AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training

If civil engineering is your thing, then this course is for you

Course Introduction

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.


Course Outline

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
  • Assemblies
  • Subassemblies


  • 51. Modifying Assemblie
  • Attaching Subassemblies
  • Detaching Subassemblies


  • 52. Creating a Corridor
  • Target Mapping


  • 53. Corridor Properties
  • Information Tab
  • Parameters Tab
  • Codes
  • 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
  • Overview
  • More Information


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


  • 76. Plan Production Object Edits
  • Name
  • Description
  • 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

2 days

Who should attend

The course (AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials Training Course) is designed for those individuals who are interested in learning the key functions of AutoCAD Civil 3D for managing, producing and analyzing civil engineering projects and drawings.


Recommended prior learning

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

Book or Obtain Instant Quote

In addition to the related public courses, we offer the above course across the country: Anytime, Anywhere. Click on the link to get an instant proposal or book your course NOW:

Book or Obtain Instant Quote

Or alternatively click on the button below to view our full Public Course Calendar of close to 100 events:

2018 Public Course Calendar

Please Phone Us Now To Speak to One of Our Friendly Consultants




Please Email Us Now  – We Will Get Back to You Within 15 minutes

 [email protected]

Please Contact Us Now - We Will Respond in 15 Minutes

    Accredited Courses

    Additional Courses

    Leadership & Management Courses

    Software & IT Courses

    Top Rated