AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course

Introduction: AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course

This course deals with AutoCAD® Civil 3D. It provides delegates with comprehensive knowledge of the tools and advantages of AutoCAD Civil 3D. Practical exercises during the course looks at how to create drawings (two and three dimensional )

The aim is to familiarize delegates with the theory and practical use of the key functions of AutoCAD Civil 3D.


AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course

AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course

Outline: AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course

Johannesburg (Sandton), Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Pretoria – South Africa

Key outcomes of the course include:
• Function within the Civil 3D environment.
• Import survey data and work with it.
• Points, Surfaces, Parcel Labels, Horizontal alignments for sites: produce, amend and manage.
• Produce a grading solution and grading quantities for sites.
• Produce and amend site profiles.
• Deal with transportation alignments and profiles, transportation assemblies and corridors, cross sections and quantities.
• Create and manage plan sets, Civil 3D data.
• Produce and manipulate site corridors and assemblies.
• Produce and amend site pipe networks.
43. Autodesk Vault Overview
Key Terms
Vault Architecture

44. Profiles Overview
Repositioning and Deleting Profile Views

45. Create Profiles from Surface

46. Create a Profile View Style

47.Create Profile View Wizard
Practice 7a Working with Profiles Part I

48. Finished Ground Profiles

49. Create and Edit Profiles
Transparent Commands
Assigning Profile Band Elevations
Profile Segment Types
Profile Labels
Practice 7b Working with Profiles Part II
Practice 7c Working with Profiles
Additional Practice

50. Assembly Overview

51. Modifying Assemblies
Attaching Subassemblies
Detaching Subassemblies

52. Creating a Corridor
Target Mapping

53. Corridor Properties
Information Tab
Parameters Tab
Feature Lines
Slope Patterns
Practice 8c Working with Corridors Part I

54. Designing Intersections
General Tab
Geometry Details Tab
Corridor Regions Tab
Practice 8d Working with Corridors Part II

55. Corridor Surfaces
Overhang Correction
Surface Boundaries

56. Corridor Section Review and Edit
Practice 8e Working with Corridors Part III

57. Corridor Visualization
Practice 8f Working with Corridors Part IV

58. Grading Overview

59. Feature Lines
Feature Line Contextual Tab
Elevation Editor
Practice 9b Working with Feature Lines

60. Grading Tools
Grading Creation Tools Toolbar
Practice 9b Create Grading Groups
Copying Assemblies
Mirroring Assemblies
Select Similar Subassemblies
Sharing Assemblies
Getting More Information on Subassemblies
Practice 8a Creating Assemblies
Practice 8b Creating Assemblies Additional Practice

61. Modifying AutoCAD Civil 3D Grading
Grading Styles
Feature Line Labels
Grading Criteria
Grading Criteria Set
Grading Volumes
Practice 9c Modify Grading and Calculate Volumes

62. Pipes Overview

63. Pipes Configuration
Practice 10a Configuring Pipe Networks

64. Creating Networks from Objects
Practice 10b Creating Pipe Networks by Objects

65. The Network Layout Toolbar
Practice 10c Creating Pipe Networks by Layout

66. Pressure Pipe Networks
Practice 10d Create a Pressure Pipe Network

67. Network Editing
Pipe (and Structure) Properties
Swap Part
Connect/Disconnect From Part
Practice 10e Editing Pipe Networks

68. Annotating Pipe Networks
Pipe Networks in Sections
Pipe Network Reports and Tables
Practice 10f Annotating Pipe Networks

69. Sample Line Groups
Modifying Sample Line Groups
Practice 11a Creating Sections Part I

70. Section Views
Section View Wizard
Practice 11b Creating Sections Part II

71. Section Volume Calculations
Earthwork Volumes
Mass Haul
Material Volumes
Quantity Takeoff Criteria
Define Materials
Practice 11c Quantity Take Off Part I

72. Pay Items
Practice 11d Quantity Take Off Part II – Integrated

73. Quantity Takeoff

74. Plan Production Tools
More Information

75. Plan Production Objects
View Frames
View Frame Groups
Match Lines

76. Plan Production Object Edits
Object style
View Frame Geometry Properties Edits
Match Line Geometry Properties Edits
Practice 12a Plan Production Tools I

77. Creating Sheets
Practice 12b Plan Production Tools II

78. Sheet Sets
Structuring Sheet Sets
Editing Sheet Sets
Sheet Set Manager Properties
Practice 12c Plan Production Tools III

79. Appendix A Design Data
A.1 Open a Survey Database
A.2 Design Data
Parcel Size
Pipe Size Conversion
Road Design Criteria
Traffic Circle Design Criteria

80. Appendix B AutoCAD Civil 2013 Certified Professional
Exam Objectives


Course duration and fees: AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course

Our two day training course is designed so that the knowledge acquired is applied practically, so that the business environment can be enhanced.

Please consult schedule for course costs or contact BOTI for a quote.


Recommended Prior Experience and Knowledge: AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course

The course (AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course) is designed for the following attendees:

This course aims to teach delegates the key functions of AutoCAD Civil 3D for
Managing, producing and analyzing civil engineering projects and drawings


For the AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course it is advisable that you have the following experience/knowledge:
Microsoft® Windows® XP, , Microsoft® Windows® 8, Microsoft® Windows® Vista, or Microsoft® Windows® 7
One should be proficient in AutoCAD or have been a delegate on AutoCAD Essentials



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