AutoCAD & Revit

Certificate AutoCAD 2016

This certificate is designed to build job mastery for the practicing construction professional architect, designer, engineer, programmer, or technician. The courses presume no previous background in the use of AutoCAD, but those who enroll are expected to have basic computer skills and knowledge of the basic principles of drafting. To earn the certificate in AutoCAD 2016, each participant must complete all four courses, which may be taken in different semesters. Courses also may be taken individually for skill enhancement.

NOTE: These courses are registered and approved by the AIA for professional continuing education, but are not approved for license renewal by the New York state licensing board for HSW credit. All classes must be attended for CES credit.

CAD-023 AutoCAD Level I
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)
Tuesdays:  September 8, 15, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 9; 6 - 9 p.m.
Section: M01 (Manhattan)
Mondays: September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 19, 26; 6 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $395
During this hands-on course architect, engineers, drafters, and design professionals use AutoCAD 2016 and learn about the tools and techniques necessary to complete and edit production drawings using basic 2-D commands.

XCAD-024 AutoCAD Level II Part A
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)
Tuesdays: October 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1; 6 - 9 p.m.
Section: M01 (Manhattan)
Mondays: November 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, December 7; 6 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $395
In this intermediate course, participants use AutoCAD 2016 and expand on basic 2-D commands to refine and edit production drawings.

XCAD-025 AutoCAD Level II Part B
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)
Thursdays: September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15; 6 - 9 p.m.
Section: M01 (Manhattan)
Thursdays: September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15; 6 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $395
As a continuation of the AutoCAD 2016 Level II Part A, this course expands participants’ knowledge of advanced 2-D commands to increase their customizing ability and productivity.
*Note: 3-D commands will not be covered in this course.

XCAD-026 AutoCAD III: 3-D Modeling and Rendering
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)
Thursdays: October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3; 6 - 9 p.m.
Section: M01 (Manhattan)
Thursdays: October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3; 6 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $395
Using AutoCAD 2016, learn to use the 3-D commands to create and use drawing planes. Gain skills to render surface and solid models.

Additional Auto-CAD Course(s)

XCAD-027 AutoCAD Advanced 3D
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)

Saturdays: September 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24; 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Section: M01 (Manhattan)
Saturdays: October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Fee: $395
In this advanced 18-hour course, expand on your knowledge of 3-D commands through modeling projects. This is an intensive hands-on class for experienced AutoCAD users
 

CERTIFICATE REVIT ARCHITECTURE 2016

This certificate is designed to build job mastery for the practicing construction professional architect, designer, engineer, programmer, or technician. The courses presume no previous background in the use of Revit, but those who enroll are expected to have basic computer skills and knowledge of the basic principles of drafting. To earn the certificate in Revit Architecture 2016, each participant must complete all three courses, which may be taken in different semesters. Courses also may be taken individually for skill enhancement.

CAD-029 Introduction to Revit
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)
Saturdays: September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Section: M01 (Manhattan)
Thursdays: September 10, 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15; 6 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $395
As green building goes mainstream, government leaders are asking for tools that set minimum standards for green building. Building information modeling (BIM) is changing the way buildings are designed and constructed. REVIT is the first tool you will reach for in your toolbox. This hands-on course introduces you to the fundamentals of Revit (BIM). Gain an overview of the programs features and tools. Such topics as; documentation history and trends; Project templates; exploring the user interface and discovering project work flow; and explore the vast content provided right out of the box; will be utilized in multiple project types.

XCAD-032 Intermediate Revit
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)
Saturdays: October 24, November 7, 14, 21, December 5, 12; 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Section: M01 (Manhattan)
Thursdays: October 22, 29, November 5, 12, 19, December 3; 6 - 9 p.m.
Fee: $395
Starting where our Beginner class left us we continue to explore the BIM aspects of Revit Architecture. This hands-on course covers topics such as: Families and their components; creating, organizing and utilizing different views; sections elevations and perspectives; schedules and project phasing tools. Here is where you learn to appreciate the power of your ‘I’ in BIM. Such topics as; working from a sketch to create a massing study; dimensioning (temporary and permanent); stairs, ramps and railings; creating rooms and color fill patterns; detailing and annotation will be covered.

XCAD-035 Advanced Autodesk Revit Architecture
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)
Saturdays: September 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7; 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Section: M01 (Manhattan)
Wednesdays: September 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $395
This course introduces you to more advanced concepts in Autodesk Revit software, the AEC industry’s first parametric building modeler. Using Revit Beginner and Intermediate as our foundation we will explore advanced functions of the program. Such topics as, working with multiple Revit and AutoCAD files as links, implementing techniques using system families such as walls, floors, ceilings and roofs; custom family creation and in place families; advanced scheduling functions; best practice (performing quality control on your BIM project) will be covered. Prerequisite: Intermediate Revit

Additional REVIT Course(s)

XCAD-034 REVIT MEP FUNDAMENTALS
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)
Wednesdays: September 16, 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21,28, November 4, 11, 18; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $625
To take full advantage of Building Information Modeling (BIM), the Autodesk Revit MEP Fundamentals course has been designed to teach the concepts and principals of creating 3D parametric models of MEP systems from engineering design through to construction documentation.  This hands-on course is intended to introduce students to the software’s interface and the basic HVAC, electrical, and piping/plumbing components that make the Autodesk Revit MEP software a powerful and flexible engineering modeling tool.  The objective is to familiarize students with the tools necessary to create and document a complete parametric model.  The examples and practices used are designed to take the student through the basics of a real world project, from linking an architectural model to an MEP template to using Revit MEP tools to design HVAC, electrical, plumbing and piping systems to create complete construction documents in 2D or 3D.

(NEW!) XCAD-036 REVIT MEP – BEYOND THE BASICS
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)

Thursdays: September 17, 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, November 5; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $525
This hands-on course is designed for the student who has already worked with Revit MEP and is ready to master the more advanced functions of the program.  The main objective of the course is to enable the student to expand their knowledge in office standards with templates that include preset views, custom sheets as well as custom element types. The course is also designed to familiarize the student with custom MEP system families, how to set up a family file, the creation of family geometry, family types and how to create specific families including in-place families, profiles, annotation and shared parameters.

XCAD-028 Autodesk Inventor - Introduction
Section: W01 (Old Westbury)

Tuesdays: September 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27, November 3; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Fee: $395
Autodesk Inventor inherent & intuitive command set features creating, editing, analyzing and printing of 3D models and drawings. Create one model / assembly & the orthographic (plan) views are automatically generated. Parametrically modify the entire model from any view.  This course will provide fundamental training for Autodesk Inventor users. Upon completion, you will be able to construct simple parts and assembly models of basic - moderate complexity in generating 2D /3D drawings. With AutoCAD compatibility, adaptive technology, large-assembly performance and intuitive workflow, provides students the freedom to design without limits.  Sketch and assembly design enhancements make top-down assembly design faster and easier.  Expanded tools give users more options for importing and exporting designs. Drawing manager enhancements that give users more control over the behavior of detail views.
 

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