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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

Update: 31 July 2019

Following a review of the assessment methodology we are now developing an alternative model, including training, to better support individuals wishing to gain recognition of their BIM management skills and experience. Our aim is to have a new model operational by the end of 2019 in order to retain the certification dates that would have been available if the November assessment session (using the original assessment model) had gone ahead. Please continue to email if you wish to be kept informed.


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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