KnowledgeSmart | Web Based Skills Assessment System

The construction industry loses millions of dollars each year due to inefficient use of design and engineering software. Ensure you’re maximizing your return on investment in technology and people by identifying skills gaps and training needs.

About Knowledge Smart

KnowledgeSmart is a web based skills assessment system, which helps AEC firms more accurately identify the software capability of existing teams and new hires.


  • Intuitive user interface
  • Accessible from any web browser
  • Task-based exercises
  • Automated marking with helpful user feedback
  • Coaching notes to deliver actionable training needs analysis
  • Configurable links to E-learning resources and training courses
  • Easy to administer

KnowledgeSmart Benefits:

  • Measure returns on technology investment to eliminate risk of waste.
  • Create an environment of team learning and growth to improve client service levels.
  • Filter out poorly skilled candidates at interview to avoid failed hires saving time and money.
  • Train staff based on individual needs to maximize impact and raise service quality.
  • Optimise mix of people and skills via regular assessment to retain top talent.
  • Make your training budget go further by improving learning and development efficiency.
  • Measure returns on learning and development investments to eliminate risk of waste.
  • Resource project teams with balanced mix of skills to deliver high-quality services profitably.
  • Differentiate services and benchmark competitive advantages to win more work.

Assessments available for the following tools:

autodesk         adobe         bentley         trimble         rhino         graphisoft         synchro

Selected Exams

  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • 3ds Max
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D
  • AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • Design Review
  • Inventor
  • Navisworks Manage
  • Revit Architecture
  • Revit Content Creation
  • Revit for Interiors
  • Revit MEP
  • Revit Structure
  • Vault
  • Rhino
  • SketchUp
  • AEC Layer Standards for Autodesk
  • BIM Management
  • Revit Process & Workflow
  • USACE BIM Requirements
  • Or customize your own!

Customer Testimonials

KnowledgeSmart has become a functional requirement for some of the world’s leading architectural, engineering, and construction firms.

aecom "KnowledgeSmart is an exceptional aid to all manners of BIM testing and progressive improvement. In my experience there is no other firm that comes close to offering the same service as KnowledgeSmart."

Dave Lee, BIM Manager, AECOM
gensler "KnowledgeSmart has proven valuable as an assessment tool for our in house training requirements. It has also provided a valuable benchmark allowing us to more accurately compare prospective new staff against existing skills."

Mark McCusker, CAD Manager, Gensler
crb "KnowledgeSmart has helped us differentiate between potential new hires based on assessments available in the Knowledge Smart interface."

Todd Williams, Technology Manager, CRB Consulting Engineers Inc.
rtkl "KnowledgeSmart has provided us with an opportunity to identify training requirements; we can now tailor our training programmes to address the appropriate areas. KnowledgeSmart also affords users the opportunity to monitor their own CAD and BIM development."

David Davison, IT Manager, RTKL UK
prp "KnowledgeSmart has changed the way we evaluate recruits & identify staff training needs. The ability to use assessments ‘out of the box’ or customize to suit is great – and gives us the flexibility needed whatever the subject matter. Implemented well, KnowledgeSmart is a useful tool for any company committed to training and up-skilling their staff."

Darryl Store, Associate (BIM), PRP Architects
stantec "KnowledgeSmart is a great tool! Given the size of our organization, our team needed a tool that doesn't require high technology and support overhead for hundreds of users. It's easy to get in, create assessments, gather results and analyze them. And customizing is very easy."

David Spehar, Corporate BIM Leader, Stantec
hok "KnowledgeSmart is a powerful and flexible assessment platform that allows us to improve the productivity and efficiency of our global staff."

James Vandezande, AIA, Principal Director, HOK buildingSMART
wsp "Adoption of KnowledgeSmart has significantly increased our awareness and understanding of skill competencies concerning existing employees and new recruits knowledge of current CAD/BIM technology. Its utilisation within our global business is continually shaping our strategy and is already paying dividends simply through our improved recruitment process."

Duncan Brannan, UK CAD Operations Manager, WSP Group


All KnowledgeSmart subscriptions are for a minimum of 12 months. A license offers unlimited use of the KnowledgeSmart assessments for in-house teams and any new hires, relative to your price band.

1 Test Topic
# of Users Price ($)
1-25 $500.00
26-100 $1,150.00
101-250 $1,950.00
251-500 $2,950.00
2 Test Topics
# of Users Price ($)
1-25 $750.00
26-100 $1,950.00
101-250 $2,950.00
251-500 $3,950.00
3 Test Topics
# of Users Price ($)
1-25 $950.00
26-100 $2,950.00
101-250 $3,950.00
251-500 $4,950.00
4+ Test Topics
# of Users Price ($)
1-25 $1,150.00
26-100 $3,950.00
101-250 $5,950.00
251-500 $6,950.00

Your agreement includes all system updates, related library updates, web training for system administrators and technical support. You can also customize our test material and write your own custom content.