BIM for Geospatial Professionals
£300 – £780
BIM for Geospatial Professionals

BIM for Geospatial Professionals

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Central London


United Kingdom

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  • Are you looking to sharpen your understanding of BIM and Digital Engineering?

  • Want to understand how Geospatial Professionals can add value to BIM?

  • Want to understand how to 'Geo-Enable BIM' and 'BIM-Enable Geomatics Engineering'?

Not close to London? We can offer this course on-site at your offices (or at a nearby location) for your team - contact us



"GeoEnable provides very impressive BIM training. The tutor was extremely knowledgeable and shows real expertise and experience in BIM field, and he is willing to help at all times even after the course. Very pleased with the service and will fully recommend."

BIM for Geospatial Professionals Attendee (Dec 2015)

  • Who is this for? This course is for existing Geospatial and Geomatics Professionals, such as CAD modellers, GIS, mapping, geotechnical, remote sensing & survey professionals, who wants to learn more about BIM and Digital Engineering.

  • Your experience level with wider BIM concepts: Novice (little experience) to Advanced beginner

  • Course Style: Classroom Seminar (tutor taught with interactive sessions) and Post-course online Consultation. This course is not a hands-on technical training session.

  • Course Location: This course is held in Central London (details on sign-up)

  • Exclusive Session: Places are limited to ensure best learning outcomes with a small group.

  • Lunch included: This course includes a buffet lunch and tea & coffee throughout the day.

  • Payment methods: We offer alternative payment methods, contact us for details. Please Note: All payments must be made in full before your place is secured. We are VAT registered.

  • Have Questions? For more information please call 0845 224 3951 (+44.20 8133 4436 outside the UK) and ask to speak to Matthew Neil, our Training Coordinator.


  • 08:30 to 09:30 - Arrivals and Coffee

  • 09:30 - Course Start

  • 13:00 - Lunch (included in fee)

  • 16:30 - Course End

There will also be short coffee / comfort breaks in the morning and afternoon.

Please arrive no later than 09:15 to allow a prompt start

What we cover on the day:  

  • Overview to Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Digital Engineering concepts

  • Overview to Whole-Life Asset Management (PAS 55 & ISO 55000) concepts

  • Geo-Enabling BIM – location data providing context and a common reference

  • Common Data Environments (CDEs) Vs Spatial Data Infrastructures (SDIs)

  • 3D Visualisation - requirements for 'BIM Level 2'

  • What is meant by 'BIM Level 2', 'BIM Level 3' etc

  • Open BIM Data Standards e.g. IFC, COBie

  • Introduction to UK Government BIM Standards - BS/PAS 1192 Suite

  • How Geospatial adds value to BIM

  • Data and Asset Classifications (Taxonomies)

  • Web GIS as a way in - opportunities to link with BIM concepts

  • Collaboration and Information Sharing - what's the best approach?

  • Where Information Management skills are used

  • How GIS, CAD and Survey data is adding value

  • The challenges of understanding across teams - how we tackle them

  • Making the business case for 'Geospatial' (inc. CAD & survey, not only GIS)

  • Understand how ‘Geospatial’ and spatial is part of BIM

  • Information Management (IM) and the value of GIS skills

  • High-Accuracy Data Collection - integrated workflows (ZenoCollector used as an example)

  • Metadata - how do we embed this?

  • Information Portals - Mapping Portals and others for 'BIM'

  • The changing role of GIS, CAD and survey professionals

  • How to embed innovation and improvement

  • Understanding your role and how you add value to your organisation



This course is a classroom-based seminar with the option of follow-up calls for 6 weeks (1 per week) to help you accelerate embedding what you have learnt in your business. We encourage you to take these follow-up calls to gain greater value from your learning experience.

Discouted Rates:

We also provide discounts to members of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), BRE or BuildingSMART as well as those who work in the Public Sector and Charity Sector.



About GeoEnable:

 At GeoEnable we are focused on democratising the power of better information management and integrated insight into everyday business decision-making. GeoEnable is a leading Information Management and Geospatial consultancy. Read more at

Bespoke Training:

If your organisation has specific learning and development objectives, we can tailor this programme to suit your needs. To discuss the tailored training options available to you with one of our training account managers, please use contact us.


Our Partnerships:   We are official partners with Esri, Leica Geosystems and Mitra Innovation.


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