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Understanding Level 2 BIM

"Excellent course, covered a wide range of issues and helped me realise requirements for an upcoming project" Paul Bond, Hampshire Hospitals NHS FT

"Good informative course which has helped me broaden my understanding of the entire BIM infrastructure" Gareth Price, O'Brien Contractors Ltd

BSRIA’s BIM Level 2 Using ISO 19650 course, is aimed at people who are new to BIM Level 2 or are starting to implement BIM Level 2 on their projects or in their facilities/asset management.

This is a 1-day course explaining the basics of BIM Level 2 now that some of the UK’s national standards have been replaced by international equivalents. It provides a general awareness of what BIM is and explains how the different standards and tools support BIM Level 2 in both the public and private sectors.

The course is split into four sessions – ‘Introduction to BIM’, ‘BIM Software’, ‘The BIM roadmap’ and ‘BIM supply-chain documentation’. The course aims to help delegates appreciate how BIM Level 2 may affect what they do and the course is relevant to clients, designers, contractors, suppliers and facilities managers.

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There is no course currently scheduled, please contact the training manager to register your interest for the next course, or to discuss our in company training.


  • To provide a basic understanding of what BIM Level 2 is and the range of standards and
    tools that underpin BIM implementation in the UK
  • To help explain the new concepts and language introduced in the new ISO 19650
    standards (published December 2018)
  • To help delegates appreciate where BIM Level 2 fits in with their working practices, and
    what they need to do to meet the BIM objectives on projects.

Who should attend

This BIM training course is suitable for anyone who wants to benefit from the advantages using a BIM process can bring eg: 

  • Clients who want to make better informed building procurement decisions
  • Designers who want to know how BIM can be used within their organisation
  • Contractors who are being asked to participate in BIM projects, or who want to use BIM to streamline their supply chain information stream
  • FMs who want to find out how BIM can help them manage information on plant and systems

This course will help all those involved in project delivery or asset/facilities management
understand what they need to do to implement BIM Level 2 successfully.

Although the focus is primarily in relation to building services, the course is also applicable to
those in architectural and other disciplines.

Content and timings

09:30 Welcome, personal introductions and housekeeping
09:45 Session 1 : Introduction to BIM, The standards and tools for implementing BIM in the UK
11:30 Break
11:45 Session 2 : BIM software – authoring and accessing models and information
12:45 Lunch
13:30 Session 3 : The BIM Roadmap
14:50 Break
15:10 Session 4 : BIM documents and your next steps, Plenary discussion, final Q&A
16:30 Close

Registration commences at 9.00am and the course will run from 9.30am until 4.30pm. Lunch and refreshments are included.



Delegates will be given copies of the slides, handouts related to the course content and a BSRIA CPD certificate.


David Churcher
David Churcher is an expert on BIM management processes. He has been involved in authoring
and supporting the standards used to support BIM Level 2 (PAS 1192 standards) and is the
author of ISO 19650-1 (concepts and principles for BIM). He is co-author of the BSI Transition
Guidance for BIM (PD 19650-0). Read David's full profile

Chris Thompson
Chris Thompson is an experienced research engineer, providing technical research and
consultancy for energy, building modelling and building services issues including the
investigation of material failures and condition monitoring. Read Chris's full profile

In-company training

This course can be run in-company. We can also customise courses to meet the training needs of your staff. For more information, or for a quote, contact training manager Mike Lee

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