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The buildingSMART Professional Certification Program

Empower your future with buildingSMART International Professional Certification – the Global Standard in openBIM. Elevate your career with recognized expertise, gain international recognition, and join the forefront of the digital transformation in the built environment. Be in demand and stand out as a buildingSMART Certified Professional.

Prerequisites:

None

Exam format:

Online (10 questions, 10 minutes)

About the Program

Access to internationally developed learning content; reflective of current industry trends, international standards, best practice, and real world project implementation. Completion of the entry-level grants the participant a buildingSMART recognition - the entry-level badge. The Entry level introduces open standards and openBIM concepts in a simple, clear and straightforward matter.

This program offers free online educational resources (self-paced training) and a free 10-question online exam that is managed on the Professional Qualification Platform.

Goals

  1. Amplify buildingSMART's Mission: Broadcast buildingSMARTs mission and foster an understanding and appreciation of BIM and openBIM to the broadest possible audience.
  2. Pathway to Professional Certification: Lay a foundation for an individual’s further development in Professional Certification.

Target Audience

The primary focus is on the construction professional with little or no BIM experience. The course is also suitable for professionals outside of the built asset industry; as well as students at secondary or tertiary levels.

Award

Entry Level Badge

Validity

No expiry date

FAQs

Prerequisites:

Foundation training

Exam format:

Online (25-30 questions, 30-36 minutes)

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About the Program

The Foundation level addresses the needs of individuals operating at a basic level. The training helps building owners, designers, consultants, builders and project managers understand the opportunities collaboration within a virtual, openBIM environment offers.

Upon successful completion of the training, the participant can undertake the online exam to become buildingSMART qualified.

This exam is managed on the Professional Qualification Platform.

 

Target Audience

All stakeholders in the construction and real estate industry who are engaged with BIM activities at some level.

Online/ On-site/ Hybrid
(Please check with your provider)

Foundation Badge, Digital Certificate

No expiry date

Prerequisites:

Foundation Certificate & Management training

Exam format:

Online (25-30 questions, 30-36 minutes)

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About the Program

Management level is aimed at industry professionals involved in the management of digitally empowered projects. It provides fundamental knowledge and insight at strategic and operative levels, without descending into technical detail.

Upon successful completion of the training, the participant can undertake the online exam to become buildingSMART qualified.

This exam is managed on the Professional Qualification Platform.

 

Target Audience

Project managers and other stakeholders with responsibilities that require more knowledge than Foundation level, yet need not master detailed and hands-on skills developed for the Practitioner level.

Curricula

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Information Management

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Infrastructure

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Training

Online/ On-site/ Hybrid (Please check with your provider)

Award

Management Badge, Digital Certificate

Validity

Never expires

FAQs

Prerequisites:

Foundation Certificate & Practitioner training

Exam format:

Check details on the specific curricula

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About the Program

The Practitioner level elevates your openBIM expertise at an operational level. This internationally recognized certification is designed specifically for professionals engaged in BIM delivery who possess considerable theoretical and technical knowledge, as well as a minimum time of project experience.

This exam is managed on the Professional Qualification Platform.

Target Audience

Practitioner level serves professionals engaged with the delivery of BIM (in planning, construction and/or operations), who possess considerable theoretical and technical knowledge, as well as some practical project experience.

Curricula

Training

Online/ On-site/ Hybrid (Please check with your provider)

Award

Practitioner Badge, Digital Certificate

Validity

Check details on the specific curricula

FAQs

Learn it

You complete the buildingSMART approved training through our registered Training Provider and pass the exam on our learning platform

Earn it

You earn the Professional Certificates  and digital badges as you go, share them to your social media and add to your CV

Apply it

Whatever your role, the Professional Certification can help you to achieve the openBIM knowledge that you need in your projects.

FAQs

What is your level of openBIM knowledge?

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