Executive Diploma in Structural Design

Hone your expertise in structural design concepts and analysis, paving the way for effective building solutions.

DurationDuration: 400 hours

DurationTime: 2 hours/ day

Duration Mode: Part time

Duration Venue: in-centre Program

Executive Diploma in Structural Design

Elevate your skills by gaining advanced proficiency in structural design and analysis for a rewarding career.

Program Overview

The Executive Diploma in Structural Design & Analysis provides a comprehensive training program, covering key areas such as structural design principles, manual calculations, detailing, estimation, and analysis using industry-leading software. Whether you seek upskilling, career advancement, or a role transition, this diploma equips you with the knowledge and practical expertise for a competitive edge in the industry and job market.

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Key areas of training

Structural manual calculations

  • Structural concepts
  • Manual calculation of structural elements
  • Structural reinforcements sketch

Structural detailing

  • Rules and regulations in detailing
  • Code books used for detailing
  • Detailing of structural elements

Estimation and Costing

  • Concrete mix calculation
  • Manual estimation of floor plan
  • Estimation of elements ( Retaining wall, Staircase).

Engineering Drawing using AutoCAD

  • Basic profiles
  • Layer management
  • Blocks and References
  • Layouts and Printing
  • Collaboration and Data Exchange
  • 3D modelling
  • AutoLISP

Structural Analysis in ETABS

  • Static Analysis
  • Dynamic Analysis - Response Spectrum and Time History
  • Push over analysis
  • Concrete design
  • Steel connection design
  • Shear wall design
  • Flat slab design
  • Waffle slab design

Structural Analysis and Design in Staad Pro

  • Static Analysis
  • Dynamic analysis
  • Steel design
  • Water tank design
  • Parametric modeling
  • Bridge design
  • P delta analysis
  • Buckling analysis
  • Foundation design - Plant foundation and building foundation

Structural and drafting standards

  • Drafting standards
  • Concepts of structural analysis
  • Calculation of moments, shear forces
  • Special drawing scheduling
  • Elastic Theory

Career Opportunities

Completing this course opens up diverse job opportunities in the field of structural engineering and construction. Graduates of this program may pursue roles such as:

  • Structural Engineer
  • Architectural Drafter
  • Construction Project Manager
  • CAD Specialist
  • Bridge Engineer
  • Structural Analyst

This Diploma course on Structural Design is ideal for

Students / professionals in engineering or related fields

Civil, Structural Engineers and Construction Professionals

Draftsman and CAD Professionals

Average Structural Designer Salary in India

Experience Level

Program Highlights

Students participate in continuous project assessments and receive support at every stage. Completion of module projects increases their chances of attending more job interviews upon successfully finishing the course.


Industry-experienced mentors, certified by CADD Centre ITA, guide students in their career development. Monthly scheduled sessions facilitate this support.

Expert-led Sessions

Our Engineering, Technology, Career (ETC) sessions, led by subject-matter experts, offer learners valuable real-world insights and practical knowledge, keeping them up-to-date with the latest industry trends.

Career Guidance

A comprehensive career guidance program assists students in assessing their skills and readiness for the job market.

Placement Assistance

CADD Centre's 'First Job Pakka' initiative provides placement support to eligible students after completing their course successfully.

World-class courseware

Our meticulously designed course material upholds the highest standards, offering comprehensive subject coverage with practice exercises, integrating the latest industry advancements, and catering to diverse learning styles.

Learning Management System

Our robust LMS, accessible via a mobile app, provides convenient access to e-learning materials, certificates, and job opportunities.

key skills

Did you know?

Key Skills for Structural Design Engineers in India

Structural design engineers in India must excel in structural analysis software, possess a deep understanding of engineering principles, and interpret and apply building codes accurately. Effective communication, attention to detail, and project management skills are crucial for successful collaboration and project execution. Adaptability to emerging technologies and a commitment to continuous learning are essential in navigating the evolving landscape of structural engineering practices in India.

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