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Autodesk Civil 3D 2019 Level I: Survey (March // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$400
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2017/2018/2019 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2017/2018/2019 experience
Level: 
Beginner / Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Surveyors currently using AutoCAD® or Land Desktop for their drafting and survey processing needs
Register

This class examines the survey capabilities in Autodesk® Civil 3D® 2019. Students will learn how to work with traditional survey data and survey databases in the Auotdesk Civil 3D environment to accomplish tasks such as data improt and reduction, automatic linework generation, traverse adjustment, obervation editing, and more. In addition, the difference between Autodesk Civil 3D Points and Survey Points will be explained. A working knowledge of basic Surveying concepts as well as commands and techniques is necessary. 
 

Concepts and Environment

User Interface
Object Styles

Points

COGO Point Creation and Styles
Description Keys
Point Groups

Survey Setup and Project Generation

Survey Settings and Styles
Survey Points vs. COGO points
Survey Databases
Linework Code Sets
Figure Prefix Databases

Working with Survey Data

Fieldbook and Data Import
Survey Queries
Obervations and Linework Editiing
Traverse Creation
Analysis and Adjustment

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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: 

Revit 2019 Level I: Architecture (March // Richmond)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, March 11, 2019 to Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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
Register

This class will be split over a two week timeframe. (Day 1 & 2) March 4-5th, (Day 3 &4) March 11-12th. Students MUST attend ALL (4 days) of training

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:

As an exclusive benefit of training with us, you’ll receive 12 months of access to the on-demand version of this class through the CADD Community. The interactive training content and resources are proven to help refresh your knowledge throughout the year.

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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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 2019 Level I: Essentials (January // Richmond)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, January 28, 2019 to Thursday, January 31, 2019
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
4 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$1,400
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® on a daily basis and have little to no experience or formal training
Register

The AutoCAD and LT 2019 Level I Essentials provides the student with a strong foundation for making AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to their professional skill set. Devised for professionals who need to use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT as a daily production tool, this class introduces students to the two-dimensional drafting environment and the techniques required for drawing creation and manipulation. AutoCAD Level I Essentials students learn how to take a drawing file from its initial setup, through creating and modifying objects, to detailed page setup and final printing.

Continued Learning:

As an exclusive benefit of training with us, you’ll receive 12 months of access to the on-demand version of this class through the CADD Community. The interactive training content and resources are proven to help refresh your knowledge throughout the year.

Understanding the Interface

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

Basic Drawing Navigation

Panning
Zooming
Windowing

Drawing Setup and Organization

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

Drawing with Precision

Using the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Polar Tracking
Orthomode

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines
Hatching
Reusable Content (i.e. Blocks and Symbols)
External Referencing

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, Rotating, Scaling, and Stretching
Offsetting and Arraying
Trimming, Extending, Filleting, and Chamfering
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties

Annotation

Text and Text Styles
Dimensions and Dimension Styles

Plotting

Layouts and Viewports
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.
Delivery: 

Autodesk Navisworks 2019 Level I: Essentials (May // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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.

Getting Started

Product Overview
Options
Interface
Workspace

Start New Project

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
Creating Groups
Export and Import Clash Tests

Sharing Files

Save to NWD

Quantification

Workbooks for Takeoff
Modifying Catalogs
Performing 2D & 3D Takeoffs

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: 

Dynamo 2019 Level I: Essentials (June // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$400
Prerequisites: 
Revit Level I (or equivalent) or 6-12 months continuous experience
Level: 
Revit: Intermediate / Advanced ; Dynamo: Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Revit users looking for ways to automate workflows and modify Revit geometry.
Register

This class is intended for intermediate to advanced Autodesk Revit® users who have an interest in learning about the visual programming language, Dynamo.

In this class, students will learn the basics of Dynamo, understand how to create and modify Dynamo scripts, and gain the skills needed to automate tasks and modify geometry in Autodesk Revit®.

Introduction

Visual Programing
Exploring the Interface
Wire and Nodes

Building Blocks

Input Nodes
Watch
Lists
Code Blocks
Groups & Notes

Dynamo Geometry

Vectors
Points
Curves
Surfaces
Solids
Moving

Lists

Lacing
Manipulation

Revit

Selecting Elements
Modifying Parameters
Creating Elements

Dynamo Player

Player types
Running Scripts

Deployment

Configuring software
Configuring network folders

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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: 

Bluebeam Revu 2018 Level I: Essentials (June // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Hours: 
9:00am - 4:30pm EST
Length: 
1 Day
Location: 
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
Batch Processes

Views
Multiview
Split Documents
Synchronize

Markup Tools
Creating Annotations
Callouts
Notes
Stamps

Document Management
Hyperlinking
Slip Sheeting
Batch Processes

Tool Chest
Adding Tools
Customizing Tool sets

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

Estimation and Takeoffs
Measurements
Estimation with Markups
Quantity Takeoffs in Markups List

Compare Documents
Comparing differences between two documents
Document Overlay

Bluebeam Studio

Projects

Sessions

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

Bluebeam Revu 2018 Level I: Essentials (May // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, May 2, 2019
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
Batch Processes

Views
Multiview
Split Documents
Synchronize

Markup Tools
Creating Annotations
Callouts
Notes
Stamps

Document Management
Hyperlinking
Slip Sheeting
Batch Processes

Tool Chest
Adding Tools
Customizing Tool sets

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

Estimation and Takeoffs
Measurements
Estimation with Markups
Quantity Takeoffs in Markups List

Compare Documents
Comparing differences between two documents
Document Overlay

Bluebeam Studio

Projects

Sessions

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

Revit 2019 Level II: Families for MEP (April // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, June 3, 2019 to Tuesday, June 4, 2019
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) 2016-2019 Level I (or equiv.) ...or… 6-12 months continuous RME 2015-2018 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 2019 Level II: Families for MEP (February // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, February 25, 2019 to Tuesday, February 26, 2019
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 Revit® MEP (RME) 2016-2019 Level I (or equiv.) ...or… 6-12 months continuous RME 2015-2018 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 2019 Level I: Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing (May // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, May 20, 2019 to Thursday, May 23, 2019
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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