Building Information Modelling

Herefordshire, Ludlow & North Shropshire College

Progression and benefits

The knowledge and skills gained in this unit will allow students to understand the importance of BIM in the context of current roles and responsibilities in the construction industry. Students will also gain an understanding of how this may influence future choices in their professional careers.

About the course

Put simply, Building Information Modelling (BIM) looks to ensure that better information is created, shared and kept secure so that the design, construction, occupation and maintenance of our built assets can be more efficiently managed.

The aim of this unit is to give students the background knowledge and understanding of Building Information Modelling in the context of the construction industry. Students will be introduced to the drivers and benefits associated with BIM, as well as the terminology that surrounds it.

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