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AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT Essentials

Cadline - CAD and Autodesk Specialists
Course summary
3 days
595 GBP excl. VAT
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Next available date: 25/09/2019 - Manchester
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Course description

CADLine Training Courses

AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT Essentials - 3-Day

In this course users learn the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. Using hands-on exercises, users explore how to create 2D production drawings.

The primary objective of this course is to teach new users the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design and drafting using AutoCAD / AutoCAD LT.

Suitability - Who should attend?

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

No previous CAD experience is necessary. However, drafting, design or engineering experience would be an advantage. It is recommended that delegates have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows XP or newer.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On completion of the course users will be presented with an Autodesk Authorised Training Certificate.

Training Course Content

In this course users learn the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. Using hands-on exercises, users explore how to create 2D production drawings. Note: We normally train on the latest version. During the course delegates will cover:

  • Navigating the Working Environment
  • Working with Files
  • Displaying Objects
  • Inputting Data
  • Creating Basic Objects
  • Using Object Snaps
  • Using Polar Tracking and PolarSnap™
  • Using Object Snap Tracking
  • Working with Units
  • Selecting Objects in the Drawing
  • Changing an Object’s Position
  • Creating New Objects from Existing Objects
  • Changing the Angle of an Object’s Position
  • Creating a Mirror Image of Existing Objects
  • Creating Object Patterns
  • Changing an Object’s Size
  • Using Layers
  • Changing Object Properties
  • Matching Object Properties
  • Using the Properties Palette
  • Using Linetypes
  • Using Inquiry Commands
  • Trimming and Extending Objects to Defined Boundaries
  • Creating Parallel and Offset Geometry
  • Joining Objects
  • Breaking an Object into Two Objects 
  • Applying a Radius Corner to Two Objects
  • Creating an Angled Corner Between Two Objects
  • Changing Part of an Object’s Shape
  • Using Layouts
  • Using Viewports
  • Creating Multiline Text
  • Creating Single Line Text
  • Using Text Styles
  • Editing Text
  • Creating Dimensions
  • Using Dimension Styles
  • Editing Dimensions
  • Using Multileaders
  • Hatching Objects
  • Editing Hatch Objects
  • Using Blocks
  • Working with DesignCenter™
  • Using Tool Palettes
  • Working with Polylines
  • Creating Splines
  • Creating Ellipses
  • Using Tables
  • Using Page Setups
  • Plotting Drawings
  • Using Drawing Templates


The cost of this course is £595 + VAT per user.

In-house training

CADline can also deliver training on-site for clients who want to reduce time and travel costs, as well as keeping delegates in a familiar environment.

About provider

Cadline - Leading UK Provider of Professional CAD Training

Cadline is a specialist provider of design technology courses for the Architecture, Construction, Infrastructure, Mechanical, Electrical and Utility industries. It is recognised by Autodesk both as a Platinum Partner and the leading Authorised UK Training Centre with a proven pedigree:...

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Contact info

Cadline - CAD and Autodesk Specialists

Drake Ave
TW18 2AP Staines, Middlesex

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Samantha Pearce, Prater Limited
Great Instructor and course. Very thorough and informative. Easy to apply to any industry.
Andrew Hawkesworth, Capula Limited
Very good Instructor, Great knowledge and Delivery of Training. Very patient!
Russell Bennett - Project Manager - LCCE Team, Trillium
Our group from Trillium completed our three day essentials CAD training course with CADline yesterday. I found the trainer to be very enthusiastic, knowledgeable and above all, an extremely calm and patient person. I did do some training in CAD when I was at University, but as a straggler then, I did not get the level of support and help I...
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