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 
17 - 18 Jan 2019

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

"Well organised and structured course with good teaching."
- Electrician, Savage and Sons Electrical Ltd, October 2014
"Absolutely brilliant intro to AutoCAD and super presenter, thank you."
- MD Swimex, October 2014
"Very good course to get a good understanding of the key elements to AutoCAD from creating drawings quicker, through to adding detail and printing off".
- Project Manager, Comet Catering Equipment Ltd September 2017
"This was a great introduction to using the AutoCad product, it was clear, concise and well formatted with a very knowledgeable tutor".
- Quantity Surveyor, D S Watson Civil Engineering (Anglia) Ltd, September 2016
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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.