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KnowledgeSmart delivers skills gap analysis and benchmarking services to help AEC firms maximise their return on investment in technology, people and client services. Online assessment products cover a broad range of Computer Aided Designed (CAD), Building Information Modelling (BIM) and engineering software titles used by AEC firms worldwide.

Test employees and interview candidates across industry standard software packages and get instant results, allowing your training team to identify and close skills gaps. Use online assessment tools to inform staff training strategies and to make sure you are recruiting the right candidates for your business.


How KnowledgeSmart works for your business

At a Glance Benchmarking Across Your Whole Business

KnowledgeSmart independent skills testing enables businesses to compare performance and capability against industry standards and benchmark their organisation against peers, competitors and partners. Measuring & demonstrating technical software experience and BIM capability is a key differentiator for firms when bidding for new projects.

Training and Learning

Make your training and learning plan organised and more efficient using KnowledgeSmart. Our assessments evaluate the true state of development in your business, highlighting the skills gaps and identifying where your team could benefit from further training.

  • Train your team efficiently
  • Train your team to meet the standards required by your business
  • Build a development program for employee performance
  • Create a training program to achieve future business growth

Projects - Winning and Delivering

Allocate the right resource to the right project with our online assessments. Key projects may also need skills that are new or underdeveloped in your business, KnowledgeSmart assessments help identify these skill shortages in advance of project start dates. Knowing the skill range of your team also gives confidence when pitching and winning projects.

  • Get a true picture of what resources in your business can be used for certain projectsy
  • Train your team to meet the standards required by your business
  • Highlight potential issues before projects star
  • Be confident in your teams' abilities when pitching and winning new projects

Relevant Online AEC Assessments

KnowledgeSmart is easy to administer and use, and includes automated marking with helpful user feedback and coaching notes to deliver actionable training needs analysis with configurable links to E-learning resources and training courses. KnowledgeSmart customers have full editorial control over all existing library material and can also write their own custom questions.

The most popular assessments include:
  • AutoCAD
  • Revit Architecture
  • Revit MEP
  • Revit Structure


Human Resources

Human Resources (HR) Officers must have a clear understanding of their employer's business objectives and be able to devise and implement policies which select, develop and retain the right staff needed to meet these objectives. The smartest HR Officers are therefore subscribing to KnowledgeSmart to assess the CAD and BIM skills of new hires and to guide skills improvement over time.

  • Liaise with team leaders to identify skills gaps and improve staff performance
  • Interview and select job candidates
  • Develop and implement policies for performance management
  • Advise on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits
  • Plan, and sometimes deliver, training - including inductions for new staff
  • Analyse training needs in conjunction with departmental managers

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