AutoCAD Mechanical Training Essentials Course

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Autodesk AutoCAD Mechanical Training Essentials Course

 Course Length: 16-Hours

  • 8-Hours – 2 x 4-hour training sessions and basic setup
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon ordering
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Includes Certificate of Completion
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

The AutoCAD Mechanical Essentials training course teaches students about the indispensable core topics required to use the AutoCAD® Mechanical software. Through a hands-on, practice-intensive curriculum, students acquire the knowledge needed to accelerate the mechanical design process.

 

With specific tools for creating and manipulating geometry, automatically acquiring bills of materials, generating mechanical components, and performing design calculations, the AutoCAD Mechanical software offers significant productivity gains that the student learns to maximise.

Topics Covered:

  • Identify the main interface elements, their setup and what Help information is available, and to create and use drawing template files.
  • Describe the object property management system in which layers are configured and the tools for manipulating layers.
  • Describe the workflows for organizing drawing geometry and create a Mechanical structure in a drawing by creating components, component views, and folders.
  • Describe the core mechanical design tools of rectangle, hatch, fillet, chamfer, holes, slots, and threads and how to use them to create and modify geometry in your drawings.
  • Modify and edit drawing objects by creating multiple offset copies, scaling them with separate values for the X and Y direction, or using a power command.
  • Insert industry standard parts into your assembly designs.
  • Create production-ready drawings in model space and layouts of structured and non-structured geometry and insert title blocks and borders.
  • Notate a drawing through the creation and editing of dimensions, hole charts, fits lists, and mechanical symbols.

Explain how to create and edit a bill of materials, parts list, and balloons.

  • Describe the tools that you can use to verify whether or not the standard parts or custom parts within your design meet or exceed the requirements for operational use.
  • Exchange data between CAD systems in the form of Mechanical DWG™ and IGES files and create Mechanical drawings using Inventor Link.
  • Create a custom drafting standard and drawing template that includes the configuration settings for layers, object properties, symbols, text, BOMs, parts list, balloons, and other annotation tools.

Prerequisites:

  • This course is designed for users who are new to the AutoCAD Mechanical software.
  • A basic understanding of mechanical drafting or design.
  • A working knowledge of the AutoCAD® software.
  • A working knowledge of the Microsoft® Windows® 10 or 11 operating system.

 

Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started

  • Lesson: Interacting with the User Interface
  • Lesson: Common Drawing Setup

Chapter 2: Object Property and Layer Management

  • Lesson: Property Management
  • Lesson: Layer Control

Chapter 3: Organizing Drawing Geometry

  • Lesson: Drawing Creation Workflows and Organization
  • Lesson: Structuring Data in Drawings
  • Lesson: Reusing and Editing Structured Data

Chapter 4: Tools for Creating Key Geometry

  • Lesson: Core Design Tools
  • Lesson: Power Snaps
  • Lesson: Centerlines
  • Lesson: Construction Lines
  • Lesson: Designing with Lines
  • Lesson: Adding Standard Feature Data for Holes and Slots

Chapter 5: Tools for Manipulating Geometry

  • Lesson: Editing Tools
  • Lesson: Power Commands
  • Lesson: Associative Hide

Chapter 6: Mechanical Part Generators

  • Lesson: Standard Parts
  • Lesson: Chains and Belts
  • Lesson: Shaft Generator
  • Lesson: Standard Shaft Parts
  • Lesson: Springs

Chapter 7: Creating Drawing Sheets

  • Lesson: Model Space Views in Layouts
  • Lesson: Creating Drawing Sheets in Model Space
  • Lesson: Annotation Views When Using Structure
  • Lesson: Title Blocks and Drawing Borders

Chapter 8: Dimensioning and Annotating Drawings

  • Lesson: Annotation and Annotation Symbols
  • Lesson: Creating Dimensions
  • Lesson: Editing Dimensions
  • Lesson: Hole Charts and Fits Lists
  • Lesson: Revision Lists

Chapter 9: Bill of Materials, Parts Lists, and Balloons

  • Lesson: Part References
  • Lesson: Bill of Materials
  • Lesson: Inserting Parts Lists
  • Lesson: Ballooning Parts

Chapter 10: Design Calculations

  • Lesson: Design Calculations

Chapter 11: Leveraging Your Existing Data

  • Lesson: DWG Files
  • Lesson: IGES Files
  • Lesson: Model Documentation

Chapter 12: Mechanical Options for the CAD Manager

  • Lesson: Standards-Based Design
  • Lesson: Configure Layer, Text, and Object Properties
  • Lesson: Configure the Annotation Tools
  • Lesson: Configure Component Properties, BOMs, Parts Lists, and Balloons
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Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D Training

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Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D Training

This specialised AutoCAD training course on Plant 3D, will teach you how to use, AutoCAD P&ID, AutoCAD Plant 3D and Autodesk Navisworks products to design plant equipment, P&ID and model coordination. 

Course Length: 5 Days

Prerequisites: Autodesk Inventor introduction to solid modelling or equivalent.

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D

  • Lesson: Working in a Project
  • Lesson: Opening a Drawing
  • Lesson: Exploring the User Interface
  • Lesson: Managing Layers and Colors

Chapter 2: AutoCAD P&ID

  • Lesson: Creating and Adding Existing Drawings
  • Lesson: Equipment and Nozzles
  • Lesson: Piping
  • Lesson: Instruments and Instrument Lines
  • Lesson: Tagging Concepts
  • Lesson: Annotation Concepts
  • Lesson: Editing Techniques
  • Lesson: Data Manager and Reports
  • Lesson: Custom One-off Symbols
  • Lesson: Offpage Connections
  • Lesson: Generating Reports

Chapter 3: AutoCAD Plant 3D – Imperial

  • Lesson: Creating Project Folders and Drawings
  • Lesson: Steel Modeling and Editing
  • Lesson: Equipment Modeling and Editing
  • Lesson: Piping Basics
  • Lesson: Piping Editing and Advanced Topics
  • Lesson: Working with P&ID Data in Plant 3D
  • Lesson: Creating and Annotating Orthographic Views
  • Lesson: Creating Isometric Drawings

Chapter 4: Autodesk Navisworks

  • Lesson: File Handling
  • Lesson: Basic Navigation and Walkthrough
  • Lesson: Clash Detection
  • Lesson: Highlights of Scheduling and Rendering

Chapter 5: Setting Up and Administering a Plant Project

  • Lesson: Overview of Project Setup
  • Lesson: Overview of Project Structure and Files
  • Lesson: Setting Up Larger Projects
  • Lesson: Defining New Objects and Properties
  • Lesson: Customizing Data Manager
  • Lesson: Creating and Editing Drawing Templates and Data Attributes
  • Lesson: Specs and Catalogs
  • Lesson: Isometric Setup
  • Lesson: Troubleshooting
  • Lesson: Creating and Managing Report Configurations
  • Lesson: Setting Up SQL Express for AutoCAD Plant 3D

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Dynamo for Revit: Fundamentals Training

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Dynamo for Revit: Fundamentals training

This course is for students who want to learn visual programming for Autodesk Revit where  you will learn how to re-organise the Revit API in order to create custom commands and overrides, automate tasks and run scripts to provide you with valuable project information for analysis or scheduling.

  • 8-Hours – 4 x 2-hour sessions
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon ordering
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Includes Certificate of Completion
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

The main topics covered in this course are:

  • Launching Dynamo and User Interface
  • Nodes, Wires and The Browser
  • Data Input, Output and Null Actions
  • Math, Logic, Strings and Parameter Editing
  • Computational Design & Geometry
  • Lists & Functions
  • Overview

As a course outcome, it will be possible to troubleshoot and design basic custom node sets for many command variations within Revit.

Prerequisites: 

  • Revit, Advance Steel or Civil 3D.

Autodesk Dynamo is a visual programming language that can be used to automate tasks in Autodesk software applications, such as Revit, Advance Steel, and Civil 3D and can be used to create custom tools, automate repetitive tasks, and improve the efficiency of your workflow.

This course will teach you the fundamentals including the basics of programming, the interface, and how to create and use nodes. By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of programming
  • Use the Dynamo interface
  • Create and use Dynamo nodes
  • Automate tasks in Autodesk software applications

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to learn the basics. This includes:

  • Autodesk software users who want to automate tasks
  • Autodesk software users who want to create custom tools
  • Autodesk software users who want to improve their workflow

What are the benefits of taking this course?

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Automate tasks in Autodesk software applications
  • Create custom tools
  • Improve your workflow

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Autodesk Dynamo Training Fundamentals Course. For Revit, Advance Steel or Civil 3D or customised to suit your project needs.
Autodesk Dynamo Training Fundamentals Course. For Revit, Advance Steel or Civil 3D or customised to suit your project needs.

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Autodesk Revit: Fundamentals for Structure

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Autodesk Revit: Fundamentals for Structure Training

This course will teach you how to model and detail in Autodesk Revit structural elements in a BIM environment.  Topics such as setting up levels, grids and columns, views, foundations, framing, slabs, reinforcement, analysis, construction drawings and schedules will be covered.

Course Length: 4 Days

Prerequisites: Autodesk Inventor introduction to solid modelling or equivalent.

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit

  • 1 BIM and Autodesk Revit
  • 2 Overview of the Interface
  • 3 Starting Projects
  • 4 Viewing Commands

Chapter 2: Basic Sketching and Modify Tools

  • 1 Using General Sketching Tools
  • 2 Editing Elements
  • 3 Working with Basic Modify Tools
  • 4 Working with Additional Modify Tools

Chapter 3: Starting Structural Projects

  • 1 Linking and Importing CAD Files
  • 2 Linking in Revit Models
  • 3 Setting Up Levels
  • 4 Copying and Monitoring Elements
  • 5 Coordinating Linked Models

Chapter 4: Working with Views

  • 1 Modifying the View Display
  • 2 Duplicating Views
  • 3 Adding Callout Views
  • 4 Creating Elevations and Sections

Chapter 5: Structural Grids and Columns

  • 1 Adding Structural Grids
  • 2 Placing Structural Columns

Chapter 6: Foundations

  • 1 Modelling Walls
  • 2 Adding Wall Footings
  • 3 Creating Piers and Pilasters
  • 4 Adding Isolated Footings

Chapter 7: Structural Framing

  • 1 Modelling Structural Framing
  • 2 Modifying Structural Framing
  • 3 Adding Trusses

Chapter 8: Adding Structural Slabs

  • 1 Modelling Structural Slabs
  • 2 Creating Shaft Openings

Chapter 9: Structural Reinforcement

  • 1 Structural Reinforcement
  • 2 Adding Rebar
  • 3 Modifying Rebar
  • 4 Reinforcing Walls, Floors, and Slabs

Chapter 10: Structural Analysis

  • 1 Preparing Projects for Structural Analysis
  • 2 Viewing Analytical Models
  • 3 Adjusting Analytical Models
  • 4 Placing Loads

Chapter 11: Creating Construction Documents

  • 1 Setting Up Sheets
  • 2 Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets ▪ 11.3 Printing Sheets

Chapter 12: Annotating Construction Documents

  • 1 Working with Dimensions
  • 2 Working With Text
  • 3 Adding Tags
  • 4 Adding Detail Lines and Symbols
  • 5 Creating Legends

Chapter 13: Creating Details

  • 1 Setting Up Detail Views
  • 2 Adding Detail Components
  • 3 Annotating Details

Chapter 14: Scheduling

  • 1 Structural Schedules
  • 2 Graphical Column Schedules
  • 3 Working with Schedules

Appendix A: Introduction to Worksets

  • 1 Introduction to Worksets

 Appendix B: Additional Tools

  • 1 Reusing Selection Sets
  • 2 Placing Slanted Structural Columns
  • 3 Editing Wall Joins
  • 4 Creating Slab Types
  • 5 Creating Rebar Types
  • 6 Editing Plan and Section Profiles
  • 7 Working with Guide Grids on Sheets
  • 8 Revision Tracking
  • 9 Annotating Dependent Views
  • 10 Importing and Exporting Schedules
  • 11 Creating Building Component Schedules
  • 12 Creating a Repeating Detail

Appendix C: Project – Concrete Structure

  • 1 Start a Structural Project
  • 2 Create Foundation Elements
  • 3 Frame a Concrete Structure

Appendix D: Autodesk Revit Structure Certification Exam Objectives

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Autodesk Revit: Fundamentals for MEP Training

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Autodesk Revit: Fundamentals for MEP Training

MEP fundamentals for Autodesk Revit teaches designers how to model and document in a BIM environment HVAC networks such as air terminals, mechanical equipment, ducts and pipes, plumbing networks with fixtures and pipes, electrical circuits, equipment, devices, lighting fixtures, cable trays and conduits and then how to create construction drawings and schedules.

Course Length: 4 Days

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit

  • 1 BIM and Autodesk Revit
  • 2 Overview of the Interface
  • 3 Starting Projects
  • 4 Viewing Commands

Chapter 2: Basic Sketching and Modify Tools

  • 1 Using General Sketching Tools ▪ 2.2 Inserting Components
  • 3 Selecting and Editing Elements
  • 4 Working with Basic Modify Tools
  • 5 Working with Additional Modify Tools

Chapter 3: Starting Systems Projects

  • 1 Linking and Importing CAD Files
  • 2 Linking in Revit Models
  • 3 Setting Up Levels
  • 4 Copying and Monitoring Elements
  • 5 Coordinating Linked Models
  • 6 Batch Copying Fixtures

Chapter 4: Working with Views

  • 1 Modifying the View Display
  • 2 Duplicating Views
  • 3 Adding Callout Views
  • 4 Creating Elevations and Sections

Chapter 5: Setting Up Spaces

  • 1 Preparing a Model for Spaces
  • 2 Adding Spaces
  • 3 Working with Spaces

Chapter 6: Heating and Cooling Loads Analysis

  • 1 Creating Zones
  • 2 Applying Colour Schemes
  • 3 Analysing the Heating and Cooling Loads

Chapter 7: Basic Systems Tools

  • 1 Connecting Components
  • 2 Creating Systems – Overview

 

Chapter 8: HVAC Networks

  • 1 Adding Mechanical Equipment and Air Terminals
  • 2 Adding Ducts and Pipes
  • 3 Modifying Ducts and Pipes

Chapter 9: Plumbing Networks

  • 1 Adding Plumbing Fixtures and Equipment
  • 2 Adding Plumbing Pipes
  • 3 Modifying Plumbing Pipes
  • 4 Adding Fire Protection Networks

Chapter 10: Advanced Systems for HVAC and Plumbing

  • 1 Creating and Modifying Systems
  • 2 Creating Automatic Layouts
  • 3 Testing Systems

Chapter 11: Electrical Systems

  • 1 About Electrical Systems
  • 2 Placing Electrical Components
  • 3 Creating Electrical Circuits
  • 4 Setting up Panel Schedules
  • 5 Adding Cable Trays and Conduit
  • 6 Testing Electrical Layouts

Chapter 12: Creating Construction Documents

  • 1 Setting Up Sheets
  • 2 Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets ▪ 12.3 Printing Sheets

Chapter 13: Annotating Construction Documents

  • 1 Working with Dimensions
  • 2 Working With Text
  • 3 Adding Detail Lines and Symbols
  • 4 Creating Legends

Chapter 14: Adding Tags and Schedules

  • 1 Adding Tags
  • 2 Working with Schedules

Chapter 15: Creating Details

  • 1 Setting Up Detail Views
  • 2 Adding Detail Components
  • 3 Annotating Details

Appendix A: Introduction to Worksets

  • 1 Introduction to Worksets

Appendix B: Additional Tools

  • 1 Building Type Settings
  • 2 Defining Colour Schemes
  • 3 Custom Duct and Piping Types
  • 4 Work with System Graphics
  • 5 Pressure Loss Reports
  • 6 Guide Grids and Sheets
  • 7 Revision Tracking
  • 8 Annotating Dependent Views
  • 9 Importing and Exporting Schedules
  • 10 Creating Building Component Schedules
  • 11 Keynoting and Keynote Legends

Appendix C: Autodesk Revit Certified Professional Exam for Mechanical Building Systems

Appendix D: Autodesk Revit Certified Professional Exam for Electrical Building Systems

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Autodesk Revit: Fundamentals for Landscape Architecture

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Autodesk Revit Fundamentals for Landscape Architecture Training

In this course, you will learn BIM workflows, how to model and create construction drawings in Autodesk Revit for landscape architecture. Covering topographical surfaces, Site Designer, views, hardscapes, planting components, landscape components, construction documents and schedules. 

Course Length: 4 Days

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit

  • 1 BIM and Autodesk Revit
  • 2 Overview of the Interface
  • 3 Starting Projects
  • 4 Viewing Commands

Chapter 2: Basic Sketching and Modify Tools

  • 1 Using General Sketching Tools
  • 2 Editing Elements
  • 3 Working with Basic Modify Tools
  • 4 Working with Additional Modify Tools

Chapter 3: Starting Model-Based Projects

  • 1 Linking Revit Models
  • 2 Setting Up Levels
  • 3 Copying and Monitoring Elements
  • 4 Coordinating Linked Models

Chapter 4: Creating Revit Site Elements

  • 1 Starting CAD-based Projects
  • 2 Preparing a Project for Site Design
  • 3 Creating Topographical Surfaces
  • 4 Modifying Topographical Surfaces

Chapter 5: Working with Site Designer

  • 1 Preparing a Project for Site Designer
  • 2 Adding Site Designer Features
  • 3 Modifying Site Designer Features

Chapter 6: Working with Views

  • 1 Setting the View Display
  • 2 Duplicating Views
  • 3 Adding Callout Views
  • 4 Creating Elevations and Sections

Chapter 7: Modelling Hardscapes

  • 1 Modelling Hardscapes Using Walls
  • 2 Modelling Hardscapes Using Floors
  • 3 Creating Sloped Floors
  • 4 Working with Materials and Floor Types
  • 5 Modelling Stairs, Ramps and Railings

Chapter 8: Adding Planting and Other Landscape Components

  • 1 Adding Landscape Components
  • 2 Creating Planting Areas and Groups

Chapter 9: Creating Construction Documents

  • 1 Setting Up Sheets
  • 2 Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets
  • 3 Printing Sheets

Chapter 10: Annotating Construction Documents

  • 1 Working with Dimensions
  • 2 Working with Text
  • 3 Adding Tags and Symbols

Chapter 11: Working with Schedules and Legends

  • 1 Working with Schedules
  • 2 Creating Legends

Chapter 12: Creating Details

  • 1 Setting Up Detail Views
  • 2 Adding Detail Components
  • 3 Annotating Details

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Autodesk Revit: Fundamentals for Interior Design Training

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Autodesk Revit: Fundamentals for Interior Design Training

Interior design fundamentals for Autodesk Revit is specificlally designed to teach interior designers on how to use the BIM tools in Autodesk Revit to model walls, floors, ceilings, levels, placing families to layout interiors, space planning, materials, schedules, rendering and construction drawings.

Course Length: 3 Days

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Autodesk Revit

  • Explain BIM and how Revit fits into the BIM process
  • Describe the various User Interface components and areas
  • Define each of the Revit file types
  • Navigate around a project model

Chapter 2: Modelling Tools and Modify Options

  • Define and use Revit tools and keyboard commands to create a 3D model
  • Work with Revit Families and Types
  • Draft using nodes, snaps, and other drawings aids
  • Modify existing content using various modifying tools
  • Use various selection tools to filter for elements and information

Chapter 3: Levels and Grids

  • Create and Modify Levels and Grids
  • Link CAD files into a project
  • Link Revit Model’s into a project
  • Place Architectural Column’s

Chapter 4: Walls

  • Create, modify, and define new wall types for use in projects
  • Comprehend Instance and Type property information
  • Demonstrate how to use the Modify wall options

Chapter 5: Placing Families: Punched Openings and Components

  • Add Doors and Windows
  • Add Component Families
  • Create and Modify new or existing Revit family types for project use

Chapter 6: Views, Display Options and Settings

  • Create, modify and define various types of views in the project
  • Modify Visual Overrides for elements within a view

Chapter 7: Floors

  • Create and define new Floor Types
  • Modify existing Floor Types
  • Define floor contours and slope definitions

Chapter 8: Ceilings

  • Create and define new Ceiling Types
  • Modify existing Ceiling Types
  • Define Ceiling grid and modify spacing and rotation

Chapter 9: Curtain Walls

  • Define Curtain Walls and understand best use of the tools
  • Apply, modify, and create curtain wall grids, mullions, and panels
  • Use Curtain Walls to create Storefronts within the model

Chapter 10: Annotation: Documents & Deliverables

  • Use text, dimensions, detail items, and tags to create project deliverables
  • Establish project construction information

Chapter 11: Detailing in Revit

  • Create drafting views for use with detail creation
  • Add Views and utilize AutoCAD information for coordination
  • Define legends for Revit and understand best use of them
  • Create multiple legend types for various uses

Chapter 12: Space Planning

  • Add and arrange Room’s into new layout
  • Analyse Space locations in design
  • Define Area elements for project programming
  • Create and Refine colour fill plans for clarification

Chapter 13: Materials as Finishes

  • Navigate Materials Browser
  • Organize and assign materials to content
  • Update specified project specific materials
  • Organize Materials Library
  • Build custom project materials
  • Share custom materials library

Chapter 14: Schedules

  • Organize rooms into schedules
  • Build component lists to refine content
  • Access and allocate finishes to component materials

 Chapter 15: Lighting, Rendering and Presentations

  • Create camera views for rendering and presentation views
  • Create lighting scheme with standard and custom lighting components
  • Apply lighting groups to projects
  • Manage Rendering via dialogue window

Chapter 16: Sheets

  • Comprehend sheet use, creation, and manipulation
  • Add views and content to sheets
  • Prepare sheets for size and scale
  • Add project-specific content
  • Print in Revit

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Autodesk Revit: Fundamentals for Architecture Training

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Autodesk Revit Fundamentals for Architecture Training

This fundamentals course for architecture will give you the BIM skills in Autodesk Revit to design architectural 3D models and construction drawings, teaching you how to design walls, doors, floors, ceilings, roof, stair, railing and ramp systems, linking in CAD files, working with views and construction documents.

Course Overview

  • 18-Hours – 9 x 2-hour sessions
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon placing an order
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

Training Guide Contents

Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit

Chapter 1: Introduction to BIM and Autodesk Revit

  • 1 BIM and Autodesk Revit
  • 2 Overview of the Interface
  • 3 Starting Projects
  • 4 Viewing Commands

Chapter 2: Basic Sketching and Modify Tools

  • 1 Using General Sketching Tools
  • 2 Editing Elements
  • 3 Working with Basic Modify Tools
  • 4 Working with Additional Modify Tools

Chapter 3: Starting Architectural Projects

  • 1 Linking and Importing CAD Files
  • 2 Linking in Revit Models
  • 3 Setting Up Levels
  • 4 Creating Structural Grids
  • 5 Adding Columns Design

Development Phase

Chapter 4: Modelling Walls

  • 1 Modelling Walls
  • 2 Modifying Walls
  • 3 Adding Room Elements

Chapter 5: Working with Doors and Windows

  • 1 Inserting Doors and Windows
  • 2 Loading Door and Window Types from the Library
  • 3 Creating Additional Door and Window Sizes

Chapter 6: Working with Curtain Walls

  • 1 Creating Curtain Walls
  • 2 Adding Curtain Grids
  • 3 Working with Curtain Wall Panels
  • 4 Attaching Mullions to Curtain Grids

 Chapter 7: Working with Views

  • 1 Modifying the View Display
  • 2 Duplicating Views
  • 3 Adding Callout Views
  • 4 Creating Elevations and Sections

Chapter 8: Adding Components

  • 1 Adding Components
  • 2 Modifying Components

Chapter 9: Modelling Floors

  • 1 Modelling Floors
  • 2 Creating Shaft Openings
  • 3 Creating Sloped Floors

Chapter 10: Modelling Ceilings

  • 1 Modelling Ceilings
  • 2 Adding Ceiling Fixtures
  • 3 Creating Ceiling Soffits

Chapter 11: Modelling Roofs

  • 1 Modelling Roofs
  • 2 Creating Roofs by Footprint
  • 3 Establishing Work Planes
  • 4 Creating Roofs by Extrusion

Chapter 12: Modelling Stairs, Railings, and Ramps

  • 1 Creating Component Stairs
  • 2 Modifying Component Stairs
  • 3 Working with Railings
  • 4 Creating Ramps

Construction Documents Phase

Chapter 13: Creating Construction Documents

  • 1 Setting Up Sheets
  • 2 Placing and Modifying Views on Sheets
  • 3 Printing Sheets

 Chapter 14: Annotating Construction Documents

  • 1 Working with Dimensions
  • 2 Working With Text
  • 3 Adding Detail Lines and Symbols
  • 4 Creating Legends

Chapter 15: Adding Tags and Schedules

  • 1 Adding Tags
  • 2 Working with Schedules

Chapter 16: Creating Details

  • 1 Setting Up Detail Views
  • 2 Adding Detail Components
  • 3 Annotating Details

Appendix A: Introduction to Worksets

  • 1 Introduction to Worksets

Appendix B: Additional Tools

  • 1 Reusing Selection Sets
  • 2 Editing Wall Joins
  • 3 Wall Sweeps and Reveals
  • 4 Creating Curtain Wall Types with Automatic Grids
  • 5 Enhancing Views
  • 6 Creating Dormers
  • 7 Working with Guide Grids on Sheets
  • 8 Revision Tracking
  • 9 Route Analysis
  • 10 Annotating Dependent Views
  • 11 Importing and Exporting Schedules
  • 12 Creating Building Component Schedules
  • 13 Creating a Repeating Detail
  • 14 Keynoting and Keynote Legends

Appendix C: Autodesk Revit Architecture Certification Exam Objectives

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Autodesk Revit: Collaboration Tools Training

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Autodesk Revit: Collaboration Tools Training

Based on Revit BIM (Building Information Modelling) software, the collaboration training goes through concepts such as project phasing, groups, creating and using design options, working with and coordinating with external file sources and worksets.

Course Length: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Experience with Autodesk Revit design fundamentals

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Phasing, Groups, and Design Options

  • 1 Applying Project Phasing
  • 2 Working with Groups
  • 3 Using Design Options

Chapter 2: Linking Models

  • 1 Linking Models
  • 2 Views and Linked Models
  • 3 Copying and Monitoring Elements
  • 4 Coordinating Linked Models

Chapter 3: Importing and Exporting

  • 1 Importing and Linking Vector Files
  • 2 Modifying Imported Files
  • 3 Importing Raster Image and PDF Files
  • 4 Exporting Files
  • 5 Exporting for Energy Analysis

Chapter 4: Project Team Collaboration

  • 1 Introduction to Worksets
  • 2 Setting Up Worksets
  • 3 Visibility and Display Options with Worksharing
  • 4 Worksharing and Linked Models
  • 5 Opening and Saving Workset-Related Projects
  • 6 Working in Workset-Related Projects
  • 7 Best Practices for Worksets

Appendix A: Additional Information

  • 1 Linked Model Conversion
  • 2 Shared Positioning

Appendix B: Autodesk Revit for Architecture Certified Professional Exam Objectives

Appendix C: Autodesk Revit for Electrical Building Systems Certified Professional Exam Objectives

Appendix D: Autodesk Revit for Mechanical Building Systems Certified Professional Exam Objectives

Appendix E: Autodesk Revit for Structures Certified Professional Exam Objectives

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Autodesk Revit Architecture: Site and Structural Design Training

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Autodesk Revit Architecture: Site and Structural Design Training

This Revit course will teach you on designing projects with topography surfaces and site design techniques such as building pads, site components, positioning and annotating site plans.

Course Length: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Knowledge of using Revit.

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Site Design

  • 1 Preparing a Project for Site Design
  • 2 Creating Topographical Surfaces
  • 3 Adding Property Lines and Building Pads
  • 4 Modifying Toposurfaces
  • 5 Annotating Site Plans
  • 6 Adding Site Components
  • 7 Working with Shared Positioning

Chapter 2:  Structural Tools

  • 1 Structural Basics
  • 2 Creating Foundations
  • 3 Modelling Structural Framing

Appendix A:  Autodesk Revit Architecture Certification Exam Objectives  

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Autodesk Revit Architecture: Conceptual Design & Visualisation Training

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Autodesk Revit Architecture: Conceptual Design & Visualisation Training

This course covers the fundamentals of conceptual design where you will learn how to create masses, analyse space and area and visualisation.

Course Length: 1 Day

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Massing Studies

  • 1 Overview of Massing Studies
  • 2 Placing Mass Elements
  • 3 Creating Conceptual Massing
  • 4 Setting the Work Plane
  • 5 Dynamic Editing for Conceptual Massing
  • 6 Working with Profiles and Edges
  • 7 Moving from Massing to Building

Chapter 2: Space Planning & Area Analysis

  • 1 Space Planning
  • 2 Area Analysis
  • 3 Creating Colour Schemes

Chapter 3: Visualization

  • 1 Creating Perspective Views
  • 2 Working with Graphic Display Options
  • 3 Adding Exploded Views
  • 4 Setting Up Solar Studies 

Chapter 4: Rendering

  • 1 Producing Basic Renderings
  • 2 Working with Lighting
  • 3 Enhancing Renderings

Appendix A: Additional Tools

  • 1 Creating Materials
  • 2 Creating Walkthroughs
  • 3 Conceptual Mass Families

Appendix A: Autodesk Revit Architecture Certification Exam Objectives

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Autodesk Inventor: Fundamentals Training

Autodesk Inventor Professional 3D mechanical CAD software

Autodesk Inventor: Introduction to Solid Modeling Training

This introductory course for Autodesk Inventor Professional covers the fundamental topics for 2D sketching, 3D part and assembly modelling, 2D detailing and bills of materials.

Course Overview

  • 16-Hours – 8 x 2-hour sessions
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon placing an order
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Autodesk Inventor

  • Introduction
  • Autodesk Inventor Fundamentals
  • Getting Started
  • Autodesk Inventor Interface
  • Model Manipulation

Chapter 2: Creating the Base Feature

  • Creating a New Part File
  • Sketched Base Features
  • Editing Sketched Features

Chapter 3: Additional Sketching Tools

  • Additional Entity Types
  • Basic Editing Tools
  • Additional Constraint Tools
  • Additional Dimension Tools

Chapter 4: Advanced Sketch Editing Tools

  • Advanced Editing Tools
  • Rectangular Sketch Patterns
  • Circular Sketch Patterns
  • Sketch Preferences

Chapter 5: Sketched Secondary Features

  • Sketched Secondary Features
  • Using Existing Geometry

Chapter 6: Creating Pick and Place Features

  • Edge Chamfer
  • Constant Fillets
  • Variable Fillets
  • Face Fillets
  • Full Round Fillets
  • Holes
  • Threads
  • Editing Pick and Place Features
  • Creation Sequence

 Chapter 7: Work Features

  • Work Planes
  • Work Axes
  • Work Points

Chapter 8: Equations

  • Equations
  • Parameters

Chapter 9: Additional Features

  • Face Draft
  • Splitting a Face or Part
  • Shells
  • Ribs

Chapter 10: Model and Display Manipulation

  • Reordering Features
  • Inserting Features
  • Suppressing Features
  • Section Views
  •  Design Views

Chapter 11: Fixing Problems

  • Sketch Failure
  • Feature Failure

Chapter 12: Sweep Features

  • Sweep Features

Chapter 13: Loft Features

  • Rail and Centre Line Lofts
  • Advanced Loft Options

Chapter 14: Duplication Tools

  • Rectangular Feature Patterns
  • Circular Feature Patterns
  • Sketched Driven Patterns
  • Mirror Parts or Features
  • Manipulate Patterns and Mirror Features

Chapter 15: Feature Relationships

  • Establishing Relationships
  • Controlling Relationships
  • Investigating Relationships
  • Changing Relationships

Chapter 16: Assembly Environment

  • Assembling Components Using Constraints
  • Assemble Mini-Toolbar
  • Content Centre
  • Assembly Browser
  • Saving Files

Chapter 17: Joint Connections

  • Assembling Components Using Joints

Chapter 18: Manipulating Assembly Display

  • Moving and Rotating Assembly Components
  • Suppressing Constraints
  • Component Display
  • Selection Options in Assemblies

Chapter 19: Model Information

  • Measurement Tools
  • Model Properties

Chapter 20: Presentation Files

  • Creating Presentations
  • Storyboards
  • Snapshot Views
  • Publishing a Presentation File

Chapter 21: Assembly Tools

  • Replacing Components
  • Duplicating Components
  • Restructuring Components
  • Driving Constraints
  • Contact Solver
  • Interference
  • Error Recovery

 Chapter 22: Assembly Parts and Features

  • Assembly Parts
  • Assembly Features

Chapter 23: Assembly Bill of Materials

  • Create Virtual Components
  • Create Bill of Materials

Chapter 24: Working With Projects

  • Project Files
  • Resolving Links

Chapter 25: Drawing Basics

  • Creating a New Drawing
  • Base and Projected Views
  • Additional Drawing Views
  • Manipulating Views

Chapter 26: Detailing Drawings

  • Dimensions
  • Drawing Sheets
  • Parts List
  • Balloons
  • Styles and Standards
  • Hatching

Chapter 27: Drawing Annotations

  • Text
  • Symbols
  • Hole and Thread Notes
  • Chamfer Notes
  • Centre Marks and Centre Lines
  • Hole Tables
  • Revision Tables and Tags

Chapter 28: Customising Autodesk Inventor

  • Application Options
  • Document Settings
  • File Properties
  • Changing Part Units
  • Command Customization

 Appendix A: Sketching Options

  • Sketch Geometry Creation Options
  • Sketch Editing Options
  • Sketch Constraint Options
  • Dimension Type Options

Appendix B: Primitive Base Features

  • Primitive Base Features

Appendix C: Additional Practices I Appendix D: Effective Modelling

  • Design Considerations
  • Modelling Tips and Techniques
  • Model Investigation

Appendix E: Additional Practices II Appendix F: Autodesk Inventor Certification Exam Objectives

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Autodesk InfraWorks: Fundamentals for Conceptual Design and Visualization Training

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Autodesk InfraWorks: Fundamentals for Conceptual Design and Visualization Training

This is a fundamentals course on the conceptual design of roads, bridges, waterways and rail infrastructure design and analysis for Autodesk Infraworks.

Course Length: 2 Days

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Navigating the User Interface

  • 1 Building Information Modeling
  • 2 Overview of the Interface
  • 3 Navigating the Model
  • 4 Working with Proposals

Chapter 2: Connecting to Data Sources

  • 1 Geographic Information Systems Overview
  • 2 Connect to Data Sources
  • 3 Configure and Display Data Sources

Chapter 3: Stylize Data Sources

  • 1 Using Multiple Styles to Display Features
  • 2 Overriding Style Rules
  • 3 Create and Share Styles

Chapter 4: Create Model Elements

  • 1 Basic Commands
  • 2 Create Conceptual Roads in a Model
  • 3 Create Coverages in a Model
  • 4 Create Pipe Networks in a Model
  • 5 Create Railways in a Model
  • 6 Create Water Features in a Model
  • 7 Create Land Areas (Preview)

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Chapter 5: Add Model Details

  • 1 Create Buildings in a Model
  • 2 Create City Furniture in a Model
  • 3 Add Vegetation to a Model
  • 4 Add Miscellaneous Details to a Model

Chapter 6: Analyzing the Model

  • 1 Theme a Data Source
  • 2 Suitability Maps
  • 3 Line of Sight Analysis
  • 4 Measure the Model
  • 5 Analyze Shadows

Chapter 7: Collaborating with Others

  • 1 Share Design Elements with Autodesk Civil 3D
  • 2 Working with Autodesk Revit Models

Chapter 8: Communicate the Design to Stakeholders

  • 1 Creating Images
  • 2 Shared Views
  • 3 Working with Storyboards

Appendix A: Example of a GIS Data Source

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Autodesk InfraWorks: Engineering Design Training

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AUTODESK INFRAWORKS: ENGINEERING DESIGN TRAINING

The course is designed to teach you the fundamentals of using Infraworks for the design of roads, bridges and drainage systems. 

Course Length: 2 Days

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Creating Component Roads

  • 1 Parcels, Right of Ways, and Easements
  • 2 Creating Component Roads
  • 3 Modifying Horizontal Layouts
  • 4 Modifying Vertical Layouts
  • 5 Component Road Superelevation
  • 6 Working with Intersections
  • 7 Roundabouts

Chapter 2: Analyzing Component Roads

  • 1 Traffic Simulation
  • 2 Calculating Quantities
  • 3 Corridor Optimization
  • 4 Balance Cut and Fill Along the Roadway
  • 5 Sight Distance Analysis

Chapter 3: Introduction to Bridge Design

  • 1 Bridge Components
  • 2 Modify Bridges
  • 3 Bridge Line Girder Analysis
  • 4 Detail Design for Bridges

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Chapter 4: Introduction to Drainage Design

  • 1 Watershed Analysis
  • 2 Create and Modify Culverts
  • 3 Pavement Drainage

Chapter 5: Point Cloud Modeling

  • 1 Point Cloud Preparation
  • 2 Extract a Point Cloud Terrain
  • 3 Extract Point Cloud Features

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Autodesk Fusion 360: Introduction to Parametric Modeling Training

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AUTODESK FUSION 360: INTRODUCTION TO PARAMETRIC MODELING TRAINING

Covering parametric sketching and modelling design techniques along with 2D detailing. In addition to solid modelling, this course will also cover T-Spline (sub-d) freeform surfacing tools.

Course Length: 5 Days

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Autodesk Fusion 360

  • 1 Autodesk Fusion 360 Fundamentals
  • 2 Getting Started
  • 3 The Autodesk Fusion 360 Interface
  • 4 Design Navigation & Display

Chapter 2: Creating the First Feature with Quick Shapes

  • 1 Design Units and Origin
  • 2 Quick Shape Creation

Chapter 3: Creating Sketched Geometry

  • 1 Introduction to the Sketching Workflow
  • 2 Sketch Entities
  • 3 Dimensioning
  • 4 Sketch Constraints
  • 5 Extruding a Sketch
  • 6 Revolving a Sketch

Chapter 4: Additional Sketching Tools

  • 1 Additional Entity Types
  • 2 Editing Tools
  • 3 Additional Dimension Tools
  • 4 Moving and Copying
  • 5 Rectangular Sketch Patterns
  • 6 Circular Sketch Patterns

Chapter 5: Sketched Secondary Features

  • 1 Sketched Secondary Features
  • 2 Using Existing Geometry

Chapter 6: Pick and Place Features

  • 1 Fillets
  • 2 Chamfers
  • 3 Holes
  • 4 Editing Pick and Place Features

Chapter 7: Construction Features

  • 1 Construction Planes
  • 2 Construction Axes
  • 3 Construction Points

 

Chapter 8: Equations and Parameters

  • 1 Equations
  • 2 Parameters

Chapter 9: Additional Features and Operations

  • 1 Draft ▪ 9.2 Shell
  • 3 Rib
  • 4 Split Face
  • 5 Scale
  • 6 Thread
  • 7 Press Pull

Chapter 10: Design and Display Manipulation

  • 1 Reordering Features
  • 2 Inserting Features
  • 3 Suppressing Features
  • 4 Measure & Section Analysis
  • 5 Direct Modeling

Chapter 11: Single Path Sweeps

  • 1 Sweeps

Chapter 12: Loft Features

  • 1 Lofts

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Chapter 13: Feature Duplication Tools

  • 1 Mirroring Geometry
  • 2 Patterning Features

Chapter 14: Distributed Design

  • 1 Assembly Design Methods
  • 2 Distributed Design
  • 3 Joint Origins
  • 4 Assigning Joints

Chapter 15: Component Design Tools

  • 1 Rigid Groups
  • 2 Interference Detection
  • 3 Miscellaneous Joint Tools

 

Chapter 16: Multi-Body Design

  • 1 Multi-Body Design
  • 2 Multi-Body Design Tools
  • 3 Components
  • 4 As-Built Joints

Chapter 17: Sculpting Geometry

  • 1 Introduction to the Sculpt Environment
  • 2 Surface Quick Shapes
  • 3 Creating Sketched T-Spline Surfaces
  • 4 Creating Faces & Filling Holes

Chapter 18: Editing Sculpted Geometry

  • 1 Editing Form Geometry
  • 2 Deleting Entities
  • 3 Working with Edges
  • 4 Working with Faces
  • 5 Working with Points
  • 6 Controlling Symmetry
  • 7 Thickening Geometry

Chapter 19: Drawing Basics

  • 1 Creating a New Drawing
  • 2 Additional Drawing Views
  • 3 Exploded Views
  • 4 Manipulating Drawings

Chapter 20: Detailing Drawings

  • 1 Dimensions
  • 2 Other Annotations
  • 3 Parts List and Balloons
  • 4 Annotation and Dimension Settings
  • 5 Drawing Output

Chapter 21: Static Analysis Using the Simulation Environment

  • 1 Introduction to the Simulation Environment
  • 2 Setting up a Structural Static Analysis
  • 3 Setting up the Mesh
  • 4 Solving a Design Study
  • 5 Visualizing the Results

Appendix A: Outputting for 3D Printing

  • 1 Generating a .STL File

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Autodesk Fusion 360: Essentials for Existing 3D CAD Users Training

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AUTODESK FUSION 360: ESSENTIALS FOR EXISTING 3D CAD USERS TRAINING

Designed for users that are experienced in 3D CAD software, particularly mechanical or surfacing. This course will teach users the fundamentals of Fusion 360 user interface, design concepts and drawing, so you can quickly get started.

Course Length: 1 Day

Prerequisites: Previous experience in using 3D modelling software.

Training Guide Contents

Create an account if not already created (The process)

  • Create accounts for all users in the workshop if not already done
  • User Name
  • Password
  • Account GUI

Understanding GUI and navigation

  • Graphical Interface
  • How to Pan, Zoom, Orbit
  • How to select things
  • Application bar
  • Tool bar
  • Data panel
  • Browser
  • Marking menu

Create a project and folders

  • Create the Workshop Project
  • “Basic Fusion 360 Workflow”
  • Create two folders
  • “Download”
  • “Design”

Download files provided for the workshop

  • Download part files to the Design folder, that will be used in the design later
  • Parts and Names still to be decided

Create a Base Feature and two secondary features for one part

  • Save the initial file in the Design folder
  • Create a design with the base feature, a join feature and a subtract feature
  • Create a “Base” Box Feature
  • Provide Dimensions

Create additional features/ solids for creating as a part files

  • Create some additional features for a second part
  • Create a Sketch Feature to Revolve with a Cut
  • Create a Projected Feature using an Offset to Extrude with an Intersect
  • Create a second solid from multiple features
  • Create the second solid into a saved part file
  • Show the difference between the first solid and the new part from the second solid

 

Add Constraints to the parts

  • Show how joints work with the parts to assemble them together, animate to show function
  • Add joints to constraint the part and the solid together
  • Edit the joint limits
  • Animate to show the limits

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Add a downloaded part to the file

  • Add one of the downloaded parts to the file to be constraint
  • Add joints to constraint the new part to the assembly

Patterns at sketch, feature and part level

  • Open a file to pattern a sketch
  • Undo the pattern and extrude the sketch profile
  • Pattern the feature
  • Bring in second part
  • Pattern the Part to the Pattern Feature

Add an assembly to another assembly

  • Start a new Assembly
  • Insert downloaded part and Ground it
  • Add a downloaded assembly as a sub-assembly
  • Constraint the sub-assembly to the grounded part file
  • Copy the sub-assembly two more times and constraint to the grounded part in other locations

How to apply materials and appearances

  • Add Material to parts
  • Add appearances to faces and features
  • How to create custom materials and appearances
  • How to save variations of materials to show on the part

Insert 3D Geometry and Graphics:

  • 3D geometry
  • Decals
  • Attached Canvas

How to Inspect:

  • Measure
  • Interference analysis
  • Zebra analysis
  • Draft analysis
  • Component Color cycling

 

How to setup a library of parts

  • Add the part file used for the pattern and place in a Library folder for future use.
  • Replace the part file in the assembly with the part file now in the library.

Drawings and Annotation

  • Create a drawing from an open assembly
  • Annotate with title block, notes and dimensions
  • Create another drawing and drop a base view of an unopened part file

How to remove data

  • How to delete files and folders from a project How to archive a project

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Autodesk Fabrication CADmep Training Fundamentals Course

Fabrication CADmep 2021 Commercial New Multi-user ELD Annual Subscription

AUTODESK FABRICATION: CADMEP TRAINING FUNDAMENTALS Course

CADmep Fundamentals is for HVAC, piping and plumbing engineers and designers who want to learn the basics of Fabrication CADmep for design, drafting and reporting.

Course Length: 24-Hours

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Autodesk Fabrication CADmep

  • Support Resources for Fabrication CADmep
  • Overview of Fabrication Products
  • BIM and Fabrication
  • Overview of the MEP Fabrication Industry
  • Definitions

Chapter 2: Deployment

  • Installing Fabrication CADmep
  • Check for and Install Latest Service Packs
  • Setting up a Shared Database and File Structure
  • Migrating an Older Database
  • Configuring User Names and Permissions

Chapter 3: User Interface

  • The Service Pallet
  • Create a New Section
  • The CADmep Toolbar
  • Right-Click Shortcut Menus

Chapter 4: Sections

  • Sections
  • Create a New Section
  • Make a Section Current
  • Understanding How Sections Control Hanger Rod Lengths

Chapter 5: Drawing with the Attacher

  • Setting the Systems and Service and setting the Section
  • Placing Items from the Service Pallet
  • Understanding the Attacher Arrow
  • Modifying Placed Items
  • Rotating Items about the Attacher Arrow
  • Using Fix Relative
  • Placing an Item using Fix Relative
  • Placing an Item by Rotating the Attacher Arrow
  • Using Takeoff as Cut-In
  • Using Drop Into Fall
  • Fill Between 2 Ends
  • Fill with Flex
  • Polyline 3D Fill
  • Match Object Properties
  • Configuring the Multiple Item Properties Command
  • Using the Multiple Item Properties Command
  • Carry Over Options Settings
  • Filter Selection

Chapter 6: Drawing with Design Line

  • Set the Design Line Entry Method for Services
  • Fabrication CADmep Design Tools: The Design Line Toolbar
  • The Design Line Takeoff Menu
  • Using Design Line for an HVAC System
  • Understanding How Design Line Works
  • Stretching a Design Line
  • Using Design Line for a Plumbing System
  • Selecting and Activating Design Lines
  • The RevDesign Command

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Chapter 7: Clash Detection

  • RunTime Collision Detection
  • Using the Collision Detection Viewer
  • Design Line Collision Checks
  • Using the DETECT Command

Chapter 8: Importing Revit Content into CADmep

  • Exporting Revit Elements
  • Import into CADmep

Chapter 9: Drawing Annotation

  • Drawing Annotation Settings and Toolbar
  • Understanding the Text Utilities Commands
  • Item Number Tag Leaders

Chapter 10: Reporting

  • The ADDREPORT Command
  • Item Reports and Item Report Builder
  • Printing Item Report With and Without Previews
  • Worksheets and Item Worksheet Builder
  • Printing Worksheets With and Without Previews

Chapter 11: Sectional Views

  • Create a Sectional View

Chapter 12: Point Data

  • Exporting Point Data
  • Viewing Point Data
  • Updating the Model with Modified Point Data
  • Exporting Point Data to Excel

Chapter 13: Spooling

  • Define a Pipe Spool
  • Create a Spool Drawing
  • Understand Spool Colors

Chapter 14: Exporting to ESTMEP AND CAMDUCT

  • Re-numbering Fabrication CADmep Items
  • Exporting to Fabrication CAMduct

Chapter 15: Fabrication CADmep Customization

  • Edit a Configuration
  • Service Setup
  • The Hanger Command
  • Sub Assembly
  • Item Creation
  • Convert 3D Model

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Autodesk Civil 3D Training Grading Course

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Autodesk Civil 3D Training Grading Course

The Autodesk Civil 3D course focuses on Grading Plan design concepts for Civil Engineers.

Civil 3D Training Course Length: 8-Hours


8-Hours – 4 x 2-hour sessions
Remote training over MS Teams
Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
Training for up to 1-3 People
Sessions can start within 7 days upon ordering
Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
Includes Certificate of Completion
Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

Civil 3D Training Prerequisites:

Experience with AutoCAD® or AutoCAD-based products and a sound understanding and knowledge of civil engineering terminology.

Civil 3D Training Course Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Grading  

1 Overview
2 Tools in Autodesk Civil 3D
3 Settings and Defaults
4 Feature Line Styles
5 Grading Group Styles
6 Grading Criteria Sets
7 Surface Styles
8 Sites Overview
9 Autodesk Civil 3D Projects
10 Using Data Shortcuts for Project Management

Chapter 2: Parcel Grading  

1 Setting Parcel Line Elevations
2 Retaining Walls
3 Editing Surfaces
4 Feature Line Interactions with Parcel Lines

Chapter 3: Building Pad Design  

1 Feature Lines Overview
2 Create Feature Lines from Objects
3 Grading Creation Tools
4 Editing the Grading
5 Grading Volume Tools

Chapter 4: Parking Lot Design  

1 Draw Feature Lines
2 Create a Temporary Surface
3 Edit Feature Line Geometry
4 Copy or Move Feature Lines from One Site to Another
5 Create a Transitional Grading Group
6 Create a Grading Surface
7 Add Feature Lines to a Grading Surface

Chapter 5: Parking Lot Option  

1 Assembly Overview
2 Modifying Assemblies
3 Creating a Corridor
4 Corridor Properties
5 Corridor Editing
6 Reversing Feature Lines
7 Corridor Surfaces

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Chapter 6: Pond Design  

1 Feature Line Review
2 Edit Elevations
3 Create Feature Lines from Corridors
4 Edit Geometry
5 Creating Complex Grading Groups
6 Pond Staging Volumes

Chapter 7: Combining Surfaces  

1 Autodesk Civil 3D Projects
2 Sharing Data
3 Data Shortcuts

Chapter 8: Using InfraWorks for Visualisation  

1 Building Information Modeling
2 Overview of the Interface
3 Creating an InfraWorks Model
4 Connect to Data Sources
5 Configure and Display Data Sources
6 Share Design Elements with Autodesk Civil 3D
7 Create Water Features in a Model
8 Create City Furniture in a Model
9 Add Vegetation to a Model

Appendix A: Grading with Corridor Models  

1 Corridor Baselines
2 Profiles
3 Create Grading Assemblies
4 Creating Complex Corridors
5 Modify Corridor Grading

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AutoCAD Map 3D Training Essentials Course

AutoCAD Map 3D Training

An introduction into AutoCAD Map 3D learning the user interface, creating and mapping geometry, connect, edit and stylise geospatial features, work with raster images, source drawings and use survey data and Map 3D industry models.

Course Length: 3 Days

Prerequisites: Experience with AutoCAD and knowledge on mapping and GIS

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started

  • Lesson: AutoCAD Map 3D User Interface

Chapter 2: Creating and Editing Geometry

  • Lesson: Using Coordinate Geometry
  • Lesson: Performing Drawing Cleanup

Chapter 3: Drawing-Based Attribute Data

  • Lesson: Creating and Attaching Object Data
  • Lesson: Editing and Managing Object Data
  • Lesson: Creating Dynamic Annotation
  • Lesson: Connecting to a Database
  • Lesson: Defining a Link Template and Linking Records to Objects
  • Lesson: Using Database Information in a Drawing

Chapter 4: Object Classification 

  • Lesson: Setting Up Object Classifications
  • Lesson: Classify, Select, and Create Classified Objects

Chapter 5: Importing and Exporting Data 

  • Lesson: Importing and Exporting Data

Chapter 6: Establishing a Geospatial Environment 

  • Lesson: Connecting to a Feature Source
  • Lesson: Using Coordinate Systems
  • Lesson: Working with Point Data
  • Lesson: Query Features on Connect

Chapter 7: Editing Features 

  • Lesson: Editing Feature Attributes and Geometry
  • Lesson: Moving Data Between DWG Objects and FDO Features
  • Lesson: Merging and Splitting Features
  • Lesson: Enhanced Data Exchange

Chapter 8: Raster Images

  • Lesson: Inserting Raster Images
  • Lesson: Modifying Inserted Raster Image Properties and Behavior
  • Lesson: Connecting to Raster Images
  • Lesson: Working with DEM Files

 Chapter 9: Source Drawings

  • Lesson: Attaching Source Drawings
  • Lesson: Working with Coordinate Systems

Chapter 10: Source Drawing Queries

  • Lesson: Define Property and Location Queries
  • Lesson: Altering Properties During Queries
  • Lesson: Using the Query Library
  • Lesson: Save Back to Queried Drawings

Chapter 11: Stylizing

  • Lesson: About the Display Manager
  • Lesson: Stylizing FDO Features

Chapter 12: Plotting Maps

  • Lesson: Prepare a Layout Sheet for Review
  • Lesson: Map Books

Chapter 13: Survey Data

  • Lesson: Creating Survey Data Stores
  • Lesson: Working with Survey Data Stores

Chapter 14: Industry Models

  • Lesson: Open, Edit, and Create an Industry Model

Appendix A: Additional Exercises

  • Lesson: Point Clouds
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3ds Max Training: Fundamentals for AEC

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This introductory course into 3ds Max provides you with the fundamentals in 3ds Max to import 3D models from other CAD applications, do basic 3D modelling, setup scenes and materials to do realistic photo rendering and animations.

The topics and exercises in this course are centered around the AEC industry (architecture, interior design and civil engineering)

Course Length: 4 Days

Prerequisites: Experience with 3D modelling

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Autodesk 3ds Max

  • Overview
  • Visualization Workflow
  • The Autodesk 3ds Max Interface
  • File Commands
  • Configure Paths
  • Display Drivers
  • Viewport Display and Labels

Chapter 2: Autodesk 3ds Max Configuration

  • Viewport Navigation
  • Viewport Configuration and Settings
  • Object Selection Methods
  • Units Setup
  • Layer and Object Properties

Chapter 3: Assembling Project Files

  • Data Linking and Importing
  • Linking Files
  • References

Chapter 4: Basic Modeling Techniques

  • Model with Primitives
  • Modifiers and Transforms
  • Sub-Object Mode
  • Reference Coordinate Systems and Transform Centers
  • Cloning and Grouping
  • Polygon Modeling Tools in the Ribbon
  • Statistics in Viewport

Chapter 5: Modeling From 2D Objects

  • 3D Modeling from 2D Objects
  • The Lathe Modifier
  • 2D Booleans
  • The Extrude Modifier
  • 3D Boolean Operations
  • Using Snaps for Precision
  • The Sweep Modifier

Chapter 6: Materials

  • Understanding Materials and Maps
  • Material Shaders
  • Managing Materials
  • General Materials
  • Scanline Materials
  • Autodesk Materials
  • Assigning Maps to Materials
  • Opacity, Bump, and Reflection Mapping
  • Arnold Materials
  • The Material Explorer
  • Scene Converter

Chapter 7: Mapping Coordinates and Scale

  • Mapping Coordinates
  • Mapping Scale
  • Spline Mapping

Chapter 8: Introduction to Lighting

  • Local vs. Global Illumination
  • Standard Lighting
  • Types of Standard Lights
  • Shadow Types

Chapter 9: Lighting and Cameras

  • Photometric Light Objects
  • Arnold Lights
  • Cameras
  • Background Images

Chapter 10: Exposure Control, Daylight, and Rendering

  • Exposure Control
  • Daytime Lighting
  • Rendering Options
  • Arnold Renderer
  • Scanline Renderer
  • ART Renderer
  • State Sets
  • The Print Size Wizard

Chapter 11: Animation

  • Animation and Time Controls
  • Walkthrough Animation
  • Animation Output

Appendix A: Optional Topics

  • Getting Help with Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Compact Material Editor
  • Architectural Materials
  • Object Substitution
  • Creating Hierarchies
  • Customizing the User Interface

Appendix B: Optional Practices

Appendix C: Autodesk 3ds Max Certification Exam Objectives

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Civil 3D Training – Fundamentals

Get Autodesk Civil 3D Autodesk, Civil 3D Pipe Network Training Essentials Course and other Civil 3D training courses from Design Consulting.

Civil 3D Training Fundamentals Course

Suited for Civil Engineers and Surveyors, the Civil 3D Fundamentals training course will teach you how to organise your projects, create, edit, analyse and work with points, surfaces, corridors (roads), parcel layouts, grading, volume calculation and layout pipe networks.

Civil 3D Training Topics Covered:

Learn the Autodesk Civil 3D user interface.
Create points and point groups and work with survey figures.
Create, edit, view, and analyse surfaces.
Create and edit alignments.
Create sites, profiles, and cross-sections.
Create assemblies, corridors, and intersections.
Create grading solutions.
Create gravity-fed and pressure pipe networks.
Use plan production tools to create plan and profile sheets.

Civil 3D Training Prerequisites:

Experience with AutoCAD® or AutoCAD-based products and a sound understanding and knowledge of civil engineering terminology.

Course Length: 16 Hours

  • 8-Hours – 4 x 2-hour sessions
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon ordering
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Includes Certificate of Completion
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

Civil 3D Training Learning Guide Contents

Chapter 1: The Autodesk Civil 3D Interface

1.1 Product Overview
1.2 Autodesk Civil 3D Workspaces
1.3 Autodesk Civil 3D User Interface
1.4 Autodesk Civil 3D Toolspace
1.5 Autodesk Civil 3D Panorama

Chapter 2: Survey, Points, and Linework

2.1 Survey Workflow Overview
2.2 Survey Figures
2.3 Points Overview
2.4 Point Settings
2.5 Creating Points
2.6 Reviewing and Editing Points
2.7 Point Reports
2.8 Importing Survey Data
2.9 Point Groups
2.10 Lines and Curves

Chapter 3: Surfaces

3.1 Surface Process
3.2 Surface Properties
3.3 Other Surface Data
3.4 Breaklines and Boundaries
3.5 Surface Editing
3.6 Surface Analysis Tools
3.7 Surface Labels
3.8 Surface Analysis Display

Chapter 4: Alignments

4.1 Roadway Design Overview
4.2 Autodesk Civil 3D Sites
4.3 Introduction to Alignments
4.4 Alignments Layout Tools
4.5 Alignment Properties
4.6 Labels and Tables

Chapter 5: Profiles

5.1 Profiles Overview
5.2 Create a Profile View Style
5.3 Create Profiles from Surface
5.4 Create Profile View Wizard
5.5 Finished Ground Profiles
5.6 Create and Edit Profiles

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Chapter 6: Corridors

6.1 Assembly Overview
6.2 Creating a Corridor
6.3 Corridor Properties
6.4 Designing Intersections
6.5 Corridor Surfaces
6.6 Sample Line Groups
6.7 Section Volume Calculations

Chapter 7: Grading

7.1 Grading Overview
7.2 Feature Lines
7.3 Grading Tools
7.4 Modifying Autodesk Civil 3D Grading

Chapter 8: Pipe Networks

8.1 Pipes Overview
8.2 Pipes Configuration
8.3 Creating Networks from Objects
8.4 The Network Layout Toolbar
8.5 Network Editing
8.6 Annotating Pipe Networks
8.7 Pressure Pipe Networks

Chapter 9: Project Explorer

9.1 Introduction to the Project Explorer
9.2 Project Explorer User Interface
9.3 Civil 3D Object Management
9.4 Reports and Object Sets

Chapter 10: Plan Production

10.1 Final Design
10.2 Plan Production Tools
10.3 Plan Production Objects
10.4 Plan Production Object Edits
10.5 Creating Sheets
10.6 Section Views


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AutoCAD: Fundamentals

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AutoCAD Fundamentals is the ultimate in AutoCAD training, with 32 topics covering everything in AutoCAD design and drafting that you need to know.

Building on the AutoCAD: Essentials course, Fundamentals goes into 2D drafting topics, advanced tools and work concepts, managing your project and parametrics.

Course Length: 5 Days

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Getting Started with AutoCAD

  • Starting the Software
  • User Interface
  • Working with Commands
  • Cartesian Workspace
  • Opening an Existing Drawing File
  • Viewing Your Drawing
  • Saving Your Work

Chapter 2: Basic Drawing and Editing Commands

  • Drawing Lines
  • Erasing Objects
  • Drawing Vertical and Horizontal Lines
  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Drawing Circles
  • Undo and Redo Actions

Chapter 3: Projects: Creating a Simple Drawing

  • Create a Simple Drawing
  • Create Simple Shapes

Chapter 4: Drawing Precision in AutoCAD

  • Using Running Object Snaps
  • Using Object Snap Overrides
  • Polar Tracking at Angles
  • Object Snap Tracking
  • (Optional) Drawing with Snap and Grid

Chapter 5: Making Changes in Your Drawing

  • Selecting Objects for Editing
  • Moving Objects
  • Copying Objects ▪ 5.4 Rotating Objects
  • Scaling Objects
  • Mirroring Objects
  • Editing with Grips   

Chapter 6: Projects: Making Your Drawings More Precise

  • Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
  • Architectural Project: Landscape
  • Mechanical Project: Using Polar and Tracking
  • Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
  • Mechanical Project: Satellite

Chapter 7: Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

  • Creating New Drawings With Templates
  • What are Layers?
  • Layer States
  • Changing an Object’s Layer

Chapter 8: Advanced Object Types

  • Drawing Arcs
  • Drawing Polylines
  • Editing Polylines
  • Drawing Polygons
  • Drawing Ellipses

Chapter 9: Analyzing Model and Object Properties

  • Working with Object Properties
  • Measuring Objects

Chapter 10: Projects: Drawing Organization and Information

  • Architectural Project
  • Mechanical Project
  • Civil Project

Chapter 11: Advanced Editing Commands

  • Trimming and Extending Objects
  • Stretching Objects
  • Creating Fillets and Chamfers
  • Offsetting Objects
  • Creating Arrays of Objects

Chapter 12: Blocks

  • What are Blocks?
  • Inserting Blocks using the Blocks Palette
  • Inserting Blocks using the Tool Palettes
  • Working with Dynamic Blocks
  • Inserting Blocks using the DesignCenter

Chapter 13: Projects: Creating More Complex Objects

  • Mechanical Project 1: Plate
  • Mechanical Project 2: Gasket
  • Mechanical Project 3: Plate
  • Mechanical Project 4: Rocker Arm
  • Architectural Project 1: Floor Plan
  • Architectural Project 2: Floor Plan
  • Civil Project: Parking Lot

Chapter 14: Setting Up a Layout

  • Working in Layouts
  • Creating Layouts
  • Creating Layout Viewports
  • Named Views
  • Guidelines for Layouts

Chapter 15: Printing Your Drawing

  • Printing Concepts
  • Printing Layouts
  • Print and Plot Settings

Chapter 16: Projects: Preparing to Print

  • Mechanical Project
  • Architectural Project

Chapter 17: Text

  • Working with Annotations
  • Adding Text in a Drawing
  • Modifying Multiline Text
  • Formatting Multiline Text
  • Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
  • Creating Tables
  • (Optional) Modifying Tables

Chapter 18: Hatching

  • Hatching
  • Editing Hatches

Chapter 19: Adding Dimensions

  • Dimensioning Concepts
  • Adding Linear Dimensions
  • Adding Radial and Angular Dimensions
  • Editing Dimensions

Chapter 20: Projects: Annotating Your Drawing

  • Mechanical Project
  • Architectural Project 1
  • Architectural Project 2
  • Civil Project

Chapter 21: Working Effectively with AutoCAD

  • Creating a Custom Workspace
  • Using the Keyboard Effectively
  • Object Creation, Selection, and Visibility
  • Working in Multiple Drawings
  • Copying and Pasting Between Drawings
  • Using Grips Effectively
  • Additional Layer Tools

Chapter 22: Accurate Positioning

  • Coordinate Entry
  • Locating Points with Tracking
  • Construction Lines
  • Placing Reference Points

Chapter 23: Projects: Productivity Tools

  • Schematic Project: Purifier Unit
  • Mechanical Project: 2 Views
  • Architectural/Civil Project: Formal Garden
  • Mechanical Project: Cover Plate
  • Architectural Project: Addition
  • Mechanical Project: Block
  • Mechanical Project: Plate

Chapter 24: Parametric Drawing

  • Working with Constraints
  • Geometric Constraints
  • Dimensional Constraints

Chapter 25: Working with Blocks

  • Creating Blocks
  • Editing Blocks
  • Removing Unused Elements
  • Adding Blocks to Tool Palettes
  • Modifying Tool Properties in Tool Palettes

Chapter 26: Projects: Creating and Organizing Blocks

  • Mechanical Project: Control Panel
  • Architectural Project: Furniture Layout
  • Civil Project: Utility Layout

Chapter 27: Creating Templates

  • Why Use Templates?
  • Controlling Units Display
  • Creating New Layers
  • Adding Standard Layouts to Templates
  • Saving Templates

Chapter 28: Working with Layouts

  • Creating and Using Named Views
  • Advanced Viewport Options
  • Layer Overrides in Viewports
  • Annotative Scale Features

Chapter 29: Annotation Styles

  • Creating Text Styles
  • Creating Dimension Styles
  • Creating Multileader Styles

Chapter 30: Projects: Drawing Setup and Utilities

  • Interiors Project
  • Mechanical/Schematic Project
  • Civil/Map Project
  • Mechanical Project: Dimension Styles

 Chapter 31: External References

  • Attaching External References
  • Modifying External References
  • Xref Specific Information

Chapter 32: Projects: Drawing

  • ISO A1 Title Block
  • Mechanical Project: Drill Press Base
  • Architectural Project: Office Tower
  • P&ID Project: Oil Lubrication System
  • Civil Project: Warehouse Site

Appendix A: Skills Assessment 1 Appendix B: Optional Topics

  • Using QuickCalc
  • Additional Zoom Commands
  • Additional Text Tools
  • Additional Dimensioning Tools
  • Creating Boundaries and Regions
  • Modifying Length

Appendix C: Skills Assessment 2 Appendix D: AutoCAD Certification Exam Objectives

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AutoCAD Training Essentials Course

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Autodesk AutoCAD Essentials Training Course

Course Length: 16-Hours

  • 8-Hours – 2 x 4-hour training sessions and basic setup
  • Remote training over MS Teams
  • Sessions are recorded and download links for each session are provide for future use
  • Training for up to 1-3 People
  • Sessions can start within 7 days upon ordering
  • Flexible sessions (i.e. consecutive or Monday, Wednesday, Friday, etc.)
  • Courses are private and topics can be customised to suit
  • Includes Certificate of Completion
  • Training manuals are additional $159 each for soft copy

 

Training Guide Contents

This AutoCAD: Essentials (Fundamentals – Part 1) training course is designed for those using AutoCAD with a Windows operating system. This guide is not designed for the AutoCAD for Mac software.

The objective of AutoCAD: Essentials (Fundamentals – Part 1) is to enable you to create, modify, and work with a 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software.

This course covers the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software. The course begins with learning the basic tools for creating and editing 2D drawings. It then continues to explore the tools used to annotate drawings by adding text, hatching, dimensions, and tables. More advanced tools, such as working with blocks and setting up layouts, are introduced to improve your efficiency with the software. Not every command or option is covered, because the intent is to show the essential tools and concepts, such as:

  • Understanding the AutoCAD workspace and user interface
  • Using basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools
  • Organizing drawing objects on layers
  • Using reusable symbols (blocks)
  • Preparing a layout to be plotted
  • Adding text, hatching, and dimensions

The AutoCAD: Essentials course is not recommended for users that have completed the AutoCAD: Fundamentals course, as the Essentials course makes up Part 1 of the Fundamentals course.

Prerequisites:

  • A working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology.
  • A working knowledge of your operating system.

Contents

Chapter 1: Chapter 1: Getting Started with AutoCAD

  • 1.1 Starting the Software
  • 1.2 User Interface
  • 1.3 Working with Commands
  • 1.4 Cartesian Workspace
  • 1.5 Opening an Existing Drawing File
  • 1.6 Viewing Your Drawing
  • 1.7 Saving Your Work

Chapter 2: Basic Drawing and Editing Commands

  • 2.1 Drawing Lines
  • 2.2 Erasing Objects
  • 2.3 Drawing Vertical and Horizontal Lines
  • 2.4 Drawing Rectangles
  • 2.5 Drawing Circles
  • 2.6 Undo and Redo Actions

Chapter 3: Projects: Creating a Simple Drawing

  • 3.1 Create a Simple Drawing
  • 3.2 Create Simple Shapes

Chapter 4: Drawing Precision in AutoCAD

  • 4.1 Using Running Object Snaps
  • 4.2 Using Object Snap Overrides
  • 4.3 Polar Tracking at Angles
  • 4.4 Object Snap Tracking
  • 4.5 Drawing with Snap and Grid

Chapter 5: Making Changes in Your Drawing

  • 5.1 Selecting Objects for Editing
  • 5.2 Moving Objects
  • 5.3 Copying Objects
  • 5.4 Rotating Objects
  • 5.5 Scaling Objects
  • 5.6 Mirroring Objects
  • 5.7 Editing with Grips

Chapter 6: Projects: Making Your Drawings More Precise

  • 6.1 Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
  • 6.2 Architectural Project: Landscape
  • 6.3 Mechanical Project: Using Polar and Tracking
  • 6.4 Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
  • 6.5 Mechanical Project: Satellite

Chapter 7: Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

  • 7.1 Creating New Drawings with Templates
  • 7.2 What Are Layers?
  • 7.3 Layer States
  • 7.4 Changing an Object’s Layer

Chapter 8: Advanced Object Types

  • 8.1 Drawing Arcs
  • 8.2 Drawing Polylines
  • 8.3 Editing Polylines
  • 8.4 Drawing Splines
  • 8.5 Drawing Polygons
  • 8.6 Drawing Ellipses

Chapter 9: Analysing Model and Object Properties

  • 9.1 Working with Object Properties
  • 9.2 Measuring Objects

Chapter 10: Projects: Drawing Organization and Information

  • 10.1 Architectural Project
  • 10.2 Mechanical Project
  • 10.3 Civil Project

Chapter 11: Advanced Editing Commands

  • 11.1 Trimming and Extending Objects
  • 11.2 Stretching Objects
  • 11.3 Creating Fillets and Chamfers
  • 11.4 Offsetting Objects
  • 11.5 Creating Arrays of Objects

Chapter 12: Introduction to Blocks

  • 12.1 What Are Blocks?
  • 12.2 Inserting Blocks Using the Blocks Palette
  • 12.3 Inserting Blocks Using the Tool Palettes
  • 12.4 Inserting Dynamic Blocks
  • 12.5 Inserting Blocks Using the DesignCenter

Chapter 13: Projects: Creating More Complex Objects

  • 13.1 Mechanical Project 1: Plate
  • 13.2 Mechanical Project 2: Gasket
  • 13.3 Mechanical Project 3: Plate
  • 13.4 Mechanical Project 4: Rocker Arm
  • 13.5 Architectural Project 1: Floor Plan
  • 13.6 Architectural Project 2: Floor Plan
  • 13.7 Civil Project: Parking Lot
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AutoCAD Training Beyond the Basics

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Part 2 of the AutoCAD Fundamentals course, Beyond the Basics covers design and drafting topics such as parametrics, blocks, templates, layers, and styles & standards.

Course Length: 2 Days

Prerequisites: A working understanding of AutoCAD.

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Working Effectively with AutoCAD

  • 1 Creating a Custom Workspace
  • 2 Using the Keyboard Effectively
  • 3 Object Creation, Selection, and Visibility
  • 4 Working in Multiple Drawings
  • 5 Copying and Pasting Between Drawings
  • 6 Using Grips Effectively
  • 7 Additional Layer Tools

Chapter 2: Accurate Positioning

  • 1 Coordinate Entry
  • 2 Locating Points with Tracking
  • 3 Construction Lines
  • 4 Placing Reference Points

Chapter 3: Projects: Productivity Tools

  • 1 Schematic Project: Purifier Unit
  • 2 Mechanical Project: 2 Views
  • 3 Architectural/Civil Project: Formal Garden
  • 4 Mechanical Project: Cover Plate
  • 5 Architectural Project: Addition
  • 6 Mechanical Project: Block
  • 7 Mechanical Project: Plate

Chapter 4: Parametric Drawing

  • 1 Working with Constraints
  • 2 Geometric Constraints
  • 3 Dimensional Constraints

Chapter 5: Working with Blocks

  • 1 Creating Blocks
  • 2 Editing Blocks
  • 3 Removing Unused Elements
  • 4 Adding Blocks to Tool Palettes
  • 5 Modifying Tool Properties in Tool Palettes

Chapter 6: Projects: Creating and Organizing Blocks

  • 1 Mechanical Project: Control Panel
  • 2 Architectural Project: Furniture Layout
  • 3 Civil Project: Utility Layout

 

Chapter 7: Creating Templates

  • 1 Why Use Templates?
  • 2 Controlling Units Display
  • 3 Creating New Layers
  • 4 Adding Standard Layouts to Templates
  • 5 Saving Templates

Chapter 8: Working with Layouts

  • 1 Creating and Using Named Views
  • 2 Advanced Viewport Options
  • 3 Layer Overrides in Viewports
  • 4 Annotative Scale Features

Chapter 9: Annotation Styles

  • 1 Creating Text Styles
  • 2 Creating Dimension Styles
  • 3 Creating Multileader Styles

Chapter 10: Projects: Drawing Setup and Utilities

  • 1 Interiors Project
  • 2 Mechanical/Schematic Project
  • 3 Civil/Map Project
  • 4 Mechanical Project: Dimension Styles

Chapter 11: External References

  • 1 Attaching External References
  • 2 Modifying External References
  • 3 Xref Specific Information

Chapter 12: Projects: Drawing

  • 1 ISO A1 Title Block
  • 2 Mechanical Project: Drill Press Base
  • 3 Architectural Project: Office Tower
  • 4 P&ID Project: Oil Lubrication System
  • 5 Civil Project: Warehouse Site

 Appendix A: Optional Topics

  • 1 Using QuickCalc
  • 2 Additional Zoom Commands
  • 3 Additional Text Tools
  • 4 Additional Dimensioning Tools
  • 5 Creating Boundaries and Regions
  • 6 Modifying Length

Appendix B: Skills Assessment

Appendix C: AutoCAD Certification Exam Objectives

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AutoCAD Training 3D Drawing Course

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The AutoCAD 3D course teaches AutoCAD users the concepts and fundamentals of 3D design in AutoCAD.

Course Length: 3 Days

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of AutoCAD 

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: 3D Foundations

  • 1 Why Use 3D?
  • 2 Introduction to the 3D Modeling Workspace
  • 3 Basic 3D Viewing Tools
  • 4 3D Navigation Tools
  • 5 Introduction to the User Coordinate System (UCS)

Chapter 2: Simple Solids

  • 1 Working with Solid Primitives
  • 2 Solid Primitive Types
  • 3 Working with Composite Solids
  • 4 Working with Mesh Models

Chapter 3: Working with the User Coordinate System

  • 1 UCS Basics
  • 2 UCS X, Y, and Z Commands
  • 3 UCS Multi-functional Grips
  • 4 Saving a UCS by Name

Chapter 4: Creating Solids & Surfaces from 2D Objects

  • 1 Complex 3D Geometry
  • 2 Extruded Solids and Surfaces
  • 3 Swept Solids and Surfaces
  • 4 Revolved Solids and Surfaces
  • 5 Lofted Solids and Surfaces
  • 6 NURBS Surfaces

Chapter 5: Modifying in 3D Space

  • 1 3D Gizmo Tools
  • 2 Aligning Objects in 3D Space
  • 3 3D Modify Commands

Chapter 6: Advanced Solid Editing

  • 1 Editing Components of Solids
  • 2 Editing Faces of Solids
  • 3 Fillets and Chamfers on Solids

Chapter 7: Additional Editing Tools

  • 1 Creating a Shell
  • 2 Imprinting Edges of Solids
  • 3 Slicing a Solid along a Plane
  • 4 Interference Checking
  • 5 Converting Objects to Surfaces
  • 6 Converting Objects to Solids

Chapter 8: Refining the View

  • 1 Working with Sections
  • 2 Working with Cameras
  • 3 Managing Views in 3D
  • 4 Animating with ShowMotion
  • 5 Creating ShowMotion Shots
  • 6 Creating Animations

Chapter 9: Point Clouds

  • 1 Point Clouds

Chapter 10: Visualization

  • 1 Creating Visual Styles
  • 2 Working with Materials
  • 3 Specifying Light Sources
  • 4 Rendering Concepts

Chapter 11: Working Drawings from 3D Models

  • 1 Creating Multiple Viewports
  • 2 2D Views from 3D Solids
  • 3 Creating Technical Drawings with Flatshot
  • 4 3D Model Import
  • 5 Automatic Model Documentation
  • 6 3D Printing

Appendix A: Skills Assessment

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AutoCAD Electrical Training Fundamentals Course

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The AutoCAD Electrical Training Course covers the core topics for working with electrical schematics. You will learn the basics on electrical schematic creation (e.g. point to point and ladder logic), wire numbering, PLC’s, symbols, panel drawings, tagging, etc.

The setup of AutoCAD Electrical is also covered with such topics as how project files work, linking title blocks, templates and reporting.

In terms of administration, the course also covers customisation of the database, symbols and circuits.

Course Length: 3 Days

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of AutoCAD

Training Guide Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to AutoCAD Electrical

  • 1 What is AutoCAD Electrical?
  • 2 Drawing Files
  • 3 Electrical Components and Wires
  • 4 Design Methodologies

Chapter 2: Project Files

  • 1 Project Manager Interface
  • 2 Accessing Project Files
  • 3 Opening a Drawing
  • 4 Creating a Drawing
  • 5 Add a Drawing to a Project File
  • 6 Managing Drawings in Projects
  • 7 Project Manager Drawing List

Chapter 3: Schematics I – Single Wires/Components

  • 1 Referencing
  • 2 Ladders
  • 3 Insert Wires
  • 4 Edit Wires
  • 5 Add Rungs
  • 6 Wire Setup
  • 7 Wire Numbers
  • 8 Source and Destination Signal Arrows
  • 9 Insert Component
  • 10 Parent/Child Components

Chapter 4: Schematics II – Multiwire and Circuits

  • 1 Dashed Link Lines
  • 2 3-Phase Ladders
  • 3 Multiple Wire Bus
  • 4 3-Phase Components
  • 5 3-Phase Wire Numbering
  • 6 Cable Markers
  • 7 Fan In/Out
  • 8 Insert Saved Circuits
  • 9 Save Circuits to Icon Menu
  • 10 WBlock Circuits
  • 11 Copy Circuit
  • 12 Move Circuit
  • 13 Circuit Clipboard
  • 14 Circuit Builder

Chapter 5: Editing Commands

  • 1 Edit Component
  • 2 Updating Drawings
  • 3 Scoot
  • 4 Move Component
  • 5 Copy Component
  • 6 Align
  • 7 Delete Component
  • 8 Surfer Command
  • 9 Copy Catalog Assignment
  • 10 Copy Installation/Location Code Values
  • 11 Attribute Editing Commands

Chapter 6: Panel Drawings

  • 1 Insert Footprint (Icon Menu)
  • 2 Insert Footprint (Schematic List)
  • 3 Insert Component (Panel List)
  • 4 Edit Footprint
  • 5 Assign Item Numbers
  • 6 Add Balloons

Chapter 7: Terminals

  • 1 Insert Terminal Symbols
  • 2 Multiple Level Terminals
  • 3 Multiple Insert Component Command
  • 4 Insert Jumpers
  • 5 Terminal Strip Editor
  • 6 DIN Rail Command

Chapter 8: PLC Symbols

  • 1 Insert PLC (Parametric)
  • 2 Insert PLC (Full Units)
  • 3 Insert Individual PLC I/O Points
  • 4 PLC Based Tagging
  • 5 Spreadsheet to PLC I/O Utility

Chapter 9: Point-to-Point Wiring Drawings

  • 1 Insert Connectors
  • 2 Edit Connectors
  • 3 Insert Splices
  • 4 Insert Multiple Wires
  • 5 Bend Wires

 Chapter 10: Symbol Creation

  • 1 Schematic Symbols
  • 2 Naming Convention
  • 3 Icon Menu Wizard
  • 4 AutoCAD Electrical Databases
  • 5 Project Database
  • 6 Catalog Database
  • 7 Footprint Lookup Database
  • 8 PLC Database

Chapter 11: Titleblocks

  • 1 Update Titleblocks
  • 2 Titleblock Setup

Chapter 12: Reporting Tools

  • 1 Create Reports
  • 2 Configure Report Templates
  • 3 Running Automatic Reports
  • 4 Electrical Audit

Chapter 13: Settings and Templates

  • 1 Project Properties
  • 2 Drawing Properties
  • 3 Panel Drawing Configuration
  • 4 Template Files
  • 5 Sharing Symbol Libraries and Databases

Chapter 14: Drawing Update Tools

  • 1 Project-Wide Update/Retag
  • 2 Project-Wide Utilities
  • 3 Plot Project
  • 4 Export to Spreadsheet
  • 5 Update from Spreadsheet
  • 6 Copy Project
  • 7 Swap/Update Block
  • 8 Mark/Verify Drawings

Appendix A: Skills Assessment

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