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Architecture, Engineering and Construction Training Resources

Architecture, Engineering and Construction Training Resources

Welcome to the FARO® Architecture, Engineering and Construction (AEC) Training page. Whether you need training on the Laser Scanner and SCENE software, AsBuilt, FARO Connect or Orbis, we have a training option for you.

First things first, you will want to create a free account at FARO Academy:

Your account will provide access to all FARO Academy resources.

At FARO Academy, you will have access to on-demand content as well as the ConnectEd Online Lecture Series.

In addition to our virtual classroom options, we also offer the option to train at your location for an additional cost. This in-person training will allow you to customize the curriculum, within the available time frame, to fit your needs.



Our online series of free, on demand educational web-based lectures. Watch the recordings on your own schedule to check out the latest on new products, hear the latest industry information with subject matter experts, or learn a new tool in your favorite FARO Software. You can watch the latest recordings or access archived presentations and even get certificates for courses you attend by taking the knowledge check.

ConnectEd AEC New Releases  

Check out this page to see the latest AEC ConnectEd presentations. This is also the page where you will see the latest ConnectEd "Featured" events. The events for the current month are at the top of the page.

ConnectEd AEC Archive  

Looking for more info on earlier versions of hardware or software? Check out the archive page for past editions of ConnectEd.

Blended Learning divides the training between an online FARO Academy course that customers are expected to take before attending in-person instructor led training. See the illustration below:


Enhancing Customer Training through Blended Learning
In today's dynamic business landscape, effective customer training is paramount to ensuring product understanding, user satisfaction, and overall success. Blended learning, a combination of traditional classroom methods and online resources, has emerged as a powerful strategy to optimize customer training.

Flexible Learning Styles
Blended learning accommodates diverse learning styles, allowing customers to engage with content at their own pace. This flexibility caters to different learning preferences, ensuring a more personalized and effective training experience (Garrison & Vaughan, 2008).

Cost-Effective Training
Integrating online components reduces the need for extensive in-person training sessions, cutting down on travel and accommodation expenses. This cost-effective approach is particularly advantageous for organizations with a geographically dispersed customer base (Bonk & Graham, 2006).

Continuous Accessibility
Online resources provide customers with 24/7 access to training materials, enabling them to revisit content as needed. This accessibility fosters continuous learning and ongoing skill development, contributing to long-term customer success (Means et al., 2013).

Interactive Learning Opportunities
Blended learning allows for the incorporation of interactive elements such as quizzes, simulations, and discussion forums. These features enhance engagement and knowledge retention by promoting active participation in the learning process (Clark & Mayer, 2016).

Your 24/7 source that allows you to take a course at your convenience. Click here for a full list of AEC On-Demand Self-Paced Courses.

FARO SCENE Interactive Registration 

FARO SCENE users can benefit from two key features, Interactive Registration and Hybrid Registration. Interactive scan registration provides an easy-to-use graphical user interface, allowing users to visualize how individual scans are linked together during the registration process and to manually control how those linkages are made. Hybrid registration allows cloud-to-cloud, targets, and survey control to be used together, separately or in various combinations.

Using FARO Stream App and Flash Hybrid Reality Capture 

This course is going to show you how to use FARO Stream app and Flash Technology in 5 easy steps. Before jumping into these steps, you will first learn what is FARO Stream and Flash.

Flatness Check in 5 Easy Steps 

FARO Flatness Check is the company’s first augmented reality app for the concrete industry that will enable the immediate visualization of floor flatness and floor levelness ensuring pours are completed on schedule, improved quality of work, and the elimination of expensive rework typical in high-rise residential and office construction.

Getting to Know Your GeoSLAM Horizon 

This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to GeoSLAM Horizon hardware and software solutions.

Getting To Know Your GeoSLAM Zeb Go and Revo RT 

This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to GeoSLAM Zeb Go and Revo RT hardware and software solutions.

Sphere Essentials 

Learn the basics of FARO Sphere, a cloud-based information platform that provides its users a centralized, collaborative experience across the company’s reality capture applications and customer support tools through a secure, single point sign-on process that when paired with the Stream mobile app, enables faster 3D data capture, processing and project management anywhere in the world.

FARO BuildIT Basics 

This course introduces you to BuildIT, including an overview of the UI, Commands, Navigation, Working with CAD, and GD&T Datums.

FARO Scene2Go 

This course will review how to use Scene2Go to share and collaborate using your scan data.

SCENE On-Site Registration 

This course walks you through using the On-Site Registration feature in SCENE 7.

Orbis Essentials 

This is an introductory course for utilizing the FARO Orbis mobile scanner and processing data the SLAM data. This course will detail:

  • Hardware specifications
  • Scanning process
  • Best practices for SLAM
  • How to process the data
  • An overview of FARO Connect software.

This course is intended for use by anyone using a FARO Orbis scanner and will define the recommended workflows to ensure the easiest experience and best outcome from your data capture.



No matter what your training need, your schedule, or your specialty,  FARO is here to be your silent partner, giving you the confidence and the experience you need to do your job faster, better, and safer. For questions or additional registration information, contact our Customer Training Administrator at or 1-800-736-0234.


Additional Resources

For product information, how-to, manuals, videos, and more! Visit the appropriate section in this Knowledge Base:
Focus   |   Orbis   |   Freestyle2   |   Swift   |   SCENE   |   As-Built   |   BuildIT





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