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NBS Academy:
Using NBS Chorus Pro

For users looking to gain a full understanding of NBS Chorus.

Course overview

This training course is intended for organisations with an NBS Chorus Pro or NBS Chorus Enterprise plan. The training course will cover one content set, either CAWS or Uniclass 2015, and can be booked accordingly. It is ideal for your users to gain a full understanding of the specification writing capabilities of NBS Chorus Pro with your chosen content set & library and will cover a broad range of essential tasks. Organisations with an NBS Chorus plan might wish to consider the Using NBS Chorus or Using NBS Chorus for Small Works training courses instead.

Learning outcomes

  • Log in and create new projects.
  • Creating a new specification and searching & adding content.
  • Edit specifications using NBS pre-written content and guidance.
  • Add manufacturer product information to your specification.
  • Inviting collaborators to your project and specifications.
  • Adding and editing specification notes.
  • Copying content.
  • Spec check and submittals reports.
  • Publishing your specification.
  • Creating and using Revisions.
     

Course duration

This course runs for 6 hours in total, over a full day onsite, or two half days online.

Course delivery

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Agenda


First half day
Presentation overview of the Chorus platform and classification system 
Accessing and signing in to Chorus
Overview of the user interface
Creating projects
Project menu button options
Projects view, filtering and sorting
Creating a specification
Searching for and adding content
Break
Principles of editing clauses
Constructing systems / work sections
Q&A

Close

Second half day
Using manufacturer product information
Overview of NBS Source
Internal and external collaboration
Adding and editing specification notes
Copying content
Break
Submittals report
Spec check report
Publish specification
Revisions
Q&A
 Wrap up

 Close
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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