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SDS/2 Training

Training & Certifications

SDS/2 Training & Certifications

Maximize the benefits of SDS/2 with expert training. SDS/2 offers on-site training at our Lincoln, Nebraska, headquarters as well as online training from the comfort of your own office. 

Online Basic Training

Online Basic Training

Discover what you can do with the world's most automated 3D steel detailing software. Complete the SDS/2 Detailing basic training, offered both live on-site and through a self-guided lessons online. The course takes around 30 hours to complete, depending on skill level, and covers all the skills, tools, and workflows you'll need to get started in SDS/2. Upon completion, you'll earn your SDS/2 Detailer certification. 



Online Estimodeling Training

Online Estimodeling Training

The SDS/2 Estimodeling online training course covers all the skills, tools, and workflows involved in model-based estimating with SDS/2. You will learn basic modeling concepts, connection setup, automation, and how to export to MRP and MIS tools to generate an estimate.  This independent online course consists of video training and application exercises. It will take an estimated 8 hours to complete the course, depending on skill level. Upon completion you will earn your SDS/2 Estimator certification.

On-Site Basic Training

On-Site Basic Training


For a live, immersive training experience, users can enroll in a five-day basic training course offered at SDS/2 headquarters in Lincoln, Nebraska. The program covers everything you need to get started in SDS/2, from project setup and modeling to connection design and generating reports, with the added advantage of a live instructor and Q&A opportunities. Upon completion, you'll earn your SDS/2 Detailer certification.

Become SDS/2 Certified

Distinguish yourself as an SDS/2 user and market your skills with the SDS/2 Certification Program. Earn badges when you complete our online or on-site training courses, which you can share on your website or social media profiles. Additional badges can be earned for advanced qualifications, such as winning a Solid Steel Competition, becoming a certified SDS/2 trainer, and more. 

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