SAFI 3D training course

Basic Modeling Functions

Course Code 2.001

Next date available

April 11TH 2023

Key Learning Objectives
Modeling and designing with SAFI is user-friendly and intuitive. This 7-hour course – Basic Modeling Functions – allows participants to know how to apply all the basic functions of SAFI 3D allowing them to efficiently analyze and design any structures.
Course Overview
• General tools : general options, system of units, conventions used, display driver settings, working directory, results management, editor, registration, license update, contextual help.
• Properties: standard and non-standard materials and sections.
• Model: mesh, joints, frames, plates and shells *, mesh *, integration lines *, load surfaces.
• Loads: types of loads, weights and masses, basic loads, load combinations, calculation of the c.g. charges*.
• Graphics functions: camera tools, selection tools, graphics tools, display options.
• Editing: search function, editing options, copy attributes, recalculate, renumber, geometric calculator and coordinate systems.
• Analysis: data verification, types of analysis available, analysis options, chord analysis results.
• Results: graphical results and numerical results.
• Reports: generation options, input data, analysis results, report format.
• Transfer: Excel tables and files, model import and export to AutoCAD, SDNF and others.
• Exercises: Examples will be presented throughout the course Basic Modeling Functions with the use of participants’ workstations.
Personal Development Units
Participants receive a certificate of attestation allowing them to accumulate eligible hours for continuing education.
7 hours PDUs Certificate

$500 USD // $650 CAD

Frequently Asked Questions - Training

This is not a problem at all!

Upon request, participants receive a 15-day free license when registering to this training course.
The course will be conducted via Zoom.

Participants will receive all the necessary information to join this training a few days prior to the course.
Yes, of course!

All registered participants will receive a Certificate of attestation allowing them to accumulate eligible hours for continuing education.
The Certificate for this course consists of 7 hours of Personal Development Units.

The document will be sent by email within a few days following the training.
Yes, there is!

Discounted fee for two (2) courses: $425 USD per course // $550 CAD per course

Discounted fee for three (3) courses or more: $350 USD per course // $450 CAD per course

Also, University Professors benefit from special education pricing for all online training courses.
Structural engineers and project managers
University researchers and professors
Mechanical engineers and project managers
Structural technicians
Estimators and designers
Other members of the manufacturing industry
Participants receive a printed training manual by mail to the address provided during registration. The training manual will be sent to you in the days prior to the course date.
Virtual Classroom opens : 8:30 am (EDT)

Course starts : 9:00 am
Training : 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Morning Break: 11:00 am -11:15 am
Training : 11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Lunch break : 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Training : 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Afternoon break: 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Training : 3:15 pm – 4:30 pm
Q&As : 4:30 pm

Course Ends: 5:00 pm
Approximate schedule, may change without notice.
SAFI 3D – Modeling and Analysis courses :
Basic Modeling Functions
Advanced Analysis Function
Seismic and Dynamic Analysis
Finite Element Analysis

GSE – General Structural Engineering:
GSE – Wood / Timber design
GSE – Slab EngineeringTM / Concrete design
GSE – Steel design

BSE – Bridge Structural Engineering:
BSE – Bridge and Prestressed bridges

Contact our training team directly for more information.

1 (800) 810-9454 (Toll free USA and Canada)


Training registration

Participant information

Regular fee per course

$500 USD // $650 CAD

Discounted fee for two (2) courses

$425 USD per course // $550 CAD per course

Discounted fee for three (3) courses or more

$350 USD per course // $450 CAD per course

Training organization approved by the Commission des partenaires du marché du travail.