Steel Advanced Training

The Advanced Course will suit practicing Tekla Structures users who have completed the basic course and are keen to continue their journey on to the advanced topics & customization. Coursework will leverage your skills in setting us Tekla Structures to suit company standards, learn automation tools to improve productivity & efficiently using Tekla Structures.


File Structure

  • UI customization
  • Essential Folders: Model, Environment
  • Options & Advanced Options/definition/types
  • Project / Firm Folder Setting


  • Exporting Elements from the Profile Catalog
  • Importing the Profile Catalog
  • Modify Catalog- Profiles, Material, Bolts, Bolts assembly catalog
  • Catalog Export/Import
  • Introduction to UDA
  • Object representation

Defining New Cross Sections

  • Define Cross Section using Sketch editor
  • Define Cross Section using Polygon
  • Define Cross Section using Plate
  • Define Cross Section using DWG file
  • Profitab.inp file (Profile Prefixes)
  • Catalogs on Tekla Warehouse

Warehouse extensions

  • Model check suite
  • Construction Sequencer
  • Complex Modeling
  • No paint area between parts
  • Plate Beam Converter

Advanced Organizer Features

Template Editor

  • What are Templates
  • Template Components and Objects
  • Template Table Settings
  • Template Rules & Fields

Making Templates/Reports

Create a New Template from Scratch
  • Importing AutoCAD Files into a Template Editor
  • Arranging the drawing Layout
  • DXF-DWG files in Layout
  • The New Drawing Layout Editor feature
  • Exporting reports in excel format (csv)
  • Pdf reports
Advance Drawings
  • View Level dimensioning
  • Drawings cloning basics/ cloning from other models
  • Master Drawing Catalogs
  • 2D library
  • Object level settings
  • Drawing snapshot overlay
  • Top Drawings extensions
BIM Interoperability & Project Collaboration
  • Import and Export Basics
  • Available Formats
  • Import Tools
    • Reference model handling
    • A&D Links (Sacs/Staad/SAP/Etabs)
    • Plant Design Link (PDS/PDMS/SP3D)
  • Exporting Tools
    • Exporting 3D DXF/3D DGN/ IFC
    • Exporting Plant Design applications
    • Export to Revit


This course is available to companies. Please enquire with your company when you apply for this course.


Applicants should have few years experience in building and construction modeling.


24 hours (8 hours per day over 3 consecutive days)

Training Ground:

Tekla premises, Customer premises or as agreed (Location)


Tailored training can also be arranged.

Contact us for more information;

Tel.: +971 4 391 5640
Fax: +971 4 391 6799