Practitioner - COBie Certified Professional™

What do you learn?

We are proud to offer COBie Certified Professional™ since 2021. This certification will equip you with the expertise to excel in COBie, a crucial component of BIM implementation. For more information, please visit the Cobie Certified Professional™ website.

The required COBie Practitioner knowledge and skills listed below are defined at Bloom’s levels: Application, Analysis, and Evaluation.

Exam format: Online (160 questions, 2 hours)

Validity: Requalification may apply after 5 years

Prerequisite: None, but training is recommended (Find your provider)

Learning Outcomes - COBie Certified Professional™

1. Assess the application of the COBie data structure in context
1.1 Define all COBie data structure elements found in COBie standard, Annex A
1.2 Apply COBie data structure to organize provided project data
1.3 Estimate COBie data based on provided project descriptions
1.4 Evaluate COBie data based on project phase requirements
1.5 Evaluate COBie data based on standard quality control rules

2 Analyze COBie regional customizations
2.1 Identify allowed COBie customizations
2.2 Identify requirements for customizing classifications
2.3 Evaluate the quality of proposed classification customizations
2.4 Evaluate proposed customizations to the COBie exclusion lists
2.5 Verify COBie property set customizations
2.6 Validate COBie property set customizations

3 Assess COBie best-practices during design
3.1 Describe the conditions required to export BIM-based COBie data
3.2 Adapt BIM-use for export of Architectural COBie data
3.3 Adapt BIM-use for export of MEP COBie data
3.4 Conduct Quality Control of COBie data exports
3.5 Exchange and merge COBie data
3.6 Package a design-stage COBie deliverable

4 Assess COBie best-practices during construction
4.1 Evaluate COBie construction data’s applicability to design BIM
4.2 Evaluate construction administration processes for COBie data
4.3 Describe the process used to exchange and merge COBie data
4.4 Package a construction-stage COBie deliverable

5 Assess COBie Quality Management practices
5.1 Justify the need for objective testing of BIM-based deliverables
5.2 Justify the COBie standard Quality Management process
5.3 Justify the requirement for automated COBie data testing
5.4 Evaluate COBie design data for compliance with standard
5.5 Evaluate COBie construction data for compliance with standard
5.6 Evaluate COBie design data for applicability to project
5.7 Evaluate COBie design data for applicability to project
5.8 Explain why objective testing of BIM data is necessary

6 Describe the relationship between COBie and IFC
6.1 Identify all COBie reference standards
6.2 Describe COBie in the context of the current set of IFC MVD’s
6.3 Identify the IFC standard section pertaining to allowable file formats
6.4 List the file formats in which COBie data may be provided
6.5 Identify inefficient methods for delivering COBie data.

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