Professional Training

AutoCAD: Beginner

3 days
697 GBP
Next course start
13 May, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
3 days
697 GBP
Next course start
13 May, 2024 (+2 start dates)
Course delivery
Virtual Classroom
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Course description

AutoCAD: Beginner

The primary objective of this AutoCAD Training course is to teach delegates the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design, and drafting using AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. Delegates learn the features and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. Using hands-on exercises, students explore how to create 2D production drawings.

Upcoming start dates

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13 May, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

10 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

This AutoCAD Training course is designed for new users of AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT.

Assumed Knowledge

You’ll know about drafting, design, or engineering principles although this knowledge is not essential it would be an advantage.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You’ll learn to navigate the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT user interfaces, use the fundamental features of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT to develop accurate technical drawings and present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way.

Training Course Content

Taking the AutoCAD Tour

  • Navigating the working environment
  • Working with files

Creating Basic Drawings

  • Inputting data
  • Creating basic objects
  • Using object snaps
  • Using Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
  • Using object snap tracking
  • Working with units

Manipulating Objects

  • Selecting objects in the drawing
  • Changing an object’s position Using Move
  • Creating new objects from existing objects Using Copy
  • Changing the angle of an object’s position Using Rotate
  • Creating a mirror image of existing objects Using Mirror
  • Creating object patterns Using Array
  • Changing an object’s size Using Scale

Drawing Organisation & Inquiry Commands

  • Using layers
  • Changing object properties
  • Matching object properties
  • Using the properties palette
  • Using Linetypes
  • Using inquiry commands Distance Angle Area Radius

Altering Objects

  • Trimming & extending Objects to defined boundaries
  • Creating parallel & offset geometry Using Offset
  • Joining objects
  • Breaking an object into two objects
  • Applying a radius corner to two objects Using Fillet
  • Creating an angled corner between two objects Using Chamfer
  • Changing part of an object’s shape Using Stretch

Layouts & Viewports

  • Using Layouts
  • Creating layouts
  • Modifying layouts and using page setups
  • Using Viewports
  • Creating layout viewports
  • Working with layout viewports
  • Controlling object visibility in layout viewports

Annotating the Drawing

  • Creating multi-line text
  • Creating single line text
  • Using text styles
  • Editing text


  • Creating Dimensions
  • Using Dimension styles
  • Editing Dimensions
  • Using Multileaders

Hatching Objects

  • Hatching objects
  • Editing Hatch objects

Working with Reusable Content

  • Using blocks
  • Working with DesignCenter
  • Using tool palettes

Creating Additional Drawing Objects

  • Working with Polylines
  • Using tables

Plotting Your Drawings

  • Using page setups
  • Working with plotter configuration files
  • Creating & applying
  • Plotting drawings
  • Plot style tables Using Pen Assignment
  • Publishing drawings

Creating Drawing Templates

  • Using drawing templates


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