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Civil 3D Professional Training Bundle

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The Civil 3D Professional Bundle is geared towards students with no AutoCAD experience. Civil 3D uses the backbone of AutoCAD to leverage the specific tools in Civil 3D. Students will learn the fundamentals of Civil 3D and prepare a set of construction documents from Civil 3D files. When you complete the online training bundle, you will develop intermediate-level Civil 3D skills. The series of classes in this Professional Bundle will also prepare you for the Civil 3D Certified User Certification Exam.

The classes are hands-on, real-world, project-based and instructor-led. Your instructors are practicing professionals who use AutoCAD and Civil 3D on a daily basis. Strong student engagement.

Courses Included

The classes listed below are included in this training bundle. Each course will be scheduled one at a time in the sequence listed. Each course will be scheduled immediately after one another, unless requested otherwise.

Introduction to AutoCAD (30 Clock Hours) – Familiarizes students with basic AutoCAD commands while developing a floor plan for a single family residential home.

Create drafting symbols, kitchen and bath fixtures, a floor plan and integrate all information into one deliverable sheet file. Distinguish the differences required to generate drawings for use as annotation and real-world model components. Create and insert blocks and externally reference files, and determine the appropriate times to apply those skill sets. Master file management, drafting on layers, integrating drawing component files and plotting while creating on the class residential project.

Intermediate AutoCAD (30 Clock Hours) – Developing and assembling a set of 2D design construction documents.

Create an abbreviated set of construction documents including floor plan, foundation plan, electrical plan and building elevations for a small residential project. Create and insert blocks, externally reference files and determine the appropriate times to apply those skill sets to optimize project efficiency. Demonstrate layer and file management, external file referencing, use of model/layout environments and user coordinate systems. Apply intermediate-level skills including layer management, user coordinate system development, creating sheet layout environments and plotting.

Intermediate Civil 3D Surveying and Mapping (30 Clock Hours) - Applying Civil 3D for basic 3D design projects.

Create a topographic survey document by importing relevant field-generated data. Develop site parcels, using survey data; properly displaying parcel data; including surface generation and surface manipulation. Create site profile views, terrain profiles, and design profiles. Master surface and point manipulation including fine-tuning manipulation to accurately reflect existing and future site conditions.

Intermediate Civil 3D Transportation Design (30 Clock Hours) - Emphasizes intermediate civil engineering tools within Civil 3D.

Design and create a corridor and derive information and data from the corridor. Design and create an intersection. Create and analyze sections and section views. Design and create a grading model and a grading model feature line.

Intermediate Civil 3D Land Development (30 Clock Hours) - Using major Civil3D design elements

Design and create pressure networks in plan and profile. Discover and explore data referencing of Civil3D design elements. Utilize data referencing to create new drawings. Produce professional plans utilizing sheet sets.

Can I work at my own pace?

Yes. You can work at your own pace. Each course is 18 days long. You will have two weeks and three weekends to complete the course. There are set deliverable schedules which are addressed in the course syllabus.

Online Course Start Dates

Please click here to see the online course schedule. Online courses begin every three weeks. Courses begin on a Friday and are 18-days long.

Free Access to the Software

While you are a student at VDCI, you will be provided free access to the software needed to participate in your course. Throughout your studies at VDCI, it is very important that you have access to good-quality Internet bandwidth with a download speed of 10 Mbps.

Program Prerequisites for Successful Completion

Our classes are fast-track, accelerated courses. If you have ANY CONCERNS about your computer competency, we STRONGLY RECOMMEND that you improve your computer skills before attending the class.

Bundle Prerequisites


  • Fundamental working knowledge of the Windows environment.



  • Competency in reading and writing English
  • All course training is in English. That includes oral, written, media-based and other administrative communication.


  • This Training Bundle can be paid in full or paid with an initial and then 4 more payments of $420.00 every 30 days from the date of purchase. Payment plans are based on one course at a time. For a more accelerated schedule, please contact registrar@vdci.edu or call 619-758-9300.

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