BOTi Courses Overview – AutoCAD Essentials Training

Course Introduction

The aim of this course is to teach you how to use the AutoCAD workspace and user interface.   You will also learn how to utilize the basic drawing, viewing and editing feature as well as how to organize drawing objects on layers, symbol insertion, plot layouts, text addition, dimensions and hatching.

Course Outline

Key outcomes of attending this course include:

  • AutoCAD Introduction, Cartesian Workspace, commands, viewing and saving
  • Using layers to organize drawing
  • Projects – Complex Objects Mechanical Projects, Architectural Project, Civil
  • Text, annotations, multiline text, formatting
  • Editing commands and basic Drawing – erasing objects, polar tracking, drawing shapes
  • Projects – simple drawing creation
  • Precision drawing, running objects snaps, snap tracking
  • Drawing changes, mirroring objects, grips
  • Projects – precise drawing, electronics, architectural projects: landscape, mechanical  projects
  • Hatching and editing hatches
  • Dimensions addition, linear, radial and angular dimensions
  • Projects – annotating your drawing
  • Layout settings
  • Advanced object types, arcs, polylines, polygons, elipses
  • Drawing information – measuring
  • Projects – drawing organization and information
  • Beyond basic editing objects
  • Blocks insertion
  • Printing
  • Projects – preparing to print

Course duration

2 days

Who should attend

This course is suitable for the following individuals:

  • New operators of AutoCAD LT or AutoCAD.
  • Those who have a practical working knowledge of designing, drafting, or engineering principles and Microsoft Windows.

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