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Archicad BIM Author Certification (coming soon)

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▶︎ Format: certification exam
▶︎ Duration: 60 minutes
▶︎ Questions: 20 theoretical
▶︎ Exercises: 6 practical exercises

Test your Archicad skills and knowledge and become a Graphisoft Certified Archicad BIM Author! If you understand the BIM workflow, you work in a collaborative environment, and have an overarching understanding of Archicad’s capabilities, then this exam is for you. There are no training prerequisites for this exam, but the completion of Advanced Level courses is recommended for successful exam preparation. Available in September 2022.

Fast Facts

  • Target Audience: Professionals with experience in using Archicad for construction document production.
  • Structure: 20 theoretical questions and 6 practical Archicad exercises
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Language: English
  • Passing Score: 70%
  • Prerequisites: No prerequisites for this exam but attending certain Advanced level trainings is recommended.

Who should take the exam?

Professional users who want to obtain a measure of their Archicad skills and identify areas of improvement. 

Exam Description

The Archicad BIM Author Certification Exam consists of 20 theoretical mutliple choice questions 6 practical test exercises where active use of Archicad is required for modifying project files before selecting the right answer to a multiple-choice question.


Examinees have to achieve at least 70 % at the test to pass the exam.


Attendance of GRAPHISOFT BIM Classes trainings is recommended but not mandatory before taking the exam. As a part of your preparation you can take an online practice test for free in aim to check if you are ready for the exam.

Topics and Objectives

Project Setup:

  • Layers and Layer Combinations,
  • Library Management
  • Stories


  • Walls
  • Slabs
  • Roofs
  • Meshes
  • Objects
  • Connections
  • Solid Element Operations

Data Management

  • Schedules


  • Dimensioning
  • Sections
  • Trace and Reference
  • Zones


The following certificates are awarded when the course is completed:

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