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BIM certification for individuals with ISO 19650-2:2018

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Our leading expertise in building information management (BIM) enables us to offer a choice of routes to BIM certification for individuals.

Why choose BRE as your BIM certification partner?

Achieving certification enables you to demonstrate your knowledge, understanding and capabilities of Information Management using Building Information Modelling (BIM). This will provide your employers and customers with the assurance that you are aligned with the relevant aspects of ISO 19650-2:2018, according to your role within the Information Management process.

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We also publish a list of BIM-certified individuals who have met and continue to meet certification scheme requirements.

Why choose BRE as your BIM certification partner?

  • The BRE brand is recognised and respected globally, with over 100 years of research and innovation.

  • Our BIM training courses and certification schemes are developed by industry experts.

  • We provide added value by using experienced BIM professionals as auditors.

  • We are a UKAS accredited certification body for ISO 19650-2:2018 certification for businesses using BIM.

  • The BRE certification mark represents quality and illustrates that an individual has gone through a rigorous assessment process.

Our expertise in BIM

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Our expertise in BIM

BRE is a world leading, multi-disciplinary, building science centre with a mission to improve buildings and infrastructure through research and knowledge generation. Our expert team of BIM professionals work to high quality, with precise attention to detail and due diligence. Our team includes experienced BIM practitioners and chartered professionals who represent their industry bodies.

Our BIM-related services are developed, delivered, and maintained by construction professionals for construction professionals.

Step 1: Complete the training

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Step 1: Complete the training

Complete two training courses with BRE Academy: ISO 19650 1&2 Project Delivery (formerly Essentials) and ISO 19650 Delivering Information Management in Practice.

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Step 2: Apply for certification

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Step 2: Apply for certification

Email BIM@bregroup.com for an application form. Complete and submit this form. If you are eligible for certification, you will be invoiced for the certification fee. Upon receipt of payment BRE will send you the assessment form(s).

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Step 3: Submission

Submission

Step 3: Submission

Complete and submit BRE certification assessment form(s).

Step 4: Assessment

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Step 4: Assessment

A BRE auditor will assess your submission.

Step 5: Certification

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Step 5: Certification

Congratulations, you have achieved BIM certification. A BRE certificate will be issued on successful completion of the assessment.

Step 6: Maintenance

Maintenance

Step 6: Maintenance

Certification is maintained through payment of the annual fees and fulfilment of continuing professional development (CPD) requirements. If you want to remain certified, you must reapply every three years.

BIM certification FAQs

BIM certification FAQs

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  • BIM Informed Professional (BIP) Certification

  • Task Information Management (TIM) Practitioner Certification

  • Project Information Management (PIM) Practitioner Certification

BIM Informed Professional (BIP) Certification is ideal for policymakers, advisors, students, lecturers and construction professionals, who are implementing the BIM Process and Individuals who may not work within an ISO 19650 environment.

It is suitable for those wishing to demonstrate their knowledge of the BIM process. This pathway to certification is knowledge based and does not require evidence of project experience.

Task Information Management (TIM) Practitioner Certification is suitable for those wishing to demonstrate their knowledge of the BIM process from a Appointed Party (Task Team) perspective. This pathway to certification requires a demonstration of your own knowledge, understanding and experience (where relevant), and is most appropriate for project-based construction professionals, e.g., Task Team Managers, who are involved in the application of BIM processes in an ISO 19650 environment.

Project Information Management (PIM) Practitioner Certification is recommended for those wishing to demonstrate their knowledge, capability, and experience of applying relevant processes and procedures on BIM projects, possibly for applicants with experience in a Lead Appointed Party’s function. This pathway to certification is most appropriate for project-based construction professionals who are involved in the application of BIM processes in an ISO 19650 environment.

BIM Informed Professional (BIP) Certification – You will be required to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of the key principles relevant to multiple areas including:

  • Defining principal information requirements, whilst establishing an agreed set of project information standards and project information production methods and procedures.

  • The ability to describe the key concepts of a Common Data Environment (CDE) including conventions for its use, CDE solutions and workflow.

  • The key principles in establishing capability and capacity for information delivery.

  • A clear understanding of the parties involved in the approval, authorization and acceptance of information.

Task Information Management (TIM) Practitioner Certification – Evidence can be supplied to demonstrate a practical application of your knowledge as related to the functions in your organizational role or a clear understanding of the processes from first principles.

You will be expected to demonstrate your knowledge and application for some key areas including:

  • Ability to assess Task Team capability & capacity.

  • Establishing or maintaining the Task Information Delivery Plan (TIDP).

  • Generation of Information in accordance with the TIDP.

  • The checking, review, approval, and submission of information process. 

Project Information Management (PIM) Practitioner Certification – Evidence can be supplied to demonstrate a practical application of their knowledge as related to the functions in your organizational role or a clear understanding of the processes from first principles.

You will be expected to demonstrate your knowledge and application for some key areas including:

– Commercial management within the allocation of information management functions, delivery risks, tender response or developing and completing the post appointment tasks for the Lead Appointed Party’s EIR and appointment documents

– Delivery management within the pre-appointment BIM Execution Plan (BEP) or the confirmation of the delivery teams post BEP, detailed responsibility matrix and MIDP

– The mobilization of resources for the delivery team including implementation

– A clear understanding of the information model review in accordance with information standards and the projects information production methods and procedures

Once the assessment form has been completed and returned, the assessment process takes approximately four to six weeks. You will then be provided with the auditor’s report and if any nonconformities are raised, you will have the opportunity to make one free resubmission to address them. If all scheme requirements are met, certification can be granted. You can make additional resubmissions if there are further nonconformities, but these will require payment of additional fees prior to assessment.

Certificates are valid for three years from initial issue, subject to completing 15 hours of BIM related CPD each year. After three years a recertification assessment will be required. On successful completion of recertification, a new certificate for the following three years will be issued.

You may apply for any combination of the three certification routes, providing the application requirements are met. Please contact us on the form below for a combined quotation.

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