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Trimble Tekla

Due to our industry shortage of Detailers, we will be hosting a Tekla Steel Structures 5 day training course which will commence on Monday 8th November 2021.

This training courses is for beginners and we are now taking bookings.
Demand will determine the location of the course.

The course will be delivered by Trimble Tekla UK
This course will be part funded by Ibec Engineering Network together Skillnet which we are very grateful for.

If interested in steel detailing training, please contact me or Teresa in the office: 057 86-70629 or

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► Overview of Tekla Structures
► The program interface and basic commands

► Creating a new model
► Inserting gridlines and creating views
► Modelling steel members
► Using system components
► Adding connections and bolt groups
► Modelling of basic foundations and their reinforcement
► Editing structural members and connections
► Introduction to profiles
► Cuts in steel members
► Modelling stairs, ladders and handrails
► Modelling curved members
► Modelling foors and decking
► Importing and modelling around an IFC file created by other design software
► Introduction on how to publish a model to Tekla BIMsight
► Creating basic custom components
► Creating models with reference to external drawings

Model Management
► Introduction to model management
► Phasing and lotting
► Numbering
► Model checking procedures
► Introduction to Model Organiser

Maintaining your system
► Introduction to basic system customisation
► Software installation and licensing
► Tekla Structures option settings
► Guidance on storing your customised settings in Firm folders
► Instruction on storing your customised settings in Firm folders

Drawing production
► Introduction to drawings
► Drawing settings
► Generating GA drawings
► Assembly and Part drawings
► Editing drawings
► Cloning drawings
► Sub-assemblies
► Generating fabrication drawings
► Drawing register

Additional output and reports
► Cold rolled CAM fles
► NC fles and reports
► Sectional reports
► Bolt and plate reports

► Best practices for contacting Support
► Trimble Identity account creation
► How to utilise Tekla User Assistance
► How to utilise Tekla Warehouse

This comprehensive fve day course will provide you with the basic knowledge and skills to get you started with Tekla Structures. As the course progresses, you will develop your Tekla Structures abilities with a key focus on steel models, working through a series of practical examples and exercises.

Our experts will teach you how to navigate and use the interface, model a variety of steel structures, generate drawings and reports, and how to set up and maintain your system, giving you the confidence and skills to be more productive and efficient on your return to the office.

Skill level

5 days

Non-Members – €1,800 (no VAT on training)
Members €1,600 (no VAT on training)

The Portlaoise course will be held at; The Certification Hub, Portlaoise. Cavan/Monaghan venue TBC

Course dates:
Portlaoise Course: 5th of July 2021
Cavan/Monaghan Course: 12th of July 2021

Course time:
9am – 5pm.

Computers, course literature, tea/coffee, lunch etc will be provided

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Teresa directly on 057 8670629

Blasting, Prime, Spray-Paint, Intumescent, Testing & Inspections

Plans, drawings and specifications
Paint Specifications

Management & Supervision
Visual Standards
Roles and Responsibilities

This painting course is designed for coating applicators who wish to gain additional qualifications through a certification program. This training program will cover both thin and thick intumescent coatings. It also covers advantage and disadvantages health and safety documentation, fire control, quality control and inspection skills. On completion of this course, you will have the confidence and capabilities to put your new skills to work

Course Content
Health & Safety
Plant and Equipment
Surface Preparation
Primer & Paint Types
Painting terminology
Compatibility of coatings to substrates
Chemical properties of the coating.
Paint Application Wet / Dry Film Thickness / Testing
Paint Inspection – Theoretical, Practical and Pre-requisiter
Quality Control
Metallic and Intumescent Coatings
Coating / Failure
Paint Specifications – Theoretical, Practical and Pre-requisiter
Volume solids behaviour and impact on Intumescent coatings performance
COSHH and Risk Assessment
Method Statements
ISO and Other related Standards

Skill level

1 Day – August 2021

€900 (no VAT on training)

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Teresa directly on 057 8670629

Irish Steel


Next course date: August 2021 – €850 per delegate

Venue: Certification Hub Clonminham Business Park Portlaoise, Co. Laois.

Time: 9am.- Tea/coffee, course notes and lunch provided

Course Details:

Together with Centre For Assessment we provide expert and practical awareness training for those requiring an understanding of RWC (Responsible Welding Coordinator) responsibilities.

Ensuring practical use of your time, this one day course is developed as an introduction to the EN 1090 requirements, with an overview of the CPR (Construction Products Regulation) and CE Marking objectives within the European Union free market area.

The Course Objective
The objective of our RWC awareness training course is to remove business anxiety, at the same time improving your confidence, thereby leading to compliance.

Our RWC course is also designed to signpost delegates towards improvement and additional technical input to further develop respective FPC (Factory Production Control) requirements. This may include the importance of demonstrating competency such as coded welder status, non-destructive testing, contract obligations, drawings and tolerance requirements, etc.

The course content will cover the following:

Putting EN 1090 and CE marking into context

  • CE marking – requirements for trade facilitation;
  • System implementation – a practical overview of EN 1090;
  • Certification – what the certification body requires from your business;

What is a responsible welding coordinator?

  • Welding, coordination and production planning;
  • Responsibility with authority;
  • Technical knowledge expectation;
  • Levels of expertise in the relation to your technical needs;

BS EN ISO 14731 – Welding coordination, tasks and responsibilities

  • Contract and legal obligations;
  • Production planning;
  • Process control and inspection;
  • Special processes and non-destructive testing;
  • Equipment maintenance and calibration;
  • External resource and sub-contracting;
  • Final inspection and declaration of performance

Case studies

  • Factory production control – do you comply?
  • Would you make a good RWC?

Who should attend?

  • Managers;
  • Supervisors;
  • Team Leaders;
  • Design Engineers;
  • Project Engineers;
  • Quality Assurance personnel;
  • Welding Inspectors;
  • Senior Welders;

If you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Teresa directly on 057 8670629.

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