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OpenSite Fundamentals




24 Hours

Course Hours Per Day

Days 1 - 4 = 5 Hours Per Day
Day 5 = 4 Hours

OpenSite Fundamentals

This course utilizes the tools found in the OpenSite product. In this course, students will learn workflows for building site design. The course begins with conceptual design and optimizing grading, and this information will be migrated into a final design and construction documents. Proposed geometrics element creation and adjusting will also be discussed.

Course Topics

• Introduction
• Importing Existing Surface
• Create Site Boundary
• Place Setbacks
• Place Drive
• Parking Area
• Edit Areas
• Prepare for Grading
• Grading Solver
• Labeling
• Printing
• Final Grading

• Milestones
• Set Phase
• Build Pond
• Surface Template
• Complex Terrain
• Analyze Slopes
• Dynamic Cross Sections
• Sheet Creation
• Analyze Volume
• Linear Templates
• Geometry Tools
• Annotation

Course Prerequisites

Students attending this course should have the following:
• General understanding how to design site projects

Course Type

• Classroom Learning (Hands-On)

Your Instructor

Brad Hodor

Brad Hodor is a Bentley Certified trainer with more than 28 years of Civil Engineering experience. Mr. Hodor has specialized in engineering subdivisions, roadway and heavy civil projects.

Mr. Hodor has an extensive background in roadway and site design. Projects range from heavy civil to site development. He is an active engineer utilizing Bentley products in normal daily activities.

Brad Hodor
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