ArcFM™ Solution Education Courses

 

Working with ArcFM - Electric


Description

This five-day course incorporates core ArcMap concepts and functionality as they relate to our utility users. Working with ArcFM provides the foundation needed to effectively use the utility-based ArcFM software. Class participants learn how to maintain facility data and to use the software's full functionality.

The course covers AM/FM and ArcMap concepts and the editing, mapping, and tracing components. This course is intended for mappers, editors, and data managers, as well as developers and third-party implementers. Ample exercise time simulates a working situation through pre-designed exercises and scenarios. By the end of the course, participants will understand the basic functions of the application and how it can be used.

Included in this course

  • Getting to know ArcFM
  • Modifying a feature
  • Customer hookup
  • Utility-specific tools
  • Editing with precision tools
  • Analysis tools
  • Working with networked features
  • Figuring it out: Theme-specific exercises

Prerequisites

Good working knowledge of Windows 2000/Windows XP

Cost

$2000/person (includes five-day instruction plus materials)


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Working with ArcFM - Gas/Water

Description

This five-day course incorporates core ArcMap concepts and functionality as they relate to our gas and water utility users. Working with ArcFM provides the foundation needed to effectively use the utility-based ArcFM software. Class participants learn how to maintain facility data and to use the software's full functionality.

The course covers AM/FM and ArcMap concepts and the editing, mapping, and tracing components. This course is intended for mappers, editors, and data managers, as well as developers and third party implementers. Ample exercise time simulates a working situation through pre-designed exercises and scenarios. By the end of the course, participants will understand the basic functions of the application and how it can be used.

Included in this course

  • Getting to know ArcFM
  • Modifying a feature
  • Customer hookup
  • Utility-specific tools
  • Editing with precision tools
  • Analysis tools
  • Working with networked features
  • Figuring it out: Theme-specific exercises

Prerequisites

Good working knowledge of Windows 2000/Windows XP

Cost

$2000/person (includes five-day instruction plus materials)


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Accelerated ArcFM

Description

This intensive 2-day course will provide attendees with a detailed exploration of the complete ArcFM functionality inside ArcMap. Content will be delivered in the form of process-oriented lectures accompanied by real-world exercise scenarios. Hands-on, experiential learning is the focus as attendees examine the entire range of ArcFM functionality including: precision editing techniques, Stored Displays, Page Templates, Composite Favorites, Autotext Elements, Inset Frames, Map Books, and a great deal more!

Included in this course

  • Getting to know ArcFM
  • ArcFM Locator Tool
  • ArcFM QA/QC
  • ArcFM Utility Specific Traces
  • Session Manager

Prerequisites

ArcGIS I, ArcGIS II, or equivalent ArcMap experience (verification required).

Cost

$800/person (includes two-day instruction plus materials)


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Configuring ArcFM

Description

This three-day course focuses on the skills necessary to maintain an ArcFM-enabled database. The course will include discussion and hands-on exercises that will concentrate on the ArcFM Solution configuration tools: Snapping Manager, ArcFM Properties Manager, and Model Names. Students will use ArcFM Solution to configure Feeder Manager, Conduit Manager, Abandon tools, and more. Native ArcCatalog tools will also be discussed as they relate to ArcFM configuration topics: relationship creation, geometric networks, table creation, conversion tools, and UML schema creation.

Included in this course

  • Overview of Data Modeling
  • ArcFM System Tables
  • Assigning ArcFM Autoupdaters
  • Assigning ArcFM Model Names
  • Geometric and Logical Networks
  • ArcFM Geodatabase Extraction Tool
  • Versioning and Session Manager

Prerequisites

Working with ArcFM - Electric, Working with ArcFM – Gas/Water, or Accelerated ArcFM (verification required);
Working knowledge of Visio 2003 (preferred);
Familiarity with “Building a Geodatabase” (ESRI Press, ISBN 1-879102-99-4) recommended.

Cost

$1500/person (includes three-day instruction and materials)


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Customizing ArcFM

Description

This five-day course focuses on customizing the ArcMap environment and extending the functionality of ArcFM tools within ArcMap and ArcCatalog. The course provides a complete introduction to ArcObjects during the first three days and builds on the skills learned by applying them to specific ArcFM customizations on Thursday and Friday. Specific topics include: The ArcMap Object Model Diagram (OMD), the Geodatabase OMD, the Geometry & Display OMD, and the Network OMD. ArcFM-specific topics include, creating ArcFM AutoUpdaters, Locator tools, Custom Logins, Auto Text Elements, Edit Tasks, Custom Field Editors and QA/QC tools.

This course is designed for professional full-time programmers with a strong knowledge of at least one object-oriented programming language, preferably C# or Visual Basic .NET. Students must be comfortable with core concepts such as variable scope, error handling, debugging, branching, looping, and creating new classes with properties and methods. Most successful students will have had an introductory class in an object-oriented language followed by a least 6 months of practical experience as a programmer.

Prerequisites

Working with ArcFM - Electric, Working with ArcFM - Gas/Water, or Accelerated ArcFM (verification required);
Configuring ArcFM (strongly encouraged);
Strong working knowledge of at least one programming language, preferably C# or Visual Basic .NET (verification required)

Cost

$2500/person (includes five-day instruction and materials)


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Working with ArcFM Viewer™ for ArcGIS Engine

Description

This half-day, 3/4 day or full-day course (depending on the inclusion of the optional Redliner and/or Inspector modules) is geared towards the end-user and will provide the foundation needed to effectively use the ArcFM Viewer for ArcGIS Engine software application. The course will familiarize participants with the tools that provide an integrated environment for viewing map data and searching for data within the map. With the inclusion of the optional Redliner module, the user will learn the use of the digital ink and graphic tools along with the Session Manager process flow. With the inclusion of the optional Inspector module, the user will learn how to edit map data in the field using the Inspector Tool and the Session Manager process flow. These diverse topics will be covered in detail during a series of progressive lectures, demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and work scenarios. By the end of the course, participants will understand the full functionality of the ArcFM Viewer for ArcGIS Engine application and how it can best be used within a utility-specific context.

Included in this course

  • Getting to know ArcFM Viewer for ArcGIS Engine
  • Navigating with the Map Tools toolbar
  • Tracing
  • Using the Locator Tools
  • Viewer Options
  • Using Graphics and Digital Ink (with Redliner Module)
  • Mobile Editing(with the Inspector Module)

Prerequisites

None.

Cost

$200/person 1/2 day [Working with ArcFM Viewer for ArcGIS Engine ONLY];
$300/person 3/4 day [Working with ArcFM Viewer for ArcGIS Engine + 1 module];
$400/person full day [Working with ArcFM Viewer for ArcGIS Engine + 2 modules];
(includes instruction plus materials)


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Working with Conduit Manager

Description

This one-day course is geared towards the end-user and will provide the foundation needed to effectively use the Conduit Manager software extension to ArcFM. The Working with Conduit Manager/UFM course will familiarize participants with the tools that provide an integrated environment for sketching in Conduit and then relating the appropriate conductor to that Conduit and then associating the conductor to a particular duct. Class participants will learn how to maintain Conduit data and how to sketch and manage Underground Facilities, or manholes, using the butterfly diagrams of the Underground Facility Manager (UFM). These diverse topics will be covered in detail during a series of progressive lectures, demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and work scenarios. By the end of the course, participants will understand the full functionality of the Conduit Manager/UFM extension and how it can best be used within a utility-specific context.

Included in this course

  • Getting to know Conduit Manager
  • Relating Conductor (or other linear features) to Conduit
  • Associating the related feature to a specific Duct
  • Sketching Underground Facilities
  • Using Favorites to store frequently used Underground Facility diagrams

Prerequisites

Working with ArcFM - Electric, Working with ArcFM - Gas/Water, or Accelerated ArcFM or equivalent knowledge (verification required).

Cost

$400/person (includes one-day instruction plus materials)


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Configuring Conduit Manager

Description

This one-day course focuses on the skills necessary to configure and maintain the Conduit Manager and Underground Facility Manager (UFM) portion of an ArcFM-enabled database. The course will include discussion and hands-on exercises that will concentrate on the ArcFM Solution configuration tools: ArcFM Properties Manager and Model Names. Students will use ArcFM Solution to configure Conduit Manager, UFM and optional functions within Conduit Manager. Native ArcCatalog tools will also be discussed as they relate to ArcFM configuration topics: relationship creation, table creation, autoupdaters, and XML creation for backup and record-keeping purposes.

Included in this course

  • Adding Model names
  • Creating Feature and Object Classes to support Conduit Manager and UFM
  • Creating Relationship Classes
  • Assigning Model Names and Autoupdaters
  • Export XML for record-keeping and backup
  • Optional Configuration to support UFM
  • Optional Configuration of the Cross Section Annotation content

Prerequisites

Working with ArcFM - Electric, Working with ArcFM - Gas/Water, or Accelerated ArcFM or equivalent knowledge (verification required).

Cost

$500/person (includes instruction plus materials)


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Working with Designer - Electric

Description

This four-day course is geared towards the designer end-user and will provide the foundation needed to effectively use the utility-based Designer software application. The Working with Designer course will familiarize participants with the tools that provide an integrated environment for preparing construction work sketches and job cost estimates. Class participants will learn how to maintain facility data and leverage the software's extensive design-oriented functionality. More specifically, the course covers design concepts related to managing the work request life-cycle, including design, estimating, managing and working with compatible units, performing structural and network analysis calculations, generating work sketches and bill of materials, and advancing the design state. These diverse topics will be covered in detail during a series of progressive lectures, demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and processed-based work scenarios. By the end of the course, participants will understand the full functionality of the Designer application and how it can best be used within a utility-specific context.

Included in this course

  • Getting to know Designer
  • Navigating Workflow Manager
  • Working with CUs
  • CU Templates, Favorites and Macros
  • Designing Reconstructions
  • Estimating and Reporting

Prerequisites

Working with ArcFM - Electric, Working with ArcFM - Gas/Water, or Accelerated ArcFM (verification required).

Cost

$1600/person (includes four-day instruction plus materials)


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Working with Designer - Gas

Description

This four-day course is geared towards the designer end-user and will provide the foundation needed to effectively use the utility-based Designer software application. The Working with Designer course will familiarize participants with the tools that provide an integrated environment for preparing construction work sketches and job cost estimates. Class participants will learn how to maintain facility data and leverage the software's extensive design-oriented functionality. More specifically, the course covers design concepts related to managing the work request life-cycle, including design, estimating, managing and working with compatible units, performing structural and network analysis calculations, generating work sketches and bill of materials, and advancing the design state. These diverse topics will be covered in detail during a series of progressive lectures, demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and processed-based work scenarios. By the end of the course, participants will understand the full functionality of the Designer application and how it can best be used within a utility-specific context.

Included in this course

  • Getting to know Designer
  • Navigating Workflow Manager
  • Working with CUs
  • CU Templates, Favorites and Macros
  • Designing Reconstructions
  • Estimating and Reporting

Prerequisites

Working with ArcFM - Electric, Working with ArcFM - Gas/Water, or Accelerated ArcFM (verification required).

Cost

$1600/person (includes four-day instruction plus materials)


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Working with Fiber Manager

Description

This three-day course is geared towards the end-user and will provide the foundation needed to effectively use the Fiber Manager software extension to ArcFM. The Working with Fiber Manager course will familiarize participants with the tools that provide an integrated environment for sketching in Fiber features and connecting and relating the appropriate facilities. Class participants will learn how to maintain fiber data, create favorites for sketching ease, trace fiber and also create fiber reports and schematics. These diverse topics will be covered in detail during a series of progressive lectures, demonstrations, hands-on exercises, and work scenarios. By the end of the course, participants will understand the full functionality of the Fiber Manager extension and how it can best be used within a utility-specific context.

Included in this course

  • Exploring fiber data symbology
  • Session Manager
  • Creating Feature Favorites for ease in sketching
  • Using the Connection Manager for Splice Points, Splitters and Devices
  • Fiber Tracing
  • Creating fiber reports and schematics
  • Creating, enhancing and printing maps

Prerequisites

None.

Cost

$1200/person (includes three-day instruction plus materials)


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Working with Responder

Description

This three-day course provides a detailed overview of the complete end-user functionality offered by our out-of-the-box Responder product; a GIS-hosted, distributed Outage Management System. Course content is structured around four main modules: Responder Web Browser, Responder Explorer, Responder in ArcMap, and Responder Archive, divided into a series of sub modules covering the complete range of Responder functionality from call entry, reporting, and customer callbacks to incident management, crew dispatch, and switching/restoration orders. Conceptual lecture presentations are coupled with real world exercise scenarios based on the fictitious town of Minerville in order to provide attendees with a truly hands-on, experiential approach to learning Responder in its entirety.

The modular structure of this course allows clients to select and arrange the sections of their choosing in a 'cafeteria style' training approach with the intent of offering targeted, job-specific instruction to various groups across their organization; customer service representatives, dispatchers, operators, etc. The Telvent Miner & Miner Education Team can offer suggestions regarding section selection and sequencing for maximizing training effectiveness based on the client's intended training audiences.

Included in this course

  • Getting to know Responder Web Browser, Responder Explorer, Responder in ArcMap and Responder
  • Archive
  • Call Entry
  • Creating an incident
  • Managing incidents
  • Tracing
  • Switching orders

Prerequisites

Strong working knowledge of Windows 2000/Windows XP. A basic understanding of core ArcMap and ArcFM concepts, functions.

Cost

$1200/person (includes three-day instruction plus materials)

(Custom Responder training specific to client data, interfaces, and business processes is also available upon request. If interested in a custom Responder training approach, please contact the Telvent Miner & Miner Education Team for details and pricing information)


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For more information, contact education@miner.com.