Media space and digital technologies occupy ever increasing area in everyday life, including design and construction of engineering structures of various purposes. Training of future specialists specializing in construction is not an exclusion. Nowadays education involves elements of real design and construction activity, such as using modern software complexes in education, which allow to study future specialty at early stage. Thus, it is possible to form required competences of future specialists for their further activity. This article analyzes experience of teaching digital technologies exemplified by the use of modern software complex: LIRA- SAPR (OOO LIRA-SAPR, Kiev).