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AUTODESK CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS RIGHT ON YOUR DESKTOP

CAD TRAINING ONLINE has searched the world for the best teachers so you don’t have to.

We literally have the world’s best Autodesk Certified Instructors ready to help you reach your training goals.

We are all dedicated to helping you reach your goal of learning to use Autodesk design, BIM, and analysis software.

Autodesk Certified Instructor Program

Rick Feineis - Autodesk Certified Instructor - Revit and AutoCAD Certified Professional
CEO and Lead Instructor

Having been involved with Autodesk software since AutoCAD 2.6, Rick Feineis has over 28 years of experience training designers on the use of CAD and BIM software. As an Autodesk Certified Revit Instructor (ACI), CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+), Autodesk Authorized Instructor (AAI) and Autodesk Certified Examiner (ACE), Rick has personally trained over 7,500 people on the use of CAD and BIM in the architecture, engineering, construction and manufacturing markets. In addition to assisting customers…

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Sofia Xanthopoulou

As an Autodesk Certified Instructor Sofia lives to provide great training to her students. Her credentials speak for themselves. She is an Autodesk Certified Instructor Evaluator. This puts her at the top of the Autodesk Global instructor network. She says, "I am proud to see students coming into my classes, hopeful and full of expectation, and leaving satisfied and with the knowledge that I was privileged to give them. I never get tired helping my…

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juliana_milanov

Juliana is a LEED Accredited Professional HVAC design engineer and CAD/ Revit MEP expert. She is passionate about new technologies (BIM / IPD) and sustainable design. She is the one that can put the "I" in your BIM Content.  Juliana has a "get it done" attitude and she never uses the words "that can't be done". She has been training, implementing and managing Revit MEP projects for many years. Juliana has extensive engineering experience and…

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Join us at CAD Training Online

We’re always looking for extraordinary people
with the skills for design and the passion to help others to reach their goals.

CAD Training Online is seeking qualified instructors to provide introductory, intermediate and advanced level CAD training via a proprietary live instructor led internet environment.  Our instructors will also provide training onsite and in our classroom.

Our company offers the most intensive, yet thorough CAD and BIM training available. Our teachers need to be experts in AutoCAD, Civil 3D, Revit, Revit MEP, Inventor or 3Ds max.  In addition to industry experience and knowledge of the software, you must be a teacher with strong communication skills.  Prior teaching experience is required.  Current or former Autodesk Authorized Instructor status is a plus.  Autodesk Certified Professional status is required.

Other skills and attributes that will contribute to success include:

  • A passion for training and helping others to succeed
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal communication skills
  • A diligent work ethic
  • High energy, dedication, and reliability

Send us a resume with a cover letter that specifically states your unique qualifications.  Instructors with architectural, civil engineering, manufacturing, structural steel, architectural MEP and media and entertainment experience are asked to contact us directly.



Silene Verrall

What a great way to learn AutoCAD…customized to my busy schedule and from the comfort of my own computer! Rick Feineis was a wonderful instructor. He took all of my input on what I needed/wanted to learn, in order to use AutoCAD in my workplace, and put together a very tailored course, just for me. All of the instruction was very well explained and easy to understand. He was very patient and extremely knowledgeable. I would highly recommend CAD Training Online’s AutoCAD training for Interior Designers to anyone!

Silene Verrall
Chelsea Gordon

Thanks to you I showed one coworker my Revit rendering with my Google Cardboard glasses and ended up in the President’s office showing him. They all think I’m a genius & it’s because of you!

Chelsea Gordon
Dave Viggiano

I too endorse Rick Feineis as a premier Revit Mentor. Rick’s excellent communication skills, in depth knowledge of the software and his ability to customize teaching sessions to fit my needs went beyond my expectations. Don’t waste your time with anyone else!

Dave Viggiano
Ranim Shaar

I was hesitant of having an online training course, but this Revit course I’ve had with CAD Training Online cleared away all my hesitation and I’m extremely satisfied with this experience. Rick Feineis is a great instructor. He was very helpful and customized the course to fit my schedule and needs. His knowledge and experience in CAD and BIM programs and in training made the course easy, comprehensible and interesting. I highly recommend this course to anyone interested in learning Revit remotely.

Ranim Shaar
Willie Coker

My name is Willie Coker and I recently took a 24 hour AutoCAD course with Rick Feineis as my instructor. I learned so much in so little time. Rick was able to teach me AutoCAD specifically in just what I requested for the line of work that I do for living.

Right after I designed a fire sprinkler system I submitted the plans to two separate plan reviewers and both of the plan reviewers signed off on them approving my fire sprinkler design. That is awesome!

Willie Coker
Grace Van Beusekom

After completing AutoCAD training with Rick Feineis a couple of months ago, there was not a moment of doubt to continue with the Revit training. I learned a lot, it was fun and Rick is very skilled, passionate in what he does and a great teacher! Still amazed that thanks to modern technology (and a teacher who is willing to wake up at 6am on a Sunday because of time difference) I was lucky enough to be able to work with such a skilled teacher all the way here in Dubai!

Grace van Beusekom
Ricardo Torres

Rick Feineis is a real-world oriented IT expert, business consultant and entrepreneur. With his very practical advice, I have realized about many things I need to prioritize in order for me to leverage my potential as a business person and architect. Moreover, his expertise in BIM management has significantly broadened my horizon regarding purpose-built software such as Revit. Looking for a BIM Manager expert to help you to improve your business productivity? Rick Feineis is the best way to go.

Ricardo Torres
Irina Scherb

Dear Interior Designers, forget about AutoCAD and try Revit. Using this program you will save a lot of time and the end result will be great!

Irina Scherb
Adam Carroll

I would strongly recommend this course to absolutely anyone who is interested in learning the basics of AutoCAD. Even those who have limited computer skills can learn from Rick. All concepts are clearly explained with helpful examples, and Rick makes sure every student understands before moving on to the next topic. Even after the course, Rick makes it easy to ask questions via email or phone and responds quickly. I’m very likely to look into a more advanced course with Rick in the future!

Adam Carroll
Sheri Baack

Extremely satisfied with CAD Training Online, and the one on one help I received. My instructor was world-class and tailored the AutoCAD Electrical class to meet my company’s needs. I would highly recommend this class to my peers.

Sheri Baack
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Autodesk Certified Instructors are certified professionals and recognized for their product mastery and instructional skills. Autodesk Certified Instructors (ACI) have demonstrated instructional and delivery skills. They have the product knowledge needed to meet industry standards and lead courses in an instructional setting. ACI certification badges are issued and validated by reputable organizations that certify the instructor’s badge information is accurate and up-to-date.

Learning Partners are preferred training providers invested in, and committed to, inspiring learners who want to imagine, design, and create a better world.

To earn an Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI) certification, an instructor must be an Affiliated Instructor with a qualified Learning Partner:

Autodesk Certified Instructors can display their globally recognized Acclaim digital certification badge across websites, social media profiles, and blogs. ACIs can also display the Autodesk Learning Partner logo as defined in the ATC Program Guide or AAP Program Guide.

ACI Program Tiers

Instructors are required to meet minimum program requirements to earn an ACI certification. ACI Instructors who maintain ACI certification continuously, for more than 3-years, will also earn an ACI Tier award. ACI Instructors are required to meet minimum annual requirements to maintain ACI certification at all tier levels.

ACI Tier Earned ACI Maintenance Requirement
SILVER ACI ACI Certification is maintained annually for 3–years
GOLD ACI ACI Certification is maintained annually for 6–years
PLATINUM ACI ACI Certification is maintained annually for 9–years

Autodesk Learning Central

Autodesk Learning Central (ALC) is Autodesk’s hosting platform for instructor development learning content and e-Courses. To complete ACI e-Course requirements, an instructor must create a User Profile, log into Autodesk Learning Central, and complete e-Courses hosted on Autodesk Learning Central.

Requirements to earn ACI Standard Certification

  • Must be an Affiliated Instructor with an authorized, active Autodesk Learning Partner
  • Complete Autodesk Global Instructor Authorization Form and Approved Instructor requirements
  • Obtain an Autodesk Instructor ID Number from affiliated Learning Partner
  • Create an Autodesk Learning Central User Profile; log in to ALC; review site’s navigation
  • Complete Autodesk Learning Central Course ID: CRS-16-11138
    • Course Subject Matter: continuing professional development training, improving instructional skills, and instructional methodologies
  • Active Use of Autodesk Training Evaluation System (TES)
    • Instructor’s active use must be within 3-months of Approved Instructor authorization
    • Approved Instructor authorization is noted in Instructor’s TES Profile
    • Must enroll all Autodesk Software Product courses taught in TES
    • Must provide course surveys to all training participants via TES

Requirements to maintain ACI Standard Certification

  • Must be an Affiliated Instructor with an authorized, active Autodesk Learning Partner
  • Active use of Autodesk Learning Central instructor development platform
  • Active Use of Autodesk Training Evaluation System (TES)
    • Instructor’s ACI certification and products authorized to train are noted in Instructor’s TES Profile
    • Enrolled courses for all Autodesk Software Product courses taught
    • Provided course surveys to all training participants via TES
  • Maintain the minimum instructor satisfaction rating in TES during Program Year
  • Teach a minimum of Autodesk product training; enroll courses in TES and provide surveys to training participants for each course delivered via TES
  • Complete Autodesk Learning Central Course ID: CRS-16-11138
  • Complete a minimum of ALC Product or Industry Courses
    • Course topic must be Autodesk Software Product workflow
    • Course(s) must align with product(s) ACI is authorized to train
    • In countries where localized product or industry training is not available; Instructor can substitute appropriate Future of Making Industry course(s) to meet the requirement
  • Complete a minimum of ALC course topics for continuing professional development training and improving instructional skills or methodologies:
    • Complete Autodesk Instructor Training the Trainer e-Course
    • Complete one (1) Future of Making Industry course
    • Complete other ALC courses, defined by Autodesk as professional development or instructional methodologies courses

Requirements to earn ACI Silver, Gold, Platinum Certification

  • Must be an Affiliated Instructor with an authorized, active Autodesk Learning Partner
  • Active use of Autodesk Learning Central instructor development platform
  • Completion of annual requirements to maintain ACI certification each year for 3-years, 6-years, or 9-years respectively to earn the Silver, Gold, or Platinum ACI Tier
  • Active Use of Autodesk Training Evaluation System (TES)
    • Instructor’s ACI certification and products authorized to train are noted in Instructor’s TES Profile
    • Enrolled courses for all Autodesk Software Product courses taught
    • Provided course surveys to all training participants via TES
  • Maintain the minimum instructor satisfaction rating in TES
  • Teach a minimum of Autodesk product training; enroll courses in TES and provide surveys to training participants for each course delivered via TES
  • Complete a minimum of ALC Product or Industry Courses
    • Course topic must be Autodesk Software Product workflow
    • Course(s) must align with product(s) ACI is authorized to train
    • In countries where localized product or industry training is not available; Instructor can substitute appropriate Future of Making Industry course(s) to meet this requirement
  • Complete a minimum of ALC course topics for continuing professional development training and improving instructional skills or methodologies:
    • Complete Autodesk Instructor Training the Trainer e-Course,
    • Complete one (1) Future of Making Industry course; at minimum
    • Complete other ALC courses, defined by Autodesk as professional development or instructional methodologies courses
  • Proof of current Autodesk Certified User (ACU) product certification or Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP) product certification
    • Product certification must align with product(s) ACI is authorized to train
    • If ACU or ACP product certification is not available in localized language, ACI will complete alternative ALC course(s) defined by Autodesk to meet this requirement
    • ACU or ACP product certification must be current (within previous 5-years)

Requirements to maintain ACI Silver, Gold, Platinum Certification

  • Must be an Affiliated Instructor with an authorized, active Autodesk Learning Partner
  • Active use of Autodesk Learning Central instructor development platform
  • Active Use of Autodesk Training Evaluation System (TES)
    • Instructor’s ACI certification and products authorized to train are noted in Instructor’s TES Profile
    • Enrolled courses for all Autodesk Software Product courses taught
    • Provided course surveys to all training participants via TES
  • Maintain the minimum instructor satisfaction rating in TES during Program Year
  • Teach a minimum of Autodesk product training; enroll courses in TES and provide surveys to training participants for each course delivered via TES
  • Complete a minimum of ALC Product or Industry Courses
    • Course topic must be Autodesk Software Product workflow
    • Course(s) must align with product(s) ACI is authorized to train
    • In countries where localized product or industry training is not available; Instructor can substitute appropriate Future of Making Industry course(s) to meet this requirement
  • Complete a minimum of ALC course topics for continuing professional development training and improving instructional skills or methodologies:
    • Complete Autodesk Instructor Training the Trainer e-Course
    • Complete one (1) Future of Making Industry course
    • Complete other ALC courses, defined by Autodesk as professional development or instructional methodologies courses

ACI Instructors are required to meet minimum annual requirements to maintain ACI certification at all tier levels. ACI digital certification badge is issued to the ACIs on the Acclaim platform.

ACI Instructors can refer to the Authorized Training Center Program Guide or Authorized Academic Partner Program Guide for program minimum requirements and program benefits.

Definitions

Affiliated Instructor means an Approved Instructor or ACI Instructor affiliated with an Autodesk Authorized Training Center (ATC) or Autodesk Authorized Academic Partner (AAP)

Approved Instructor means persons authorized by Autodesk, to provide training and instruction on the use of Autodesk Software Products. In the case of E-Learning courses delivered electronically, persons authorized by Autodesk to serve, as an E-Learning instructor–facilitator to answer student questions and oversee the E-Learning course offered for Autodesk Software Products; course must meet all Qualifying Criteria as defined in the ATC or AAP Program Guide.

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