Tekla Structures: Precast Fundamentals Training

This class is aimed at new users of Tekla Structures Precast Concrete configuration. Students will learn how to set up a model and how to use consistent modeling techniques, naming conventions and standards. They will learn how to model all the standard components in Precast construction as well as how to sketch your own profiles to use in your model.

Students will gain knowledge about detailing your model using system components as well as being shown how to model basic custom details and connections. This will be followed by exercises on how to use a variety of tools to add reinforcement, strand, and mesh to your models.

Students will be taught how Tekla Structures uses automated routines to number all the parts in the model and lastly, will be guided through the process and tools used to generate erection drawings and shop tickets.

Duration: 4.5 days

* Class begins with Registration on Monday mornings at 8:30am. Tuesday - Friday class starts at 8:00am. Monday-Thursday class ends at 5:00pm. Friday class ends at 1:00pm.


  • Some industry knowledge and willingness to learn.
  • We will provide access to our Online Precast Fundamentals Prerequisite lesson which must be completed the week prior to the start of class.
  • See Requirements tab for more information.


”I believe the class was very helpful and just right for beginners. I really need to practice when I get back to the office.”

Paul Christopher, Devita & Associates, Inc.