BIM & Lean Construction Management
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 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 up skill 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.
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 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.
Project Planning 05
Building Information Modelling 05
Lean Construction 05
Project Implementation 05
Project Management Simulation 05
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 Recognition of Prior Learning.
Applications for online programmes are accepted on the atu sligo website.
All programmes advertised will run subject to sufficient student numbers.
ATU sligo online has two intakes per year, the main one being in September with a smaller listing of programmes for January. For confirmation on start dates check www.itsligo.ie/online
For September, applications open from 1st February each year. Closing date for receipt of applications is 31st august.
For January, applications open from 1st November each year. Closing date for applications is mid-January.
The online application form requires personal details, previous qualifications, professional accreditations, employment history and a personal statement. We recommend collating all the necessary paperwork i.e. Transcripts of previous qualifications, academic certificates before you submit an application.
Once submitted, our admissions team will contact you to confirm eligibility and request copies of any previous qualifications.
Academic staff review every application and approve eligible candidates for the programme.
Admissions team will notify you if you are accepted onto the course and will request deposit to confirm your place.
Places are limited, so please apply early.
1 year part-time
Delivery Method: online
No attendance required
Most of our online courses have about 2-3 hours of live lectures per week (but this can vary per programme). The rest of your study time consists of independent learning, communicating with your lecturers and classmates and carrying out assignments.
Live lectures normally take place between 6pm and 10pm, Monday to Thursday but this may vary depending on the availability of specific lecturers. If the Live Classroom scheduled times for the live online lectures do not suit you, recordings will be made available through Moodle and other accessible platforms. These recordings can be downloaded and watched later, at a time that suits you.
Please note, you may be required to take some time off work for the below:
• Exams Christmas Exams: 2 – 4 days in January each year. Summer Exams: 2 – 4 days in May each year.
• Workshops/Practical Classes: Approximately 2 – 4 days per year depending on the course you are studying. You will receive notification of the dates from your lecturer for each specific subject requirement.
During our Online & Flexible Learning Induction, you will meet with your Course Co-ordinator who will be available to answer any questions you might have, and they will give you your timetable for the upcoming academic year.
If you have any further questions, please contact our Admissions Team on firstname.lastname@example.org.
To help balance work, life, and online learning, it is important to understand the time that you will have to dedicate to your studies. This will help you to stay focused, reduce stress, and achieve your goals while also working full-time.
For part-time online or blended learning, it is recommended that you should try to allow for 5-6 hours per week per 5 credit module to your studies.
Total if Postgraduate Diploma is enrolled in €3,750
If separated module are undertaking over a number of years
Per 5 credit module €750
Free for those classified as unemployed.
Fee for employed participants €325 (10% of fees)
Contact the college for the next start date.
Post Course Info
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.
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.
Master in Science in Project Management (Online)
WITH THE FOLLOWING EMBEDDED PROGRAMMES:
- CERTIFICATE IN PROJECT MANAGEMENT
- CERTIFICATE IN STRATEGIC CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
- CERTIFICATE IN BIM AND LEAN CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
- CERTIFICATE IN CONSTRUCTION LAW, PROCUREMENT AND FINANCE