is a very effective form of independent study for those who cannot
attend on-campus or in-house classes because of distance or employment
commitments. The flexibility to learn by yourself allows you to
complete courses at times and locations suitable to yourself.
Learning is accomplished primarily through the course training
manuals and is guided by an instructor who answers questions,
evaluates, and provides essential feedback.
has several advantages:
work at your own speed at times convenient to you.
It is very cost-effective (approximately 10% to 20% the cost of
dealer in-house training).
You learn incrementally and you can easily review and practice difficult
Essential feedback and problem solving from your instructor.
What do I need to participate in Distance-Education?
access to a computer and an Internet connection.
Have access to MicroStation software versions V8i, XM,
V8 or V7 (95, SE, or J), or free PowerDraft software.
Be self-motivated, able to manage your time successfully, and be
prepared to take responsibility for your own learning.
Be willing to commit three to four hours or more per week to complete
What do I receive on completing courses through Micro-Press.com?
successful completion, you will receive a Certificate of Completion from Micro-Press.com.
do I have to do to complete a course?
course is self-paced using the training manuals. You work through
each Module, contacting your instructor for help as needed. Your
progess is evaluated by a series of short quizzes and three or more
long is each course and when do they start?
Course taken through Micro-Press.com are open-ended, (but
we suggest you set a specific end date), and you can start anytime. You should be prepared to spend at least 45-50
hours of study for each course.
are the course contents?
The courses follow the content of the Micro-Press.com MicroStation
Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3 Training Manuals. Click
here to see the Level 1 contents, click
here to see the Level 2 contents, and click
here to see the Level 3 contents (a new page may open in
MicroStation Versions are offered?
offers courses in V8i, XM, V8, V7 (MicroStation 95, SE, J) versions, plus PowerDraft for
2D levels only.