The RISAFloor Quick Start Course is a 4-hour hands-on introduction to the basic features and functionality of RISAFloor that utilizes expert instruction and example models to familiarize users with the user interface as well as the main workflow of modeling, loading, analyzing, designing and documenting a multistory, multi-material building model. Spread out over 2-days (with optional, daily office hour sessions) the course is aimed at users who are new to RISAFloor. Follow along with an instructor to learn the tips, tricks, and best practices for modeling a full building from the ground up and streamline your building design workflow.

Course Instructor: Rebecca Miller, PE

Cost: $300 Includes 4 Hour PDH Certificate

Course Size: 20 Students

Quick-start Kit

Course Requirements

  • Mouse
  • Two Monitors (recommended)
  • RISAFloor v17.0.2 or newer installed
  • Completion of the RISAFloor Tutorial - Part A (beam supported floors)

Course Schedule


MAR 19

Basics Part I | 10am-12pm PDT

Lecture 70 min

In-Class Example & Work Period 40 min

Commonly Asked Questions 10 min


MAR 20

Office Hours | 10am-11am PDT

RISA Experts will be available for one-on-one sessions aimed at answering questions about the in-class example or provided homework assignment.


MAR 21

Basics Part II | 10am-12pm PDT

Lecture 70 min

In-Class Example & Work Period 40 min

Commonly Asked Questions 10 min


Frequently Asked Questions

The RISAFloor Quick Start Course is a hands on, learn by doing course aimed at helping users model, load, analyze and design multi-story buildings in RISAFloor.

Yes, participants will be asked to install the software and complete the RISAFloor Tutorial prior to attending the course. RISA will send an email after registration with installation instructions as well as information on the tutorial.

No, participants will be issued a 7-day license of the software to begin one-day prior to the start of the course.

The course will be conducted via zoom and all registered participants will have access to the Online Event Page which includes the zoom meeting link as well as the zoom meeting passcode. This unique meeting link and passcode will be used for the duration of the course.

All registered attendees will receive a certificate of completion worth 4 PDH credits. The certificate will list the name you registered with and be emailed to the email address you used when you registered within 7 days following the event.

As long as you request a cancellation at least seven days prior to the course, a refund can be issued to you. Please note, no refunds will be issued for cancellations received less than seven days prior to the date of the session. Contact to request a refund.