Level 8 About NFQ
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Griffith College Dublin
South Circular Road
This programme introduces the learner to BIM and will provide professionals with an additional skill set centred on BIM. The learner are introduced to the software, and enables them to develop an understanding of BIM’s technical issues through individual effort.
The entry requirements for the programme are:
Applicants to the programme must meet normal QQI requirements, Level 7 or equivalent, award on the National Framework of Qualifications.
The applicants require a background from building design and construction related programmes or a cognate discipline and require prior knowledge in the following areas:
a) Proficient in 2D CAD or other architectural technical tools.
b) Experience in 3D CAD or other architectural technical tools.
Each potential learner will be required to attend interview to establish suitability.
Applicants will be asked to submit a sample of their work/portfolio.
Applicant must meet the Springboard eligibility requirements
This programme introduces the learner to BIM and will provide professionals with an additional skill set centred on BIM.
The learner are introduced to the software Revit, and enables them to develop an understanding of BIM’s technical issues through individual effort. The learners will produce complex 3D models in the built environment to include interior and building services. Extract 2D Documentation plans, sections, elevations from the model and render 3D view to a high degree of expertise. Learners are also introduced to Bitmap & Vector Graphics applications such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
The graduates of this programme will be eligible to progress to careers in the construction industry and building design practices.
The programme is managed in the Design Faculty of Griffith College Dublin and is delivered by BIM experts from both the college and the industry. The course combines tutorial sessions in a PC lab/ classroom environment with face-to-face sessions and team coordination and guest lecturing leveraging cross-faculty links in Business (Project Management) and BIM experts from the industry. IM’s technical issues through individual effort.