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AutoCAD Civil 3D 2018 Level I: Essentials (December // Richmond)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 to Wednesday, December 6, 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
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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.
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Autodesk Navisworks 2018 Level I: Essentials (November // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Wednesday, November 1, 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

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: 

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

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, November 2, 2017 to Friday, November 3, 2017
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 (November // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017
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 (October // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, October 2, 2017 to Thursday, October 5, 2017
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: 

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

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, August 21, 2017 to Thursday, August 24, 2017
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 II: Families for Architecture (December // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, December 4, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$400
Prerequisites: 
Revit® 2014-2016 Level I (or equivalent) or 6-12 months continuous Revit® 2014-2016 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Revit® users who are responsible for creating architectural families for their firms
Register

This class is designed for intermediate to advanced Revit® users who want to move beyond simple architectural families and learn many different techniques for creating complex content.  This class will provide you with the skills necessary to organize, create, and manage your Revit families.
 

Overview

Exploring the Faimily Editor
Faimily Templates and Categories
Best Practices

Laying the Foundation

Reference Planes
Reference Lines
Constraints

Creating Geometry

Solid and Void Forms
Model and Symbolic Lines
Filled and Masking Regions

Adding Intelligence

Type vs. Instance
Family and Shared Parameters
Visibility
Materials

Advanced Family Techniques

Nested Families
Arrayed Elements
Formulas

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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 II: Families for Architecture (August // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, August 21, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Location: 
Cost: 
$400
Prerequisites: 
Revit® 2014-2016 Level I (or equivalent) or 6-12 months continuous Revit® 2014-2016 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Revit® users who are responsible for creating architectural families for their firms
Register

This class is designed for intermediate to advanced Revit® users who want to move beyond simple architectural families and learn many different techniques for creating complex content.  This class will provide you with the skills necessary to organize, create, and manage your Revit families.
 

Overview

Exploring the Faimily Editor
Faimily Templates and Categories
Best Practices

Laying the Foundation

Reference Planes
Reference Lines
Constraints

Creating Geometry

Solid and Void Forms
Model and Symbolic Lines
Filled and Masking Regions

Adding Intelligence

Type vs. Instance
Family and Shared Parameters
Visibility
Materials

Advanced Family Techniques

Nested Families
Arrayed Elements
Formulas

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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 II: Advanced Detailing for Architecture (August // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$400
Prerequisites: 
Revit 2015-2018 Level I (or equivalent) plus 3 months continuous Revit experience, or at least 6 months continuous Revit 2014-2017 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Current Revit professionals interested in tackling more advanced topics, as well as aspiring model managers and other Revit users heavily involved in the creation of the model
Register

Creating a complete Autodesk Revit® virtual model is the foundation of any successful project, but we still need to generate details and print out paper to get that project built. In this one-day, hands-on course, you can focus on the best strategies to effectively detail your construction documents and more fully harness the parametric capabilities of Revit in regards to the “information” portion of BIM (Building Information Modeling).
 

 

Leveraging the Data In Your Model

Creating and applying the three types of Parameters: Project, Shared, and Global
Using the advanced features of Schedules including: calculated values, formulas, and conditional formatting
Learn about using Material Takeoffs, Note Blocks and Key Schedules

Getting Details From Your Model

Using the Linework tool to control specific elements
Leveraging Detail Components to quickly apply and note repetitive elements
Creating Keynotes and a master keynote file to link into your model
Using the Paint and Split Face tools to provide additional material articulation to surfaces and tag these materials
Tagging and scheduling parts of an element using the Parts tool

Sheets and Documentation

Creating Legends to repeat information on multiple pages
Creating and annotating 3D views for inclusion in construction documents
Using Dependent Views and Matchlines to divide up a large building footprint across multiple sheets
Implementing Guide Grids to align elements across multiple sheets
Set up and apply View Templates and Filters to standardize how elements look on similar types of sheets
Learn how to document and issue Revisions
Work with Titleblocks and set up an initial view for general project information

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Delivery: 

Revit 2018 Level I: Project Managers for Architecture (November // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, November 30, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
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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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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