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AutoCAD Level I | 2 Day

An Introduction to AutoCAD - $1,395


This two-day or weekend hands-on course takes the student on a journey beginning with drafting the most basic elements of a drawing through completing a small project. Along the way the student will gain an understanding of the application as complete tool for generating documentation of any kind. The goal of this course is to give the student the tools to initiate and complete projects independently.

Each student gets their own workstation.  

Who should attend? This course is well suited to anyone who needs to generate documentation of any kind whether it is a small fabricated part an entire building.

Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of the MAC OS and software navigation.

What you will learn:

  • Elements of the user interface

  • Cartesian coordinates

  • Drawing with precision

  • Modifying existing entities

  • Defining repeated elements

  • Annotating the drawing

  • Publishing to various formats

Course Outline:

Basic Concepts and Commands

  • User Interface

  • File Management

  • Drawing Navigation

  • Drawing Units

  • Cartesian Coordinates

  • Drawing Primitives

  • Object Snaps

  • Object Selection

  • Entity Modification

Drawing Management and Repeated Elements

  • Grip Editing

  • Layers

  • Bocks

  • External references

 Annotation and Class Project

  • Text

  • Leaders

  • Dimensions

  • Tables

  • Hatching

  • Class Project

  • Layouts

  • Publishing

Click here for a free 30 day AutoCAD trial before you take the class.