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AutoCAD Intermediate - 3-day Intermediate AutoCAD course for AutoCAD users in all industries
Looking to build on your existing AutoCAD skills? Want to increase your productivity in AutoCAD? This AutoCAD Intermediate course teaches further 2D drawing skills. Delegates learn how to use AutoCAD's more advanced features and commands, becoming more productive in its use.
Hands-on exercises are used to create 2D production drawings and to provide candidates with through understanding of the principal AutoCAD drawing commands and techniques. These techniques can be applied across a broad spectrum of industries.
On completion of this course, delegates will be able to:
- use AutoCAD's more advanced features and commands
- become more productive in their use of AutoCAD
This is an Autodesk-authorised course, run by an Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI).
Self-funders can spread the cost over 12 months, interest-free.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This AutoCAD Intermediate training is ideal for existing users of AutoCAD.
Delegates should be familiar with the fundamentals of AutoCAD, i.e. have attended AutoCAD Essentials training or have equivalent knowledge.
To find out if this course is right for you, please send an enquiry here.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Armada is an Autodesk authorised Training Centre (ATC), and the AutoCAD Intermediate course is accredited by Autodesk. Delegates receive an industry recognised e-certificate from Autodesk to confirm they have attended and successfully completed an accredited AutoCAD training course.
Autodesk offers a program of professional certification for which Armada is an authorised Autodesk Certification Centre (ACC). All delegates attending AutoCAD Intermediate training at Armada are eligible to take an exam, either at the end of their course or on a later date, in order to gain 'Autodesk-certified' status for AutoCAD.
This AutoCAD Intermediate training course is hosted at our centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham), Bristol, Milton Keynes, Reading and Sheffield.
For our Bromsgrove courses, we offer a free daily taxi service from Central Birmingham to our training centre.
Delegates can enjoy fantastic facilities at our centres, with lunch and refreshments included.
Training Course Content
This course typically covers the following topics:
Advanced drawing techniques
- Working with splines
- Creating advanced polylines
- Isometric drawings
Tables and table styles
- Creating a table style
- Importing from and exporting to tables
Working with reusable content
- Advanced tool palettes
- Autodesk Seek
Using Macros for Customisation
Customising the User Interface
Using system variables
- Creating a dynamic block
- Adding an action
- Adding a parameter
- Creating multiple shapes in one block
- Creating parametric objects
- Using structural constraints
- Using AutoConstrain
- Using formulae
- Creating user-defined attributes
- Creating field-driven attributes
- Editing attributes
- Text fields
- Data Extraction
External references (Xrefs)
- Raster Images
- Drawing files
- Overlay vs attachment
- Team collaboration
- Using eTransmit for distribution
Draw orderUser Coordinate Systems (UCS)
- Working with the World Coordinate System (WCS)
- Setting custom UCS
- Saving multiple UCS
Importing PDF files
- Controlling the PDF display
- Importing a PDF as an AutoCAD drawing
Advanced dimension styles
- Dimension sub styles
- Using the dimension tool
- Dimension tolerancing
Multileader stylesWipeouts and revision cloudsAnnotative behaviour
- Creating and using annotative text
- Creating and using Dimensions
- Creating and using Leaders
- Creating and using blocks
- Creating and using hatching
Advanced use of layer groups and filters
- Creating a group filter
- Layer visibility within a viewport
Advanced layouts and paper space
- Advanced creation techniques
- Viewport manipulation
- Creating custom viewport scales
- Named views
Line weight control (pen setup)
- Object line weight
- Layer line weight
- Colour line weight (CTB files)
Advanced plotting and exporting
- Sheet sets
- Batch plotting
- Exporting DWF and DWFX files
Setting up and configuring AutoCAD
Why choose Armada
4.9 stars Google Review rating
Over 96% delegate experience rating on our Autodesk courses in 2021
5 locations across UK and live online courses
Course fees are inclusive of all relevant course documentation, refreshments and lunch. Discounts available for multiple bookings. Delegates are also entitled to 30 days' after-course support via email.
Armada can also provide on-request AutoCAD training, either one-to-one or exclusively for your group. This can be hosted at our training centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham), Bristol, Sheffield, Reading, Milton Keynes, or your venue anywhere in the UK.
Following AutoCAD Intermediate, we also offer AutoCAD 3D (2 days) training.
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