Jobs for Architectural Graduates
* Fresh graduates are welcome to apply
ARCHITECTURal graduates at ACEPLP
Fresh Architectural graduates and mid-careerists with no prior work experience will complete 2 months of classroom training in BIM and CAD applications. The training is conducted by Ace Industry Academy (AIA), the official training arm of AcePLP, and will prepare you as you embark on your career as an Architectural BIM Modeller. AIA is an SSG/WSG approved training provider, and some modules which you attend during this period will be WSQ-accredited, and in line with the national skills framework for the Built Environment. (SSG/WSG is a statutory council formed by the Ministry of Manpower and Ministry of Education.)
Certificates will be awarded on completion of classroom training, and thereafter, you will be assigned to work on projects to gain experience. To guarantee a smooth transition, AcePLP pairs freshly trained BIM modellers with senior colleagues or Alumni. Trainers will also be on hand to assist the new modellers if they run into any challenges. The experience you gain from participating in projects can be used towards the Digital Delivery Management Accreditation Scheme.
You will likely assist our clients to populate Architecture BIM models with building components such as walls, columns, slab, floor, doors, windows, roof, staircase, ceiling, fixtures, and furniture items. Some of our colleagues in this type of projects also create room books; assigning spaces, zones and rooms to the facility and using it to create area plans and schedules.
As you learn and progress in the digital delivery services role, you may be moved into projects that require a great deal of integration and coordination with other stakeholders, as the role of design and construction is often a collaboration between consultants, contractors, and specialists.
What you will learn
In the 26-month AcePLP Career Advancement Programme, you start off in our classrooms to undergo intense technical training in BIM to build your foundational skills in Digital Delivery Management.
Through our training programme, we ensure that you gain the ability to use the most popularly used BIM software application in Singapore, which are Autodesk Revit, Bentley OpenBuilding, OpenRail and OpenPlant. This gives you the flexibility to work on various kinds of building and infrastructure projects in Singapore. We will also cover the use of 2D products such as AutoCAD and MicroStation, which are crucial for the documentation of the BIM models.
As and when the use cases arise, we will put you through training in 4D BIM products, combining the BIM application software with a Microsoft Projects or Primavera P6 schedule using products such as Synchro 4D or Navisworks Manage, enabling you to deliver on Virtual Design and Construction processes. You may undergo other types of training depending on your interest and where the opportunities take you.
what is your career progression as an architectural bim MODELLER?
BIM has greatly improved how architects and engineers design and construct buildings. With BIM authoring tools, architects create a digital 3D model of the building, allowing them to see a representation of what it will look like and how it will operate. The ease of which designs can be updated according to new information and requirements allows the design process to become iterative, transforming the ways that Architects have traditionally operated.
Skills and experience in BIM have become a fundamental requirement for moving into and progressing within the Architecture track of the Built Environment. Your participation in our apprenticeship programme will help you open doors to many opportunities in the Architecture track.
Depending on the assignment opportunities, you may also have collaborated with structural and/or mechanical and electrical teams. This kind of experience can have a transformative effect on your career as an Architect, and on parallel, also set you for a career in Project Management.
If your interest lies in technology implementation, you will also have many opportunities within the Digital Delivery Management track, which involves the adoption and implementation of up-to-date emerging digital technologies to optimize operations and processes, improve collaboration and enhance work efficiency.
You can progress in this track to become an expert DDM professional, rising in the ranks to become a Tier 2 (Lead) BIM Manager, and then a Chief Digital Officer (Tier 1), where you will oversee the implementation and innovation of digital solutions to achieve digital transformation in the business, leading the strategic direction in your team.
gain industry recognition as digital delivery management professional
The skills, knowledge, and experience which you gain from participating in this apprenticeship programme will make you eligible to become an accredited professional in the Digital Delivery Management (DDM) track of the Built Environment. This is a nationally recognized industry accreditation scheme that provides a structured framework to assess and recognize your digital skillsets. The recognition can help you ensure appropriate remuneration and enhance employability.
By gaining the requisite skills and experience through our apprenticeship programme, you will minimally qualify as a Tier 4 DDM Professional (Assistant Specialist), commonly known in our industry as a BIM Modeller, at the end of the 26-month programme.
If you have undertaken BIM coordination projects in the period of your apprenticeship, integrating models from various engineering disciplines such as Structural services and Architecture to deliver coordinated combined services models, you may qualify at the Tier 3 DDM Professional (Specialist) level, commonly known in our industry as a BIM Coordinator.
For information regarding the DDM Accreditation Scheme, visit buildingSMART Singapore.