Last week saw the successful launch of BIM Academy’s Virtual Project in Australia. Hosted by The University of Canberra BIM Academy ran a workshop for 18 delegates comprising a cross section of the industry and academia in Canberra. The workshop was a taster day for Virtual Project – BIM Academy’s unique three day course uses BIM and collaborative working principles to allow project teams to work collectively in a controlled environment.
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PlanBEE is an innovative higher level apprenticeship programme in Architectural Engineering and Management designed by industry sponsors led by Ryder Architecture in conjunction with Gateshead College and university partners. With the advent of more collaborative and multidisciplinary working, largely facilitated through BIM, the aim is to develop a new generation of professionals with a broader spectrum of education, able to forge careers in a variety of roles, irrespective of specialist disciplines.
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2016 was a year that saw a massive upheaval in the political and social landscape. The people spoke – voted – and as a consequence the UK is destined to leave the EU and the US has a President the likes of which they have never seen before. The term post-truth has moved into common parlance and it is accepted to tell porkies in public. Meanwhile the construction industry generally continues as before,
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In partnership with Synergie Training, BIM Academy took Virtual Project to Inverness last week. Not only did I get to travel with the team to Inverness, I had the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of Building Information Modelling (BIM) through this unique and innovative course available to all in the construction industry.
Virtual Project is lead by skilled, knowledgeable and friendly BIM Academy trainers
I personally do not come from a construction background;
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As the 2016 Level 2 BIM Government mandate approaches the requirement for training in BIM enabled software has seemingly become imminent. To date there appears to be no single tool which is 100% effective in enabling a landscape consultant to produce an information model. With this in mind and considering the ever increasing pressure on Landscape Architects from clients and contractors to become BIM capable BIM Academy have developed a unique BIM for Landscape tools training course.
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BIM is a major driver for delivering efficiency in the construction and infrastructure industry. As a centre for excellence, BIM Academy is supporting the government BIM Strategy for 2016 to deliver value through reduced cost, improved programme certainty, reduced carbon emissions and safer environments.
In partnership with Synergie Training, BIM Academy has developed an innovative and collaborative Virtual Project to allow industry experts to experience BIM through workshops, demonstrations and hands on opportunities experience the benefits of using BIM processes and tools for design,
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BIM Academy are active members of Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce and, together with the Chamber, have secured European funding for BIM Technical Seminars for SMEs in the Greater Manchester Area. BIM Academy will be leading these seminars and further supply chain up-skilling workshops in the new year.
The first seminars are next week:
Details available here or contact Manchester Chamber of Commerce firstname.lastname@example.org
||BIM Technical Seminars
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BIM Academy’s Justine Gray joins Autodesk Expert Elite Program
BIM Academy is delighted to announce that Justine Gray has been selected to join the exclusive Autodesk Expert Elite Program for knowledge and expertise in use of Revit Architecture.
Autodesk’s Expert Elite Program recognises individual community members who have made extraordinary contributions to helping the community by sharing knowledge, providing community leadership, and exemplifying an engaging style of collaboration that drives a healthy and valuable Autodesk community.
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Virtual Project CPD – Kent County Council
In the early days of its development BIM Academy designed the Virtual Project course to build on the success and experience they had gained working on a number of international competitions. The course was designed to span over three days, bringing together team members who could quickly asses their capability and responsibility on a BIM project within a risk free environment. For me it had an instant and obvious appeal as it should work for team members with differing levels of expertise without the usual penalties associated with making a mess of things.
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