Building Information Modelling

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Finchley College offers an introduction to Building Information Modelling, this course includes its implementation within a construction firm.


Who is the qualification for?


Our single unit course in the introduction to BIM is aimed at raising awareness for individuals working within construction companies needing to respond to the BIM agenda as well as enabling them to help implement for their employer.


What does the qualification cover?


Learners will gain knowledge of fundamental concepts associated with BIM and develop an understanding of the drivers leading to BIM implementation, the barriers to success and the benefits that can be gained. Please note that this is not a course about use of AutoCAD or Revit, does not include software training.


Learners can then build on this with the underpinning knowledge and understanding needed to support decision making, to plan the introduction of BIM in an organisation, and the requirements of BIM tenders. 




What opportunities for progression are there?


Learners will be able to use this qualification to extend their current role within an organisation with BIM decision making capability or enter the industry as a new entrant with sought after knowledge on how to plan and facilitate the implementation of BIM within an organisation.



For more information about this course please contact us (


Time table:



Duration: 2 days full time, starting on the 3rd Monday of every month


Learners will need to provide written assignments on key concetps of BIM as well as proposals for implementing BIM either in their own company or select from a given scenrio.



  • Key topics to be covered are;
  • Key terms in BIM
  • BIM Principles
  • Assessing maturity levels and standards
  • Looking at alternative technology available and how to choose one, including questions to ask from vendors
  • Drivers of BIM in the industry
  • Enablers of BIM
  • BIM Benefits and Barriers
  • Employer information Requirements
  • Prequalification questionnaire
  • Assessing your current against desired level 2 BIM capabilities and methods to achieve them
  • Assessing existing processes, what's wrong with them
  • Pre-Tender BIM Execution Plan
  • Completing a sample BEP
  • Post tender BIM Execution Plan
  • Looking at differences between Pre and Post BEP's
  • Common Data Environment (CDE)
  • Security minded approach to information
  • BIM Protocol







For more information about this course please contact Reza Nobakht (


Fee: £295 plus VAT plus certificate fee










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