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Online University is a subscription-based training platform for on-demand, self-paced learning offering live and recorded training courses to enhance your skills and accelerate projects.

On-demand, self-paced learning.
Anytime, anywhere.

Created & delivered by certified instructors to help you learn new skills & workflows with existing software to quickly enhance your capabilities

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Construction Professionals

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CADLearning

Included with your Online University subscription

ADDITIONAL, POWERFUL LEARNING TOOLS

CADLearning delivers robust functionality of in-product access, knowledge assessments, and content across more than 50 Autodesk solutions.

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24/7 ACCESS

LIVE COURSE EVERY WEEK

ONE-TO-ONE INSTRUCTION

PRODUCT &
WORKFLOW TRAINING

PROVIDE A CONSISTENT LEARNING EXPERIENCE

TRACK & MANAGE LEARNING TO MEET COMPETENCY GOALS

Courses at-a-glance

AUTOCAD

AutoCAD Courses

101

series

201

series

The AutoCAD 101 series is ideal for beginner-level users with no prior knowledge or minimal understanding of the solution. The series offers a solid overview of essential tools needed to create new drawings, geometric objects, and common annotation to print sheets and check prints. The AutoCAD 101 series allows users to measure competency through quizzes, earn digital badges and certificates for completing courses to showcase new skills and interact with instructors via virtual office hours. If you’re new to AutoCAD or looking to finetune your basic skills, the AutoCAD 101 series is perfect for you.

Designed for intermediate-level AutoCAD users, the AutoCAD 201 series builds on AutoCAD 101 principles to dive into common productivity tools used across the AEC industry. Users will learn more in-depth workflows for managing and working with blocks and annotation and how to make changes to how the AutoCAD interface is setup with customization. The AutoCAD 201 series allows users to measure competency through quizzes, earn digital badges and certificates for completing courses to showcase new skills and interact with instructors via virtual office hours.

Prerequisite: AutoCAD 101 series.

Learning Objectives

  • Get started using AutoCAD software
  • Execute basic drawing commands, editing operations, and advanced editing
  • Practice drawing precision with tools built for accuracy
  • Open, navigate, make changes to and save AutoCAD drawings
  • Use Layers to organize drawing files
  • Create advanced object types, annotation, blocks, and hatching
  • Set up layouts for printing, add dimensions, and print a drawing

Learning Objectives

  • Effectively and productively work with AutoCAD
  • Use tools for locating exact coordinates and track points
  • Work with blocks and dynamic blocks
  • Use annotation scaling to automate drawing scales
  • Work with templates to save CAD standards and AutoCAD styles
  • Customize the AutoCAD interface
  • Work with external references

Highlighted Courses

AutoCAD 101: Getting Started With AutoCAD

Highlighted Courses

Introduction to 3D Modeling in AutoCAD

BIM 360

BIM360 Courses

101

SERIES

The BIM 360 101 series introduces users to tools such as BIM 360 Document Management, BIM 360 Design Collaboration, and BIM 360 Build. Ever-changing, BIM 360 software expands the core functionality of BIM software by enabling collaboration and project management tasks. The course series aims to get users and administrators up and running with BIM 360, covering project management workflows and account administration. The BIM 360 101 series allows users to measure competency through quizzes, earn digital badges and certificates for completing courses to showcase new skills and interact with instructors via virtual office hours.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Administer a BIM 360 account
  • Get up and running on the BIM 360 platform
  • Understand and utilize BIM 360 Plan and Field Classic modules

Highlighted Courses

  • Document Management In BIM360
  • Cost In BIM360

CIVIL 3D

Civil 3D Courses

101

SERIES

The Civil 3D 101 series aims to help new Civil 3D users learn how to use the industry-specific tools and workflows within the solution. The series comprises a broad list of courses that cover the Civil 3D interface and data organization and how to work with and manipulate Civil 3D object styles and settings. The course series touches on many different workflows and disciplines, including survey techniques and land development to site and roadway design. The Civil 3D 1010 series allows users to measure competency through quizzes, earn digital badges and certificates for completing courses to showcase new skills and interact with instructors via virtual office hours.

201

SERIES

Geared toward intermediate-level AutoCAD users, the Civil 3D 201 series expands on workflows covered in the Civil 3D 101 series. It takes a deep dive into topics like corridor and grading techniques as well as piping and analysis tools. The Civil 3D 201 series intends to help users take their Civil 3D skills and productivity to the next level with in-depth instruction and workflows. The Civil 3D 201 series allows users to measure competency through quizzes, earn digital badges and certificates for completing courses to showcase new skills and interact with instructors via virtual office hours.

 

Prerequisite: Civil 3D 101 series.

Learning objectives

  • Understand and effectively use the Civil 3D interface
  • Explain and utilize the project management tools in Civil 3D
  • Create, Edit, and Annotate survey points and linework
  • Create, Edit, and Annotate Sites and Parcels
  • Create, Edit, and Annotate Alignments and Profiles
  • Create, Edit, and Annotate Assemblies and Corridors
  • Create, Edit, and Annotate Pipe Network and Grading Objects
  • Analyze design properties and export sheets using plan production tools

Highlighted Courses

Volume & quantity tools in Civil 3D

Learning objectives

  • Better understand and utilize assemblies
  • Expand on Corridor modeling knowledge and advanced techniques
  • Effectively use Civil 3D’s tools for land development projects
  • Better understand pipe and pressure networks
  • Use the tools available to analyze and report pipe networks

Highlighted Courses

Intermediate Pressure Piping in Civil 3D

FORMIT

FormIt Courses

101

SERIES

In this course you’ll learn how to work with FormIt’s interface and basic tools. You’ll learn how to work with the Primitive Geometries, Groups, and Layers. This course will also cover settings, views, navigation, and sections.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • Set up a FormIt project
  • Sketch shapes
  • Model basic geometries
  • Create, edit, and understand groups
  • Measure, navigate, and create sections
  • Bring the FormIt model into Revit

REVIT

Revit Courses

101

SERIES

The Revit 101 series guides new Revit users by understanding what Revit is and how it fits within the BIM process. Users will learn and understand basic, yet essential Revit functions such as navigating the user interface and how to open and navigate Revit models. The Revit 101 series covers these skills, and more as users can choose from Revit Architecture, Revit Structure, or Revit MEP specific courses to gain knowledge using industry-specific tools to complete full 3D project models. The Revit 101 series allows users to measure competency through quizzes, earn digital badges and certificates for completing courses to showcase new skills and interact with instructors via virtual office hours.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand BIM and Revit’s role in the BIM process
  • Utilize basic sketching and modification tools
  • Create levels and grids in your model
  • Model walls, windows, doors, floors, roofs, and ceilings
  • Model stairs, railings, and ramps
  • Create and annotate construction documentation

HIGHLIGHTED COURSES

  • Modeling Roofs In Revit Architecture
  • Heating & Cooling Analysis In Revit MEP

Provide your team a training platform to stay competitive on projects with sharpened, new skills

Any Questions?

U.S. CAD Online University is an online learning subscription by U.S. CAD, your trusted AEC education partner that provides your team members 24/7 access to training content such as live training courses, recorded content for self-paced learning, training documentation, webinars, and other relevant material. Training content is created and delivered by certified instructors – designed to help your team update or reinforce the necessary skills to deliver on your firm’s objective of achieving more. In addition to U.S. CAD-generated training content, U.S. CAD Online University includes a single-user, full-access subscription to CADLearning, on-demand Autodesk training and certification platform.

 

Online University offers the convenience of online learning with the cost savings of a subscription model.

Exclusive access to live, instructor-led, training courses every week focused on products such as:
• BIM 360
• AutoCAD (Windows)
• Revit
• Civil 3D

Exclusive access to a database of recorded educational content for self-paced learning.

One single-user, full-access subscription to CADLearning.

Training documentation, webinars, and other pertinent educational content

Beginning on January 1, 2021, the annual subscription cost is only $129

BIM and VDC Managers/Coordinators/Technicians
Drafting Technicians
Designers
Technicians
Engineers
Design Engineers
Anyone on your team who would be using or administering various design software.

Anytime, anywhere access to in-depth training content (live and pre-recorded)

Centralizes learning content in one centralized online location

Accelerates training to get team members up-to-speed quickly

Reinforces or gains new skills

Tracks and manages learning to meet project or company competency goals

Provides a consistent learning experience for all team members

Cost-effective, subscription-based model

No. Online University Subscriptions are independent of Autodesk Software Subscriptions. Online University is an optional Learning Platform available to anyone regardless of their subscriptions (or lack of) to Autodesk Software.

Yes, Group Licensing allows for internal learning management. Group Leaders can allow and restrict content to their users, remove students from their account, and access strong reporting. Contact us for more information.

CADLearning can be accessed approximately 24 hours after the setup of your U.S. CAD Online University subscription. An email will be sent to the subscriber with instructions to create the CADLearning account.

Yes. You can install a 30-day trial of AutoCAD, Revit, or Civil 3D.

U.S. CAD Online University and CADLearning services are fully compatible with mobile devices such as tablets and smartphones. Experiences will vary on connection speed; therefore, devices connected to a strong Wi-Fi signal tend to perform best.

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