22 - 27 August 2019

The site of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 built on BIM

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28.08.2019, 13:48

The WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer used building information modelling (BIM) for the first time to manage the development of the competition site. The digital twin of the Competition’s website ⎼ in 3D information model ⎼ is developed on the basis of Autodesk BIM 360 platform and contains all data on the project. Furthermore, BIM was a competing skill within the framework of the Future Skills section.

BIM technology was applied for the first time to arrange the Final of Young Professionals (WorldSkills Russia) National Competition in May 2019. Basic functions of BIM 360 Docs platform were used for viewing the current development plan and exchanging tasks. Sector managers, supervising large-scale building activities, got tablet PCs. Workshop managers were connected to the platform via the mobile application on their smartphones.

“We have been training personnel in the area of digital production together with Young Professionals Association (WorldSkills Russia) for years. But digitalization issues in the building industry are to no extent less urgent, and thus the introduction of the skill in the area of BIM is absolutely logical today,” noted Anastasia Morozova, Director General of Autodesk in Russia and CIS.

All field staff at WorldSkills Kazan 2019 used tablet PCs.

WorldSkills Kazan 2019

WorldSkills Kazan 2019 was held from August 22-27. More than 1,300 competitors from 63 WorldSkills Member countries and regions competed in 56 skills. This was the largest international event in Russia in 2019.

Kazan was awarded the right to hold the event in 2015, after a vote of WorldSkills Members. WorldSkills Russia works in all 85 regions of the country and is one of the priority projects for the federal government in the field of personnel training and economic development.

Press Office of WorldSkills Kazan 2019 Competition Organizer