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5D-BIM (Cost Modelling)

About this microcredential

Improve upon your Building Information Modelling (BIM) knowledge with 5D-BIM (Cost Modelling).

This microcredential addresses cost planning, estimating, lifecycle costing and cost management using BIM-related Lean Construction and Integrated Project Delivery techniques.

It is taught in a highly interactive manner and is dedicated to aspects of interrogating BIM IT platforms in a manner that informs Learners how to utilise available BIM information better, to prepare accurate project cost plans and estimates during the project phases defined by the buildingSMART Australasia BIM framework. The subject allows students the opportunity to prepare and refine project estimates/cost plans that align with the BIM framework phases, and with a focus on Lean approaches to construction.  

5D-BIM (Cost Modelling) is one of four specialised microcredentials available. 

What are the key benefits?

  1. Delivered by industry experts, this course is delivered over a three (3) day on-campus workshop.
  2. On-campus participants will be provided with an exclusive welcome session and tour of the campus prior to commencing the first workshop, with access granted to all on-campus facilities, including the library and Sports Centre.
  3. Successfully completing the course will equip participants with a microcredential digital certificate.
  4. This microcredential aligns with the 5-credit point subject, 5D-BIM (Cost Modelling) (SSUD-305), in the Master of Building Information Modelling and Integrated Project Delivery. The microcredential may qualify for credit towards a Bond University Program.


This microcredential is aimed at professionals in architecture, project management, construction, valuation and property
development, city planning or related fields with an interest developing skills in cost planning, estimating, lifecycle costing
and cost management using BIM related Lean Construction and Integrated Project.

Assumed Knowledge*

  • Participants must have a basic understanding of Building Information Modelling concepts.
  • Participants require basic skills in architecture, construction or a related field; or experience in the building, construction industry.

*Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.


Applications close:6 September, 2021
Orientation:Monday, 25 October, 8:30am - 9am

Workshop Dates and Times

Day One:

Day Two:

Day Three:


Monday, 25 October, 9am - 4pm

Tuesday, 26 October. 9am - 4pm

Wednesday, 27 October, 9am - 4pm



The total cost of this microcredential is $2,863 for students commencing in September 2021. This cost includes access to all students services and facilities on-campus, including the library, computer labs and Sports Centre (Gym).


Review the full course outline including details of all assessments required.

How to apply

Lodge your application free of charge by simply completing a short application form and uploading your CV.

To apply now, use the link below and search “Bond Experience” on the ‘Start an Application’ tab.

For further information please email [email protected].

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