Algonquin College

Building Information Modeling - Lifecycle Management

Graduate Certificate

One of Canada`s first programs to specialize in the Building Information Modeling (BIM) sector.
The Building Information Modeling - Lifecycle Management (BIM-LM) Ontario College Graduate Certificate program is a fast and effective way to increase your career options. Expanding your skills to include how to manage data and process the lifecycle of a building in the architecture, construction, building owner or operator industry areas.
This one-year program is tailored to develop your skills in BIM management techniques, which support productivity improvements in construction and facilities management. Recognized by both the Canada BIM Council (CanBIM) and building SMART Canada (bSC), this program is taught by industry professionals who have specialized Building Information Modelling expertise.
Through a series of theory courses and extensive practical labs, you learn:

the history and development of the BIM field and how it is being used in the core (Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Owner and Operator (AECOO) industry)
the tools and technologies used, and the appropriate applications of them
planning and collaboration skills and techniques
project management, including contract language, project delivery methods, information exchange standards and the requirements and legal matters that need to be considered
ongoing standards and guidelines
You also participate each semester in a week-long project called BIM Blitz, where you demonstrate your accumulated knowledge in a simulation of a real-world project.
BIM is a rapidly-emerging field, and demand is increasing for those who have specialized in this sector. Graduates of this program may work in all levels of government, including municipal, provincial and federal - as well as within the construction, architecture and interior design industries.
This program is well-suited for students who:

Have an interest in the social and technical aspects of the built environment.
Work well as a team member or in a leadership role.
Thrive in a highly computer-based environment
Can apply principles to problem-solve and find unique solutions.

Program Duration:
1 Year
Work Integrated Learning:
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
Winter 2023:
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