Archicad Essentials 2 Day Trainer led
Our Essentials course has been designed by experts for anyone new to ARCHICAD. No matter what background you are coming from ARCHICAD Essentials Training gives you the confidence to work on projects immediately upon your return to the office.
ARCHICAD Essentials Course Outline
Training is vital for the effective use of any software. Properly trained users
will have increased productivity and will gain greater confidence with the
software. It is a worthwhile investment to train new users to overcome their
initial hesitancy and existing users to increase their depth of knowledge.
Who is it for?
Our Essentials course has been designed by experts for anyone new to
ARCHICAD. No matter what background you are coming from ARCHICAD
Essentials Training gives you the confidence to work on projects
immediately upon your return to the office.
This course introduces you to the principles of Building Information
Modelling (BIM) and shows you positive and productive ways of using
ARCHICAD. It will equip you with the knowledge and confidence to use
the program quickly and effectively. The course includes a mixture of
instruction, exercises, discussions and assessments to help trainees
understand BIM and develop skills in ARCHICAD.
The objectives of the course are to ensure trainees understand:
✔ The advantages of Building Information Modelling
✔ How to setup and manage projects from large to small
✔ The functionality of ARCHICAD’s principal Tools
✔ The method of producing a project with associated documentation
✔ Extracting basic data from the Model
2 days, 9:30am – 4:30pm
✔ Introduction to BIM ▷ Explaining the background and principles of BIM.
✔ ARCHICAD Theory ▷ Principles of ARCHICAD and working methods.
✔ ARCHICAD workspace ▷ Palettes and tool-bars, origin, scale, preferences.
✔ Project Setup ▷ Stories, Layers, file types, autosave function.
✔ Attributes ▷ Creating attributes, Building Materials, Composites and Surfaces.
✔ Element placement and selection ▷ Walls, slabs, windows, doors.
✔ Element settings and editing ▷ Walls, slabs, windows, doors.
✔ Roof Tool ▷ Different methods of roof creation and editing.
✔ Navigator ▷ Explanation of Project map, View map, Layout Book and Publisher sets.
✔ Views ▷ Understanding all the stored settings for views
✔ Sections and Elevations ▷ Setting up viewpoint and controls.
✔ Grid Tool ▷ Configuring grids and settings for different views.
✔ Details ▷ Detail Markers and links to model. Level of Detail control in model.
✔ Dimensioning ▷ Dimension chains and model associativity.
✔ Stair Tool ▷ Configuring Stair tool.
✔ Meshes ▷ Methods for creating meshes, gravity.
✔ External Content ▷ Bringing data from external sources into ARCHICAD.