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AutoCAD Intermediate - Live Online Training

Course summary
Professional Training
3 days
395 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
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Online courses
395 GBP

Online courses
395 GBP

Online courses
395 GBP

Online courses
395 GBP

Course description

AutoCAD Intermediate - Live online training

AutoCAD Intermediate - 3-day Live online training course for AutoCAD users in all industries. Online training lets you join a live training course from your place of work or home. 

Looking to build on your existing AutoCAD skills? Want to increase your productivity in AutoCAD? This AutoCAD Intermediate course teaches delegates 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.

The Armada approach to live online AutoCAD training

We do everything possible to make your experience as close as possible to actually being in the classroom…

  • Your course is Autodesk-accredited, hosted by an Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI) with vast experience of using AutoCAD professionally.
  • You’ll see and hear your trainer and the other delegates, and be able to view your trainer’s screen.
  • Your trainer and the other delegates will see and hear you.
  • You'll receive the same training guide as in-class delegates. Choose from a PDF or printed, bound guide.
  • Your training is hands-on: you’ll practice and carry out exercises throughout. We’ll make the course files and resources you’ll use available for you to download.
  • If you need assistance, you can share your screen with your trainer, and pass control to them.
  • You’ll receive an e-certificate confirming successful completion of an Autodesk-accredited AutoCAD course. 
  • You’re entitled to 30 days’ email support.
  • If you don’t have access to AutoCAD, we’ll send you a link to fully-functional AutoCAD trial software to download and install.

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.

Online delegates need to have use of a computer to participate in the training, to carry out exercises throughout. A stable internet connection, webcam, and 3-button (scroll wheel) mouse are also essential. 

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Autodesk e-certificate

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.

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
  • DesignCenter
  • Autodesk Seek

Using Macros for Customisation

Customising the User Interface

Using system variables

Dynamic blocks

  • 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 order User 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 styles Wipeouts and revision clouds Annotative 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

Working efficiently

  • Purging

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 and materials.

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 remotely, or at our training centres in Bromsgrove (near Birmingham), Bristol, Cardiff, Sheffield, Reading, Milton Keynes, or your venue anywhere in the UK.

Continuing Studies

Following AutoCAD Intermediate, we also offer AutoCAD 3D (2 days)training.

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B60 4AD Bromsgrove, Birmingham

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