Autodesk Announcement:

Autodesk is phasing out perpetual licenses of their software. Most individual products will only be available on subscription from 1 Feb 2016.
This will be a term based contract with quarterly, annual and multi-year options.

Specialists 2017-05-03T10:47:43+00:00

Specialists

Sampie

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Sampie Goosen

Our Technical Manager, Sampie Goosen is currently studying for his National Diploma in Civil Engineering through Unisa.  He has accomplished a great deal within the 7 years that he has been employed by Prokon; Autodesk Certified Instructor (Autodesk Revit) Munich, Germany, Training Performance Monitoring and Assessment (TPMA), UK, Certified Training Practitioner (Learning & Performance Institute), UK & Time Management Course, SA.

For the past 4 years Prokon invested in sending Sampie to Autodesk University, USA and has never looked back as this is first-hand knowledge to be gained by world leaders in the information technology industry!

  • Autodesk® AutoCAD®
  • Autodesk® Revit® Structure
  • Autodesk® Advance Steel
  • Autodesk® Navisworks
When I became the first Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI) in Autodesk® Revit® within the South African borders.
“I promise to upskill myself and stay current on all the latest technologies to ensure support and training excellence.”
I enjoy building Architecture Lego designs.

Dereck

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Dereck Clements

Dereck is our ‘Jack of All Trades’ with a passion for computer hardware and software. After attending Autodesk® University for 3 years (AU2004, AU2006, AU2012,) he has gained a great deal of knowledge regarding Autodesk software and is eager to support our client base. Dereck is an Autodesk Certified Instructor and has an Autodesk Building Specialisation. He is an Autodesk Certified Professional in Revit, Inventor and MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing).

Not only does he support our clients to the best of his ability but he is our in-house IT Specialist and hardware guru.

  • Autodesk® AutoCAD®
  • Autodesk® Revit® Architecture
  • Autodesk® Revit® MEP
  • Autodesk® Inventor®
  • Autodesk® 3Ds Max®
  • Autodesk® Navisworks®
  • Autodesk® Sketchbook®
  • Autodesk® Mudbox®
  • Autodesk® Showcase®
  • Autodesk® Vault®
Completing the Autodesk Certified Instructor course.
“I promise to transfer my technical knowledge in a professional manner during any training or support.”
Just love to relax in front of my computer, playing on-line games!

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Elrina Mills

Elrina gained 6 years hands-on experience before she joined the Prokon Build team in 2012. Elrina is a qualified Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI) and has acquired an Autodesk Building as well as Autodesk Process and Power Specialisation. She is an Autodesk Certified Professional in Autodesk AutoCAD and Autodesk Revit.

Elrina’s newest venture is within the Plant industry. She is excelling in gaining knowledge and understanding within this industry.

  • Autodesk® AutoCAD®
  • Autodesk® Revit® Structure
  • AutoCAD® Plant 3D
  • AutoCAD® P&ID
  • Autodesk® Navisworks®
Completion of the Autodesk Certified Instructor course.
“I promise to assist any client as quick as possible and to the best of my abilities.”
Spending time with my family and being creative is how I prefer spending my free time.

Marnus

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Marnus van Staden

Marnus holds a National Diploma in Civil Engineering and gained industry knowledge and experience for 3 years in a Structural Engineering Company in Nelspruit. Marnus is an AutoCAD 3D specialist and can impress any AutoCAD user with his design skills!

In the 2 years that Marnus has been employed by Prokon, he completed the Civil Infrastructure Specialisation and is an AutoCAD Civil 3D Certified Professional. After successfully completing his Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI) course, Marnus is set to achieve even more.

  • Autodesk® AutoCAD®
  • AutoCAD® Civil 3D®
  • Autodesk® Navisworks®
  • Autodesk® Infraworks
Becoming an Autodesk Certified Instructor.
“I promise to deliver all technical support and conduct training to the best of my abilities.”
Woodworking is one of my hobbies!

Marnus

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Alastair Riddin

Alastair is the newest addition to the technical team. He obtained his National Diploma in Civil Engineering in 2008, and has more than 5 years of civil infrastructure & construction management experience. He also has 3 years of teaching, and 2 years of NDT experience.

As a qualified Autodesk Certified Instructor, Alastair has completed two specialisations; Autodesk Process and Power as well as Autodesk Civil Infrastructure. He is a Certified Professional in AutoCAD and AutoCAD Civil 3D.

  • Autodesk® AutoCAD®
  • Autodesk® Plant 3D
  • Autodesk® P&ID
  • Autodesk® AutoCAD® Civil 3D®
Becoming an Autodesk Certified Instructor in AutoCAD® Civil 3D®.
“I promise to keep all clients flying high on the Autodesk software which I support.”
Anything to do with aircrafts.

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Annemie Pretorius

Annemie completed her Engineering Degree in 2014 and started working at Prokon Software Consultants in July 2015. She has spent most of her time at Prokon learning the Prokon Structural Analysis software and provides our client base with technical support on all Prokon modules.

Annemie has accepted a new position at Prokon; Technical Sales for all Prokon software. She is responsible for educating our clients and prospects on the integration and collaboration between Prokon and Autodesk Solutions. Her personal goal  for 2016 is to expand her knowledge regarding Autodesk software especially AutoCAD, Revit and Civil 3D.

  • SUMO
  • Frame Analysis
  • Steel Member & Steel Connection Design
  • Concrete Design
  • CAD & Detailing
  • Autodesk® AutoCAD®
The completion of my Civil Engineering Degree.
“I promise to listen to our clients, really understand their concerns and assist them to the best of my abilities.”
Love passing time by reading a book.