broad overview of its subject matter and it "really helped him".
 
Matthew studied in college for a day-and a-half-a week for two years, completing the extended course with three distinction stars and he was named apprentice of the Year at the College's Peak Awards. Now, through Keyclad, he is studying one day a week at Nottingham Trent University for a Bachelor of science degree. After that he is planning to gain his RICS qualifications to become a chartered surveyor.

I think the diversity of the college course really helped me, because we learnt about design, as well as measurement and project management. It was quite varied and you got a good overview.


I learnt things at college that I couldn't learn at work. On the other hand, I learned a lot of things at work which transferred into my college essays, studies, and also helped my input into the classes. It came together perfectly. I felt lucky to have the support of such professional lecturers.


One of the best things was working with various students, because a lot of us work in different industries. The students all had different ideas and we brought them all together.

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