July 14, 2020  —  July 17, 2020


8:00 am - 4:00 pm each day


University of Virginia
351 McCormick Road, Thornton Hall
B Wing, 2nd Floor, Room B – 228A
Charlottesville, VA

Contact Hours



This price includes all three Autodesk Training Sessions:

  • Autodesk Civil 3D Fundamentals 2-day Class
  • Hydrology and Hydraulics 1-day Class Using Autodesk Civil 3D
  • Corridor Modeling 1-day Class Using AutoCAD Civil 3D

Autodesk Civil 3D, an Autodesk software product developed specifically for civil applications, is today’s flagship design tool used by engineering firms. Familiarity with Autodesk Civil 3D is important as agencies strive to maximize efficiencies and implement best practices working with consultants and contractors.

Join instructor, Chuck Pietra, for one, two, or three classes on Autodesk Civil 3D and its application to site design, hydrology and corridor modeling. These classes are not theoretical. They are practical demonstrations of the power of Autodesk Civil 3D to gather data and develop design alternatives based on analysis and simulation.

Bring your own PC laptop with a minimum of 8 Gb RAM. Contact the instructor at chuckpietra@gmail.com for guidance on loading the software on your computer prior to class. Trial versions or free education versions are available at https://www.autodesk.com/products/civil-3d/overview.


Charles “Chuck” A. Pietra

Chuck Pietra is the Civil Infrastructure CAD Manager at C & S Companies in Syracuse NY where he  manages all company technical software applications in the areas of CAD GIS Site Civil Environmental data management and Construction Management.

Chuck has been involved with the Autodesk reseller channel for over 30 years, and has authored several books and articles on CAD GIS and related topics. He is certified as an Autodesk Civil 3D Implementation Expert. Prior to his current position at OBG he owned his own Consulting firm which specialized in CAD and GIS implementation and training. Chuck frequently trains and guest speaks around the country.

Chuck holds a BA degree in Physics and a Master of Science in Physics, both from S.U.N.Y Oswego.

Who Should Attend

For all classes, familiarity with AutoCAD is required. The classes are suited for civil engineers, civil engineering students, civil CAD professionals and environmental professionals.

Registration and Payment

The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:

Student: $450
Local $450
State $450
Private/Industry $925

Click here for UVA TTA's general registration information, cancellation policy, and refund policy. UVA TTA accepts the following credit cards: American Express, VISA, MasterCard, and Discover. Credit card information cannot be taken over the phone. Alternatively, after registering you can print out a voucher to send in with your payment. After you have completed the transaction you will receive an automatically generated email confirming registration and payment if applicable. Final confirmation and instructions will be sent out during the week prior to the class date.

Don't have access to a computer?
to get a paper registration form (PDF). Print it out, complete it, and email, mail or FAX it to our office following the instructions on the form. Include your check or government purchase order with your registration form. Please note that emailed or faxed-in registration forms will be considered as a "provisional booking" until payment is received. For more information, call our office at (434) 982-2897, fax at (434) 982-2856 or email uva-tta@virginia.edu