Who is this course for

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

Assumed Knowledge

You’ll know about drafting, design, or engineering principles although this knowledge is not essential it would be an advantage.

What you will learn

You’ll learn to navigate the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT user interfaces, use the fundamental features of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT to develop accurate technical drawings and present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way.

Outline

Taking the AutoCAD Tour

  • navigating the Working Environment
  • working with Files
  • displaying Objects

Creating Basic Drawing

  • inputting Data
  • creating Basic Objects
  • using Object Snaps
  • using Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
  • using Object Snap Tracking
  • working with Units

Manipulating Objects

  • 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

Drawing Organisation & Inquiry Commands

  • using Layers
  • changing Object Properties
  • matching Object Properties
  • using the Properties Palette
  • using Linetypes
  • using Inquiry Commands

Altering Objects

  • trimming & extending Objects to defined boundaries
  • creating parallel & 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

Working with Layouts

  • using Layouts
  • using Viewports

Annotating the Drawing

  • creating Multiline Text
  • creating Single Line Text
  • using Text Styles
  • editing Text

Dimensioning

  • creating Dimensions
  • using Dimension Styles
  • editing Dimensions
  • using Multileaders

Hatching Objects

  • hatching Objects
  • editing Hatch Objects

Working with Reusable Content

  • using Blocks
  • working with DesignCenter
  • using Tool Palettes

Creating Additional Drawing Objects

  • working with Polylines
  • creating Splines
  • creating Ellipses
  • using Tables

Plotting Your Drawings

  • using Page Setups
  • plotting Drawings

Creating Drawing Templates

  • using Drawing Templates

Course details

Evening class duration Weekend class duration Weekday class duration Course level
6 Beginner - Yellow Belt - 101

How to book

Simply select your start date from below and pay online to book your course.

If you are joining us during a weekday class then the lessons begin at 09:30 and finish at 16:30. This class will run for weeks.
If you are joining us during an evening class then the lessons begin at 18:00 and finish at 21:00 each week. This class will run for 6 weeks.
If you are joining us during a weekend class then the class starts at 10:00 and will finish at 17:00 each week. This class will run for weeks.