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AutoCAD Plant 3D Fundamentals

Course Description

Course Length = 3 days

CPC PDH Credits = 21

Learn how to use AutoCAD® Plant 3D and AutoCAD® P&ID to complete a plant design project. The training course provides a comprehensive overview that includes all common workflows for plant design plus a focus on project setup and administration.

Training Objectives

  • Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D
  • Using AutoCAD P&ID
  • Setting up and administering a Plant project

Course Outline

Introduction to AutoCAD Plant 3D

  • Working in a Project
  • Exploring the User Interface
  • Managing Layers and Colors


  • Creating New Drawings in a Project
  • Equipment and Nozzles
  • Pipe Lines and Inline Components
  • Instruments and Lines
  • Tagging and Annotation
  • Data Manager and Reports
  • Custom Symbols
  • Off Page Connections
  • P&ID Admininstration

AutoCAD Plant 3D – Imperial

  • Creating and using project folders and drawings
  • Steel Modeling and Editing
  • Equipment Modeling and Editing
  • Routing Pipe, Fittings, Connections and Supports
  • Accessing P&ID Data in Plant 3D
  • Creating and Editing Isometric Drawings
  • Creating and Editing Orthographic Drawings

Project Administration

  • Project Setup
  • Multi-User Projects
  • New Objects and Properties
  • Customizing Data Manager, Reports and DWG Templates
  • Creating and Editing Drawing Templates  and Data Attributes
  • Overview of Specs and Catalogs

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Course Cost

This 3-day course is $1045 per person.

Course Dates

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Note: The suggested course duration is a guideline. Course topics and duration may be modified by the instructor based upon the knowledge and skill level of the course participants.

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Training & Development Center
271 Route 46 West, Bldg. A-105
Fairfield, NJ 07004
T (973) 882-8008
F (973) 882-0122

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