Caddie Basics

Caddie Basics is a category of initial courses developed to enable you to get set up and drawing, as soon as you have downloaded your software, without having to wait to attend a face to face course. 

 Once you have enrolled and purchased a course you will be able to study at your own pace. To enrol, first ensure you have an account for this Caddie Online Learning site, if not you will need to create an account or use your same login details from the main Caddie Software website. 

If you have registered recently on the Caddie Software website,, the same login details you used will be valid on our Caddie Online Learning site. 

Click to ‘Log in’ from the top right of the screen and follow the instructions. Then go to the main Caddie Software website and purchase this course, click this link to take you straight there: Caddie Online Training Purchase page. 

Once the payment has been processed you will receive a welcome email with an 'Enrolment Key'.  When you click on the course title 'Getting Started with Caddie', you will be prompted for the ‘Enrolment Key’ as part of the enrolment process.

Getting Started with Caddie is the first online training course developed for Caddie in 2016.  It is our most popular course within the Caddie Basics category of online courses and has been updated in 2021  It is aimed at new users to get you set up and drawing as soon as you have downloaded your software without having to wait to attend a face to face course.

If you are an existing Caddie user you will also find the course useful to refresh or extend your knowledge and skills to get the best out of all of the features in the software.

Once you have enrolled you will have 12 weeks to complete the course. You will be able to study anytime and anyplace that you have an internet connection and Caddie running.

Click on each module title, watch the video and then answer the questions to complete each lesson. Some of the modules have more than one lesson and practical exercises to complete using Caddie. You must work through each of the modules and lessons sequentially, to complete the course. 

To gain a Certificate of Achievement, each module and the accompanying exercises and questions must be completed. There is a pass mark of 75% and a minimum length of time to spend in each lesson. 

To purchase this course, click this link: Caddie Online Training Purchase.

Once your payment has been processed you will be enrolled onto to the course.

Getting Started with Caddie has been assessed and evaluated by the South African Institute of Architectural Technologists (SAIAT), a South African Council for the Architectural Profession (SACAP) recognised voluntary organisation.

Getting Started with Caddie is validated as a Category 1 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity.

SACAP registered professionals can earn 3 credits when they obtain their Certificate of Achievement.  

Please complete your SACAP registration number and category details in your online learning site profile.