Trimble LiveCount Cloud Featuring Accubid Enterprise Electrical Virtual Training

This training course affords participants an opportunity to learn the basic features and functions of Trimble LiveCount software. The learning objectives will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to use this application effectively in their workplaces.

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Class Setting

Classroom

Who Should Attend

Junior Estimators, Chief Estimators, Senior Estimators, Operational Management, Construction Managers, Project Managers

Course overview

The mode of instruction features an instructor-led web-based learning experience that effectively combines demonstrations with hands-on practical exercises to reinforce learning. The class is delivered in 1 – 3 hour session.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of the training, participants will be able to:

  • Effectively navigate the application
  • Configure Trimble LiveCount for effective use
  • Create and modify projects
  • Effectively perform count and length-based quantifications

Training Modules

Course Topics

Setting up Trimble LiveCount Cloud

  • Setting up estimating application
  • Setting up LiveCount Cloud – styles, scales, layers
  • Menus and toolbars: Main, Project, Measurement and Annotation
  • Control panel – drawing setup
  • Working with electronic plans

 

Setting up a Project in Trimble LiveCount Cloud

  • Setting up a job
  • Upload drawings
  • Sort drawings
  • Selecting drawing to quantify
  • Adding annotation layers

 

Exploring the Drawing Control Panel

  • Drawing – selecting drawing, drawing compare
  • Drawing Setup – rotate, change name, setting scale and calibrating scale
  • Filters – setting filters
  • Takeoff properties – activate item, view item layer, label author, count, length & segments
  • AutoCount – primary and secondary

 

Overview of Toolbar

  • Pan/zoom group
  • Takeoff annotations – count, length, and AutoCount
  • Drawing annotations – polygon, rectangle, circle, leader/arrow, note, highliter & dimension
  • Toggles – show annotations, hide shadows & crosshairs

 

Performing Count-based Takeoff in Trimble LiveCount Cloud

  • Initiating takeoff from either estimating or LiveCount Cloud
  • Linked versus unlinked takeoff
  • Linked takeoff – initiate/finish takeoff
  • Unlinked takeoff – linking existing takeoff
  • Performing count-based takeoff – fixtures and devices
  • Add/delete points – single entity or group

Performing Length-based Takeoff in Trimble LiveCount Cloud

  • Initiating takeoff from either estimating or LiveCount Cloud
  • Linked versus unlinked takeoff
  • Linked takeoff – initiate/finish takeoff
  • Unlinked takeoff – linking existing takeoff
  • Performing length-based takeoff – branch conduit
  • Add/delete points – single entity or group
  • Making a point uncounted
  • Performing takeoff of disconnected groups
  • Adders

 

Drawing Compare

  • Managing revisions with drawing compare feature

 

Mastering Auto Count

  • The Auto Count toolbar
  • Establish definition parameters