Trimble SysQue Software Training – Sheet Metal

This training affords participants an opportunity to learn the basic features and functions of Trimble SysQue software. The learning objectives will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to improve their use of this application in their workplaces. The objectives are met through a number of learning topics with each focusing on a key area of the lesson plan.

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Class Setting


Course Prerequisites

Experience using AutoDesk® Revit®

Who Should Attend


Course overview

The mode of instruction features an instructor-led learning experience that effectively combines demonstrations with hands-on practical exercises to reinforce learning. The class is delivered over 3 consecutive days.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Effectively navigate the application
  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively draw with SysQue Systems (Sheetmetal)
  • Demonstrate ability to place supports
  • Discuss BOM options

Training Topics

Topic 1 - Introduction and product overview
  • Explanation of what SysQue  is and how it interacts with Revit
Topic 2 - Drawing
  • Demonstrate the usage of drawing with SysQue Systems (Sheetmetal)
  • Systems Duct:
    • Project Units
    • System Template Selection
    • Select Duct
    • System Type Definition
    • Drawing Mains
    • Branches
    • Taps
    • Rotated Fittings
    • Trim/Extend
    • Routing Solutions
    • Default Fittings
    • Swap out items
    • Process Straights – Process All
    • Change System
Topic 3 - SysQue PAC

Discuss Process Duct

  • Duct Selection
  • Specification and Connector Mapping
  • Excel export
  • Fittings not ready for processing
  • Send
  • Scripting utility
Topic 4 - SysQue supports
  • Discuss support placement tool
    • Support specification
    • System selection
    • Spacing on pipe/duct
    • Spacing from fitting/joint
    • Default length
    • ‘Automatic replacement’ limitations
  • Discuss Supports Information
    • File types
    • Details
    • Locations
    • Export Points
  • Discuss ‘View Point File’
    • Open point file
    • Grouping and sorting
    • Export to Excel
  • Discuss ‘View Sleeve Points’
    • Open point file
    • Grouping and sorting
    • Export to Excel
  • Discuss ‘Place Single Hanger’
    • Selecting pipe/duct
    • Hanger placement
  • Discuss ‘Calculate Hanger Rod’
    • Select hanger or Hangers
  • Discuss ‘Select Upper Attachments Options’
    • Select hanger or hangers
Topic 5 - SysQue BOM

Discuss options available for BOM

  • Options
  • Sorting and grouping
  • Export to Excel
Topic 6 - SysQue search for content and data
  • Discuss searching Building-Data website for managed content
    • Verify login information to BD website
    • Search for content
    • Complete request for content
  • Discuss downloading content to library and project
    • Download location/family location
    • Options
    • Auto-load family
    • Auto-replace family
Topic 7 - General Revit
  • Discuss general Revit techniques for setting up new MEP project
    • Prepare Architecture model
    • Purge Architecture model
    • New MEP project creation
    • Linking other Revit models
    • Copy/Monitor function
    • Create Plan Views
  • Discuss Worksharing and Worksets – ‘Transparent Worksharing’
    • Enable worksharing
    • Unique user names
  • Spaces and ‘Space Naming Utility’
    • Download and install SNU
    • Verify linked Architectural model settings
    • Define Spaces
    • Run SNU
  • Copy/Modify Architectural Title Blocks
    • Review or copy title blocks
    • Modify title blocks
    • Insert title block in current family/template