There are two types of certification for individuals:


BIM Informed Professional Certification


Is this right for me? – Yes, if you currently do not work within an ISO 19650-2:2018 project environment.

Ideal for policymakers, advisors, educationalists and construction professionals, who are implementing the BIM process.

Assessment: Demonstration of detailed knowledge and understanding of Information Management using BIM.

BIM Practitioner Certification


Is this right for me? – Yes, if you wish to demonstrate the application of the BIM process.

Ideal for project-based construction professionals applying an implemented information management process.

Assessment: Certification assessment covers the detailed knowledge and understanding of information management using BIM. Different options are provided for individuals who carry out functions associated with Task Information Management and/or Project Information Management.

Pathway to individual certification

BIM ISO 19650 Essentials with BRE Academy


Complete BRE Academy ‘BIM Essentials ISO 19650’ & ‘Delivering Information Management’ Training

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Submit application for BIM certification


Complete and submit BRE certification assessment form


BRE Auditor will assess your submission


A BRE certificate is issued following closure of any issues raised by the auditor


Certification is maintained through annual CPD and reassessment every 3 years

Individuals who have met and continue to meet certification scheme requirements are listed here:


BIM Certification Listings

The BRE Global ISO 19650-2:2018 Information Management Certification Scheme for Individuals has replaced the BRE Global BIM Level 2 (PAS 1192-2:2013) Certification Scheme for Individuals, which is no longer available.

BRE Global BIM ISO 19650-2:2018 Certification for Businesses

Achieve global BIM recognition!

Our scheme certifies an organizations’ capability to input into the Information Management process for the delivery phase of appointments (e.g. projects) and produce outputs from that process.

Certification helps the supply chain demonstrate conformance to ISO 19650-2:2018, accelerating innovation and collaboration of clients and project teams.

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BIM Training courses virtually and online

Building information modelling is transforming construction. BRE are at the forefront of standards development. Get trained by the experts. Build your knowledge of Information Management using BIM with our range of training courses:

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Why train with BRE?

BRE has been the leading force in building performance and standards development for the built environment for over 100 years. We’re always innovating. Our in-house experts work with governments, academia and the world’s largest consultancies to create a more sustainable built environment and realise our vision of building a better world together. Our dedicated Academy facility is at the heart of the BRE campus and has welcomed thousands of learners. Train with the experts.

Recognised CPD

All BRE Academy training courses offer CPD certificates on successful completion. They’re accepted by the major professional bodies and employers as recognition of your achievement and commitment to your professional competence and development.


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100 years of experience in the built environment
More than 13,000 learners since 2015
100s of hours of CPD content for built environment professionals

We’ve trained over 10,000 professionals in BIM.

Here’s what our learners say:

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"Straightforward introduction to the history leading up to the introduction of BIM and overview of methodology for Project file names."