Civil 3D Advanced

AutoCAD Civil 3D Advanced introduces advanced techniques and teaches you to be proficient in your use of the AutoCAD Civil 3D Software.
Course Duration
4 Days
+-7 hrs per day
Start Date
+-08.30 am
Course Location
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Course Price
R 6400
Including VAT

Course Overview


AutoCAD Civil 3D Advanced introduces advanced techniques and teaches you to be proficient in your use of the AutoCAD Civil 3D Software. The tools and skills learned in the Civil 3D Advanced course build upon those learnt in the Civil 3D Essentials course.

Features & Benefits

  • This is a recognized Autodesk course and a preparation course for the Civil 3D ACP exam certification.
  • Take full advantage of our new Hybrid Learning by attending on campus or virtually.
  • Attendees will gain confidence and enhance their practical skills and knowledge in this field.
  • With the AutoCAD Civil 3D, it is easy to understand project operations, maintain relevance in processes and data, and it gives a super-quick response to your changes.
  • Civil 3D is creative software used by Civil engineers and Architect professionals to plan, design, and manage civil engineering projects.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to teach Civil Engineers and Draftspersons with intermediate knowledge of modelling in Civil 3D.


  • It is recommended that trainees are Microsoft Windows proficient
  • Students who attend this course should have completed the AutoCAD Civil 3D Essentials course or AutoCAD Essentials course
  • At least 6 months experience working with Civil 3D is recommended

What's Included

Software Trial
Tea & Coffee
Wifi Access
Certified Instructor
*Items may differ between courses, contact an agent for details


Upon completion of the course, you will be presented with an internationally recognized Autodesk Authorized Training Certificate.

Module 1: UI Tour
  • Basic setup of the environment
  • The ribbon and user interface terminology
  • Tabs, panels, and tools
  • Using the toolspace, panorama and the properties palettes
  • Navigate the model, different file formats and their uses
Module 2: Introduction to Styles
  • Introduction to styles
  • Object and point styles
  • Label and surface styles
  • Dynamic relationships and BIM
Module 3: Point Files and Point Groups
  • Working with point files (survey and COGO points)
  • Point settings and creating points
  • Managing point groups
  • Point reports and point label styles
  • Description keys
  • Importing survey data
Module 4: Surface Creation, Modification, and Manipulation
  • Surface components and the surface creation process
  • Surface types and surface rebuilding
  • Adding Points to a surface and editing surface definitions
  • Annotating surfaces, surface analysis and visual check
Module 5: Land Development with Parcels
  • Working with and creating parcels
  • Converting basic AutoCAD objects
  • Editing and annotating parcels, and parcel Tables
Module 6: Modelling New Terrain
  • Creating feature lines and their design criteria
  • Grading criteria, groups, sites, and constraints Grading surfaces and combining design surfaces
  • Earthwork volume calculations
Module 7: Geometric Design – Horizontal Design
  • Horizontal alignments
  • Alignment creation and design criteria
  • Editing alignments
  • Design speeds and annotating alignment
Module 8: Geometric Design – Vertical Design
  • Surface profile layout and profile views
  • Design profile layout and editing profiles
  • Design criteria and annotating profiles
  • Display design information in data bands
Module 9: Geometric Design – Corridor Design
  • Assemblies and subassemblies
  • Baselines, regions , and targets
  • Corridor surfaces, offset parameters and lane widening
  • Design validation with drive analysis
  • Intersections
Module 10: Quantity Calculations and Cross Sections
  • The section editor
  • Frequency, and sample lines
  • Single and multiple section views
  • Quantity take-off criteria
  • Cut and fill factors
  • Cross section data – Volume tables
Module 11: Gravity Pipe Network Modelling and Analysis
  • Gravity pipe networks
  • Part catalogues and parts list
  • Pipe network considerations
  • Creating and editing a gravity pipe network
  • Surface runoff conditions
  • Catchment areas
  • Alignments and profile tools
  • Analyse and annotating pipe networks
Module 12: Pressure Network Modelling
  • Network components
  • Catalogues and parts list
  • Creating and editing pressure pipe networks
  • Performing design checks
Module 13: Land Development with Parcels
  • Plan production using tools
  • Creating view frames
  • Plan production object edits
  • Creating drawing sheets
  • Sheet sets and their properties
  1. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  2. Bookings can only be considered confirmation on receipt of payment.
  3. Bookings may be changed up to three weeks in advance of the course. A fee of 20% will be levied to cover charges.
  4. For full day courses, we will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where
    applicable) tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at the training center only. Catering is not included for OnSite training
  5. Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date.
    Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  6. Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone\
    dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  7. We suggest clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled
    before booking flight and accommodation. We are NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight
    and accommodation for clients.
  8. Full training fees will apply if the above condition is not complied with.
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