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AutoCAD: Essentials (In-House)

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AutoCAD Essentials (In-House)

This training course in introductory AutoCAD is delivered in-house and designed to provide delegates with a basic understanding of how to navigate and use the program to create accurate 2D drawings. In just three days, this high-impact course will prepare delegates to use the program in their professional roles. 

Delegates will learn-by-doing to explore the interface, functions, features and commands of AutoCAD. Further, delegates will gain insight into key techniques for creating accurate drawings and a portfolio of tips and techniques for efficiency. Upon completion of this training programme, delegates will have an understanding of how to create, edit, dimension, annotate and print AutoCAD drawings. 

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  • United Kingdom

Suitability - Who should attend?

This AutoCAD Essentials Level 1 course is best suited to new users of AutoCAD or AutoCAD Light.

Course Pre-Requisites

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

For more information on suitability, please send an enquiry here.

Training Course Content

This AutoCAD Essentials Level 1 course will teach delegates to navigate and use AutoCAD and AutoCAD Light. The following modules will be included:

  • How to use the user interface
  • Display controls including Zoom and Pan
  • Use a drawing template
  • Create lines, polylines, arcs, circles, splines, polygons and ellipses
  • Use object snaps and tracking
  • Work with units
  • Use Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
  • How to select objects
  • Use move, copy and array
  • Use mirror, rotate and scale
  • Create layers, linetypes and lineweights
  • Match object properties
  • Change object properties
  • Use the inquiry commands
  • Trimming and extending
  • Use parallel and offset geometry
  • Join and break objects
  • Use fillet and chamfer tools
  • Use layouts and viewports
  • Create and edit multiline text
  • Use different text styles
  • Create and edit dimensions, dimensioning and dimension styles
  • Work with DesignCentre
  • Create and edit hatching
  • Create and insert blocks
  • Plot drawings, including PDF

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13 Jan 2020
Excellent course

Shortcuts were great

13 Jan 2020
When we started to draw a room and include doors etc - that was good

the trainer was very helpful and taught the training in a way that everyone could follow

Michael Waters
13 Jan 2020
Excellent course

Shortcuts were great


This course is delivered on an in-house basis and is customised to suit the needs of each team, company or organisation. For a custom training quote, please send an enquiry here.

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