Online Powerproject training courses

Elecosoft provides a comprehensive online training provision that is ideal for new Powerproject users or for existing users to extend their skills. Connect directly with our expert tutors from wherever you may be. Each lasts two hours and you can interact directly with the trainer to ask questions. There are follow up exercises and additional advice is offered on completion. Certificates are issued for each module and the courses are CPD accredited.

Modules can be booked individually or in blocks. Lessons 1 to 4 constitute the full Introduction to Powerproject and lessons 5 and 6 are ideal add-ons for those looking to resource and cost load their programmes.

Powerproject pricing: £95 for one lesson | £345 for four lessons | £480 for six lessons

To book a place on any of the courses please call +44 (0) 1844 261 700 or email

1. Creating a project

  • Using templates
  • Understanding calendars
  • Creating tasks
  • Linking
  • Calculating the critical path
  • Using constraints
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2. Adding details to the project

  • Structuring a project using summaries
  • Structuring a project using expanded tasks
  • Using hammock tasks for prelims
  • Using buffer tasks to protect critical dates
  • Using task pools to aid project creation
  • Setting unique task ID’s

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3. Reporting and presentation

  • Using code libraries
  • Bar chart formatting
  • Date zone formatting
  • Editing the table
  • Filters and sorts
  • Working with views
  • Printing with borders
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4. Updating progress

  • Using baselines
  • Creating progress periods
  • Updating progress %
  • Tracking and reporting change
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5. Creating a cost loaded project

  • Creating cost centres
  • Allocating cost or income to tasks
  • Reporting cost information in the table
  • CBS views
  • Display cash flow histograms
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6. Creating a resource loaded project

  • Creating resource libraries
  • Resource modelling
  • Allocating resources
  • RBS view
  • Displaying resource histograms
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Online Powerproject BIM training

The whole course can be completed on the same day or split across two separate days.

At the end of Part 1 an exercise is issued which needs to be completed in preparation for Part 2.

Powerproject BIM pricing: £245 for both parts

For more information and to discuss your requirements please call us on +44 (0) 1844 261 700 or email

Introduction to Powerproject BIM Part 1
Duration: 3 hrs

  • Import IFC files to use within Powerproject
  • Understand the Powerproject BIM controls
  • View and manipulate IFC models using the IFC model pane
  • Link IFC model products to tasks
  • Create tasks from IFC product searches
  • Create a 4D simulation of the project
Dates and times: Available on demand

Introduction to Powerproject BIM Part 2
Duration: 3 hrs

  • Split products, set build orders and use simulation profiles
  • Use the IFC comparison pane
  • Create flypasts
  • Save video files and flipbook of images
  • Import related IFC models as a group model
  • Visualise site objects
Dates and times: Available on demand
  • Additional Courses

Online 1-2-1 training is also available on other topics. The perfect way to focus on a particular topic of your choice or to learn more about specific features not covered in our standard courses. Please contact us for more information and to discuss your requirements on +44 (0) 1844 261 700 or email

Using Line of Balance to manage resources

  • What is Line of Balance?
  • Assigning trade and location
  • Displaying Line of Balance graphs
  • Updating a project based on available gangs
Dates and times: Available on demand

Reporting in Powerproject

  • Creating tabular reports
  • Outputting tabular reports to Excel
  • EVA reporter
  • Creating views
  • Editing borders for printing
Dates and times: Available on demand

Need a fully customised training course?

We can run training courses that are customised to your specific requirements. The Powerproject training can be based on your own templates and the course notes tailored to reflect the way you run projects. Contact our Training Department now on +44 (0) 1844 261 700 or email

Online Easyplan training courses

Easyplan pricing: £95 for one lesson

To book a place on any of the courses please call +44 (0) 1844 261 700 or email

1. Creating a project

  • Understanding calendars
  • Creating tasks
  • Linking to align tasks
  • Summarising groups of tasks
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2. Presenting and reporting a project

  • Using code libraries
  • Editing the display
  • Updating progress
  • Printing the project
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