Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) has acknowledged the importance of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in the architectural, engineering and construction (AEC) industry and established a PAM-BIM committee to expedite the education, knowledge transfer, training and establishment of guidelines and protocols. PAM-BIM committee has developed training syllabus to take advantage of BIM software in the construction industry context. The preparation of such training syllabus focuses to ease the BIM adoption for local architectural consultancy practice and focuses to transform local practices to compete in the international arena.
PAM BIM Committee has laid out a series of BIM training modules for the coming sessions to further equip the architectural employees and practices with relevant BIM knowledge tailored to the industry itself. Among the upcoming modules in 2018 are, but not limited to:
- Module 1 – Planning Submission for Small and Medium Size Project: Hands-On Training in Documentation Production
- Module 2 – Building Submission (Medium Size Building)
- Module 3 – BIM Inter-discipline Collaboration and Work-sharing
- BIM Workshop – Implementation and Transformation of an Architectural Firm using BIM workflow
The committee understands the importance to empowering the human capital which serves the architectural practice; relevant knowledge and acquiring related skills all help to strengthen and support on national BIM agenda. Through this effort, the committee hopes that it will reduce the knowledge gap among the industry players especially at international level.