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Autodesk Online Training | Anytime, Anywhere

As we all get accustomed to the idea of being productive working from home and given the absence of opportunities for in-person training, we thought we’d let you know of the opportunity for remote training through CADLearning, an Autodesk Authorized Publisher.

Benefits of Distance Learning

Design firms can provide this as a resource for their team during upgrades to the latest Autodesk releases each year. Managers typically leverage CADLearning content for new-hire training and assessment, and to bridge skills and knowledge gaps of team members. Our goal is to deliver comprehensive content that helps customers utilizing Autodesk products sharpen their skills and be more productive.

We know that in-person training is a core part of many companies’ training programs, including Microsol Resources. We believe is a great opportunity to teach and reinforce what we like to call your “special sauce” – those processes, workflows, and best practices that are specific to your organization. But, before the in-person session, how do you know that everybody comes with the prerequisite knowledge they need to thrive? And after, how do you reinforce that learning and ensure that it is retained?

Work Remotely

CADLearning provides online access to thousands of video lessons for more than 40 Autodesk products including Revit, AutoCAD, BIM 360 products and many more. This is a good vehicle that includes videos, exercise files and assessments that design firms provide this as a resource for their team during upgrades to the latest Autodesk releases each year. With CADLearning, you can:

  •  Leverage videos during your training for on-demand program examples
  • Quickly create playlists to share with users
  • Ask users to take stock assessments to evaluate existing skills gaps
  • Download exercise files for hands-on practice
  • Use time-markers to help craft curriculums
  • Pull data and analytics to monitor user progress
  • Have immediate access to continuously updated Autodesk content in alignment with dot releases
  • Direct users to videos for ongoing reference, thereby improving retention rates

With around-the-clock, worldwide access tools to identify and fill skills, online training can be used to overcome roadblocks in your design work, learn a new program from A-Z, build custom learning paths, quickly upgrade to new releases of Autodesk software, reinforce instructor-led training and prepare for Autodesk Certification.

What’s included?
  •  Unlimited access to the full CADLearning library
  •  Frequently updated content published in alignment with Autodesk dot releases
  • Mobile apps for iOS and Android
  • Plug-in that provides contextual lesson suggestions as
    you work in a supported Autodesk software program
  • Assessments to help identify and fill skills and
    knowledge gaps
  • Ability to create video playlists for quick access to
    frequently-referenced lessons
  • Exercise files for hands-on practice

Get a free access now to this online tool while working remotely. You can get a 30-day trial here.

If you have any questions, please email our Training Coordinator at training@microsolresources.com.

 

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How we’re continuing to help

As COVID-19 continues to impact everyone, Microsol Resources is committed to giving our customers and our communities the support and resources they need during this challenging time. It’s more important than ever for you to be able to work, collaborate, and be productive from anywhere.

Our team is working and available to assist our clients with technical support, sales requirements, or any other information that might be needed.

We prepared these resources to help you work more effectively, connect with our community, and take advantage of unexpected opportunities for growth, learning, and reinvention.

Upskilling, Retooling & Training 

Build up your skillset with free virtual learning opportunities and access to a wide range of resources. We continue to host free online events to provide you with the opportunity to learn more about the latest in design technology and earn your continuing education units. Check out our upcoming TECH Webinars.

We are offering a variety of online training options and give you the flexibility you need to incorporate ongoing professional development. As part of your online training, we are also giving access to a one-year subscription of CADLearning, online and self-paced training on Autodesk software including Revit, AutoCAD, BIM 360 products, and more.
Work Remotely

Keeping your Teams Working Together 

Working remotely can be a challenge—especially if it is unexpected. Explore these resources for using these design, visualization, and collaboration tools when you’re not in the office.

Autodesk Software

Autodesk has put together a Resources Center with a variety of information and resources to have reliable access to their software and Autodesk support.

Bluebeam Software

To learn more about Working Remotely with Bluebeam, read this blog article on how to backup and restore setting, installing Revu in a new computer, and setting up Studio Projects and Sessions.

V-Ray Software

To access your V-Ray licenses locally, you can simply install the Chaos License Server on your local machine and sign in to your Chaos account online. Read this blog article to learn more about How to Access your V-Ray Licenses.

GeoSLAM | 3D Mobile Mapping Technology Demo

During physical distancing, our ability to be able to carry out the GeoSLAM demo has been restricted so we’ve come up with a solution to bring it to you. You can have a Demo in a Box, use it for surveying and data capture into a model or drawing, so you can integrate clear and comprehensive data and real-time processing. To use the demo, just fill out this form.

Visualization & Virtual Reality

If you are experiencing issues using Rhino or Enscape or any other software we support, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

We’re here to help you

We want to assure you that we will continue to provide uninterrupted service to you and your team. Feel free to reach out to our team by emailing support@microsolresources.com or calling (888) 768-7568.

“As we navigate through these challenging times, I’m reminded of how fortunate we are to be part of this strong community that supports each other to accomplish great things. It is the power of this community that will propel us through this to better times.”

On behalf of all of us at Microsol Resources, I wish you, your teams, and your loved ones to be safe and healthy!

Emilio Krausz

Emilio Krausz | President
Microsol Resources

 

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What you need to know about Autodesk Certification

The Autodesk Certification program was developed to objectively validate the skills and knowledge of anyone—student or professional—who uses Autodesk software. Autodesk Certification can enhance the competitive edge and reputation of organizations that adopt its use while providing an industry-accepted credential that students and professionals can use to achieve academic success and advance their careers.

Competition for talent is fierce in today’s marketplace. Universities want to enroll the smartest, most committed students and equip them for professional success after they graduate. Employers want to attract and retain well-qualified, ambitious professionals who not only work hard but also help them win new projects and gain industry recognition. Students and professionals just want to get ahead—and stay there.

Professional Certification allows experienced professionals with careers involving 2D and 3D design skills to certify their knowledge and experience with Autodesk applications and put themselves in line for career advancement. It was developed to objectively validate the skills and knowledge of anyone—student or professional—who uses Autodesk software.

Autodesk offers two certification levels—get started to highlight your abilities.

Autodesk Certificate Badge

TIER 1: Certified User demonstrates competency in entry-level skills and is geared towards users who have completed 150 hours of experience using the software, outside of the educational program.

TIER 2: Certified Professional demonstrates advanced skills and is designed for advanced and professional Autodesk software users who possess at least 400 hours of experience using the program.

Focusing on advanced skills, Autodesk Professional Certification is Tier 2 in the certification spectrum and currently the only one available at Microsol Resources Certification Centers.

WHY SHOULD I BECOME AN AUTODESK CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL?

To gain industry recognition for your skillset and demonstrate your expertise in the latest Autodesk technology. It also allows you to improve your performance and add value to your company. You will earn a portable credential for job retention and become part of an elite team of professionals.

WHAT CERTIFICATION EXAMS ARE AVAILABLE?

AutoCAD for Mac icon Autodesk AutoCAD

Autodesk Civil 3D

Autodesk A360 Collaboration for Revit Autodesk Revit Architecture

Autodesk A360 Collaboration for Revit Autodesk Revit MEP Electrical

Autodesk A360 Collaboration for Revit Autodesk Revit MEP Mechanical

Autodesk A360 Collaboration for Revit Autodesk Revit Structure

Autodesk 3ds Max

ARE THE EXAMS BASED ON A SPECIFIC SOFTWARE RELEASE?

No. They are based on a series of fundamental tasks that are not release-specific.

HOW WILL I TAKE THE EXAM?

Professionals and students can take the exams at any public Certiport Authorized Testing Center, such as Microsol Resources. Microsol Resources offers Certification Centers in their New York, Philadelphia, and Boston location. To join the wait-list near you, click here. For more information, contact us at training@microsolresources.com

WHAT WILL I RECEIVE WHEN CERTIFIED?

Your Autodesk Professional Certification will be a valuable asset in your career. It will be viewable online using your Certiport test candidate ID. In addition, you can forward an electronic version to peers or employers or print a copy for your records.

WHEN  DO I FIND OUT THE RESULTS OF THE EXAM?

The results become available right away.

WHAT TYPE OF QUESTIONS APPEAR ON THE EXAMS?

There are multiple formats to the questions; some are multiple-choice, and some will involve drawing and performing common tasks using the specific Autodesk program.

HOW LONG DOES THE EXAM TAKE?

Each exam is built with a specific time-limit that was assigned for that exam that takes into account the level of difficulty and number of questions. No exam exceeds a 2-hour time frame.

IS THERE A TEST EXAM AVAILABLE?

A test exam can be purchased on the Certiport website.

SHARE YOUR OFFICIAL AUTODESK CERTIFICATION

You have successfully earned an Autodesk Certification—what’s next? Add your official certification and a digital badge to your résumé, portfolio, and professional networking sites. Show your peers your achievement!

Autodesk Certificate
STAND OUT WITH AN AUTODESK CERTIFICATION.
HAVE MORE QUESTIONS?

Please email our Training Coordinator at  training@microsolresources.com for assistance.

 

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