Certification and Training

bS-USA is now offering Training Courses to prepare industry professionals to pass the buildingSMART International Certification Examinations  through a network of US-based Training Providers

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Learning Outcome Framework by bSI

Minimum learning requirements for each course for reliability & consistency

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Online Examination & Qualification by bSI

Timed online examinations assuring global certification consistency

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Courses by Various Training Providers

Learning programs customized for specific regions, markets, disciplines

bSI Education is based upon Blooms Taxonomy

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2 Tiers of Professional Programs

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bS USA Training Courses

bS-USA has Registered Training Providers that are currently offering the following courses –

  •   openBIM  - for Foundation Level certification
  •   COBie – for Foundation  Level certification

Foundation Basic - openBIM

1WHAT IS BIM? Understand what BIM is, why it is needed, and recognize its specific terminology.
2BENEFITS OF (open)BIM Recognize the advantages of BIM compared to traditional project delivery.
3BIM PROCESSES Understand the project information management, with BIM, according to the ISO 19650 series.
4openBIM STANDARDS Recognize the need for open and interoperable solutions.
5PROCESSES WITHIN AN ORGANISATION Understand the terms and measures of BIM capability within an organization.

Foundation COBie

F-1Describe the basis for COBie requirements
F-2Describe why COBie is needed
F-3Explain what is included in COBie
F-4Explain how COBie is organized
F-5Explain the COBie process

Advanced Training Courses offered by buildingSMART International

Practitioner COBie

P-1Assess the application of COBie data structure in context
P-2Analyze COBie regional customizations
P-3Assess COBie best-practices during design
P-4Assess COBie best-practices during construction
P-5Assess COBie Quality Management practices
P-6Describe the relationship between COBie and IFC