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Foundations of Intelligent Construction (OpenBIM) Microcredential

About this microcredential

Start your Building Information Modelling (BIM) journey and learn about the core principles of BIM, Lean Construction and Integrated Project Delivery.

The course introduces participants to the fundamental principles of Lean Construction and Integrated Project Delivery and provides a brief introduction to the BIM framework adopted by buildingSMART Australasia.

Delivered in a highly interactive environment, the course covers BIM principles in a manner that equips students to sit for the buildingSMART International endorsed individual assessment of knowledge-based BIM learning.

The Foundations of Intelligent Construction (OpenBIM) is one of eight specialised microcredentials available. 


  1. Delivered by industry experts, this course is delivered over a three (3) day workshop.
  2. Participants will be provided with an exclusive welcome session prior to commencing the first workshop.
  3. Successfully completing the course will equip participants with a microcredential digital certificate.
  4. This microcredential aligns with the 5-credit point subject, Foundations of Intelligent Construction (SSUD-301), 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 in gaining a foundational understanding of Building Information Modelling concepts.

Assumed Knowledge*
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.


Application deadline: Friday, 9 September

Course dates: Monday, 12 September to Wednesday, 14 September

Please be advised this program will be delivered face-to-face in Brisbane from May 2022. Bond University will teach this program from 433 Boundary St, Brisbane.  Please contact [email protected] for more information.


Dr. Rosemarie Rusch

Dr. Rosemarie Rusch is the coordinator of the Master of Building Information Modelling and Integrated Project Delivery programs at Bond University. In addition to her background as a drafting manager, building designer and project coordinator, she has over 6 years been a proofreader for the academic journal, the Australasian Journal of Construction Economics and Building. Rosemarie has a passionate interest in all things BIM and has built important relationship with leading practioners in the field in order to ensure that all learners on our BIM Microcredentials are exposed to the very latest insights in this very rapidly changing and enhancing set of technologies.

How to apply

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

Learn more about the application process or download our step-by-step guide.

Applications must be submitted by Friday, 9 September.

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