Certificate in BIM and Lean Construction Management (Online)

  • NFQ Level 9
  • Credits 25
  • Course Code N/A
  • Award Special Purpose Award
  • Duration 1 Year Part-Time Onl

Course Summary

The Certificate in BIM and Lean Construction Management has been developed directly to meet the construction industry needs to deliver projects using BIM and Lean Construction methods. This 25 credit certificate program (Minor Award) will provide the participants with an appreciation, knowledge, tools, and techniques for effective Project Management incorporating BIM and Lean Construction principles. This course will be delivered fully online part-time, normally over 1 academic year.

 

This course provides the participants with a full overview and understanding of the processes that are required to develop and implement BIM and Lean Construction Management in a project environment. The course aims to provide the participant with the training, skills, and practical experience to plan and deliver projects with BIM and Lean management principles. The participant will evolve a strong BIM and Lean Construction project management background from all stages of a project. It will foster the participant’s intellectual development, and the ability to communicate effectively through various media. As the construction industry continues to adopt these approaches, this course is ideal for recently qualified graduates within the construction industry and experienced employees looking to upskill to meet the coming challenges. The course will provide excellent opportunities for career progression.

The Bre Academy “The BIM Approved Graduate (AG) programme” has been embedded into this course allowing the student to be a BIM Certificated Practitioner - Project/Task Information Manager or PIM/TIM). This practical programme trains students in Building Information Modelling (BIM), and at the same time, prepares them for the job market.

 

Program Structure

The Certificate in BIM and Lean Construction Management is a 25 credit program offered via online distance learning through live lectures (which are also recorded for revision etc) over a period of one year on a part-time basis. The program consists of five subject modules. The student can complete the course of 25 credits at their own pace over a number of years subject to the availability of modules. Online lectures, programme materials, innovative learning, web-links and assessments will be uploaded to a Moodle course management system. Examinations can also be undertaken online, with no requirement to visit the campus.


Springboard+ 2020 Approved Course: A limited number of places are available on the Springboard+ 2020 programme.  If you are unemployed, you may be entitled to free fees for this programme under this initiative. If this programme is funded you will find it and be able to submit an application on the Springboard site at www.springboardcourses.ie

 

 

 

Key Course Information

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Application Closing Date : 31st August 2021

Entry Requirements

Candidates will be expected to hold a minimum second-class honours degree Level 8 qualification in a relevant discipline or equivalent. As this programme caters for all professions, any Level 8 qualification will be considered.

Applicants with other qualifications and with relevant work experience may also be considered through IT Sligo’s Recognised Prior Learning (RPL) process/

Career Opportunities

The construction industry worldwide is in a stage of growth and change regarding project complexity, delivering efficiency and reducing waste. Participants who complete the course will have a strong BIM and Lean Construction project management background which will promote career opportunities, as the industry currently faces a lack of competent personnel in these areas.

Further Study

As the Certificate in BIM and Lean Construction Management is embedded within the Postgraduate Diploma in Project Management and MSc in Project Management, graduates with this Certificate would have five-module exemptions from the twelve modules required for these courses.

Programme Fees

Total fee for the Certificate in BIM and Lean Construction Management  is €3,750

Modules can be undertaken separately, at a cost per module of €750.

Per 5 credit module €750

 


Springboard+ 2020 Approved Course: A limited number of places are available on the Springboard+ 2020 programme.  If you are unemployed, you may be entitled to free fees for this programme under this initiative. If this programme is funded you will find it and be able to submit an application on the Springboard site at www.springboardcourses.ie