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Online Classroom Training

Our online classroom training courses are designed for all levels of learners, from novice to expert. The sessions are geared to help you use your estimating software more effectively in your business.

Our classes emphasize hands-on training so that you can immediately use your new skills in real-world situations. Dig deeper into the tools you use most and learn useful tips and tricks to streamline your processes.

Note:  Courses 1 & 2 are group sessions using a virtual classroom technology, courses 3 & 4 are a 1-on-1 with Vision's trainer using your computer.


July 2024

Course 1: EBM General Training - July 23, 2024

When: 8:00am - 11:30am Pacific (3.5 hours)
Cost: $531*
Description: This course is designed for Vision users who want to become familiar with the basic estimating operations of Electrical Bid Manager.

This includes a complete overview:

Course 2: EBM Extended Training - July 26, 2024

8:00am - 11:30am Pacific (3.5 hours)
Cost: $531*
Description: Learn shortcuts that will cut estimating time for the jobs you bid on most.

Learn how to:

  • Use advanced features and set up personalized shortcuts
  • Easily create temporary custom items and assemblies
  • Generate an audit trail so you can manage and update your estimate
  • Simplify change orders
  • Learn more about Course 2

Course 3: Online 1-on-1 "EBM Takeoff Lab"

When: Call your Account Manager to Schedule (6 hours)
Cost: $1,200*
Description: EBM Takeoff Lab is a 6-hour 1-on-1 training session with Brian Hoffelder using Zoom remote training technology. Using real electrical plans, you will takeoff a complete 11,000 square foot commercial office building from beginning to end. A great class for real-world practice in learning to implement EBM. Includes Site Utilities, Site Lighting, Branch Power & Lighting, Feeders, and Distribution.

Learn how to:

  • Create commercial electrical bids using Electrical Bid Manager
  • Read an electrical plan and consider the bid approach
  • Look for possible omissions and errors
  • Prepare a bid report for submission
  • Learn more about Course 3

Course 4: PlanSwift Electronic Takeoff Overview

When: Call your Account Manager to Schedule (1-1.5 hours)
Cost: $493*
Description: This is a 1-on-1 training session. A recording of your session will be provided after the course. Simplify your electronic takeoffs and reduce costly errors. Note: Course 4 is a 1-on-1 with Vision's trainer using your computer. However, per special request, we can use the Vision trainer's desktop with pre-loaded software.

Learn how to:

  • Basic setup and concepts in electronic takeoff
  • How PlanSwift’s measuring tools and plugins can reduce errors
  • Eliminate double entry by linking your electronic takeoff in PlanSwift to your EBM estimating software
  • Update entries made in electronic takeoff
  • Learn more about Course 4

* Discounts for current Subscription customers are available.

Call to Schedule
800-258-7752 x2

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