Advance Steel – Beginners Course

Do you want to know how to be able to handle steel details? You will learn this in our beginners course in Autodesk Advance Steel.

Advance Steel – Beginners Course


This beginners course is designed to give you a good understanding of the program’s design, functionality and methodology to be able to work with 3D modeling in Advance Steel.
You will learn the important features of the program, for example how to create beams, joints, automatic drawing creation and more.
We alternate reviews and demonstrations with many of our own practices based on the course material. The content is adapted to your prior knowledge.

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Course description

Target audience

This is a course for designers who design steel structures and want to learn how to use Advance Steel in an effective way.

Objective with Advance Steel beginners course

The course is aimed at those who want to learn Advance Steel and after the course you must have sufficient knowledge to get started and work independently with the program. Among other things, you will be able to modulate steel construction and create drawings of assemblies and components.

The goal after completing the course is that you should be able to:

Understand the basic functions of Advance Steel

Modulate steel beams and plates

Create connections and joints

Create compilation, detail drawings and BOM lists

Information exchange
Exchange information between Revit and ADVS in both directions

Previous knowledge

Basic knowledge in drawing technology is a requirement, which means that you must know what a drawing is and what it should look like.

Course material

We use an English course material that contains both theory and practical exercises. In some cases, we also supplement with our own examples and exercises. – Course material is included.

Course content in Advance Steel beginners course

Introducing Autodesk, Cadcraft and Autodesk Revit

  • User interface and software tools in Advance Steel
  • Project settings
  • Basic modeling with beams, column joints
  • Advanced joints and groups of joints
  • System lines and levels, View management
  • Display properties, object properties, line styles, and view templates
  • Dimensioning, design conditions, editing tools and drawing aids
  • Material management
  • Documentation with drawing templates, lists, quantities and layouts
  • Integration with Revit


  • Purpose and goal
  • Course evaluation
  • Next level courses etc.


  • Loan of computer included
  • Cost for course material will be added (1000 SEK)
  • Lunch and coffee included
  • Course duration: 2 days
  • Time: 09.00-16.00
  • Price applies excluding VAT

Interactive teacher-led distance education

Do you not have the opportunity to come to any of our offices? No problem! Through remote connection, you still get the opportunity to use the software on our powerful course computers and follow the exercises our course leaders go through.
We recommend that you have two screens and a headset to be able to get the best out of our distance education. Contact us for more information!

Company-adapted course

Do you want the course to be adapted to your company? No problem, we can adapt the content to your needs, goals and challenges. Contact us for more information and a quotation request!

Do you have questions about the Advance Steel beginners course?

Contact our education manager for more information and requests on how the course should be designed and adapted to your company’s conditions.

Katarina Espeling
+4673-88 35 195