AEC Training & Education

Architecture, Engineering and Construction Training

Vector Solutions' online AEC training catalog features more than 860 accredited courses for continuing education for architecture, construction and engineering professionals. This training includes CE courses architects, engineers, contractors, land surveyors, landscape architects, and interior designers.

 

 

 

AEC GREEN / SUSTAINABLE

ACCESSIBILITY/ADA

✔ Introduction to Sustainable Design and Construction Using Green Globes

BUILDING

✔ Deconstruction and Reuse: Sustainable Construction in Reverse

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING

✔ Green Building Materials: An Introduction
✔ Green Building Materials: Product Selection & Specification

DESIGN

✔ Building a Sustainable Future
✔ Carbon Tracking/Reduction Strategies for Facility Design and Operations
✔ Commercial & Residential Mixed Use Development and Sustainability
✔ Commercial Solar Power Systems
✔ Daylighting 1: Fundamentals
✔ Daylighting 2: Occupant Productivity, Glazing Properties, & Electric Lighting
✔ Daylighting 3: Design Tools
✔ Green Street Retrofit
✔ Historic Preservation: Energy Conservation
✔ New Building Technologies Series: Passive Solar Building Technology
✔ New Building Technologies Series: Smart Building Technology
✔ New Building Technologies Series: Smart Lighting Technology
✔ Sustainable Sites Initiative and the SITES® Rating System
✔ The Sustainable Site Design Process
✔ Urban Sprawl Laws
✔ Walkable Communities

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

✔ Air Quality: U.S. Air Trends
✔ Environmental Risks in Construction
✔ Nanotechnology and Sustainability
✔ Phytotechnologies: Using Plants to Clean Up
✔ Renewable Energy Fundamentals
✔ Wind Power Today

GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING

✔ Going Green with BIM and GIS

GREEN/SUSTAINABLE

✔ Bamboo Flooring and Beyond
✔ Building a Sustainable Future
✔ Building Performance: Design Through Operations
✔ Cogeneration Systems Essentials
✔ Design of Water Efficient Buildings
✔ Downcycle, Upcycle, Precycle, and Recycle: Waste Prevention and Reuse
✔ Green Building: Commercial High Performance Guidelines Part 1
✔ Green Building: Commercial High Performance Guidelines Part 2
✔ Green Building Envelope DesignGreen Design: Economics of Green Building
✔ Green Design: Biophilia and the Human Affinity for Nature
✔ Green Design: Brownfield Redevelopment (RV-10900)
✔ Green Design: Sustainability and Historic Preservation
✔ Green Design: The Ethics of Green Design

 

✔ Green Infrastructure 1: Introduction to High Performance Guidelines
✔ Green Infrastructure 2: Best Practices for Site Assessment
✔ Green Infrastructure 3: Best Practices for Streetscape
✔ Green Infrastructure 4: Best Practices for Pavement
✔ Green Infrastructure 5: Best Practices for Utilities
✔ Green Infrastructure 6: Best Practices for Stormwater Management
✔ Green Infrastructure 7: Best Practices for Landscape
✔ Green Infrastructure 8: Best Practices For Construction
✔ Green Landscape Design: Reducing the Urban Heat Island Effect
✔ Green Streets
✔ Green Urban Design
✔ Increasing Building Energy Efficiencies: Policies and Practice
✔ Introduction to Co-locating Systems
✔ Introduction to Net Zero Buildings
✔ Introduction to Photovoltaics
✔ Introduction to Rain Gardens
✔ Introduction to Sustainable Roof Technologies
✔ LID Technologies
✔ Microgrid Essentials
✔ Power of an Energy Audit
✔ Residential Green Remodeling: Design, Construction, and Certification
✔ Staying Current - Energy Codes and Sustainability Trends
✔ Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs)
✔ Sustainable Building Technology
✔ Sustainable Design: Eco-efficiency of Roofing Insulation Systems
✔ Sustainable Solutions: Human Health and Well-Being
✔ Sustainable Solutions: Air Pollution
✔ Sustainable Solutions: Invasive Species
✔ Sustainable Solutions: Loss of Biodiversity
✔ Sustainable Solutions: Urban Flooding and Water Pollution
✔ Sustainable Solutions: Water Shortages
✔ Sustainable Urban Design: High Speed Rail
✔ The WELL Building Standard
✔ Understanding Concrete's Environmental Advantage
✔ Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) System EfficiencyLANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

✔ Regenerative Landscape Design: Shelters
✔ Regenerative Landscape Design: Solar Heating & IAQ
✔ Regenerative Landscape Design: Sustainability
✔ Regenerative Landscape Design: Water

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

✔ Green Building with Steel - Part 2: Guidelines for Builders, Trades and Inspectors
✔ Green Building with Steel - Part 3: Light Gauge Metal Components for Framing
✔ Green Building with Steel - Part 4: Framing With Steel Studs
✔ Green Building with Steel - Part 5: Erecting An Engineered Red Iron Steel House

WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING

✔ Biofilters: A Natural Approach to Storm Water Pollutant Removal
✔ Green Landscape Design: Water Conservation in the Landscape
✔ Introduction to the ISI Envision Rating System
✔ Storm Water Harvesting: A Green Concept
✔ Storm Water Management: Low Impact Development (LID)
✔ Storm Water Management: Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP)

 


AEC PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

ARCHITECTURE - AutoCAD

✔ AutoCAD 2014: Part 1 - Introduction
✔ AutoCAD 2014: Part 2 - Editing Techniques
✔ AutoCAD 2014: Part 3 - Editing & Construction
✔ AutoCAD 2014: Part 4 - Drawing Aids and Utilities
✔ AutoCAD 2014: Part 5 -Template, Layouts, and Viewports
✔ AutoCAD 2014: Part 6 - Advanced Editing & Annotation

ARCHITECTURE - DESIGN

✔ Ethics for Professional Architects Part I
✔ Ethical Decision Making for Design and Construction Professionals
✔ Ethics for Professional Architects Part II
✔ Principles of At-Risk Construction Management
✔ Principles of Professional Construction Management

COMMUNICATION

✔ AEC Success: 7 Steps for Using LinkedIn® Effectively
✔ AEC Success: Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
✔ AEC Success: Five Steps to Effective E-mail Management
✔ AEC Success: How to Communicate and Present Effectively
✔ AEC Success: Strategies for a Successful Interview

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING

✔ Construction Project Documentation: Navigating Pitfalls
✔ Reliability Engineering Essentials
✔ Working Effectively with Building Officials and Inspectors

DESIGN

✔ Construction Project Delivery Systems
✔ Design-Build - An Introduction
✔ Design-Build Professional Liability Risk Management & Insurance - Introduction
✔ Design-Build Project Implementation
✔ Design-Build Project Delivery System
✔ Principles of Design-Build

HEALTH & WELLNESS

✔ AEC Success: How to Create a Focused, Productive and Low Stress Career and Life
✔ Stress & Change Management for Design and Construction Professionals

LAWS, RULES & ETHICS

✔ Ethics: Shades of Green
✔ Ethical Decision Making for Engineers #1
✔ Ethical Decision Making for Engineers #2
✔ Ethical Decision Making for Engineers #3
✔ Ethical Decision Making for Engineers #4
✔ Ethical Decision Making for Engineers #5
✔ Ethics for Certified Planners
✔ Ethics for the Practicing Engineer - An Introduction
✔ Ethics for the Practicing Engineer - Managing Risks Imposed on the Public
✔ Ethics for the Practicing Engineer - Organizational Issues

LEADERSHIP

✔ AEC Success: How to Become a Top-Notch Industry Leader
✔ AEC Success: How to Find and/or Become a Mentor

LEGAL, INSURANCE & RISK

✔ Contract Guide for Design Professionals - Basic Principles
✔ Contractor Lawsuits Against Design Professionals
✔ Construction Arbitration: A Brief Overview - Beginner
✔ Construction Claims: Acceleration
✔ Construction Claims: Changed Work
✔ Construction Claims: Delay
✔ Construction Claims: Labor Productivity Loss
✔ Construction Claims: Termination
✔ Construction Contract Law
✔ Construction Contract Law Case Notes & Articles
✔ Construction Mediation: An Introduction - Beginner
✔ Construction Mediation: Participating Effectively as a Party - Advanced
✔ Construction Mediation: Participating Effectively as a Party - Intermediate
✔ Insurance Coverage Disputes
✔ Professional Liability: Pre-Construction Considerations

MANAGEMENT

✔ A Better Construction Contract
✔ AEC Success: Effective Decision Making
✔ AEC Success: Time Management and Billable Hours
✔ CPM Scheduling
✔ Partnering for Design & Construction Projects
✔ Pricing as a Professional
✔ Project Risk Management

MATH & MEASUREMENTS

✔ Basic Construction Math
✔ Engineering Economic Analysis
✔ Statistical Analysis

RESIDENTIAL

✔ Cost Estimating: Fundamentals
✔ Understanding Construction Claims

SALES

✔ AEC Success: Business Development and Sales
✔ AEC Success: Networking and Relationship Building

TRANSPORTATION ENGINEERING
✔ Plan Review Techniques for Infrastructure Projects



 

ARCHITECTURE - DESIGN

✔ Building Age Friendly Cities

ACCESSIBILITY/ADA

✔ Access Management
✔ Accessibility by Building Type: Multi-Use Facilities
✔ Accessibility by Building Type: Universal Residential Design
✔ Accessible Restrooms
✔ Accessible Parking
✔ Accessible Signage
✔ Biomechanics: Understanding Barrier-Free Design

CONSTRUCTION & TRADES

✔ Building for Senior Living: Building Codes, Sustainability, and Structural Systems
✔ Building for Senior Living: Interior Design Elements and Considerations
✔ Building for Senior Living: Mechanical, Plumbing, Fire-Protection, Electrical, Communications, and Low-Voltage
✔ Building for Senior Living: Programming and Planning Guidelines for Facilities Part 1
✔ Building for Senior Living: Programming and Planning Guidelines for Facilities Part 2
✔ Building for Senior Living: The Future of Senior Living

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING, CODES & STANDARDS

✔ Commercial Building MEP Design
✔ Existing Building Commissioning: Implementing Retrocommissioning on Your Project
✔ Existing Structures and Historic Buildings
✔ International Building Code & More: Family Residences,
✔ Site Planning and Design

ELECTRICAL ARCHITECTURE

✔ Lighting Controls Essentials

EMERGENCY/FIRE

✔ Fire! Designing Means of Escape
✔ Fire Safety Design: Egress & Extinguishing Systems

GENERAL SAFETY COMPLIANCE

✔ Senior Living Facility Guidelines for Cost Management and Financing

INTERIOR DESIGN

✔ Building Systems for Designers - Advanced Acoustic Design Principles
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Electrical Appliances and Communications Equipment
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Electrical Systems Basics
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Fire Safety
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Heating and Cooling Systems
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Indoor Air Quality
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Introduction to Acoustic Design Principles
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Lighting Systems
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Principles of Thermal Comfort
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Structural Systems
✔ Building Systems for Designers - The Building and Its Environment
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Toilet and Bath Design
✔ Building Systems for Designers - Water Supply, Distribution, and Waste Systems
✔ Designing for Occupant Comfort: SPF Insulation
✔ Essential Lighting: The Language, Metrics & Process of Lighting Design
✔ Furniture Design: Historical Overview
✔ Furniture Design: Introduction, Function, and Use
✔ Furniture Design: Materials


✔ Furniture Design: Principles, Thinking, Ethos, Processes, and Phases
✔ Furniture Design: Processes and Methods of Fabrication
✔ Furniture Design: Spatial Organization and Typological Order
✔ Furniture Design: Theory
✔ Interior Lighting for Designers: Daylight and Filament Sources
✔ Interior Lighting for Designers: Design Factors
✔ Interior Lighting for Designers: Interior Illuminations
✔ Interior Lighting for Designers: Low- and High-Intensity Discharge Sources
✔ Interior Lighting for Designers: Solid-State Lighting and Auxiliary Equipment
✔ Lighting and the Visual Environment for Senior Living: Recommended Practices
✔ Space Planning: Design Fundamentals
✔ Space Planning: Design Methodology
✔ Space Planning: Furniture and Furnishings
✔ Space Planning: History and Overview
✔ Space Planning: Security Issues

RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE

✔ Irrigation Practices for Commercial and Residential Sites

STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING

✔ Designing Foundation Repairs
✔ Designing with Structural Composite Lumber


 

ARCHITECTURE - LANDSCAPE

ACCESSIBILITY/ADA

✔ Accessible Routes: Getting In, Out, and Around

INTERIOR DESIGN

✔ Architect and Engineer Design Coordination
Architectural Concrete
✔ Construction Cost Estimating: Resources and Processes
✔ Construction Cost Estimating: Types and Purposes of Estimates
✔ Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design: Surveys & Floor Plan Reviews
✔ Drawing Shortcuts - Drawing Compositions
✔ Drawing Shortcuts - Digital Drawing Tools
✔ Drawing Shortcuts - Traditional Coloring Tools
✔ Drawing Shortcuts - Traditional Drawing
✔ Drawing Shortcuts - Traditional Drawing Tools

✔ Drawing Shortcuts - Traditional Drawing Types
✔ Drawing Shortcuts - Traditional Entourage Drawing
✔ Going Grey: Designing for an Aging Society
✔ Signage for Architects, Interior Designers and Landscape Architects

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

✔ Campus Planning - An Introduction
✔ Gabions - Design of Retaining Walls
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Contours, Forms, Interpolation, and Slope
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Design and Layout
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Designing and Sizing Storm Water Management Systems
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Determining Rates and Volumes of Storm Runoff
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Estimating Runoff Rates, Volumes, and Required Detention Storage
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Grading

✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Horizontal and Vertical Road Alignment
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Soils in Construction and Earthwork
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Storm Water Management and Control
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Storm Water Management System Components

RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE

✔ Manufacturing and Specifying of Clay Brick Masonry


 

CONSTRUCTION

ACCESSIBILITY/ADA ARCHITECTURE

✔ Bath Planning: Accessibility in Practice

ACI ARCHITECTURE

✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Analysis and Design of T Beams and Doubly Reinforced Beams
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Bond, Development Lengths, and Splices
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Design of Rectangular Beams and One-Way Slabs
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Design of Short Columns Subject to Axial Load and Bending
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Flexural Analysis of Beams
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Introduction
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Introduction to Columns
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Serviceability
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Slender Columns
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Shear and Diagonal Tension
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Strength Analysis of Beams
✔ Design of Reinforced Concrete Using the ACI Code: Two-Way Slabs, Equivalent Frame Method
✔ Reinforced Concrete Tilt-Up Panels

ASCE ARCHITECTURE

✔ Basic Wind Loads ASCE 7-10
✔ Wind Design Using ASCE 7-10

ASHRAE

✔ Filtration and Air Cleaning

BUILDING

✔ Moisture Control in Brick Masonry

BUILDING INFORMATION MODELING (BIM)

✔ BIM Essentials
✔ BIM Use and Risk Management
✔ Building Information Modeling (BIM) - An Introduction
✔ Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Architects and Engineers
✔ Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Contractors
✔ Building Information Modeling (BIM) for Owners and Facility Managers
✔ Building Information Modeling (BIM) - Tools

CONFINED SPACE

✔ Confined Spaces in Construction
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Horizontal and Vertical Road Alignment
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Soils in Construction and Earthwork
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Storm Water Management and Control
✔ Site Engineering for Landscape Architects: Storm Water Management System Components

CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING DESIGN

✔ Roofing Materials - Asphalt Shingles
✔ Roofing Materials - Concrete Tiles
✔ Roofing Materials - Flexible Membranes

DESIGN

✔ Building Design and Construction Features for Fire Protection

ELECTRICAL

✔ Critical Facilities - Emergency Electric Power
✔ Electrical Fire Alarm Systems
✔ Energy from Waste

ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING

✔ More Than Mold - Health Effects Associated With Mold and Water Damage

GENERAL SAFETY COMPLIANCE

✔ Residential Safety Essentials

HEALTH, SAFETY & ENVIRONMENT

✔ Personal Protective Equipment For Mold Remediation Contractors and Consultants

INDUSTRIAL

✔ HVAC Acoustics

INTERIOR DESIGN

✔ Bath Planning: Environmental and Sustainability Considerations
✔ Bath Planning: History, Research, and Trends
✔ Bath Planning: Human Factors, Universal Design, and Assessing Needs
✔ Bath Planning: Infrastructure Considerations
✔ Bath Planning: Mechanical Planning
✔ Bath Planning: More Than a Bathroom
✔ Bath Planning: Putting it All Together
✔ Bath Planning: What Goes Into Planning a Bathroom
✔ Commercial Structural and Building Systems Essentials
✔ Historic Preservation: An Introduction
✔ Historic Preservation: Concrete and Terra-Cotta
✔ Historic Preservation: Exterior Additions and Substitutions
✔ Historic Preservation: Rehabilitating Interiors
✔ Historic Preservation: Roofing for Historic Buildings
✔ Hurricane Mitigation Techniques and Inspection

LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

✔ Designing and Specifying Pervious Concrete

PLUMBING

✔ Compressed Air Energy Efficiency
✔ Designing PEX Plumbing Systems to Optimize Performance and Efficiency
✔ Ductile Iron Pipe
✔ Plumbing Using PVC Pipe

PLUMBING DESIGN

✔ Commercial Plumbing Systems Essentials

RESIDENTIAL

✔ Chemicals Used in Mold Remediation
✔ Completing the Mold Remediation
✔ Deck Building Advanced
✔ Deck Building Basics
✔ Leak Detection for Roofs
✔ Mold Contractors' Standard of Care
✔ Natural Gas Systems - Sizing and Design Consideration
✔ Preventing Mold Growth
✔ Professional Painting
✔ Residential Green Building: Design, Construction, and Accreditation