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AutoCAD 2018 Level II: Beyond the Basics (January // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, January 15, 2018 to Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$700
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
AutoCAD® users who have had formal training or who are currently using AutoCAD as a regular part of their daily workflow
Register

Take your AutoCAD® skills to the next level with expert training from CADD Microsystems.  During this in-depth two-day class you will explore techniques designed to reduce work, increase productivity, heighten organization, and ease project collaboration.  Prior knowledge of basic AutoCAD commands and techniques is necessary.

Introduction to Customization

Workspace Switching and Creation
Customize User Interface (CUI)
System Variables
Options Dialog Box

Advanced Commands and Techniques

Annotation Scaling
Document and Object Field Creation
Controlling Object Draw Order
CAD Standard Configuration and Checking 
eTransmit
Design Feed

Advanced Layer Properties Management

Layer Filters
Layer States

Complex Entity Creation and Usage

Dynamic Block Creation and Insertion
Creation and Modification of Attributes
Group Formatting and Manipulation
Parametric Drafting Techniques

Tables

Creating and Modifying Tables
Populating Tables with Extracted Data
Linking Tables to External Spreadsheets

Plotting

Managing Plotters
Plot Style Creation and Usage
Publishing Layouts
Introduction to Sheet Set Manager

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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 Civil 3D 2018 Level I: Essentials (June // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, June 18, 2018 to Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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

Point Data Import
Surface Creation, Editing, and Labeling

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

Feature Line Creation and Manipulation
Grading Objects
Grading Object Targets and Interaction
Earthwork Volumes

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 2018 Level I: Essentials (March // Richmond)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, March 19, 2018 to Wednesday, March 21, 2018
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

Point Data Import
Surface Creation, Editing, and Labeling

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

Feature Line Creation and Manipulation
Grading Objects
Grading Object Targets and Interaction
Earthwork Volumes

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 2018 Level I: Essentials (February // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, February 26, 2018 to Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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

Point Data Import
Surface Creation, Editing, and Labeling

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

Feature Line Creation and Manipulation
Grading Objects
Grading Object Targets and Interaction
Earthwork Volumes

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 2018 Level I: Essentials (May // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, May 3, 2018
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

TimeLiner

4D Simulation

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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: 

Autodesk Navisworks 2018 Level I: Essentials (February // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, February 1, 2018
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

TimeLiner

4D Simulation

Download the course outline

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: 

Bluebeam Revu 2017 Level I: Essentials (March // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
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.
Delivery: 

Revit 2018 Level II: Families for MEP (March // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, March 12, 2018 to Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Cost: 
$800
Prerequisites: 
Strong knowledge of terminology, systems, and workflows commonly found in the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing disciplines, as well as Revit® MEP (RME) 2014-2017 Level I (or equiv.) ...or… 6-12 months continuous RME 2014-2017 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Professionals responsible for the development of custom Revit content and project standards, including engineers/designers, production staff, and CAD/BIM Managers
Register

Go beyond the basics of Revit® and take your skills to the next level with this progressive two-day class.  Focusing on the creation of customized family content, learn how to create shared parameters for devices and equipment, set up pre-formatted schedules in a project template, document through the use of tags, learn the use of filters to distinguish families, and understand the aspects of creating complex families.  While each example demonstrated in class is discipline specific, the topics covered in the curriculum are applicable across the disciplines.
 

Family Templates

Understanding the different types
Review behavior of specific Family Categories

Family Modifications

Connectors
Shared Parameters

Schedules

Component Schedules
Electrical Panel Schedules

Annotation

Symbols
Tags

Data Propagation

Type Catalogs
Lookup Tables

Families Created in Class

VAV Units: modeling the geometry, adding clearances as masses for Interference Checking, linking Shared Parameters to customized schedules, then assigning appropriate connectors for Duct, Pipe, and Electrical
Valves: modifying what’s “out-of-the-box” and embedding symbols
Lighting Fixtures: vertical and horizontal face hosting, linking Shared Parameters to customized schedules, and using embedded symbols
Receptacles: modifying what’s “out-of-the-box” and embedding symbols
Panelboards: reviewing elements which affect circuiting and creating electrical panel schedules

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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: 

Revit 2018 Level I: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (June // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, June 11, 2018 to Thursday, June 14, 2018
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
4 Days
Cost: 
$1,600
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience, strong knowledge of terminology, systems, and workflows found in the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing disciplines
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
MEP professionals actively using design and documentation software to produce 3D/BIM, 2D software documentation
Register

This hands-on, comprehensive class reviews design development, documentation, and analysis methods using Revit®.  This class is designed to teach the mechanical/electrical/plumbing professional how to use Revit to create a Building Information Model (BIM), analyze that model, and then generate construction documents.
 

Overview

Building Information Modeling
Exploring the Interface
MEP Elements and Families
Starting a Project
System Browser
Spaces and Room Naming

Views and Visibility

Project Browser
Floor / Ceiling Plans, Sections, Callouts
Filters
Visibility / Graphics
View Templates
Phasing

Mechanical Standards

Settings

Mechanical Design

Air Terminals and Mechanical Equipment
Duct and Flex Duct
Duct Fittings and Accessories
Duct Color Fill Legends

Piping (Mechanical and Plumbing)

Plumbing Equipment and Fixtures
Pipes, Fittings, and Accessories

Electrical Standards

Settings 
Load Classifications and Demand Factors

Electrical Design

Devices and Fixtures
Electrical Equipment
Panel Schedules and Circuiting 
Wiring
Cable Tray and Conduit

Annotating

Text, Dimensions, Tags, Symbols
Schedules
Drafting Views
Revisions

Output and Collaboration

Printing
Worksharing

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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: 

Revit 2018 Level I: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (May // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, May 21, 2018 to Thursday, May 24, 2018
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
4 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$1,600
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience, strong knowledge of terminology, systems, and workflows found in the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing disciplines
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
MEP professionals actively using design and documentation software to produce 3D/BIM, 2D software documentation
Register

This hands-on, comprehensive class reviews design development, documentation, and analysis methods using Revit®.  This class is designed to teach the mechanical/electrical/plumbing professional how to use Revit to create a Building Information Model (BIM), analyze that model, and then generate construction documents.
 

Overview

Building Information Modeling
Exploring the Interface
MEP Elements and Families
Starting a Project
System Browser
Spaces and Room Naming

Views and Visibility

Project Browser
Floor / Ceiling Plans, Sections, Callouts
Filters
Visibility / Graphics
View Templates
Phasing

Mechanical Standards

Settings

Mechanical Design

Air Terminals and Mechanical Equipment
Duct and Flex Duct
Duct Fittings and Accessories
Duct Color Fill Legends

Piping (Mechanical and Plumbing)

Plumbing Equipment and Fixtures
Pipes, Fittings, and Accessories

Electrical Standards

Settings 
Load Classifications and Demand Factors

Electrical Design

Devices and Fixtures
Electrical Equipment
Panel Schedules and Circuiting 
Wiring
Cable Tray and Conduit

Annotating

Text, Dimensions, Tags, Symbols
Schedules
Drafting Views
Revisions

Output and Collaboration

Printing
Worksharing

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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: 

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