Building Information Modelling (BIM) and Digital Construction is the process where digital tools are applied to create, coordinate and manage Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) digital assets across the entire lifecycle of the project. This process as defined in the ISO 19650 suite of standards, permits the collaboration between the AEC Disciplines using Building Information Models (BIM).

The competition has been designed to reflect the practical, hands on skills to enhance the process of delivering and operating the built Environment. Working on a BIM project information model, competitors will be required to produce Structural and Architectural Models and should have a full understanding of ISO 19650-1 and 19650-2 BIM standards and be able to apply their knowledge practically in different situations. Competitors must use Autodesk Revit, Autodesk Navisworks and Autodesk BIM360 software to complete the tasks.


The skills you need to demonstrate

  • Interpret client brief

  • Time management

  • Quality assurance

  • Problem solving

  • Attention to Detail

  • Communication

  • Modelling

  • Visualisation

Entry criteria

  • This competition is intended for those studying, training and/or working in the Digital Construction Industry. The competition is based on the skills attained by trainees who are studying or enrolled on a level 6 programme or who have achieved a level 6 qualification in the last 12 months. (Up to level 6 for England, Northern Ireland and Wales, up to level 9 for Scotland or up to four years’ experience including education and a working environment).

How it works

Use our practical guidance and tools to run your own competition activity as part of your teaching and learning programmes. This is a great way to stimulate enthusiasm and interest for competitions

Sign up to keep informed of current developments and ongoing tips on competition activity

Prepare learners to take part in competition by developing their technical and mental skills so they can compete at their best – there are lots of tools and resources available to help you

Learners who get through the passive stage (where they will be expected to prepare a submission for entry or participate in an online assessment), will be invited to take part in national qualifiers which take place across the UK between April and June. All competitors receive certification for their achievements at the qualifiers

The highest performers from the national qualifiers are invited to compete in the UK National Finals in November at WorldSkills UK LIVE, the UK’s largest skills, apprenticeship and careers event

Our gallery

Young person competing in Building Information Modelling competition

Register your interest

In light of the ongoing uncertainty relating to the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be running the WorldSkills UK national competition cycle in 2020. We expect to resume competitions in 2021 and urge you to register your interest now so we can keep you advised of developments.

Contact details

Sign up to receive our latest updates to your email