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AutoCAD 2017 Level II: Space Planning (May // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, May 4, 2017 to Friday, May 5, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 days
Cost: 
$700
Prerequisites: 
Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2015 Level I...or...6-12 months continuous Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2016 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Space planners, facility managers, project managers, or production CAD users who need to update or maintain space within their respective organization
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This class is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to modify and extract data from AutoCAD® drawings in the space planning and facility management environment. This class is designed for those who need to use AutoCAD in their profession to make changes to and query information from AutoCAD drawings. Basic, prior knowledge of AutoCAD commands and techniques is necessary.


Inquiry Tools

Distance, Area, and Listing of Entity Properties
Text Formatting and Placement

Reporting

Text
Dimensions
Field Creation and Updates
Table Creation and Updates
Linking Tables

Creating and Placing Furniture

Dynamic Blocks
Attribute Creation and Modification

Establishing Space Layouts

Layer Filter
Layer States
Plan Type Setup

Drawing Management

External References
Working with Backgrounds

Plotting

Viewports
Layouts
Plot Stamping
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats 

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
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Revit 2017 Level I: Architecture (June // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, June 12, 2017 to Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
4 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$1,600
Prerequisites: 
A strong architectural background or education, as well as general computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Architects and designers who are actively involved in project design and the development of drawing sets
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**This 4 day training class will span over a two week period. Day (1&2) will be held June 12-13th and Day (3&4) will be held June 19-20th.**

This hands-on, comprehensive class demonstrates and instructs design development and documentation methods using Revit®.  This class is designed to teach the architectural professional how to use Revit to create a Building Information Model (BIM), and from that model generate construction documents. Attendees of this class will experience this process of 3D model creation to 2D detailing first hand on a sample project they will build from scratch.

Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.

Introduction

Building Information Modeling
Exploring the Interface
Elements and Families

Views and Visibility

Project Browser
Floor and Ceiling Plans
Sections and Elevations
Schedules and Elevations
3D views
Schedules
View Properties and View Range

Using Modeling Tools

Levels and Grids
Structural Columns
Walls, Floors, Ceilings, and Roofs
Curtain Walls
Doors and Windows
Stairs and Railings
Rooms

Working with Families

Loading into Projects
Placing Components (Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment)
Introduction to Creating Families

Basic Detailing and Annotation

Detail Lines and Detail Components
Text and Dimensions
Tags and Symbols
Linking and Exporting to CAD

Sheets and Printing

Introduction to Worksharing


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Revit 2017 Level I: Project Managers for Architecture (April // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Friday, April 28, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Location: 
Cost: 
$400
Prerequisites: 
A strong architectural background and experience with managing projects, as well as general computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Architectural and interiors project managers who want to understand how Revit® is affecting the design and documentation process
Register

This one-day class is designed for individuals, such as architectural/interiors project managers or supervisors, who need to view and manage projects in Revit®.  Attendees will receive an overview of navigating in the Revit environment, as well as basic modeling and drawing techniques.  This class will provide the skills necessary to redline/mark up Revit models as well as address common Revit management issues such as staffing, workflow, and model-driven decision making.

Introduction

Building Information Model
Exploring the Interface
Elements and Families 

Understanding the Model

Navigating Views
Plans, Sections, and Elevations
3D Views
Schedules
View Properties

Understanding Building Elements

Levels and Grids
Walls, Doors, and Windows
Editing Tools
Element Properties

Annotations

Dimensions and Measuring
Text Notes
Tags and Keynotes

Sheets and Printing

Design Review and Markup

Digital Redlining
Revisions and Issuances 
Best Practices

Impact on Project Management

Collaboration
Shift in Workflow
Project Roles

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Delivery: 

Bluebeam Revu 2016 Level I: Essentials (January // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Friday, January 13, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am - 4:30pm EST
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$400
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows knowledge and experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Designers, construction professionals, and project managers working to move to paperless workflows that enhance collaboration and efficiency.
Register

This one-day class is designed for those hoping to move to a paperless workflow using Bluebeam® Revu® which will enable project design teams to collaborate in a paper-free environment. This course teaches you how to use Bluebeam Revu’s powerful PDF editing, markup, and collaboration technology, allowing you to collaborate efficiently and review documents in a quick and easy fashion. We’ll cover the interface, markup tools, comparison tools and general document management. Incorporating the workflows learned in this course will help project teams transcend into a paperless collaboration workflow.

Getting Started
Product Overview
Roles of Users
PDF Templates

Interface
User Profiles
Toolbars
Tab Access
Customize Interface Layout

Views
Multiview
Split Documents
Synchronize

Markup Tools
Creating Annotations
Callouts
Notes
Stamps

Document Management
Hyperlinking
Slip Sheeting
Batch Processes

Tool Chest
Adding Tools and Customizing Tool sets

Markup List
Filtering Information
Adding customized Columns and Criteria
Status Options
Summary and Report
Exporting Markup Lists

Estimation and Takeoffs
Estimation with Markups
Takeoffs in Markups List

Compare Documents
Comparing differences between two documents
Document Overlay

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Bluebeam Revu
This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
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AutoCAD 2017 Level II: 3D Modeling (January // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, January 9, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Location: 
Cost: 
$350
Prerequisites: 
Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2015 Level I...or...6-12 months continuous Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2015 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Experienced Autodesk® AutoCAD® users who need to learn about the 3D tools in Autodesk® AutoCAD®
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This one-day class will introduce you to the techniques required to visualize, create, and manipulate three-dimensional (3D) entities in AutoCAD®.  You will develop an understanding of the 3D drawing environment and learn to create 3D entities using multiple methods.  This class is focused on the modeling aspect of 3D geometry and does not cover materials, lighting, and rendering.  A knowledge of basic AutoCAD commands and techniques is required.

Introduction to 3D

The 3D Modeling Workspace
Types of 3D Models
Navigating and Displaying 3D Models
Orbiting your 3D Model

Generating 3D Models from 2D Geometry

Choosing a Model Creation Method
Polysoilds
Extrude and Presspull
Revolves and Sweeps
Lofts

Creating 3D Geometry

Working with Soild Primitives
Union, Substract, and Intersect 
Checking Interference
Introduction to Surface and Mesh Modeling
Introduction to Working with Point Clouds

Working in 3D

Cartesian Coordinate System
Changing the Coordinate System Dynamically
Changing the Model Position
View Cube and Steering Wheels
 

Editing Models

Fillet and Chamfer
Slice
Group Editing
Face Editing

Model Documentation

Using View Creation Tools
Using Section Creation Tools
Introduction to Point Cloud Importation

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD and LT 2017 Level I : Introduction (December // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 to Wednesday, December 21, 2016
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Cost: 
$700
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® occasionally and will be doing minor edits on existing drawings.
Register

This two-day introductory class is designed to provide attendees with the skills necessary to create and modify AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® drawings.  This course is intended for individuals who need to use AutoCAD® or AutoCAD®  LT occasionally for minor editing of existing 2D drawings.  Anyone planning to use AutoCAD®  or AutoCAD®  LT for daily production work, the Level I: Essentials class is strongly recommended instead.

Continued Learning: 

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.
 

Understanding the Interface

Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbon
Application Status Bar
Command Window
The Canvas (Drawing Editor)

Basic Drawing Navigation

Panning
Zooming
Windowing

Drawing Setup and Organization

Units and Drawing Limits
Layers, Linetypes, Lineweights, and Colors

Drawing with Precision

Introduction to the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Orthomode
Polar Tracking

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, and Rotating
Offsetting
Trimming, Extending
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties

Annotation

Text
Dimensions

Plotting

Layouts and Viewports
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats

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Delivery: 

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 Level I: Essentials (May // Online)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, May 1, 2017 to Wednesday, May 3, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
3 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$1,035
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Beginner / Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Civil design professionals who want to learn how to automate their engineering projects and processes using the intelligence of Civil 3D
Register

This class introduces the model-based design technology in AutoCAD® Civil 3D® and provides the core for its application in civil engineering projects of any type.  Students will examine the AutoCAD Civil 3D interface and environment, the development of civil project data, and the application of settings and styles.  A working knowledge of standard AutoCAD commands and techniques is necessary.

 Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.

Concepts and Environment

User Interface
Intelligent Objects
Object Styles

Project Management

File Formats
Drawing Creation
Data Sharing

Establishing Existing Conditions

Importing, Creating, and Managing Point Data
Surface Creation, Editing, and Sharing

Tract Delineation

Parcel/Tract Creation

Introduction to Road Design

Alignment Creation, Editing, and Annotating
Surface and Design Profile Creation
Cross Section Design
Corridor Generation and Editing

Proposed Ground

Grading Objects
Grading Object Targets and Interaction

Introduction to Pipe Layout

Gravity Pipe Network Creation
Pressure Pipe Network Creation

Document Generation

Cross Section Sampling and View Creation
Plan and Profile Sheet Creation

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment. Please see our website for more information.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 Level I: Essentials (June // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, June 5, 2017 to Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
3 Days
Cost: 
$1,200
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Beginner / Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Civil design professionals who want to learn how to automate their engineering projects and processes using the intelligence of Civil 3D
Register

This class introduces the model-based design technology in AutoCAD® Civil 3D® and provides the core for its application in civil engineering projects of any type.  Students will examine the AutoCAD Civil 3D interface and environment, the development of civil project data, and the application of settings and styles.  A working knowledge of standard AutoCAD commands and techniques is necessary.

 Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.

Concepts and Environment

User Interface
Intelligent Objects
Object Styles

Project Management

File Formats
Drawing Creation
Data Sharing

Establishing Existing Conditions

Importing, Creating, and Managing Point Data
Surface Creation, Editing, and Sharing

Tract Delineation

Parcel/Tract Creation

Introduction to Road Design

Alignment Creation, Editing, and Annotating
Surface and Design Profile Creation
Cross Section Design
Corridor Generation and Editing

Proposed Ground

Grading Objects
Grading Object Targets and Interaction

Introduction to Pipe Layout

Gravity Pipe Network Creation
Pressure Pipe Network Creation

Document Generation

Cross Section Sampling and View Creation
Plan and Profile Sheet Creation

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment. Please see our website for more information.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2017 Level I: Essentials (April // Richmond)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, April 24, 2017 to Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
3 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$1,200
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Beginner / Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Civil design professionals who want to learn how to automate their engineering projects and processes using the intelligence of Civil 3D
Register

This class introduces the model-based design technology in AutoCAD® Civil 3D® and provides the core for its application in civil engineering projects of any type.  Students will examine the AutoCAD Civil 3D interface and environment, the development of civil project data, and the application of settings and styles.  A working knowledge of standard AutoCAD commands and techniques is necessary.

 Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.

Concepts and Environment

User Interface
Intelligent Objects
Object Styles

Project Management

File Formats
Drawing Creation
Data Sharing

Establishing Existing Conditions

Importing, Creating, and Managing Point Data
Surface Creation, Editing, and Sharing

Tract Delineation

Parcel/Tract Creation

Introduction to Road Design

Alignment Creation, Editing, and Annotating
Surface and Design Profile Creation
Cross Section Design
Corridor Generation and Editing

Proposed Ground

Grading Objects
Grading Object Targets and Interaction

Introduction to Pipe Layout

Gravity Pipe Network Creation
Pressure Pipe Network Creation

Document Generation

Cross Section Sampling and View Creation
Plan and Profile Sheet Creation

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment. Please see our website for more information.
Delivery: 

Autodesk Navisworks 2017 Level I: Essentials (May // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, May 18, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$400
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Design and construction professionals working in a BIM environment requiring coordination, visualization, and sequencing
Register

This one-day class is designed for those utilizing Navisworks® Manage which will enable project design and building professionals to unite their design files into a single, synchronized project model.  By enabling team members to reliably share, combine, review, and optimize detailed 3D design models of any size or format, Navisworks is at the heart of your Building Information Modeling (BIM) workflow.

Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.

Getting Started

Product and Workspace Overview
Opening and Appending Files
Saving, Merging, and Refreshing Files

3D Model Review

Navigation
Selection Tree and Selecting Objects
Hiding Objects and Overriding Materials
Measuring and Moving Objects
Transforming Objects
Comparing Models
Viewpoints and Sectioning
Search Sets

Clash Detective

Selecting Items to be Clashed
Clash Test Settings, Rules, Reporting
Audit Checks
Export and Import Clash Tests

Sharing Files

Save to NWD

Quantification

Workbooks for Takeoff
Creative Groups
Modifying Catalog
Performance Takeoff

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Delivery: 

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