Tekla Structures API Basic Training (eLearning)

We are offering an e-learning course on Tekla Structures Open API Fundamental so that you could learn at your own pace. This course is aimed at saving you time and money by:

  • Eliminating travel and lodging expenses
  • Paying a reduced course fee
  • Making it convenient to work from your computer
  • Providing self-paced training
  • Reducing your time out of the office


Tekla Open API Fundamental course is meant for:

  • Developers, who have very little or no experience in Tekla Open APITM.
  • Tekla Structures users with a programming background who are willing to use their knowledge and skills to implement some Tekla Structures based extensions.


Tekla Open API Fundamental course consists of the following main topics:

  • Introduction to Tekla Open API™ and visual studio
  • Tekla Open API™  application examples (start to finish)
  • Create objects in Tekla Structures. Such as (Beam, PolyBeam, ContourPlate, BoltArray, Welds, Fitting and Cuts)
  • Modify the model object properties
  • Enumerate Tekla Structures model objects
  • Working with coordinate systems/transformation planes
  • User Defined Attributes (UDA)


  • PC with Windows operating system
  • Visual Studio ( professional edition / express edition)
  • Trimble Identity and internet connection to access the course
  • Your own Tekla Structures license or Tekla Campus is suggested
  • Knowledge of .Net Programming Languages (C# is suggested)
  • Tekla Structures 2017 version.




All materials

Time commitment:

  • Plan to spend at least as much time working on the exercises and studying as you would with a traditional course.
  • Time that you need to devote to this course should be a minimum of 8 hours.

Course offering:

  • Access to the online training course for 90 days from the time of purchase
  • Relevant examples and exercises to practice
  • Course support via email
  • Certificate of completion

Tailored training can also be arranged.

For additional information, please contact: tekla.support.me@trimble.com and see Tekla eLearning FAQs.

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