AUTODESK TRAINING COURSES

TRAINING & WEBINARS

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. 
For any training enquiries call us direct on 061 498900 or email sales@procad.ie

Procad’s Specialised Workshops

Following the success of our previously held specialised workshops we are delighted to confirm that we are back with another round! Our workshops are hosted by Ireland’s leading experts in the Manufacturing Industry and the Architecture, Engineering & Construction Industry who hold extensive knowledge in their fields. These workshops are designed to provide you with the skills to enhance your abilities to the next level with Autodesk Inventor and/or BIM 360.

  • Attend 3 Workshops & receive an Autodesk Certificate @ €195
  • Attend 2 Workshops & receive an Autodesk Certificate @ €150
  • Attend 1 Workshops @ €100

Best use of Design Accelerators in Autodesk Inventor - October 1st

Best use of Design Accelerators in Autodesk Inventor

October 1st @ 10am

Learn about Autodesk Inventor design accelerators including, engineers handbook, shaft generator, Gear Generator, Frame generator and Bolted connection.

Use of Content Center with design accelerators, file management, assembly structure ,set Presets and templates.

Software in use: Autodesk Inventor

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Optimise your Design with Upfront Simulation & Analysis - October 15th

Optimise your Design with Upfront Simulation & Analysis

October 15th @ 10am

Learn about Inventor Dynamic simulation  (Kinematic studies) of Assemblies in Autodesk inventor

Utilise those studies in the FEA environment  to determine reaction forces and torques loads.

Workflow between Autodesk Inventor /Fusion 360 and Inventor Nastran to simulate non-linear FEA studies.

Software in use: Autodesk Inventor, Fusion 360 & Nastran

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BIM360 Coordinate - Automated Clash Detection - October 5th

BIM360 Coordinate – Automated Clash Detection

October 5th @ 11am

Streamlining VDC & BIM workflows with model coordination and automatic clash detection. Issue assignment and rectification using the BIM360 Coordinate bolt on module.

Software in use: Autodesk BIM360 Coordinate

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BIM360 Build - QA/QC, RFIs, Submittals, Data Capture - October 12th

BIM360 Build – QA/QC, RFIs, Submittals, Data Capture

October 12th @ 11am

Manage the creation and resolution of RFI’s & Submittals and support proactive quality and safety management programs. Track assets, capture and record checklists and meeting minutes using the BIM360 Build module.

Software in use: BIM 360 Build

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Online Autocad Essentials

The course is broken down into 5 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend five online sessions and each session is two hours long. The full training will be held in the same week.

Participants must have AutoCAD software installed on their laptop.

The online  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.

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 complete booking form.

Course Cost: €500

Upcoming Dates:  

Online Autocad Intermediate

The course is broken down into 3 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend 3 online sessions and each session is two hours long. The full training will be held in the same week.

Participants must have AutoCAD software installed on their laptop.

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?

Candidates must of completed AutoCAD Essentials or have the relevant experience before completing AutoCAD Advanced Training.

To book a place on this course complete booking form.

Course Cost: €250

Email for Upcoming Dates:  

training@procad.ie 

Online Revit Architecture Training

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.

  • The course is broken down into 5 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend five online sessions and each session is two hours long.
  • Participants must have the software installed on their laptop.

Course Cost: €600

Upcoming Dates:

Online Revit MEP Training

Revit MEP Essentials online training will cover the user interface and the basic HVAC, electrical, and piping/plumbing components of Revit MEP. Sign up for this course and you will be given the Necessary Tools Required To Create, Document, And Print Parametric Models.

  • The course is broken down into 5 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend five online sessions and each session is two hours long.
  • Participants must have the software installed on their laptop.

Who Should Attend?
Requirement to have completed Revit Architectural Training before you can complete Revit MEP Essentials Training

Course Cost: €600

Email for Upcoming Dates:  

training@procad.ie 

Online BIM 360 Docs Training

The course covers the key fundamentals of setting up and implementing BIM 360 Docs. Covering the creation, management and implementation of a project as well as the key fundamentals to administering and using the platform via the web and tablet/mobile access.

  • The course is broken down into 2 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend two online sessions and each session is two hours long.
  • Participants must have the software installed on their laptop.

 

Course Cost: €325

Email for Upcoming Dates:  

training@procad.ie 

Online Advance Steel Training

This course is an introduction to the Advance Steel platform. During the course you will create basic models of platforms, stairs and buildings using the default macros. You will be afforded the opportunity to utilize 2D functionality to create your 3D model and make adjustments using the parametric functionality of Advance Steel. You will then produce the relevant outputs from the model.

Who should attend?

Designed for: Structural Fabricators and detailers who want to get to grips with the essentials of Advance Steel.

  • The course is broken down into 5 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend all five online sessions and each session is two hours long.
  • Participants must have the software installed on their laptop.

Course Cost: €650

Email for Upcoming Dates:  

training@procad.ie

Online Fusion 360 Essentials

On completion of this course candidates will become proficient in the creation of parts & assemblies, create toolpaths and free hand model of moderate complexity and how to document and showcase their design.

  • The course is broken down into 5 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend five online sessions and each session is two hours long. The full training will be held in the same week.
  • Participants must have Fusion360 software installed on their laptop.

Who Should Attend?
Novice or users with little experience and/or those who have used different 3D CAD packages.

Course Cost: €450

Upcoming Dates:

Online Inventor Essentials Training

The course is an introduction to 3D Design for Autodesk Inventor. The objective is to teach candidates to become proficient in the creation of parts and assemblies of moderate complexity and how to document and showcase their designs

  • The course is broken down into 6 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend 6 online sessions and each session is two hours long.
  • Participants must have the software installed on their laptop

Course Cost: €600

Upcoming Dates:

Online Inventor Advanced Training

In this course, candidates learn the recommended workflows and advanced functionalities for creating 3D assemblies using Autodesk Inventor. Candidates explore the proper techniques and recommended workflows for skeletal modelling, adaptive design, derived design, and functional design. They also learn how to quickly create steel frame designs, create and document welded designs, and publish custom parts using the Content Center.

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

Course Cost: €250

Email for Upcoming Dates:  

training@procad.ie

Online Plant 3D Training Course

Autodesk Plant 3D is an advanced AutoCAD application essential for designers and engineers in Piping design disciplines such as the Pharmaceutical, Food and Drug, or Oil and Gas industries.

Streamline and automate your workflows in the following drawing types: Orthographic Drawings, Isometric Drawings, P&ID drawings, and 3D Piping Models.

With Plant 3D now included in a full subscription to AutoCAD, more and more users are now learning to take advantage of the specialised toolsets available in their subscription

  • The course is broken down into 5 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend 5 online sessions and each session is two hours long.
  • Participants must have the software installed on their laptop

Course Cost: €600

Upcoming Dates:

For customised 1:1 training or any other Autodesk training not listed enquires, please contact training@procad.ie

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What our customers are saying about our online training… 

“Just want to  say the course has been excellent and extremely informative. I have enjoyed the last few days finally learning how to operate within the Fusion environment. Brian has been very helpful, ready and able to answer any of my questions”.                                                                                                                                                   – P Hill, Fusion 360 Online Training

“I found  the course excellent and Maria was beyond patient with me. I lucked out with Maria and it was excellent value, I am spreading the news!”                                – P Murphy, AutoCAD Essentials Online Training

“The training course was excellent. Ger explained everything very clearly and was easy to follow. I would recommend it to others if they were looking to do a Revit course”.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                – C Tutty, Revit Architecture Online Training

“I have to say I found the course last week very helpful and was perfect for where I was at in regards to AutoCAD experience (Nil). I would like to commend Brian on his professionalism and subject knowledge. He was very patient with me and nothing was a problem for him.  I would highly recommend Procad to anyone starting out”.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                – B Madigan, AutoCAD Essentials Online Training

“Just want to say a quick work of thanks for the training. It’s was made very easy by you and your team. I must give particular thanks to Sid for his training (especially his patience). Sid is really professional at what he does and totally understands the product. He was able to explain it in great detail and made the 6 days very informative. Again thanks for everything”.       

– D Crowley, Inventor Essentials Online Training

Vault Duplicate Search Webinar

Save time and improve profitability with Duplicate Search in Vault Professional 2021.
Many Manufacturers are unwittingly introducing duplicate part numbers during the product design phase.

According to industry analysts Aberdeen Group, the annual carrying costs of introducing a new part number range between $4,500 and $23,000 per item

There is a new way to identify duplicate files in Vault. The Duplicate Search function in Vault 2021 allows you to run a 3D geometric search for parts which will save you significant time, cost and effort in identifying, recording, releasing and managing duplicate files.

Learn how Duplicate Search compares 3D geometry and seamlessly delivers insights on duplicate content for managers and CAD users

Software in use will include: Vault

September 28th Click here to Register

AutoCad Electrical - series of dates

This webinar showcases new features of the latest version along with a full featured demonstration. 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. For those requiring 3D Integration with Autodesk Inventor will also be demonstrated.

October 9th Click here to Register

November 6th Click here to Register

December 4th Click here to Register

Fusion 360 CAM Overview

New to CNC Machining or Fusion 360 CAM, this webinar shows you how to get started.

  • Basics of 2.5 and 3 axis milling
  • Part setup
  • Creating tools
  • Creating toolpaths
  • Simulations
  • Creating G-Code for your Machine

Software in use will include: Fusion 360

Email to Register training@procad.ie

Vault Overview

Autodesk Vault is an essential tool for managing your CAD data with essential features for every Drawing Office including Traceability, Lifecycle workflows and Revision control of your CAD data.

Check out our Online Data Management webinar using Vault Professional 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.

This webinar will give an Overview of Autodesk Vault 2021 with a focus on new features and enhancements including:

  • Duplicates Dashboard: allowing Smart Duplicate Reduction in your Vault database
  • Advanced cloud collaboration: allowing users outside of your office to avail of Autodesk’s Cloud platforms such as BIM 360 or Fusion 360 integrated with your office-based Vault database and file store
  • Support for Inventor and Revit interoperability
  • Improved Efficiency for Administrators

Software in use will include: Vault Professional

Email to Register training@procad.ie

Introduction to Revit Architecture

Introduction to Revit Architecture

Join our webinar for an introduction on how you can use Revit building design software for every phase of your project, from design and documentation, to analysis then to visualisation stage and multidiscipline coordination.

Software in use: Revit Architecture 

Email to Register training@procad.ie

Software in use will include: Fusion 360

BIM360 Design

Register for this webinar where our BIM expert Sean will take you through all the capabilities of BIM360 Design. Design can connect your team through the cloud, this can help improve productivity and efficiency. Your team will have access to the files they need to work as they are in the cloud.

Email to Register training@procad.ie

Getting to BIM for Architects Episode 1 - BIM Basics for Architects

Moving from 2D to 3D & BIM is new experience for most Architects, in this webinar we want to educate Architects as to the origins and theory behind BIM. We will cover the current standards & common practices applicable to BIM projects and where the industry is as a whole in Ireland. BIM as a deliverable is far more common these days and does vary depending on the project size and type. Attend this webinar if you want to move to BIM but don’t quite no why or the how. Jonathan is an Architectural Technologist (BSc.) & experienced BIM Manager (MSc. BIM) in Ireland.

Software in use will include: BIM

Email to Register training@procad.ie

 

In accordance with government guidelines relating to COVID-19, we have cancelled all classroom training until further notice.

 

Our Classroom-based training program takes place at our Authorised Training Centres in Limerick & Onsite.

Procad is an Autodesk Authorised Training & Certification Centre (ATC/ACC), and complies with Autodesk’s rigorous quality standards for courseware, training centre facilities, attendee numbers and trainer qualifications; thus ensuring that you receive the highest standard in training.

Procad also provides private onsite training for groups or 1:1 that can be customised to meet specific customer requirements, T&Cs apply.

For further information, please contact directly on 061 919 000.

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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 061 919 000 for dates and more information

AutoCAD 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.

Using hands-on exercises, the candidates 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: €565

Upcoming Dates:  

Click Here for Training Overview

AutoCAD 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.

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

Course Cost: €350

Upcoming Dates:  

Click Here for Training Overview

AutoCAD Electrical

This course teaches the production of Electrical Schematic & Terminal Plan Drawing, BOM in various formats, Connection List reports and other affiliated reports using Autodesk AutoCAD Electrical. This course is all practical, with a hands-on approach providing you with your own professional CAD computer. You will also be provided with 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 a 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.

Upcoming Dates: Please call the office on 061 919 000 for dates

Autodesk Vault

Autodesk Vault 2020 course provides instructions to features of Autodesk Vault software. The focus of this training guide is Bill of Material (BOM) management and Engineering Change Order (ECO) process. This course is intended for users with knowledge of all Autodesk Vault Basic and Autodesk Vault document management features. It focuses on the features of Autodesk Vault Professional pertaining to BOM and ECO’s. Hands-on exercises are included to reinforce usage of items, BOM’s, ECO’s, and automated workflows.

 

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for new Vault users who need to become familiar with all the main tools within Autodesk Vault Software.
Before starting this course, students should have a working knowledge of Vault products or similar data management products.

Course Cost: €400 p/day

Upcoming Dates: Please call the office on 061 919 000 for dates.

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Advance Steel

Advance Steel course provides instructions to features of the Advance Steel software. The focus of this training guide is to provide an understanding of 3D steel detailing by showing the necessary tools to get you up and running with the software. By undertaking these modules, we ensure you will have correct skills and understanding for you to employ Advance Steel in your structural projects.

Who Should Attend?
This course is designed for new Advance Steel users who need to become familiar with all the main tools within Advance Steel Software.
Before starting this course, students should have a working knowledge of Autodesk products or similar products.

Course Cost: €895

Upcoming Dates: 

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 tailored for completely new users who wish to gain the necessary skills 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.

Course Cost: €550

Upcoming Dates:  

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Revit MEP Essentials

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:

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Inventor Essentials

The course is an introduction to 3D Design for Autodesk Inventor. It is a 3-day essentials course, split into 2 initial days of training with a third date 6-8 weeks later. This allows candidates sufficient time with the software, before returning for their final day of training. The objective is to teach candidates to become proficient in the creation of parts and assemblies of moderate complexity and how to document and showcase their designs

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

Course Cost: €995

Upcoming Dates:

Click Here for Training Overview

Inventor Advanced

In this course, 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: €750

Upcoming Dates:

Click Here for Training Overview

Fusion 360 Essentials

In this course, candidates will learn to use the different workspaces within Fusion 360.

In this 2-day course, candidates will progress from creating a basic sketch to full working assembly, which they will then learn to create renders, simulations, drawings and CAM tool paths.

Following completion of this course candidates will become proficient in the creation of parts and assemblies of moderate complexity and how to document and showcase their designs.

Who Should Attend?
Novice or users with little experience and/or those who have used different 3D CAD packages.

Course Cost: €650

Upcoming Dates:

7th & 8th October

3rd & 4th November

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