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Autodesk Vault Essentials

Course Description

Course Length = 1 day

CPC PDH Credits = 7

This course is designed for the new and novice user who requires comprehensive training in Autodesk Vault.

This is a hands-on foundation course covering all features in Autodesk® Vault® to enable you to implement automated release and change management processes with complete tracking of bills of materials (BOMs) and related design information. Students also learn how to integrate Autodesk Vault with other business systems to improve information transfer and reduce errors associated with manual data entry. These integrations enable your extended team to use design information for purchasing, inventory management, and manufacturing.

Hands-on exercises representing real-world, industry-specific design scenarios are included.

Training Objectives

The primary objective of this course is to teach students the skills needed to use Autodesk Vault to manage files and projects created with Autodesk® products.

Course Outline

Introduction to Autodesk Vault

  • Vault Overview

Basic Vault Tasks

  • Accessing the Vault
  • Vault Explorer User Interface
  • Working with Files and the Vault

Working with Vault and Autodesk Products

  • Opening and Accessing the Vault inside Autodesk products
  • Working with Autodesk Files
  • Working with References in Autodesk Files

Common Vault Tasks

  • Customizing Views
  • Finding Files
  • Managing Versions
  • Renaming and Moving Files
  • Reusing Designs
  • Managing Properties
  • Using Vault Files Outside of the Vault Environment
  • Replacing Files

Managing Vault

  • Setting Up Vault
  • Managing Users and Access
  • Managing File Properties
  • Backing Up and Restoring Vaults
  • Maintaining Vault


It is recommended that the student have a basic working knowledge of AutoCAD or similar Autodesk product. It is also recommended that the student have a working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows.

Course Cost

This 1-day course is $445 per person.

Course Dates

  • Vault Essentials

    February 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am EST - 5:00 pm EST at AMS CAD Training & Development Center

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.

AMS CAD + CAFM Solutions
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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