TBC Basics and Raster PDF Takeoff

Day 1

Introduction (8:00 AM – 9:30 AM):
Course overview and expectations
Software setup (installation, licenses, version check)
Project and data setup
Introduction to TBC interface (Start page, News)
Learning resources (Help, Tutorials, Online resources)
Customization & Settings (10:00 AM – 12:00 PM):
Ribbon customization (tabs, commands, shortcuts)
User profile and License management
Update check
Raster PDF Takeoff (1:00 PM – 5:00 PM):
Introduction to Takeoff tab
Importing PDFs (drag & drop, import command)
Scaling or georeferencing PDFs
Digitizing features (contours, pads, points, lines)
Working with layers and site improvements
Identifying site regions and validating areas

Day 2

Review & Quiz (8:00 AM – 10:30 AM):
Brief recap and quiz from Day 1
Takeoff process (defining topsoil & overexcavation)
Generating Takeoff Reports
Cut/Fill Analysis (10:30 AM – 12:00 PM):
Creating Cut/Fill maps with color coding and legends.
Saving Projects & Templates (12:00 PM):
Saving projects and creating templates
Vector PDF Data Prep (1:00 PM – 5:00 PM):
Setting up a template for vector PDF data
Data preparation steps (project cleanup, line editing, layer standardization, categorization)
Elevating features (contours, lines, pads, spots)
Continuing with the takeoff process