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BIM Manager Certification

BIM Manager Certification

RICS' BIM Manager Certification sets the standard that demonstrates the skills and competence of construction professionals in using Building Information Modelling (BIM).

Why become a BIM certified manager?

As BIM continues to dominate processes across the built environment, certification provides reassurance to employers and clients that the BIM practitioners they use follow accepted industry criteria.

Likewise BIM competent professionals will be able to demonstrate their abilities to the sector by using a reliable and consistent approach.

Developed in collaboration with leading industry figures, the certification is open to quantity surveyors and other construction professionals who already work with BIM. 

Applicant guide for BIM Manager Certification


With the RICS BIM Certification you will be able to benefit from:

  • status - market yourself with a practitioner qualification
  • access to work - clients are demanding professionals who can demonstrate proven BIM knowledge and experience
  • promotion - your details will be listed on the RICS website.
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View a list of RICS Certified BIM Managers


How to apply

There are two stages to the BIM Manager Certification: application and assessment.


You must provide:

  • career history
  • CPD summaries (50 words each)
  • four competency statements (500 words each)
  • a case study (2,000 words)

Application form for BIM Manager Certification

Completed forms should be sent to our certifications team.

Application deadline

There are three assessment sessions available each year. The deadlines for application are:

  • Last working day March
  • Last working day July
  • Last working day November


Your application will be assessed by trained RICS professionals.


All applicants must have:

  • five years of experience in a relevant sector, such as architecture, engineering or construction
  • MRICS, AssocRICS, any degree or a recognised professional qualification
  • 12 months of practical BIM experience either in cost estimating or construction.

Certification obligations

As an RICS Certified BIM Manager you are subject to the following obligations:

  • monitoring by RICS
  • completing and recording appropriate CPD
  • recertification every three years.

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