Training Services

Training Services offered by Chief Architect are available in several formats to fit your learning style and schedule. Live classroom courses are available every few months, on‑demand classes can be viewed at any time, focused webinars are offered live and in a recorded format, and our one‑on‑one training with certified instructors is tailored for your exact needs.

…this class covered a lot of basics for the program that I found very useful and helpful for me since I'm newer to the program.

Cavan B.
Introductory Class

Opened my eyes to a lot of things we were not using.

Jerry R.
Introductory Class

Even as a more advanced user, I learned some things.

Jeanne H.
Kitchen, Bath & Interiors Class

I'm very new at using this program, and learning all the tips and tricks was great! I enjoyed this training and learned so so so much.

Maggie G.
Kitchen, Bath & Interiors Class

Wow. This was a lot to take in but I loved it!!

Abbie O.
Kitchen, Bath & Interiors Class

The material covered was everything you could ask for in a training course.

Connor F.
Introductory Class

We all had multiple Ah‑ha moments during the class.

Jeff R.
Custom Training

How do I get from a true beginner to a skilled user while running a business and maintaining a household? Chief Architect Personal Training…helped me learn exactly the tasks I needed in the order I needed them.

Jeremiah S.
Custom Training

Callout A Classroom Training

Whether you are brand new to the software or a seasoned user of many years' experience, Chief Architect provides training courses that start you out on the right foot and then keep you learning. From the fundamentals to advanced techniques; from floor plans to framing to interiors; and from plan sets to artistic renderings, develop new skills that help you get the job done right.

Callout B On-Demand Training

Some of our training classes are recorded and available online for on‑demand viewing. These classes are presented as a series that follows a similar outline to that used in our Classroom Training. On‑demand training courses are available for one year, so you can watch or re‑watch as needed.

Callout C Free Webinars

In addition to our other training options, Chief Architect offers free webinars that are both informative and interactive. Whether you are new to Chief Architect or a long‑time user, our webinars are a great way to expand your knowledge.

Callout D Personal Training

Personal Training is a quick and cost‑effective solution for your design challenges. It is intended for users who are having difficulty understanding specific design processes or who have a particular plan they are in need of help with. Personal Training gives you the opportunity to work one‑on‑one with a Chief Architect Certified Trainer. Use your Personal Training time to fine‑tune your drawing skills with Chief Architect; all the while, learning tips and tricks the experts use.

Simply schedule your training session, then using your web browser, you will work interactively to resolve your plan questions and fill your training needs. Communication is handled using VOIP (voice‑over‑internet‑protocol) or telephone. Personal Training via the internet permits you and your instructor to observe each other's screens and interact with each other in real‑time. You will walk together through the solutions that are specific to your design needs. Minimal setup is required. Personal training time can be purchased in 1‑hour, 5‑hour, and 10‑hour packages. Try an hour, practice what you've learned, and schedule more time later as you need.

Chief Architect instructor helping an in-person student

Simply schedule your training session, then using your web browser, you will work interactively to resolve your plan questions and fill your training needs. Communication is handled using VOIP (voice‑over‑internet‑protocol) or telephone. Personal Training via the internet permits you and your instructor to observe each other's screens and interact with each other in real‑time. You will walk together through the solutions that are specific to your design needs. Minimal setup is required. Personal training time can be purchased in 1‑hour, 5‑hour, and 10‑hour packages. Try an hour, practice what you've learned, and schedule more time later as you need.

For further details, or to set up an appointment, contact our Training Department at 208-292-3400 or e‑mail training@chiefarchitect.com. All training times are available on a first come, first served basis. Due to the popularity of this service, it is recommended that you schedule at least one week in advance to ensure availability.

Training Package Price SSA Discount* SSA Price
1 hour $125 $125
5 hour $625 10% $562.50
10 hour $1,250 20% $1,000
*SSA members receive discounts on packages. Learn more about SSA.

Setup Requirements:

  • A high speed internet connection
  • A phone (with a headset) OR computer speakers with a microphone

Callout E Custom Training

Chief Architect, Inc. is able to provide customized training by a Chief Architect Certified Trainer, at your location of choice, as time and resources allow.

The agenda of custom training is meant to be flexible and will be designed around your specific needs. Send in a topics list, or list of questions and we will work together with you, exploring all alternatives, to create an outline that will be most beneficial in addressing your training needs.

For pricing information and schedule availability, please contact our Training Department at 208-292-3400 or e‑mail training@chiefarchitect.com.

Group of students for Chief Architect custom training

For pricing information and schedule availability, please contact our Training Department at 208-292-3400 or e‑mail training@chiefarchitect.com.