Civil Infrastructure Design Training

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Civil Infrastructure Design Training

Civil 3D topics are applicable to AutoCAD Civil 3D Software. Civil 3D includes Map 3D tools. Navisworks can be used with Civil 3D and AutoCAD. CAD Masters also offers 3 months of technical support services following your training, provided by our Engineers, Trainers and Designers.

Our in-person Autodesk Authorized Training Centers are outfitted with top-of-the-line workstations provided for the duration of your class.

Course Descriptions & Upcoming Dates

Civil 3D Introduction

3-Day Training: $1200 offered from 9am to 5pm

This course is recommended for drafters, designers, surveyors and engineers that are new to Civil 3D. Course emphasizes the basic civil engineering tools within Civil 3D. Topics NOT covered in this course include: AutoCAD Level I, II, & Map 3D.

Topics include: Project Management, Toolspace, Styles, Points, Sites, Parcels, Labeling, Surface Creation, Intro to Alignment Design and Profile Design, Basic Corridor Modeling, Cross Sections, Fundamental Grading and Simple Volume Calculations.

Learn the Civil 3D environment including style based objects, design constraints and defaults, and reactive dynamic design. Develop a comfort level working in Civil 3D. Learn to manipulate and understand the new dynamic design objects for better control, faster design iterations, and a more accurate model. Learn to work effectively in Civil 3D across multiple drawings in a team project environment.

Prerequisites: AutoCAD Level I & II or instructor’s consent. Familiarity with the surveying and civil engineering disciplines.

Walnut Creek

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Sacramento

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Online

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Civil 3D Advanced

3-Day Training: $1350 offered from 9am to 5pm

Civil 3D Advanced is recommended for engineers and designers. Course emphasizes site, corridor and pipe design. This course does not cover the Civil Design Companion plug-in for Land Desktop.

Topics include: Project Management, understanding and manipulating styles, smart labeling, sites, advanced alignment creation, editing and labeling tools. Advanced Profile creation, labeling and editing tools, profile design, various profile views, superimposed profiles and sheet creation tools. Corridor assemblies and subassemblies, corridor creation, corridor surfaces, vertical and horizontal transitioning, intersection tools, volume computations, advanced section creation, labeling and editing. Grading tools including feature lines, daylighting, proposed surface creation, volume computation, and volume balancing techniques. Pipe design tools including calculations, drafting in plan and profile, and labeling. Also covered will be methods and theory of working effectively with and between Land Desktop and Civil Design.

Prerequisite: AutoCAD Level I & II, and Civil 3D Level I, or instructor’s consent. Familiarity with civil engineering discipline.

Walnut Creek

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Sacramento

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Civil 3D Advanced Corridor Modeling

1-day training: $450 offered from 9am to 5pm

This course is recommended for engineers and designers who would like to know how to build more complex corridors. Course covers advanced features of corridor design.

Topics include: Data shortcut review, alignments, offset alignments, superimposing profiles, assemblies, creating the basic corridor, adding baselines and regions, intersections, cul-de-sacs, corridor top and datum surfaces, super elevation, section editor, parameter editor, plan and production tools, sections, cut/fill volumes, volume of materials.

Prerequisite: AutoCAD Level I & II, and Civil 3D Introduction, or instructor’s consent. Familiarity with civil engineering discipline.

Walnut Creek

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Sacramento

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Civil 3D Advanced Grading

1-day training: $450 offered from 9am to 5pm

This course is recommended for engineers who would like to learn all the tools and tricks to grading with Civil 3D. Course covers advanced features of grading, and examples go into more detail about creating finished grade models.

Topics include: Grading tools including sites, feature lines, customization to quickly access feature line editing commands, practical applications of all feature line editing commands, creating feature lines from profiles, grading criteria sets, slope patterns, proposed surface creation, volume computation, and volume balancing techniques.

Prerequisites: AutoCAD Level I & II, and Civil 3D Level I, or instructor’s consent. Familiarity with civil engineering discipline.

Walnut Creek

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Sacramento

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Online

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Civil 3D Advanced Pipe Modeling & Analysis

1-day training: $450 offered from 9am to 5pm

This course is recommended for engineers who would like to learn how to use Civil 3D for pipe modeling and Storm Sewers (Hydraflow) to analyze the design.

Topics include: In this course, we will cover how to model pipe and pressure networks in Civil 3D. We will model networks in plan and profile view, then add labels to our networks. Next we will show how to export the pipe network to Storm Sewers (Hydraflow) to analyze the flow in each pipe. We will also give a brief overview of how to use Storm and Sanitary Analysis.

Prerequisite: AutoCAD Level I & II, and Civil 3D Introduction, or instructor’s consent. Familiarity with civil engineering discipline.

Walnut Creek

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Sacramento

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Civil 3D for Surveyors

2-day training: $800 offered from 9am to 5pm

This course is recommended for surveying professionals who want to learn how to use Civil 3D to complete projects from field to finish. The course emphasizes Civil 3D basics with the addition of survey toolspace commands.

Topics include: Project Management, Toolspace, Styles, Points, Survey Database, Sites, Parcels, Terrain Modeling, Labeling, Surface Creation, and basic Alignment tools. Learn the Civil 3D environment including style based objects and reactive elements. Develop a comfort level working in Civil 3D. Learn to manipulate and understand the objects for better control and a more accurate model. Learn to work effectively in Civil 3D across multiple drawings in a team project environment.

Prerequisites: AutoCAD Level I & II or instructor’s consent. Familiarity with the surveying and civil engineering disciplines.

Walnut Creek

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Sacramento

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Online

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Civil 3D in the Cloud

1/2-day training: $200 offered from 9am to 12:30pm

Discover the seamless integration of Desktop Connector, enabling you to effortlessly access your projects in the cloud. Dive into the essentials of setting up a cloud project, ensuring correct licenses, permissions, and efficient collaboration by inviting team members and organizing folders. Unearth the nuances of working in the cloud, from opening and saving files to managing versions and downloading with ease.

Topics Include: Learning the differences between BIM Collaborate Pro, Autodesk Docs & BIM 360. Using the Desktop connector to access your projects. Setting up a cloud project with correct licenses, permissions, inviting members, folders etc. Working in the cloud: opening and saving files, file versions, downloading from the cloud.

Prerequisites: Completed a Civil 3D Introduction Course or instructor’s consent.

Walnut Creek

This class is only regularly scheduled as an online class. You can take this course in person by filling out a Custom Training Request form

Sacramento

This class is only regularly scheduled as an online class. You can take this course in person by filling out a Custom Training Request form

Online

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Storm & Sanitary Sewer Analysis

1-day training: $400 offered from 9am to 5pm

This course is recommended for engineers to supplement to the 2-day advanced course to learn how to use Civil 3D for pipe modeling, Storm and Sanitary Analysis and Hydraflow Storm Sewers to analyze the design. This course will cover setup and layout of Civil 3D pipe networks/Catchments to export to Hydraflow Storm Sewers and Storm and Sanitary Analysis to analyze the pipe network. This course will focus on Hydrology and Hydraulics within the Storm and Sanitary Analysis. The course will also cover using the Hydraflow Express for quick calculations of isolated hydraulic and hydrological problems.

Walnut Creek

This class is only regularly scheduled as an online class. You can take this course in person by filling out a Custom Training Request form

Sacramento

This class is only regularly scheduled as an online class. You can take this course in person by filling out a Custom Training Request form

Online

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Autodesk Vehicle Tracking

1-Day training: $400 offered from 9am to 5pm

This course cover tools used to test your road or parking lot designs by using vehicle blocks that have a specific turn radius. Test your design in plan and profile views. Display the test vehicle on your plans.

Topics Include: Vehicle swept path analysis, drawing and system settings pertaining to Vehicle Tracking, roundabout/junction creation, parking analysis and reports, custom vehicle creation, and more.

Walnut Creek

This class is only regularly scheduled as an online class. You can take this course in person by filling out a Custom Training Request form

Sacramento

This class is only regularly scheduled as an online class. You can take this course in person by filling out a Custom Training Request form

Online

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Non-Scheduled Training Courses

CAD Masters teaches the following courses, however they are not actively scheduled. If you are interested in taking the following courses, please call us at (925) 939-1378 to schedule your training. 

Civil 3D Update

1-Day training: Call (925) 939-1378 for Availability
(3+ students required)

The purpose of this course is to introduce you to the new features of AutoCAD Civil 3D. Come and learn about updates to the interface, labeling improvements, automated survey linework, alignment offsets and widenings, profile object projection, intersection creation commands, corridor regions, quantity takeoff manager and many other tips and tricks to increase your productivity when using Civil 3D.

*Includes Course Materials for Civil 3D Intro and Civil 3D Advanced*

Topics include: updates to the interface, labeling improvements, automated survey linework, alignment offsets and widenings, profile object projection, intersection creation commands, corridor regions, quantity takeoff manager and many other tips and tricks

Prerequisite: Civil 3D Introduction or instructor’s consent.

The update class covers as many new changes to Civil 3D that will fit into a one-day class. The class will begin by explaining the newest features and progress to previous versions as time allows.

Plant 3D with P&ID Introduction

2-Day training: Call (925) 939-1378 for Availability
(3+ students required)

This course is recommended for drafters, designers, and engineers that are new to Plant 3D. This course emphasizes the basic Plant 3D tools within Plant 3D.

Topics include: Project Management, Plant 3D and P&ID Tool Palettes, Specifications, Equipment Creation, Pipe Routing, Data Control, Pipe Supports, Basic Architectural Structures, Ortho Drawing Creation, Isometric Drawing Creation, P&ID Drawing Creation.

Learn the Plant 3D environment including style-based objects and reactive elements. Develop a comfort level working in Plant 3D. Learn to manipulate and understand the objects for better control, faster design iterations, and a more accurate model. Learn to work effectively in Plant 3D across multiple drawings in a team project environment.

Prerequisites: AutoCAD Level I & II or instructor’s consent. Familiarity with the plant processing equipment and procedures.

Map 3D

2-Day training: Call (925) 939-1378 for Availability
(3+ students required)

This course is recommended for anyone who uses external databases, GIS, or facilities management information in conjunction with maps. Course emphasizes tools for linking and querying data in a graphical environment. AutoCAD (drafting) functionality will not be included in this course; please see AutoCAD classes for topics not relating to geographic data analysis.

Topics include: Data query, analysis and editing, modification of entities from several drawings during one work session, database linking, viewing of MS Access and DBase files through the project workspace, topology creation and editing, topology analysis, thematic mapping, boundary trimming, data exchange with other mapping products.

Prerequisites: AutoCAD Level 1 and 2 or instructor’s consent.

InfraWorks for Planning

1-Day training: Call (925) 939-1378 for Availability
(3+ students required)

This 1 day course covers the basic features and tools in InfraWorks and emphasizes urban planning and development. All levels of users are welcome. Topics include: program interface, navigation, model builder, importing and exporting data, basic design tools (local roads, city furniture, railways, water areas, coverages, etc.), proposals, styles, sharing and coordinating models, creating renders and movies, and web interface.

Prerequisites: none.