Certification Pathways


Initiated by the Student

Student graduates from certified courses or programs can apply for CanBIM Foundations Certification and receive a designation from CanBIM. Certification fees are covered by the student/learner. Check if your program/course has the Standard tag next to it.


Initiated by the School

Integrated Pathway to Certification (IPC) allows schools and training providers to offer their graduates automatic CanBIM certification upon completion of the program or course. Certification fees are covered by the school. Check if your program/course has the IPC tag next to it.

Certification Levels

CanBIM Foundations certification ensures that industry professionals have attained a level of knowledge and experience that is transferable, relevant, and valuable to employers that are utilizing digital technologies, workflows, and processes.



Theory & Software

Applied Learning

Application Process

Apply online. Ensure that your application is properly filled out to prevent processing delays.
Receive an automated invoice for your certification fee*
Member — CA$100
Non-Member — CA$125
Pay your certification fee (non refundable)
CanBIM reviews your application and sends approval by email. This step may take up to 30 days.
Receive your digital or physical certification package (only if approved).
*Fees are subject to applicable taxes.

Certification FAQ

Who qualifies for Foundations Certification?

Anyone who has successfully completed a CanBIM Certified Course or Program. See our directory for a full list of CanBIM certified programs and courses.

How long does it take for my application to be processed?

Allow up to 30 business days from the date the certification fee is paid.

What documents do I need to submit?

It is required to provide proof of completion, in the form of an official Transcript, Certificate, or Letter of Confirmation from the education or training provider indicating successful completion of the course/program submitted.

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