Become a certified connection design professional

 

Enroll in the online course “Theory and practice of steel connection design using IDEA StatiCa”. You will master the analysis, design and code-check of various steel connections in your everyday engineering practice.

IDEA StatiCa Campus is an online platform where engineers from around the world can enroll in self-paced online courses dedicated to structural design.

Online course for steel connection design

The course “Theory and practice of steel connection design using IDEA StatiCa” is a comprehensive training for all structural engineers and detailers involved in connection design. It will guide you from basic concepts and software commands to advanced techniques allowing you to exponentially increase your productivity in connection design.

 

The course will take you 40-50 hours in total. Most of the time you will be reading, watching videos and doing quizzes. During the course, you can discuss your progress with fellow students as well as course tutors. There are two assignments to test your ability to operate the software and deliver safe connection design work. Upon completion, you will be awarded an international certificate.

What will you learn?

How to use IDEA StatiCa software from entry to the most advanced level.

Design and code-check your welded and bolted steel connections, footings and anchoring of various topologies and loading.

Obtain critical information about the connection design and its compliance with the code (AISC, Eurocode etc.).

Understand design assumptions of IDEA StatiCa and how to interpret them. Get familiar with Component-based Finite Element Method (“CBFEM”).

Optimize connection design topology while keeping the design code-driven and compliant.

Use how IDEA StatiCa works in the BIM environment to leverage data models from CAE/CAD programs like SAP2000 and ETABS, Tekla Structures, Autodesk Advance Steel, Revit.

What do the participants say about the course?

Taking the IDEA StatiCa course has been a very positive experience for our company; the course is very well structured and explains all the features of the software clearly. From our point of view, the course is highly recommended for anyone wanting to be up to date on this software – necessary for precise analysis of connections and steel structures.

José Andrés Rojas Raez

Manager, Proboges Industrial 2009, S.L.U.

The IDEA StatiCa Connection course is very interesting and enjoyable, it allows you to get to know the software and manipulate it right from the start. Moreover, the teachers and tutors are a team of specialists who are very responsive and experts in the IT, as well as in node analysis and all the theory covered by the course.

Genis Tena

Structural Analyst, Commsal Steel Structures

What does the course look like?

Narrated videos

10 hours of to-the-point videos narrated by structural engineers

PDF handouts

400 pages of tutorials, theory and visualizations from IDEA StatiCa

Quizzes, assignments

Test you progress via automated quizzes and milestone assignment

How difficult is the course?

It will take you 40-50 hours in total. Most of the time you will be reading and watching videos, with quizzes mixed in. During the course, you can discuss your progress with fellow students as well as course tutors. There are two assignments to test your ability to operate the software and deliver safe connection design work.

All students are supposed to finish the course within 60 days since the start of the full course. There are two attempts available at the final assignment. Individual prolongation of the course or adding an extra attempt for final assignment is upon the decision of the course tutors.

Why study IDEA StatiCa Campus courses?

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CREDIBILITY

Increase your credibility in the eyes of colleagues, customers, contractors, and authorities

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CERTIFICATION

Get a worldwide applicable IDEA StatiCa user certification which clearly sets you apart

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MARKET ADVANTAGE

Stand out from the crowd of job applicants with a highly valuable skill for your future employer

What does it cost?

Students

€350

Full price

€490

Campus price arrangement due to COVID-19

€350

As one of IDEA StatiCa arrangements to decrease the impact of COVID-19 provisions, the course will be available for a discounted price until April 30, 2020, at minimum. 
Next to it, you can enjoy an extended trial of the course, with first 4 lessons available for free. 

How to proceed?

Online courses in IDEA StatiCa Campus are on-demand and self-paced. Whenever you feel ready, just:

  1. Create your IDEA StatiCa Campus account
  2. Add the course “Theory and practice of steel connection design using IDEA StatiCa”
  3. Pay the course fee via Paypal or credit card
  4. Start studying immediately!

Would you like to know more?

Do you need any help or do you have a question regarding the course or billing? Don’t hesitate to ask us.