Introduction to Building Information Modelling (BIM) for Facilities Management

Offered by School of Design & Environment

Short Course / 16 hours / TGS-2018508087

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

BIM is now mandatory to be used in the design and construction of buildings, infrastructures and facilities. The rich geometrical and object data captured in BIM files is now available to enhance productivity of facilities management (FM) which is at the downstream of the building and construction industry. The objective of this course is to enable FM professionals to access BIM data to enhance the productivity of their daily work.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand BIM geometric and data structure related to FM
  • Export FM related data in BIM files
  • Access data in BIM files without the use of REVIT or other BIM software
  • Understand the process of Digital Asset Delivery for FM


Course Date: TBC
Application Period: TBC
Duration: 16 hours
Time: 6.30pm t0 10.30pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom
Venue: TBC

This course may be conducted online subject to Covid-19 guidelines.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

A. Enable participants to gain a basic understanding of how BIM models are develop BIM (Building Information Modelling) Structure
  • BIM
  • BIM model
  • BIM elements
  • Hands-on practice
B. BIM File Viewers
  • A360
  • BIM object data
  • Autodesk Viewer
  • Hands-on practice
C. Data Export
  • Schedule
  • COBie
  • BIM 360 Ops
  • Hands-on practice
D. Digital Asset Delivery
  • BIM Guide for Asset Information Delivery
  • FM BIM Platforms
  • FM Digital Transformation

Trainer's Profile

Tsang Pui Sum

Tsang Pui Sum graduated from Hong Kong University with a Bachelor in Mechanical Engineering and holds a Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) from National University of Singapore. He is a fulltime
lecturer with Ngee Ann Polytechnic for more than 30 years, teaching Facilities Management Technologies, BIM, and mechanical facilities. He is a Professional Engineer (Mech) in Singapore.


Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who have achieved at least 75% in attendance and passed all required assessment(s).

Entry Requirements


Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 1 Apr 2018 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (**LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (##LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024, as such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024.


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full Course Fee$654.00
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$192.60
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$72.60
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$72.60
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $194.40
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $74.40
Others (and Repeat Students)$655.00