NFB Business & Skills has developed a series of BIM workshops designed to take you through awareness to implementation.

Introduction to BIM

This one-day Introduction to BIM workshop is designed to support the understanding, knowledge and adoption of BIM. It will benefit employees across the organisation and supply chain in gaining an awareness of BIM and its drivers.

Topics covered will include:
  • What is BIM
  • BIM Levels
  • Government drivers for BIM
  • BIM: A client’s perspective
  • Advantages and opportunities
  • Challenges and benefits
  • Overcoming contractual challenges

BIM: Let’s get ready

A one-day workshop to support companies with the practical implementation of BIM within their organisations.

This workshop is designed for SME contractors at any stage of the supply chain. It is most beneficial for senior managers with a remit that includes contributing towards setting the strategic direction of the company and an overview of key functions with the organisation. On successful completion, delegates will gain an understanding of the initial steps towards implementing BIM on an organisation al level and gain awareness of some of the issues and opportunities around BIM.

Topics covered will include:
  • The principles of BIM
  • BIM issues and opportunities
  • Bidding on BIM projects
  • Case study examples of BIM implemented in different organisations
  • BIM capability assessment
  • Target setting and action planning
  • BIM implementation – organisation level strategies
  • Discussion and debate session


BIM: Let’s get started

This one-day workshop is aimed at developing an understanding of the PAS11-92 processes approach for delivering construction projects to BIM level 2 requirements. Tailored for both clients and supply chain organisations, the workshop will provide delegates with a good understanding of the procedures and protocols that support the information delivery cycle from early stage procurement through to operational use.

Topics covered will include:

An introduction to the government framework for BIM

  • The BIM protocol
  • The information delivery cycle
  • Common data environments
  • Supply chain assessment
  • BIM execution planning
  • Creating of the asset of information model
  • COBie
  • Discussion session

 BIM workshop with flip chart

For more information on how to access these workshops contact the NFB Business & Skills team on 03450 570 042.