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Online Training

Directed Training

SDS/2 offers an online basic training course so you can attend from the comfort of your own office, with less downtime and no travel expenses. This basic training course covers project setup, member input, connection design, material input and more. The course will consist of live training and Q&A sessions with a certified SDS/2 instructor, video training, and application exercises for a hands-on experience. It will take an estimated 30 hours to complete the course, depending on skill level and learning ability.

Independent Training

Similar to the Directed Training, SDS/2 offers an online basic training course that can be completed at your own pace, from the comfort of your own office, with less downtime and no travel expenses. This basic training course covers project setup, member input, connection design, material input and more. The course will consist of video training, and application exercises for a hands-on experience. It will take an estimated 30 hours to complete the course, depending on skill level and learning ability. The difference is there is no stops in the training. Once a section is complete, you can move on to the next section. There is no live training or Q&A sessions, but questions are welcomed by the support department.

About Online Training

Prerequisites

You must have SDS/2 2017 installed,
an internet connection, and either a
telephone or microphone and speakers
to communicate with the instructor.

Materials Required

SDS/2 will provide attendees
with the required drawings and
literature to participate in the online
training course.

Cost

The cost is $500 per person. Attendees
will receive a certificate of completion
and a promotional code to attend the
2018 SDS/2 Users Group for free.

Registration Information





Attendees

Name Email      

Online Training Schedule

Day 1

Lesson 1: Intro to SDS/2 (Live Session for Directed Training; Videos for Independent Training)

  • Basic Workflow Within SDS/2
  • Creating New Jobs
  • Navigating the Main Menu
  • Getting Started in the Online Learning Litmus Environment

Lesson 2: Job Setup Options

Lesson 3: Laying the Foundation

  • Intro to Modeling
  • Construction and Grid Lines (A)

Lesson 4: Building Your Model, Part 1

  • Plate Definition Schedule
  • Columns (A)
  • Beams and Joists(A)
Day 2

Lesson 4: Building Your Model, Part 2

  • Review with Q&A (Live Session - Directed Training Only)
  • Selection and Navigation Tools (A)
  • Bracing (A)
  • Front Deck (A)
  • Stairs (A)
  • Handrail (A)
  • Group Members (A)
  • Sequencing and Status Display (A)
  • Hip Roof (A)

Lesson 5: Connection Design

  • Connections, Part 1
  • Connections, Part 2
  • Connections, Part 3
Day 3

Lesson 6: Material and Material Operations

  • Review with Q&A (Live Session - Directed Training Only)
  • Adding Material
  • Material Operations
  • Holes, Bolts and Welds
  • Assemblies (A)
  • Parametrics and Components
Day 4

Lesson 7: Fabricator Setup and Drawing Editor

  • Review with Q&A (Live Session - Directed Training Only)
  • Fabricator Setup
  • Detailing Erection Views and Members
  • Detailing Submaterial and Drawing Editor Tools (A)
  • Creating Sheet Outlines(A)
  • Loading Sheets, Group Member Details and Plotting (A)
  • Quiz