Training

AutoCAD Courses: BIM Training

Procad are leading providers of training for Autodesk & AutoCAD courses in Ireland. We are very proud to have become the first Autodesk Authorised Training Centre, and we constantly enhance and update our BIM Training courses to suit the needs of our customer's ever changing environment. We have developed contractor and coordinator specific workflows using Autocad, Autodesk Revit Architecture, Autodesk Revit MEP and Navisworks to ensure you maximise your project efficiency. Our focus is on lean construction and offsite fabrication. We strive to understand the needs of each design discipline and help to enable smooth transitions nad collaboration between all stake holders. Our Revit, Inventor, Navisworks and AutoCAD training options are customer focused and project centric.

We provide a range of BIM Training options including:

CLASSROOM BASED BIM TRAINING

Training takes place at our Authorised Training Centre in Limerick

AUTODESK CERTIFICATION

Procad provide pre-training and examinations for the Autodesk Certification Program

online demonstrations

Procad provide a regular schedule of online demonstrations

on site training

Training can be tailored to meet specific customer requirements

Training & Events

As an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre, we provide a wide range of training options to enable you to build the knowledge and skills to ensure that your organisation achieves the best from your Autodesk solution


Select the option which best suits you..

AutoCAD Courses – Onsite Autodesk Training

Autodesk Certification Program

The Autodesk Certification Program enables experienced users to receive special recognition for their knowledge of Autodesk software applications.

Gain that powerful advantage with Autodesk Certification.  Certification is becoming increasingly important to validate skills and to ensure best practice in the use of this software.

Achieving Autodesk Certification gives you:

  • Professional credibility
  • Demonstrates your skills, capabilities and commitment
  • Shows a return on training  investment for your employer
  • Your own personalised electronic certificate
  • Your own official Autodesk Certification logo for use on business stationery

Take this opportunity to become a Certified Autodesk professional – Get Ahead, Get Certified!

Upcoming Dates:  

Please call office on 061 498900 for dates and more information

Autocad 2018 Essentials

The course takes participants through the basics of AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT, to a point where candidates are competent using the commands and tools in AutoCAD/ AutoCAD LT 2016. Using hands-on exercises the trainees are shown how to create new drawings, edit existing drawings and prepare drawings for accurate plotting.
Who Should Attend?

  • New or novice users of AutoCAD.
  • Users who have previously used a different CAD tool and are looking to migrate to AutoCAD.

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Course Cost: €525

Upcoming Dates:  

AutoCAD 2018 Advanced

The course takes participants through the Advanced features of AutoCAD to a point where candidates have developed the skills and knowledge using the more complex features of AutoCAD. The trainees are shown how to handle files, Xrefs, Advanced Plotting and Data Management.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for candidates who have CAD experience and who wish to develop skills through the advanced features of AutoCAD 2017.

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Course Cost: €350

Upcoming Dates:  

AutoCAD Electrical 2018

This course teaches the production of Electrical Schematic Drawing, Terminal Plan Drawing, Bill of Materials in various formats, Connection List reports and other associated reports using AutoCAD Electrical 2018.

We work up at least one project from a blank starting point, and include during this project the generation of new symbol elements. This course is entirely practical, with a hands-on-approach and you will have your own professional CAD computer. You will be given your own bound set of course notes, which includes a reference guide.

Who Should Attend?
New users of AutoCAD Electrical. Previous basic knowledge of computers and AutoCAD is required.
The course is aimed at Electrical Engineers who have good understanding of the electrical design process.

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Course Cost: €895

  • Upcoming Dates:
    Please call the office on 061 498900 for dates

AutoDesk Inventor Essentials 2018

The primary objective of this course is to teach you the skills to create part and assembly models of moderate complexity and document those designs with drawing views.

Upon completion of all of the lessons, you will be proficient in basic part and assembly modelling techniques. You will also become familiar with documenting those models.

This is a 3 day essentials course, split into 2 initial days of training with a third date 6-8 weeks later.

Who Should Attend?
This course will be of benefit to a wide range of individuals from various sectors and industries. It applies to business owners, project managers, designers and engineers. It is ideal for candidates who want to broaden their career prospects.

• New or novice users of Autodesk Inventor.
• Users with a small amount of CAD experience.
• Users who have previously used a different CAD tool and are looking to migrate to an Autodesk 3D Solution

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form.

Course Cost: €995
Upcoming Dates:

Autodesk Revit Architecture Essentials

The course will provide learners with a solid grounding in Building Information Modelling (BIM) using Autodesk’s Revit Architecture. Throughout the course, candidates will be shown how to create 3D architectural models and associated documentation. As part of the creation of the 3D model, you will be able to get a realistic architectural visualisation of the end project.

Who Should Attend?
This Revit Architecture Essentials Training Course is designed for new users who wish to gain the skills necessary to complete projects using Autodesk Revit Architecture software.

  • New or novice users of Revit.
  • No previous CAD training is required but participants should ideally have some level of experience in drafting, design or engineering.

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Course Cost: €595

Upcoming Dates:  

Autodesk Revit MEP Essentials Training

The MEP course introduces students to the software’s user interface and the basic HVAC, electrical, and piping/plumbing components of Revit MEP. The course will equip students with the tools necessary to create, document, and print parametric models.

Who Should Attend?

New Autodesk Revit MEP users or other Autodesk software users who want to learn the essential elements of Revit MEP software.

Some experience in Revit Architecture is essential.

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Course Cost: €595

Upcoming Dates:  

Autodesk Inventor Advanced Training

In this courseware, candidates learn the recommended workflows and advanced functionalities for creating 3D assemblies using Autodesk Inventor.

Students explore the proper techniques and recommended workflows for skeletal modelling, adaptive design, derived design, and functional design. Students also learn how to quickly create steel frame designs, create and document welded designs, and publish custom parts using the Content Center.

Hands-on exercises representing real-world, industry-specific design scenarios are included.

Who Should Attend?
Current users of Inventor, who have a good working knowledge of the software.

Course Cost: €395

Upcoming Dates:

Autocad Mechanical 2018 Training

The primary objective of this courseware is to teach students the basic commands necessary for professional 2D mechanical drawing, design, and drafting using AutoCAD Mechanical 2017.
After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Identify and use the key components of the AutoCAD Mechanical user interface.
  • Use the fundamental features of AutoCAD Mechanical. Use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD Mechanical to develop accurate technical engineering drawings.
  • Demonstrate a high level of comfort and confidence with AutoCAD Mechanical through hands-on practice.

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Course Cost: €895

Upcoming Dates:
Please call the office on 061 498900 for dates


Online Demonstrations

 

3DS Max Online Demonstration

Autodesk 3DS Max is real-time 3D presentation and rendering software which enables you to quickly and easily transform 3D.

During this webinar we will import a live Revit model into the 3DS Max environment, using best practice techniques. The model will be rendered in the 3DS Max software and lighting and materials will be manipulated to produce a quality 3D rendered, life like image.

Tune in from the comfort of your own desk and see how 3DS Max can bring your designs to life.

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Upcoming Dates:  

Inventor Online Demonstration

Check out the features of Inventor / Professional with the latest online demo from the comfort of your own desk.

Topics which will be covered in this online demonstration include:

  • Sheet Metal Design
  • Shape Generator
  • Frame Generator
  • 3D Part Design
  • DWF Markup
  • Simulation
  • Interoperability
  • And much more…

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Upcoming Dates: 

Product Design & Manufacturing Collection Demonstration

Check out the NEW Product Design Collection & Manufacturing with the latest online demo from the comfort of your own desk.

In this demonstration Procad show you how to take your idea from product concept stage right through to design visualisation, using the following software solutions:

  • AutoCAD
  • Autodesk Inventor
  • 3ds Max Design
  • Showcase
  • Containing design, visualization, and simulation software, the suite is a robust solution for Digital Prototyping of the entire product design workflow

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Upcoming Dates:  

Building Information Modeling (BIM) & Collaboration for Revit

For anyone interested in learning about the world of Building Information Modelling (BIM), we invite you to join us for a free on-line demo of Autodesk REVIT on the below dates. We are running a series of webinars over the year, some with a general BIM focus and others focusing on Collaboration for Revit & BIM 360 Team.

1. General BIM Demo

This series of webinars will focus on the main features of REVIT that are used to create a 3D virtual environment of a construction project, including Structural, Architectural and MEP.

  • Structural: Foundations, Slabs, Walls, Steel Beams/Columns, Concrete Beams/Columns, Reinforcement.
  • Architectural: Walls, Roof, Windows, Doors, Glazing, Materials, Renders.
  • MEP: HVAC systems, Pipework and Electrical Containment.

Upcoming Dates:

  1. Collaboration for Revit & BIM 360 Team
    This series of webinars will focus on teamwork and collaboration and will involve the setup of a collaborative project. On the webinar we will focus on:
  • Traditional Collaboration Solutions (Central Files)
  • BIM 360 Team (Video) & Collaboration for Revit Overview
  • Setting up a collaborative project using BIM 360 Team & Collaboration for Revit project

Upcoming Dates:

Factory Design Online Demonstration

Autodesk Factory Design extends Digital Prototyping to the factory floor. Factory Design Utilities comes as part of the NEW Product Collection.

It is a 2D and 3D factory layout and optimization solution that can help you make better layout decisions by creating a digital model of your factory.

Check out the features of Factory Design Suite Edition with the latest online demo from the comfort of your own desk.
Details covered include:

  • Factory Layout and Design
  • Product Flow Analysis
  • Clash Detection
  • Project Planning

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Upcoming Dates:

AutoCAD Electrical Online Demonstration

Join one of our FREE webcasts which give the opportunity to see the AutoCAD Electrical live over the internet from your own desk.

During the demonstration we will start a new project including the creation of electrical schematics, terminal plans and panel layouts. We will look at automatic creation of drawings from spreadsheet such as PLC drawings from the PLC programming software. A variety of reports will be shown including Bills of Materials in various formats, Connection List reports, and other associated reports

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form.

Upcoming Dates:

Data Management – Vault Online Demonstration

Check out our Online Data Management Demo to see the very latest in:
Best-in-class CAD Integration –  Manage data associated with the digital model throughout the project lifecycle.

Concurrent Design – Work collaboratively. Multiple users can work without overwriting the others’ data.

Data Re-use – Find, organise, copy and re-use data to save hours of time, so you can spend more of your workday innovating.

Revision Management – Release and track files securely throughout the design cycle to reduce errors.

To book a place on this course, select your preferred date from the calendar below and complete booking form

Upcoming Dates:

AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT Online Demonstration

Join Procad live for the very latest features of AutoCAD 2017 & AutoCAD LT 2017.

Topics covered will include:

  • Autocad 360 Pro
  • Share Design views
  • Importing pdf’s
  • Autodesk Desktop app
  • Smart centre lines and centre marks
  • and much more…

Dates:
Sept 22nd
Nov 10th

 

Classroom Based Training

Our Classroom based training program takes place at our Authorised Training Centre in Limerick.

We provide general courses including Autodesk Essentials or Autodesk Advanced.  We also provide specialised courses for those who require further training in specific products.

All our courses are delivered by authorised trainers, and receive all relevant course material.  Check our upcoming schedule of courses, or if you have any particular requirements please contact us to discuss.

On site Training

Organisations can also avail of the option of onsite training from Procad.  This can be a very efficient method of training and can be tailored to meet specific customer requirements; however we do request that a special designated area with one pc per attendee is provided.

All attendees will be provided with their own set of course materials from Procad, and all training is delivered by our team of Authorised Trainers.  If you feel onsite training is the solution for your organisation please contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

Autodesk Certification

For those who are experienced in Autodesk products and wish to receive an Autodesk certification we also provide pre-training and examinations for the Certified Program.

With  Autodesk Certification becoming increasingly important to validate skills and ensuring best practice in the use of Autodesk software, achievement of this certification provides a powerful advantage to those seeking to progress in this area.

On line Demonstrations

For those who would like to learn more about Autodesk from the comfort of their own pc, we also provide a regular schedule of online demonstrations.

Demonstrations are free and are provided on a wide variety of specialised products, all customers are welcome to join, however you must register prior to the event.