Civil 3D Basics

Basic AutoCAD Civil 3D Training Videos

Civil 3D Basics Video Training

Useful Basic Civil Training from Civil 3D Experts and Consultants

    Civil 3D experts and consultants produce a wide range of video content. This pages features videos about some basic tasks in Civil 3D.
    Many of these videos are very short. Many may include tips and tricks and yet all include useful Civil 3D basics.

    Please visit included links to the original postings. Those may contain details not included here for the sake of brevity.

See our CadPilot Civil 3D Training

The AKN online Help Video Collection for Civil 3D 2020

You can change the release reference (2020) in the link above to see and play the videos for Civil 3D 2019 and 2018.

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 Create a Subassembly from a Polyline

Create a Subassembly from a Polyline



Mark Schnesk steps through how to create a simple corridor subassembly from a polyline and add codes to the various points, links and shapes in Civil 3D.
See Mark Schnesk's AKN page
Visit the Seiler Design Solutions YouTube page
See the Seiler Design Solutions blog.


 Data Shortcut Setup and Data Referance Maintenance

Data Shortcut Setup and Data Referance Maintenance



FDOT training staff review Data Shortcuts and Data Reference mechanics and repair in Civil 3D.
From the FDOT YouTube Channel.


As usual once you get over the FDOT State Kit specifics in the start of the video this is a solid review of the basic mechanics for Data Shortcut create and edit and Data Reference creation and repair from common rename issues.


 The How to Civil 3D Essentials Playlist

The How to Civil 3D Essentials Playlist


You can play any of the included videos in the playlist by choosing the video in the list control.


The How to Civil 3D basic tutorial videos in a playlist of nine videos.
From the Autodesk Infrastructure Channel Playlists.