Autodesk Build Essentials

This course will teach you how to take the fundamentals of creating and contributing to an online project in the Autodesk Build platform.

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Working knowledge of a Windows OS and Web Browser, Autodesk Docs Essentials or general familiarity with the Autodesk Construction Cloud


In-Person & Live Online Training Duration: 8 hours & Valid for 8 AIA LU
OnDemand Training: Applicable for AIA LU
Custom Training: Hours & AIA LU Varies


This course will teach you how to take the fundamentals of creating and contributing to an online project in the Autodesk Build platform.


• An introduction to AUTODESK BUILD: In this session we will be logging into the Autodesk Construction
Cloud and the various tools available within Autodesk Build. We will also cover the platform at a high level
and emphasize the importance of adding References between the many tools to make navigating through
the project data more fluid.
• Account & Project Administration: Create projects, build templates, invite members, control access via roles
or permissions.
• The AUTODESK BUILD Interface: An introduction and explanation of the various modules. dashboards and
o Sheets
o Files
o Specifications
o Issues
o Forms
o Photos
o RFIs
o Submittals
o Meetings
o Correspondence
o Schedule
o Assets
o Reports
o Bridge
• Autodesk Docs: Navigate the Common Data Environment through the Files module.
• Sheets: Upload and manage Sheets into Version Sets, rename sheet names, work with hyperlinks, add and
publish markups, add issues, add References to Sheets.
• Specifications: Add and publish specifications for use by project members. Leverage the Optical Character
Recognition (OCR) to extract specification information and automate connections between section codes
and descriptions.
• Issues: Track, manage, and communicate problems across the construction lifecycle. Reference data on
Sheets, Forms, RFIs, and other project files.
• Forms: Create custom form templates or upload a smart fillable PDFs.
• Photos: Take photos with the mobile app, add manual tags, add photos as References to other tools.
• RFIs: Create an RFI, respond to an RFI, send reminder emails, add watchers, and respond via email.
• Submittals: Create and review submittals. Manage submittals with packages.
• Meetings: Create a meeting agenda, generate a Teams or Zoom link, add and manage action Items, convert
to meeting minutes, attach project files as References.
• Correspondence: Create and manage communication with project members and external collaborators.
Leverage the project email address to consolidate all correspondence in a single location.
• Schedule: Import a Schedule file and review schedule items.
• Assets: Add assets, manage categories, add barcodes and References.
• Reports: Manage reports, schedule reports, create report templates.
• Bridge: Create a Bridge from one project to another, share files across company projects or across

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