Get The Most Out Of Your Chief Architect Software With Live, Hands-On Training in Rockville, MD

Design Should Be Enjoyable: We'll Help Take the Frustration Out of Using Chief Architect
  • Discover How to Tackle The Complexity
  • Grasp & Implement the "Best Practices"
  • Understand the software behavior
  • Develop Problem-Solving Skills
  • Boost Decision Confidence
  • Enhance Workflow Efficiency
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A Collaborative Event with PRO Metro DC

Chief Experts and Pro Metro DC are working together along with their sponsors to bring these live Chief Architect training classes to you. 

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From Fundamental to Advanced:
Step-Up Your Chief Architect Skills Fast With Two and Four Day Live Training Classes

Kickstart Your Mastery of Chief Architect with This 2-Day Beginning/Intermediate Training - May 14-15, 2024

Jumpstart your architectural design skills with two days of foundational training in Chief Architect. Whether you are new to the software or have been using it for a while but have yet to have formal training, these two days will help you understand Chief Architects many functions.

Advance Your Chief Architect Skills: 2-Day Intermediate/Advanced Training - May 16-17, 2024

Deepen your expertise over two days of focused, intermediate/advanced training in Chief Architect. If you're comfortable with the software and want to speed up the process even more, join us for these two days to understand better how to speed up the process.

Maximize Your Design Skills: 4-Day Chief Architect Training - May 14-17, 2024

Accelerate your learning by enrolling for all four days. Start with core fundamentals and progressively advance to sophisticated modeling and customization techniques. This integrated approach ensures a fluid learning experience from basic to advanced skills.

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Your Instructors

Join Dan Baumann and John Schrader, two of the leading
authorities in the Chief Architect community.

Meet Dan Baumann

Passionate about teaching Chief Architect & is dedicated to helping users transform their lives & businesses with this powerful software, leveraging his experience in construction & design.

  • Expertise: 31+ Year veteran using & teaching Chief Architect.
  • Real-World Skills: Extensive remodeling experience.
  • Teaching Success: Guided thousands to profit with Chief.
  • Applied Knowledge: Practical skills to boost design & business.
  • Dedicated: Committed to you & the mastery of the software.

Meet John Schrader

Passionate about helping others master Chief Architect, leveraging his building and remodeling experience to show how this software can transform their business practices.

  • Industry Veteran: Expert in residential remodeling for 38 Years.
  • Software Mastery: Extensive experience using Chief Architect.
  • Practical User: Uses Chief Architect daily in his design business.
  • Insightful Guidance: Offers practical advice & solutions.
  • Dedicated Teacher: Enthusiastic about helping others succeed.

More Details About the Classes

Below, is a more concise overview of the class content, with objectives and the progression from basic to advanced Chief Architect skills.

 

2-Day Beginner/Intermediate Chief Architect Training

Day 1 - Building a Solid Foundation - Tuesday, May 14, 2024

  • Introduction to Chief Architect: Get started with the essentials and the new class template.
  • Interface Overview: Learn about the interface, preferences, and setting up for efficiency.
  • Speed from the start: Discover how custom keystrokes can save time.
  • Templates Save Time: Introduction to the plan & layout template.
  • Best Practices Review: Discuss strategies to improve plan creation speed and precision.
  • Exploring the Edit Tools: Introduction to the main tools for more detailed designs.
  • Dimensioning Techniques: Learn to measure and dimension with accuracy.
  • Modeling Basics: Start with accurate modeling methods for a solid foundation.
  • Windows, Doors, and Stairs: Techniques for¬†adding these elements into your designs.
  • Introduction to Automatic Roof Design:¬†Automatic methods for designing complex roofs.

Day 2 - Enhancing Your Skills - Wednesday, May 15, 2024

  • Manual Roof Design: Working with manual roof tools for designing complex roofs.
  • Cabinet Layout and Customization: Tips for detailed cabinet layouts and customization.
  • Using Slabs, Moldings, and Symbols: Enhance your designs with these elements.
  • Visualization Techniques: Introduction to cameras, rendering, and layer management.
  • Creating the Pages For Your Plan: Introduction to Layers, Layer Sets, and Plan Views
  • Layout Creation: Basics of creating, customizing, and populating layout pages.

2-Day Intermediate/Advanced Chief Architect Training

Day 3 - Advancing Your Techniques - Thursday, May 16, 2024

  • Time Savers: Dive deeper into the plan & layout template.
  • Customizing for Productivity: Tailor toolbars and interfaces to suit your workflow.
  • Enhanced Shortcuts: Discover more custom keystrokes to increase efficiency.
  • Advanced 2D CAD Techniques: Elevate your 2D designs with advanced techniques.
  • Custom 3D Elements: Learn to create custom elements for unique designs.
  • Image and PDF Tracing: Techniques for tracing over images and PDFs for accuracy.
  • Plot Plans and Surveys: Incorporate detailed plot plans¬†& surveys into your designs.
  • 3D Terrain Modeling: Advanced methods for creating realistic terrain models.

Day 4 - Mastering Chief Architect - Friday, May 17, 2024

  • High-Quality Rendering: Techniques for achieving high-quality visual renderings.
  • 3D Framing and Trusses: Incorporate detailed framing and trusses into your design.
  • Remodeling Strategies: Effective strategies and tools for remodeling projects.
  • Custom Library Creation: Build & manage libraries for faster access to unique elements.
  • Complex Terrain Editing: Tackle challenging terrain editing for intricate outdoor spaces.
  • Framing for Remodeling: Specialized framing techniques for remodeling projects.
  • Layout Customization: Dive deeper into customization options for layout pages.
  • Q&A: Get those nagging questions answered.

This structure aims to progressively build your proficiency as a Chief Architect user, starting with foundational skills and moving towards mastering advanced capabilities and techniques.

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Class Will Be Held at the Training Room Ferguson Rockville, MD

Location & Times

Training Room Ferguson Rockville

800 E Gude Drive
Suite A
Rockville, MD 20850-8336

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May 14-15-16-17, 2024

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks and refreshments are provided by our sponsors!

A Collaborative Event with PRO Metro DC

Chief Experts and Pro Metro DC are working together along with their sponsors to bring these live Chief Architect training classes to you. 

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Beginners & Intermediate 2-Day Training

$945

May 14-15, 2024

  • Days 1 & 2 of Training
  • Class Member Site Access
  • Plan and Layout Templates
  • Keystroke¬†Shortcuts
  • Q&A Each Day
  • Lunch & Snacks Each Day
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Intermediate & Advanced 2-Day Training

$945

May 16-17, 2024

  • Days 3 & 4 of Training
  • Class Member Site Access
  • Plan and Layout Templates
  • Keystroke¬†Shortcuts
  • Q&A Each Day
  • Lunch & Snacks Each Day
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Attend All 4-Days of Training Classes (Save $295)

$1,595

May 14-15-16-17, 2024

  • All 4-Days¬†of Training
  • Class Member Site Access
  • Plan and Layout Templates
  • Keystroke¬†Shortcuts
  • Q&A Each Day
  • Lunch & Snacks Each Day
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Need To Enroll More Than One Person?

Save $200 for each additional person registered from the same company. 

Call Dan at 952-451-9911 or email¬†[email protected]¬†and tell him what classes you would like to enroll others in.

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Bonuses You'll Get When Attend

Exclusive Access to Recorded Sessions:

Never miss a beat! All live sessions will be recorded and available for you to revisit at your convenience. Perfect for reinforcing what you’ve learned or catching up on anything you might have missed.

Master Efficiency with Top Keystroke Shortcuts:

Unlock the secrets to swift and efficient design with our exclusive list of the most effective keystroke shortcuts. These carefully selected shortcuts are designed to save you massive amounts of time, streamlining your workflow like never before.

Customize Like a Pro with Dan’s Plan and Layout Templates:

Jumpstart your projects using Dan’s personally developed plan and layout templates. These templates are crafted to enhance your productivity and improve the quality of your designs, providing a professional edge in your architectural endeavors.

Access to an Exclusive Online Membership:

Elevate your skills further with a treasure trove of additional resources. As part of your enrollment, gain access to an exclusive online membership area where you'll find:

  • As-Built Techniques
  • Time-Saving Tips
  • Advanced Plan Setup and Preferences
  • And More

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