AutoCAD / AutoCAD LT Basic Essentials - training course (2 day)

AutoCAD Basic training
Course code 
QAC-ACB01
Course difficulty 
Introduction
Course duration: 
2 days
Course fees 
£599 + VAT
Course PDF 
Course dates 
10 - 11 May 2018

2-day AutoCAD training course designed for Basic to Intermediate AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT users

This two-day AutoCAD training course is designed for Basic to Intermediate AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT users who require a foundational understanding of the product. It incorporates the core functions, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings using AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT.

Target Audience for AutoCAD Basic Essentials

Beginners to Intermediate users in design or drafting roles who want to understand the basics of drawing in AutoCAD. If you already have a good basic knowledge and want to know more about the advanced techniques in AutoCAD then do look at our Intermediate AutoCAD training course.

AutoCAD Training Course Objectives

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

AutoCAD Training Pre-Requisites

No experience required.

Topics covered in this course

  • Understanding Coordinates

  • Pure Coordinate drawing
  • Relative Drawing
  • Drawing at Angles

AutoCAD Tool Options

  • Mouse settings
  • Snap selector settings
  • Screen colours

Creating Basic Drawings

  • Creating Basic Objects
  • Using Polar Tracking, Polar-Snap and Object Snap
  • Working with Units

Manipulating Objects

  • Creating New Objects from Existing Objects
  • Changing the Angle of an Objects Position
  • Creating a Mirror Image of Existing Objects
  • Creating Objects Patterns
  • Changing an Object's Size

Drawing organisation and inquiry commands

  • Using Layers
  • Changing Object Properties
  • Using the Properties Palette
  • Using Linetypes

Altering objects

  • Trimming and Extending Objects
  • Creating Parallel and Offset Geometry
  • Joining and Breaking an Object
  • Applying a Radius Corner to Two Objects
  • Creating an Angled Corner Between Two Objects
  • Changing Part of an Object's Shape

Annotating drawings

  • Creating Multiline Text and single line text
  • Using Text Styles and Editing Text

Hatching objects

  • Hatching
  • Associated Hatching and Islands
  • Editing Hatch Objects

Dimensioning

  • Creating Dimensions
  • Using Dimension Styles
  • Editing Dimensions

Working with reusable content

  • Using Blocks
  • Using Tool Palettes

Creating additional drawing objects

  • Working with Polylines
  • Creating Splines and Ellipses
  • Using Tables

Layouts and plotting

  • Using Layouts
  • Using Page Setups
  • Using Viewports
  • Plotting Drawings

Testimonials for this course

"The course was an excellent opportunity to learn new skills in a welcoming and helpful environment. I recommend for any business hoping to expand their staff skill base."
- Consultant, Grendon Design Agency September 2017
"The course was professionally conducted within a relaxed classroom environment"
- Facilities Manager, Global Real Estate, AIG. November 2015
"Having been quite worried about how difficult AutoCAD software program may have been to operate I can honestly say that I am now very confident and happy with my knowledge gained on the course. This is simply down the quality of the course and the Tutor Andrew Reeves. I would recommend anyone to Qdos for their AutoCAD training. Thanks Again!"
- Director, PLP Fire & Security, March 2015
"I would highly recommend attending this course as it helps you understand the basics of using AUTOCAD Software"
- Projects Administrator, M & A Installations Ltd
Qdos software training suite in Purley

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY

If you can no longer attend a course you have booked on, the following terms will apply depending on how many calendar days remain before the course date:

More than 30 days: You will be offered a full refund, or you may change to alternative course dates, or you may change the name on the booking.
21 to 30 days: You will be offered a 50% refund, or you may change to alternative course dates, or you may change the name on the booking.
14 to 20 days: You will be offered a 25% refund, or you may change the name on the booking.
0 to 13 days: No refund is offered, however you may change the name on the booking.