Sandwell Council, an award-winning BIM innovator in partnership with it’s BIM framework delivery partner, Virtechs Limited are hosting a special BIM for Hard FM workshop featuring estates, assets, MEP and hospital facilities professionals working within the NHS and associated health sector.

New legislation in the guise of Building Information Modelling (BIM) Level 2 is set to change the way health sector clients operates and maintains the whole-life costs and assets of its buildings, taking health facilities management out of the analogue age and into the digital.

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Our valuable 1-day BIM for Hard FM workshop which takes place at Sandwell Council’s BIM technologies & skills development suite in Windmill Lane, Smethwick will focus on the use of 3D virtual buildings and cloud base software for building management system (BMS). We’ll look at best use of technology to control and monitor the maintenance regimes of hospital estates and the creation of a common and universally shared E.I.R. (employers information requirements) to compliment and integrate with existing facilities management systems.


Attendees will collaborate on a common BIM solution that dovetails with existing BMS

Attendees will collaborate on a common BIM 4 Hard FM solutions

Guest contributors to the workshop will include representatives from Sandwell & West Birmingham hospitals, Birmingham Children’s hospital and University Hospitals Birmingham including Directors and senior Hospital Estates & Built Environment managers.

Attendees get to spend the morning with senior FM decision-makers plus meet some like-minded professionals looking to maximise efficiency and get to grips with Building Information Modelling (BIM).


What’s unique and sets this workshop apart from other BIM courses is that it is driven by a public sector health client, as part of a small group you will be coached through the business benefits of BIM for FM, receiving expert advice, explanation and valuable client guidance on BIM adoption needs for 21st century health facilities.

Our enjoyable BIM for Hard FM workshop is suitable for all levels of FM job roles and takes place:-

When:- Thursday 28th April 2016.

Timings:- 10:00 and 16:00

Where:- Sandwell Council’s BIM Technologies & Skills Development Suite, Sandwell Business Solutions Centre, CAP Centre, Windmill Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands B66 3LX.

Who should attend:– Ideal for Estates, Property, Assets, MEP services & Facilities Managers, Contract decision-makers and Business Development professionals looking for client and health sector direction on BIM 4 FM applications.

To Book:- For more information about course details and availability, contact Sandwell Council’s Steve Massey on or telephone  Steve on 07929 353232.

Our BIM for Hard FM workshop – Health Built Environments Special is in association with partners:-sandwell&westbhamnhsBirmingham Childrens Hospital logo


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