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BIM 201 - Virtual Project Workshop

  • Unitec Institute of Technology Building 112, Room number 1100, 139 Carrington Road, Mount Albert Auckland (map)



If you are in Senior Management, a Project Professional or Team in Construction this course is for you.

This workshop is a unique opportunity to work hands on and be exposed to a virtual BIM project, whilst experiencing and appreciating the considerable value of BIM work-flows and technologies.

After 2 full days, you will have a strong understanding in the implementation of BIM processes, have sampled various BIM software and had all your questions answered by our BIM experts.


Day One

Introducing the Project Brief , Understanding the Documentation (EIR, BEP and Supplier Assessment), Concept Development in Revit , Setting up a Common Data Environment, Understanding Security, Revit Architecture Project Development , Revit: Structural Project Development , Revit: MEPProject Development and Scheduling INtergated team Design Review and Summary.

Day Two

Recap and review, Cost Estimation Project Development, Integrated team Coordination, Project Development Constructability: Project Sequencing, Visualisation Project Development, Understanding BIM4FM, Preparation to Present, Presentation and Lessons Learned Summary.


Will Joske, BIM Development Lead

A registered architect based in Sydney and Melbourne, Will brings over 20 years of industry experience for BIM Academy in Australia. Will is joint lead for BIM Academy business development and consultancy services in Australia working closely with the base hub in Northumbria University, UK

Will’s involvement in BIM over the last decade has followed a number of parallel streams. First as an agent of change, working within organisations to align culture and business practices to derive benefit from BIM. Second has been to lead and manage the various tasks needed to produce BIM outputs to deliver value to organisations, including content, standards, training and research. Lastly, Will remains a hands on practitioner and Revit expert who continues to focus on what is possible, practical and achieve results.

Will’s role arose from his BIM leadership for i2C Design and Management, an Australia based BIM enabled architectural practice working predominantly in the commercial and retail sectors and part of the Ryder Alliance.

Prior to these roles, Will worked in computer visualisation, tertiary architectural software education as well as commercial and residential architecture. Prior to i2C and BIM Academy roles, Will was Architectural BIM Leader at GHD, an international multidisciplinary engineering firm

Claire Bowles, Senior Project Manager

Based in Melbourne. Senior Project Manager for BIM Academy ANZ. Claire has the ability to communicate across barriers, bringing together private, public and higher education consortia to work collaboratively on commercial and research projects. Her successful construction improvement advocacy projects engaged a diverse cross section of the construction industry and Construction Higher Education, Claire designed, developed and facilitated senior level BIM and Sustainability forums. Claire is an advocate for improvement in construction and acts as an ambassador for equality, collaboration, innovation and sustainability in construction.

Claire’s current role is as Senior Project Manager for BIM Academy ANZ. She is an effective change manager and stakeholder engagement manager.

Claire was involved in engaging key stakeholders in the roll out of BIM in the UK, working closely with the Government BIM Task Group and private construction contractors and consultants. Claire is an improvement advocate and has introduced BIM into both higher education and professional training programmes internationally.

Please do not hesitate to contact Claire Bowles on should you require any further information regarding this course.