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Building Information Modeling (BIM) Basics

E-Learning420 MinutesBeginnerSelf-paced / e-Learning
  • You will acquire comprehensive knowledge of the BIM method.
  • You will learn BIM flexibly in terms of time and location via e-learning – interactively and with many real BIM examples.
  • You increase your competence with regard to the information processing of building data over the entire life cycle.
  • Managing directors, managers, builders, contractors, architects, structural engineers, construction product manufacturers
  • Specialist planners, surveyors, project managers, project developers, asset, property and facility managers
  • In-house technicians and craftsmen
  • Beginners who check and prepare a BIM implementation in the company
  • BIM managers from companies
  • Module 1: Basic understanding of BIM (running time approx. 60 minutes)
    • Development and background
    • Definition of terms, history of BIM implementation and initiatives
    • BIM influencing factors, opportunities and risks
  • Module 2: BIM use cases and tools (running time approx. 45 minutes)
    • Basics of application
    • Use cases and tools for planning, execution and operation
    • Opportunities and risks
  • Module 3: Coordination and data exchange (running time approx. 45 minutes)
    • Roles and responsibilities
    • Data exchange
    • Model coordination
  • Module 4: Object-oriented model construction (running time approx. 45 minutes)
    • Basics of Object-Oriented Modeling
    • Model creation
    • Documentation
  • Module 5: BIM implementation (running time approx. 60 minutes)
    • BIM implementation in the company
    • BIM implementation in the project
    • BIM documents: Client Information Requirements (AEOI), BIM Resolution Plan (BAP)
  • Module 6: Standards and guidelines (running time approx. 45 minutes)
    • Structure and standardization
    • National level: VDI guideline 2552, DIN, GEFMA guideline
    • European and international level
    • BIM Initiatives
  • Module 7: Communication in BIM projects (running time approx. 45 minutes)
    • Shared Data Environment (CDE)
    • Communication during planning, execution and operation
  • Module 8: Legal aspects and outlook (running time approx. 45 minutes)
    • Tendering and awarding of contracts
    • Contracts
    • Performance profiles and remuneration
    • Liability and copyright
    • View

Building Information Modeling is now not only required by the ministries and the public sector, BIM competence is also currently becoming one of the most relevant eligibility criteria for tenders. The competitiveness of companies in the construction and real estate industry will in future depend heavily on knowledge of BIM-compliant work.

With this e-learning, you can easily acquire the basics of the BIM method online – regardless of location and flexibly in terms of time through web-based training and video sequences. Short, interactive learning sections and a clearly structured modular structure make it easy for you. With the integrated knowledge tests, you can immediately check your newly acquired knowledge and repeat learning units if necessary. A high degree of practical relevance is ensured by real BIM examples. The training covers the curriculum according to VDI guideline 2552 sheet 8.1 and is based on DIN EN ISO 19650, published in 2019.


The E-learning consists of a total of 8 modules. The learner can go through this in a self-paced sequence. BIM Basics – Online Training contains a varied format mix of videos, WBT modules and podcasts. Within the learning units, the learner has the opportunity to review his acquired knowledge in short quizzes.

Certificate of the TÜV SÜD Academy.

System requirements

Supported browsers include:

  • Chrome
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer
  • Firefox

Additional requirements include:

  • A high speed internet connection will provide best results.
  • An email address is required to register for courses.
  • Microsoft Media Player or equivalent is needed to play audio and video files.
  • Flash Player is used for content and interactive learning. If necessary download and install Flash Player to ensure proper operation of course content.

What is included with the course?

Each course will include access to e-learning content, quizzes, and proof of completion. Additional resources may also be included and this will vary by course.

Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?

Certainly. The course allows the learner to take a break and return to it within the defined access period (typically 365 days).

Are there any quizzes in the middle of the course?

Our e-learning courses are designed to promote interaction between learner and content and often include quizzes. Quizzes are designed to help understand where successful learning has been achieved, and where opportunities for additional review exist.

Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrollment?

Refunds cannot be provided once a course is activated. Please be sure to review course information prior to activation.

What happens if I don’t finish the course within the access period?

The standard access period is 365 days to allow sufficient time to complete your course.

If you have questions, or require assistance, you may reach us at [email protected]

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If you are unable to purchase online please contact our team today at [email protected] or (978) 573-1997.

Price (excl. TAX)
$ 450.00

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