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Civil 3D Training​ Course Outline

Module 1: AutoCAD Civil 3D Interface

  • Introduction to Civil 3D
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D Workspaces
  • Start Tab
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D User Interface, Toolspace, Panorama
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D Templates, Settings, and Styles

Module 2: Project Management

  • Starting a Project
  • Manage File Sizes with Data Shortcuts
  • Share Projects with Team Members Outside

Module 3: Plots

  • Introduction to Plots
  • Lines and Curves
  • Beginning a Subdivision Project
  • Create Plots from Objects
  • Creating and Editing Plots by Layout Overview
  • Rename/Renumber Plot
  • Plot Reports, Labels, and Tables
  • Annotating the Plot Layout

Module 4: Survey

  • Survey Workflow Overview
  • Creating Figure Prefixes
  • Points Overview and Point Styles
  • Creating Points
  • Description Key Sets and Creating a Description Key Set
  • Importing Survey Data
  • Creating Point Groups
  • Editing Points

Module 5: Surfaces

  • Surface Properties
  • Contour Data
  • Creating an Existing Ground Surface
  • Breaklines and Boundaries
  • Surface Editing
  • Surface Labelling and Analysis
  • Surface Volume Calculations
  • Point Cloud Surface Extraction

Module 6: Alignments

  • Roadway Design Overview
  • AutoCAD Civil 3D Sites
  • Introduction to Alignments
  • Alignments Layout Tools
  • Alignment Properties
  • Labels and Tables

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Who should attend this Civil 3D Training?

The Civil 3D Course is essential for professionals seeking to enhance their skills in creating accurate and efficient civil engineering designs for various projects. The following professionals can greatly benefit from attending this course:

  • Civil Engineers and Designers
  • Land Surveyors
  • Urban Planners
  • Transportation Engineers
  • Site Designers
  • Construction Professionals
  • Drafters
  • CAD Technicians

Prerequisites of the Civil 3D Training

There are no formal prerequisites for this Civil 3D Training Course. However, familiarity with 2D drafting and Civil Engineering concepts can be beneficial for the delegates.

Civil 3D Training Course Overview

Civil 3D is an engineering software application that is integral in the realm of civil engineering design and documentation. Its relevance extends to supporting a wide range of civil infrastructure projects and seamlessly integrating CAD and BIM workflows. In today's world, where infrastructure development and efficiency are paramount, understanding Civil 3D is essential for professionals in the field.

Professionals in civil engineering, construction, infrastructure development, and surveying should aspire to master Civil 3D. Engineers, Designers, Surveyors, and Project Managers benefit from this subject, as it empowers them to efficiently plan, design, and manage civil engineering projects. It plays a pivotal role in optimising project data organisation, point management, surface creation, road corridor modelling, parcel layout design, and grading.

This 1-day Civil 3D Training provides the delegates with a comprehensive understanding of this software, covering essential concepts from its interface and data management to parcel creation, grading, and more. Delegates will gain hands-on experience and learn the techniques necessary to effectively work with Civil 3D, ensuring they can contribute significantly to infrastructure projects and enhance their professional capabilities.

Course Objectives

  • To introduce delegates to the interface and tools of Civil 3D
  • To teach participants how to use data shortcuts for project management
  • To enable delegates to share projects with team members outside the organisation
  • To provide practical knowledge of creating and editing parcels
  • To familiarise delegates with survey workflow and grading in Civil 3D
  • To equip professionals with the skills needed for civil engineering project design and management

Upon completing this Civil 3D Course, delegates will be proficient in using Civil 3D, empowering them to excel in civil engineering, construction, and infrastructure development projects. They will have the capability to efficiently manage project data, create detailed designs, and enhance their career prospects in related industries.

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What’s included in this Civil 3D Training?

  • World-Class Training Sessions from Experienced Instructors
  • Civil 3D Certificate
  • Digital Delegate Pack

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Experience live, interactive learning from home with The Knowledge Academy's Online Instructor-led Civil 3D Training Course in Birmingham. Engage directly with expert instructors, mirroring the classroom schedule for a comprehensive learning journey. Enjoy the convenience of virtual learning without compromising on the quality of interaction.

Unlock your potential with The Knowledge Academy's Civil 3D Training Course in Birmingham, accessible anytime, anywhere on any device. Enjoy 90 days of online course access, extendable upon request, and benefit from the support of our expert trainers. Elevate your skills at your own pace with our Online Self-paced sessions.

Experience the most sought-after learning style with The Knowledge Academy's Civil 3D Training Course in Birmingham. Available in 490+ locations across 190+ countries, our hand-picked Classroom venues offer an invaluable human touch. Immerse yourself in a comprehensive, interactive experience with our expert-led Civil 3D Training Course in Birmingham sessions.


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Civil 3D Training Course in Birmingham FAQs

Civil 3D Training is a comprehensive course designed to teach the use of AutoCAD Civil 3D, a civil engineering design and documentation software. It covers the creation of 3D civil models, including roads, land development, and water projects, enabling participants to streamline project workflows and improve design accuracy.
In this Civil 3D Training, there are no formal prerequisites, but delegates should be familiar with basic understanding and knowledge of civil engineering terminology.
This Civil 3D Training is ideal for anyone who wants to gain more knowledge about Civil 3D.
The Civil 3D Course will provide delegates with world-class training sessions from experienced instructors, a Civil 3D Certificate, and a digital delegate pack.
This Civil 3D Course is a 1–day-long course.
Professionals with Civil 3D skills can pursue careers as Civil Engineers, CAD Designers, or Surveyors, working on diverse projects such as road and transportation design, land development, and infrastructure planning.
The average salary of a 3DS Max professional in the United Kingdom is £40,388. However, the salaries may vary based on the location and level of experience.
Online Civil 3D Training offers the flexibility to learn at one's own pace, making it accessible for working professionals and students. Additionally, it provides hands-on experience with the software, enhancing skills in 3D modeling, design, and documentation for civil engineering projects, ultimately boosting employability and career advancement.
Prior CAD experience is beneficial but not strictly necessary for learning Civil 3D, as training courses often start with the basics. However, a foundational understanding of CAD principles can significantly accelerate the learning process.
A Civil 3D Training Course covers topics such as creating and analysing terrain models, designing roadways and highways, managing parcel layouts, designing sewer and drainage systems, and creating construction documents.
Yes, you can obtain Civil 3D Certification in Civil 3D by passing Autodesk's certification exams, which validate your skills and knowledge in using the software for civil engineering design and documentation.
Individuals proficient in Civil 3D Course can pursue career opportunities as Civil Engineers, Land Development Engineers, Surveyors, and CAD Technicians, among others, in sectors such as construction, urban planning, and infrastructure development.
Autodesk updates Civil 3D annually to include new features and improvements. Staying informed about updates can be achieved through Autodesk's official website, forums, and subscribing to Autodesk newsletters.
Job roles that benefit the most from Civil 3D Training include civil engineers, surveyors, land development designers, and infrastructure planners, as the software specifically caters to the design and documentation needs of civil engineering projects.
Civil 3D is built on AutoCAD and includes specialised tools for civil engineering design and documentation, whereas AutoCAD is a more general design software. Learning both is beneficial as Civil 3D leverages AutoCAD's functionalities, but focuses on civil engineering tasks.
The Knowledge Academy stands out as a prestigious training provider known for its extensive course offerings, expert instructors, adaptable learning formats, and industry recognition. It's a dependable option for those seeking the Civil 3D Certification.
The training fees for Civil 3D Training certification in Birmingham starts from £1295
The Knowledge Academy is the Leading global training provider for Civil 3D Training.
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