AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training

AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training
Course Code: UCCVITAC05
Enrolment Fee: £311.25  £249.00
Format: Online
Award: Tutorial
Accreditation: UKLC
Study Time: Self Paced
Experience: No Entry Requirements

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A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain the qualification in AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Tutorial is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.  

CADLearning for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 teaches you how to use the application for civil engineering design and documentation. You’ll learn basic and advanced topics, including how to create, edit and modify Civil 3D design objects, add annotation, obtain information, import/export and use Civil 3D data in other applications.

Through the videos, CADLearnings professional instructors present key concepts and lessons; users are able to follow along in their own software using the exercise files that are included with each course. CADLearning subscription customers can take assessments online to track progress and gauge their knowledge and skills. 


Key TopicsWhat are the key topics?

Course Key Topics 
The AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Beginner to Advanced is divided into eighteen comprehensive modules.

Module 1: Getting Started
Module 2: Survey
Module 3: Working with Points
Module 4: Surfaces
Module 5: Working with Alignments
Module 6: Working with Profiles
Module 7: Working with Assemblies and Subassemblies
Module 8: Corridors, Intersections and Roundabouts
Module 9: Sections, QTO and Mass Haul Diagrams
Module 10: Plan Production
Module 11: Working with Parcels
Module 12: Grading
Module 13: Pipes
Module 14: Hydraflow
Module 15: Exchanging Data with Other Applications
Module 16: Sharing Data
Module 17: Rendering
Module 18: Point Clouds

(see full course syllabus below for more information)

Student TestimonialsWhat have other students said?

"With offices located in different parts of the world, we needed a way to provide continuous training, documentation and tutorials for anyone who needed them, anytime, anywhere." - Vincent Poon, CAD/BIM Manager, Kohn Pederson Fox Architects. 



Tutor SupportWhat support will I receive?

Course Support 

Our online training course put the control in your hands. For instant technical support use our powerful search function to quickly locate and view short 'how-to' lessons. Get answers to all of your first level technical support issues 'instantly' with this in-house resource.

As a flexible CAD training solution, you can sort the lessons and progress from beginner to advanced topics; or just review seldom used commands and added functionality of new releases.

  • No CAD software required.
  • Train at home, at the office or on the road.
  • Easy-to-use, visual interface for following step-by-step tutorials while listening to an actual instructor.
  • Built-in Help Desk with powerful keyword search functionality that easily and quickly answers AutoCAD 2011 questions and addresses unique needs as they occur.
  • Intelligent History that tracks completed lessons allows users to resume where they left off and easily view and manage individual professional development.
  • Datasets and drawing files are included in the AutoCAD 2011 training course.

What will CadLearning do for me?

In today's highly competitive world, organizations and individuals need to stay on top of their game. Our CADLearning empower users to:

  • Increase productivity by providing lessons and courses that improve competencies, enabling more to be accomplished in less time.
  • Maximize the quality of their work. CADLearning lessons keep users up-to-date on the latest design software, sharpening the skills and expertise that drive better results. 



Entry RequirementsDo I need previous experience?

Please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.


  • Windows XP (32bit), Windows Vista or Windows 7
  • 5.5 GB of Hard Disk Space required for Installation.
  • Internet Explorer 6.0+
  • Adobe Flash Plugin
  • 512 MB RAM
  • 1 GB Processor or faster
  • 1024x768 color display
  • Mouse (or other pointing device) needed for navigation
  • Sound Card and Speakers 



Enrolment FeesHow much are the course fees?

Course Enrolment Fees

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore the enrolment fee for the AutoCAD Civil 3D  2013 Beginner to Advanced Training course is £311.25, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £249 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

Payment Method
Pay in Full (Online Version)



Full Course SyllabusWhat will I learn?

Course Key Topics 
The AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Tutorial course is divided into eighteen comprehensive modules.

Module 1: Getting Started

  • Introduction to CADLearning for AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013
  • Civil 3D - Overview
  • The User Interface - Workspaces
  • The User Interface - Overview
  • The User Interface - Ribbon
  • Using the Toolspace - Overview
  • Using the Toolspace - Prospector
  • Using the Toolspace - Settings
  • Using the Help System
  • Managing Drawings
  • Understanding Objects
  • Working with Settings - Drawing Settings
  • Working with Settings - Objects and Commands
  • Understanding Object Styles
  • Working with Styles - Switching and Deleting
  • Copying Styles Between Drawings
  • Working with Label Styles - Basic Concepts
  • Using Label Styles
  • Working with Label Sets and Modifying Labels
  • Working with the Annotative Properties of Labels
  • Getting Information about Objects
  • Working with Drawing Templates
  • Working with the Lines and Curves Commands

Module 2: Survey

  • Working with the Survey Tools - Overview
  • Working with Survey Databases
  • Creating a Figure Prefix Database
  • Setting up Linework Code Sets
  • Importing Point Files and Fieldbooks
  • Working with Survey Queries

Module 3: Working with Points

  • Working with Points - Key Concepts
  • Working with Point Settings
  • Creating Points in a Drawing
  • Creating Description Key Sets
  • Importing Points
  • Displaying Imported Points
  • Creating Point Groups
  • Using Point Groups
  • Working with Point Styles
  • Editing Points
  • Creating Point Tables

Module 4: Surfaces

  • Working with Surfaces - Overview
  • Creating Surfaces
  • Adding Breaklines to Surfaces
  • Adding Boundaries to Surfaces
  • Editing Surfaces
  • Working with Surface Operations
  • Pasting Surfaces
  • Performing a Slope Analysis
  • Working with Surface Styles
  • Using Surface Utilities
  • Labeling Surfaces - Contours
  • Labeling Surfaces - Slope and Spot Elevations
  • Calculating Surface Volumes

Module 5: Working with Alignments

  • Working with Alignments - Overview
  • Understanding Sites
  • Creating Alignments from Objects
  • Creating Alignments with the Layout Tools
  • Editing Alignments
  • Creating Offset Alignments and Widenings
  • Adjusting Alignment Stations
  • Working with Alignment Design Criteria
  • Adding Superelevations
  • Working with Alignment Labels - General Concepts
  • Working with Alignment Labels - Adding Additional Labels
  • Working with Alignment Labels - Tags and Tables
  • Adding Points to an Alignment

Module 6: Working with Profiles

  • Working with Profiles - Overview
  • Working with Profile Views
  • Creating Existing Ground Profiles
  • Creating a Proposed Ground Profile
  • Editing Profiles
  • Using Profile Design Criteria
  • Labeling Profiles
  • Working with Profile Tools

Module 7: Working with Assemblies and Subassemblies

  • Working with Assemblies - Overview
  • Working with Subassemblies - Overview
  • Creating Assemblies
  • Editing Assemblies
  • Creating Subassemblies from Polylines
  • Managing Assemblies and Subassemblies

Module 8: Corridors, Intersections and Roundabouts

  • Working with Corridors - Overview
  • Creating a Corridor
  • Adding a Baseline to a Corridor
  • Adding a Region to a Corridor Baseline
  • Working with Intersections - Overview
  • Creating an Intersection
  • Finishing the Corridor
  • Creating a Surface from a Corridor
  • Viewing and Editing Corridor Sections
  • Preparing to Create a Cul-de-Sac
  • Finishing the Cul-de-Sac
  • Creating a Roundabout

Module 9: Sections, QTO and Mass Haul Diagrams

  • Working with Sections - Overview
  • Creating Sample Lines
  • Creating Section Views
  • Producing Sheets of Section Views
  • Creating Earthwork Quantity Reports
  • Generating a Materials Quantity Report
  • Working with Mass Haul Diagrams - Overview
  • Creating a Mass Haul Diagram
  • Quantity Takeoff and Pay Item Overview
  • Assigning Pay Items and Generating a Report

Module 10: Plan Production

  • Working with the Plan Production Tools - Overview
  • Creating View Frames
  • Creating Plan Production Sheets

Module 11: Working with Parcels

  • Working with Parcels - Overview
  • Understanding Parcel Styles
  • Creating Parcels from Objects
  • Creating Right-of-Way Parcels
  • Working with the Parcel Creation Tools
  • Editing Parcels
  • Renumbering Parcels
  • Labeling Parcel Areas
  • Labeling Parcel Segments
  • Creating Parcel Tables
  • Creating Parcel Reports

Module 12: Grading

  • Working with the Grading Tools - Overview
  • Working with Feature Lines - Overview
  • Creating Feature Lines from Objects
  • Creating Feature Lines from Corridors
  • Creating Feature Lines from Alignments
  • Creating Feature Lines
  • Editing Feature Lines
  • Working with the Grading Creation Tools - Creating a Building Pad
  • Working with the Grading Creation Tools - Creating a Detention Pond
  • Calculating the Detention Volume of a Pond
  • Grading a Parking Lot
  • Creating a Final Finished Ground Surface

Module 13: Pipes

  • Working with Pipe Networks - Overview
  • Working with Pipe Network Styles and Settings
  • Creating Pipe and Structure Rules
  • Creating a Parts List
  • Creating a Pipe Network Using Objects
  • Creating a Pipe Network Using the Creation Tools
  • Adding Pipes to a Network
  • Editing a Pipe Network
  • Splitting and Merging Pipe Networks
  • Creating Pipe Network Profiles
  • Modifying Pipe Profiles
  • Labeling Pipe Networks
  • Checking Pipe Interferences
  • Working with Pressure Networks - Overview
  • Creating a Pressure Network
  • Editing a Pressure Network
  • Creating Pressure Network Profiles
  • Modifying Pressure Network Profiles

Module 14: Hydraflow

  • Working with Hydraflow - Overview
  • Using Hydraflow Express for Culverts
  • Using Hydraflow Express for Channels
  • Using Hydraflow Express for Inlets
  • Using Hydraflow Express for Hydrology
  • Using Hydraflow Hydrographs for Watershed Analysis
  • Using Hydraflow Hydrographs for Detention Pond Design
  • Using Hydraflow Storm Sewers - Overview
  • Using Hydraflow Storm Sewers for Storm Sewer Analysis
  • Exporting Pipe Networks to Hydraflow Storm Sewers
  • Importing Pipe Networks from Hydraflow Storm Sewers

Module 15: Exchanging Data with Other Applications

  • Importing Data from Land Desktop
  • Working with LandXML Data
  • Exporting Civil 3D Data to AutoCAD
  • Using eTransmit

Module 16: Sharing Data

  • Sharing Data Within Civil 3D - Overview
  • Creating Data Shortcuts
  • Using Data Shortcuts
  • Labeling Through an Xref

Module 17: Rendering

  • Adding Rendering Materials to Corridors
  • Adding Rendering Materials to Surfaces
  • Adding Multiview Blocks
  • Creating an Animation

Module 18: Point Clouds

  • Working with Point Clouds - Overview
  • Creating Point Clouds
  • Displaying Point Clouds
  • Creating a Surface from a Point Cloud


Career ProspectsWhat can I do after I qualify?

CAD Technician 

Computer aided design (CAD) technicians use software to create design plans for buildings and machinery. You could work in a wide range of industries, such as engineering, construction and manufacturing. If you are interested in industrial design and enjoy using software, this job could be just right for you.

To be a CAD technician, you will need to have good maths and IT skills. You will need to understand how things are made and built. You must also be a creative person.

You could become a CAD technician by starting as an apprentice with an engineering or construction firm.


What's IncludedWhat do I get when I enrol?

Your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the AutoCAD Civil 3D 2013 Tutorial home study course

  • Civil 3D 2013 Beginner to Advanced Training Online
  • Over 15 Hours of video tutorials by a Certified Autodesk Instructor
  • Exercise Files 



Related CoursesI am not sure this is for me. Are there similar courses?

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Further InformationWhat else do I need to know?

Please remember that you will not be able to cancel your course once you have accessed any online courseware.

The course can be enrolled upon by students Internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.


How to EnrolHow do I enrol?


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Step Two
After you enrol, Course Material will be delivered to you within 7 working days (Normally 48 Hours).

Step Three
A personal tutor and a Dedicated Support advisor will be allocated to you throughout the course.

Step Four
On successful completion of the course, You will be given a Recognised Qualification towards a successful career.



FAQsWhat are the most frequent questions?

Course Frequently Asked Questions 

Q. How does distance learning work?
To ensure studying is flexible and convenient, most of our courses are divided into sections. You work through each section at your own pace and time. 
Q. When can I start the course?
The answer is simple, when YOU want; you can start the course at any time we do not have any set enrolment dates. Most of our courses don’t require any previous experience or qualifications. All you need is a desire and motivation to succeed. You can even start right now - call and speak to one of our Professional Course Advisors.
Q. How long do the courses take?
This is dependent upon your choice of course and how fast you want to learn. A full breakdown of the course is available in your course literature. We do provide estimated number of study hours; ask our course advisors for details.
Q. Is the practice work done online?
The practice work can be done Online. 
Q. How quickly will I receive my course material?
Once your payment has been received and cleared your enrolment should be processed within two days and the access will be provided in 48 hours.
Q. Do I have to buy any other materials?
Our comprehensive course materials are designed to be self-contained with all the relevant information you require to complete the course and gain the relevant certification. However some of our students undertake additional reading via relevant textbooks/study guides and/or the Internet to add value to their studies.
Q. I’m not sure of what course I should take? Can you help?
Yes we can, it is important that you pursue a course which you will enjoy. Although we cannot make this decision for you, we employ a team of dedicated Professional Course Advisors, who will guide you towards making the right choice. Whether you want specific information, or just a chat about what’s available, contact us now.
Q. Why choose UK Learning College?
The breadth and depth of our portfolio of courses means that we will have a course to interest you. We are committed to your success, and offer advice and support through every step of the process. We have a dedicated team of Professional Course Advisors that can give you access to career and recruitment advice, whilst offering excellent value and quality courses.
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