AutoCAD Civil 3D 2011 - Essentials

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Organisation profile

Paradigm provides specialist training in CAD and Building Information Modelling (BIM) applications. The company is an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre (ATC) and offers training courses in the full range of Autodesk software, including AutoCAD, Revit, Civil 3D, 3D Studio Max and others. Paradigm is also an  Authorised Certification Centre (ACC), where candidates may sit exams to obtain official Autodesk certification in the use of their  software at both Associate and Professional levels

Training aim

To Learn the essentials of AutoCAD® Civil 3D® 2011. This course is intended to give users comprehensive experience with the features and benefits of AutoCAD Civil 3D.

Learning objectives

To provide new AutoCAD Civil 3D users with an understanding of the software’s core functionality and features so that they can go from field to finish with a successful design. Users will learn techniques enabling them to organise project data, work with points, create and analyse surfaces, model road corridors, create parcel layouts, perform grading and volume calculation tasks and layout pipe networks.

Course outline

The course covers the following topics:
Become familiar with the civil 3D user interface
Create/Edit Land Plot Areas
Create and manage Points & Point Groups
Create, edit, view, and analyse surface models
Create and edit Alignments
Create sites, profiles and cross-sections
Create assemblies, corridors, and junctions
Create complex grading solutions
Create pipe networks
Perform quantity takeoff and volume calculations

Utilise Plan productions to create plan profile sheets

Trainer's profile

Gavan Duffy B.Eng.

Gavan studied Civil Engineering in Queen’s University Belfast and graduated with an Honours Bachelor in Engineering (B. Eng.) in 1994. He joined Paradigm in 1998 and since then has specialised in training users in Civil Engineering CAD applications including Civil 3D.

Course duration

3 days or equivalent

Assessment & certification

Upon successful completion of the course, attendees receive official Autodesk certification of attendance.

Who should attend

Users who want to learn the essential elements of AutoCAD Civil 3D for creating, analysing, and managing civil engineering drawings and projects.