Bentley Microstation v8i Level 1 Video Tutorial Course

CareerVision Training

£ 75 - (Rs 6,121)
VAT incl.

Important information

  • Training
  • Beginner
  • Distance learning
  • Duration:
  • When:
  • Delivery of study materials

• Format: DVD-ROM
• Duration: 11 Hours (71 lessons)
• Instructor: Peter Mann
• Platform: Windows PC or Mac


In this Bentley MicroStation training tutorial, author and MicroStation trainer Peter Mann takes you through an introduction to the powerful tools available in this high-end CAD software program. Using unique training methods, this video tutorial will ensure you retain what you learn.

Starting with the basics, this computer based software training for MicroStation teaches you how to leverage the tools that this world class program has to offer. Instructor Peter Mann starts you off at the beginning, taking you through opening and saving new documents, discovering the different views, and understanding what elements are and how to control them.

Important information

Requirements: This is a DVD Video Tutorial Course which is shipped to you. Work through the video tutorials at your own pace. If you have the software you can practice along with the instructor using the same exercise files as the instructor which are included on the DVD. The narrated training videos demonstrate the key tools and professional techniques helping you to work faster and smarter. All the concepts of each application are explained clearly and precisely. The DVD works on PC and Mac. You can jump to and from lessons and work at your own pace.


Where and when

Starts Location
Distance Learning

What you'll learn on the course

CAD Software
Plotting and Printing

Course programme

Getting Started With Microstation


Tutor Bio

Startup And Interface Screen

Opening A New Design File

Dialog And Settings Boxes

Looking At Models

Saving And Closing

Mice, Tools, And Elements

Mice, Tools, And Elements

Working With Tool Boxes

Basic Tools Tryout

Controlling View Windows

Selecting Elements

Selecting Elements

Deleting And Undeleting

Snaps, Tentative Points, And AccuSnap

Snaps And Snap Settings

Keypoints Are The Key

The Other Snap Modes

Snapping Manually

Design Plane, Working Units, And Dimension Input

The Design Plane

Setting Working Units

Entering Precise Dimensions


Understanding AccuDraw

Working On The Drawing Plane

Shortcut - Lesson 1: Keys

Shortcut - Lesson 2: Exercises

Constraining Data Points

The Essential O Key

Snap Shortcuts And Unit Roundoff

Using The Popup Calculator

Absolute Coordinates And Grids

Using Absolute Coordinates

Setting And Using The Grid

Polygons Arcs And Ellipses

Blocks, Shapes, And Polygons

Placing Arcs

Placing Ellipses

Arc Editing Tools


Smartline Lines

Smartline Arcs

Element Symbology

Element Color, Weight, Transparency, And Priority

Setting Line Styles

Fills And Element Class

Elements On Levels

Level Overrides And Custom Line Scales

Editing Element Attributes And Filtering Levels

Modify Line Style Attributes And Fill Colours

Advanced Element Selection

Building Fences

More Selection Tools And Selection Groups

Advanced Element Selection

Moving And Copying With Precision

Scale, Rotate, And Mirror Elements

Arraying Elements

Align, Stretch, Move Parallel, And Move To Contact Tools

The Manipulate Tool Box

The Modify Element Tool

Partial Deletions, Break, Extend, And Trim To Intersection

Trimming And Extending Elements

Vertices, Fillets, And Chamfers

Measuring Elements

Measuring Elements

Five Drawing Exercises


Text Settings And Fonts

Text Placement

Plotted Vs Design Text Heights

Placing Notes With Arrows And Leaders

Text Editing Tools


Dimension Settings - Geometry And Units

Dimension Settings - Text, Symbology, And Advanced

Dimension Element Tool

Dimension Linear Tools

Dealing With Small Dimensions

Dimensions And The Modify Element Tool

Editing Dimension Values

Angular And Radial Dimensions

Additional Tools

Plotting And Printing

Printing Setup

A Working Print Example

Editing Printer Driver Files

Bentley MicroStation v8 Tutorial Wrap Up