Innovate UK has awarded a £1m contract to RIBA Enterprises to develop a prototype digital tool that is set to transform the procurement of buildings and infrastructure at home and abroad.
Free to use, the tool will exploit the standards being made publicly available for Building Information Modelling (BIM). Regarded as a ‘game-changer’, BIM involves the sharing of three-dimensional data and associated asset information by all responsible for the design, construction and operation of buildings and infrastructure… read full article
The National Federation of Builders has launched a five-day course designed to train individuals at SMEs to become “BIM champions” within their businesses.
Run by the NFB’s Business & Skills training arm in collaboration with the CITB, the CPD-certified course will aim to teach all the skills participants need to strategically guide their organisations towards full BIM implementation.
And the BRE has also launched a new BIM certification scheme that will allow contractors and consultants to provide evidence that they have the policies and procedures required to deliver Level 2 BIM….
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The BIM Level 2 Business Systems Certification scheme assesses and certifies businesses as meeting the Government’s BIM Level 2 requirements. Delivered on site, it assures that companies provide evidence that their organisation has the policies and procedures required to deliver Level 2 BIM. The scheme is based on PAS 1192-2 2013… Read full article
The CIOB is part of a consortium taking on the BRE and RIBA Enterprises’s NBS for the contract to develop a crucial “missing link” in Level 2 BIM – the digital plan of work. The three competing teams were last week each awarded £50,000 to develop their feasibility plans, with the winning bid due to be selected by late summer…. read full article
BRE is now providing a BIM Level 2 Training and Certification Pathway, to help construction professionals develop the necessary skills to meet the BIM challenge and new ways of working.
The Government’s BIM Strategy requires the delivery of BIM Level 2 using set process standards such as PAS1192-2:2013, which identifies specific roles to facilitate the delivery of information, namely an Information Manager (project or task) and a Project Delivery Manager…. read full article
014 is a very important year in terms of BIM. The BIM Task Group has gone so far as to declare it ‘the year of Level 2 BIM’. In simple terms, Level 2 is moving from being a ‘project’ to being a ‘solution’. Hence, industry needs to incorporate the processes that will make BIM a reality… read full article and apply
The BRE has revealed plans to offer a new BIM certification service that will give project teams and their clients assurances that data in the BIM model has been assembled according to the government’s Level 2 BIM protocols…
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