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AutoCAD Architecture 2015 Level I: Essentials (June // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, June 16, 2014 to Wednesday, June 18, 2014
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
3 Days
Cost: 
$1,200
Prerequisites: 
Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2015 Level I...or...6-12 months continuous Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2015 experience
Level: 
Beginner / Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Architectural professionals, production designers, and drafters who want to take advantage of the architectural design and productivity features within Autodesk® AutoCAD Architecture®
Register

Autodesk® AutoCAD® Architecture training is designed for the architectural professional who wants to learn about the intelligent AEC objects (wall, doors, windows, etc.) and architectural tools (Project Navigator, Detail Component Manager, etc.) within Autodesk® AutoCAD® Architecture.  You will learn the essentials for creating drawings using many of the included tools and content along with some intermediate and advanced techniques.  Prior knowledge of basic Autodesk® AutoCAD® commands and techniques is necessary.
 

Overview

Object Technology
Interface Features

Introduction to Drawing Management

Project Browser and Navigator
Working with Floor Plans, Elevations, and Sections
Creating and Managing Sheets

Working with Structural Objects

Column Grids
Structural Columns

Adding and Modifying Walls

Direction and Justification
Modifying and Properties
Converting and Importing Styles
Cleanups and Interferences
Curtain Walls

Working with Doors and Windows

Creating and Modifying
Door/Window Assemblies

Spaces and Zones

Creating and Generating
Modifying and Properties

Other Architectural Objects

Stairs and Railings
Floors and Roofs
Ceiling Grids
Fixtures, Furnishings, and Equipment

Tools and Utilities

Layering
Object Display
3D Navigation

Construction Documentation

Annotating Drawings
Schedule Tags and Tables

Creating Details

Detail Component Manager
Keynoting

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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 2015 Level II: Beyond the Basics (November // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 to Thursday, November 13, 2014
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® 2013/2014/2015 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Autodesk® AutoCAD® users who have had formal training or who are currently using Autodesk® AutoCAD® as a regular part of their daily workflow
Register

Take your Autodesk® 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 Autodesk® 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 2015 Level II: Beyond the Basics (September // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, September 15, 2014 to Tuesday, September 16, 2014
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® 2013/2014/2015 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Autodesk® AutoCAD® users who have had formal training or who are currently using Autodesk® AutoCAD® as a regular part of their daily workflow
Register

Take your Autodesk® 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 Autodesk® 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 2015 Level II: Beyond the Basics (August // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Tuesday, August 5, 2014 to Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$700
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: 
Autodesk® AutoCAD® users who have had formal training or who are currently using Autodesk® AutoCAD® as a regular part of their daily workflow
Register

Take your Autodesk® 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 Autodesk® 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 2015 Level II: Update from 2013/2014 (October // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$350
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD 2013/2014/2015 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD 2013/2014/20125 experience
Level: 
Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Current users of AutoCAD 2013 through 2014 who wish to learn the new features introduced in AutoCAD versions 2014 and 2015
Register

Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2015’s exciting new tools and CADD Microsystems’ award winning instruction help you take your design and documentation further than ever before.  Professionals attending this one-day class will gain an excellent working knowledge of the many additions and enhancements to the latest version of Autodesk’s flagship product.  A knowledge of Autodesk® AutoCAD® commands and techniques is required.

User Interface

Command Line Enhancements
Update to Snap Behavior
New Tab

Ribbon Enhancements

Autodesk® 360 Tab
In-Canvas Viewport Control
New UCS Control
Galleries - Block

Communicate

Autodesk® Exchange/Autodesk® 360 for Autodesk® AutoCAD®
DWG Convert (Batch Convert)
Online Ribbon Tab
Cloud Connectivity
Design Feed
Geolocation
Autodesk® ReCap™
 

Customize

Reset Setting Tool
Multiple Folder Specification for Plot File Search Paths

Command Updates and Improvements

Multi-Functional Grips
Simplified Group Creation
Enhanced Snap Mode
Enhanced Array Functionality
Fillet, Chamfer, Properties and Offset Preview
Improved Spline Creation
New Blend Tool
Copy Tool Enhancement
External Reference Additions
Object and Layer Transparency
Object Isolation and Hiding
Select and Create Similar Objects
Point Cloud Support
Hatch Editing Update

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD 2015 Level II: Update from 2013/2014 (October // Alexandria)

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 2015 Level II: Update from 2013/2014 (September // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Location: 
Cost: 
$350
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD 2013/2014/2015 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD 2013/2014/20125 experience
Level: 
Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Current users of AutoCAD 2013 through 2014 who wish to learn the new features introduced in AutoCAD versions 2014 and 2015
Register

Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2015’s exciting new tools and CADD Microsystems’ award winning instruction help you take your design and documentation further than ever before.  Professionals attending this one-day class will gain an excellent working knowledge of the many additions and enhancements to the latest version of Autodesk’s flagship product.  A knowledge of Autodesk® AutoCAD® commands and techniques is required.

User Interface

Command Line Enhancements
Update to Snap Behavior
New Tab

Ribbon Enhancements

Autodesk® 360 Tab
In-Canvas Viewport Control
New UCS Control
Galleries - Block

Communicate

Autodesk® Exchange/Autodesk® 360 for Autodesk® AutoCAD®
DWG Convert (Batch Convert)
Online Ribbon Tab
Cloud Connectivity
Design Feed
Geolocation
Autodesk® ReCap™
 

Customize

Reset Setting Tool
Multiple Folder Specification for Plot File Search Paths

Command Updates and Improvements

Multi-Functional Grips
Simplified Group Creation
Enhanced Snap Mode
Enhanced Array Functionality
Fillet, Chamfer, Properties and Offset Preview
Improved Spline Creation
New Blend Tool
Copy Tool Enhancement
External Reference Additions
Object and Layer Transparency
Object Isolation and Hiding
Select and Create Similar Objects
Point Cloud Support
Hatch Editing Update

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD 2015 Level II: Update from 2013/2014 (September // Baltimore)

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 2015 Level II: Update from 2013/2014 (July // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$350
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD 2013/2014/2015 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD 2013/2014/20125 experience
Level: 
Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Current users of AutoCAD 2013 through 2014 who wish to learn the new features introduced in AutoCAD versions 2014 and 2015
Register

Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2015’s exciting new tools and CADD Microsystems’ award winning instruction help you take your design and documentation further than ever before.  Professionals attending this one-day class will gain an excellent working knowledge of the many additions and enhancements to the latest version of Autodesk’s flagship product.  A knowledge of Autodesk® AutoCAD® commands and techniques is required.

User Interface

Command Line Enhancements
Update to Snap Behavior
New Tab

Ribbon Enhancements

Autodesk® 360 Tab
In-Canvas Viewport Control
New UCS Control
Galleries - Block

Communicate

Autodesk® Exchange/Autodesk® 360 for Autodesk® AutoCAD®
DWG Convert (Batch Convert)
Online Ribbon Tab
Cloud Connectivity
Design Feed
Geolocation
Autodesk® ReCap™
 

Customize

Reset Setting Tool
Multiple Folder Specification for Plot File Search Paths

Command Updates and Improvements

Multi-Functional Grips
Simplified Group Creation
Enhanced Snap Mode
Enhanced Array Functionality
Fillet, Chamfer, Properties and Offset Preview
Improved Spline Creation
New Blend Tool
Copy Tool Enhancement
External Reference Additions
Object and Layer Transparency
Object Isolation and Hiding
Select and Create Similar Objects
Point Cloud Support
Hatch Editing Update

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD 2015 Level II: Update from 2013/2014 (July // Alexandria)

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 2015 Level I: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (June // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, June 16, 2014 to Thursday, June 19, 2014
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
4 Days
Cost: 
$1,600
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience, as well as a strong knowledge of terminology, systems, and workflows commonly 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 models, 2D documentation, and/or presentation graphics
Register

This hands-on, comprehensive class reviews design development, documentation, and analysis methods using Autodesk® Revit®.  This class is designed to teach the mechanical/electrical/plumbing professional how to use Autodesk® 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

Views and Visibility

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

Mechanical Standards

Settings
Spaces and Zones
Building / Space Types

Mechanical Design

Schedules and Color Diagrams
Heating and Cooling Loads
Equipment and Air Terminals
Duct and Flex Duct
Duct Fittings and Accessories

Piping (Mechanical and Plumbing)

Plumbing Equipment and Fixtures
Pipes, Fittings, and Accessories

Electrical Standards

Settings and Demand Factors
Load Classifications
Spaces

Electrical Design

Devices and Wiring
Electrical Equipment
Panel Schedules
Lighting Schedules
Cable Tray and Conduit

Annotating

Text, Dimensions, Tags, Symbols
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 2014 Level II: Families for MEP (July // Richmond)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 to Thursday, July 24, 2014
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$800
Prerequisites: 
Strong knowledge of terminology, systems, and workflows commonly found in the mechanical, electrical, and plumbing disciplines, as well as Autodesk® Revit® MEP (RME) 2012/2013/2014 Level I (or equiv) or 6-12 months continuous RME 2012/2013/2014 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 Autodesk® 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: 

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