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End date: 06/11/2019
End date: 11/12/2019
End date: 08/01/2020
End date: 05/02/2020
We are an Autodesk Authorised Training and Certification Centre. Our trainers are Autodesk Certified Instructors and AutoCAD Certified Professionals.
AutoCAD is the number one CAD (Computer-Aided Design) software used within the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing industries.
This two-day training course provides you with the concepts and skills to use AutoCAD effectively and efficiently. You will learn the essentials of the user interface, drawing tools, layer management, annotation, blocks, plotting and external references.
At the end of the course you will receive an industry recognised Autodesk certificate, AutoCAD text book and AutoCAD shortcuts guide.
During this interactive two-day course you will learn all of the fundamentals of the latest version of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.
The agenda will cover the following topics:
Understanding the AutoCAD environment
Navigating the User interface
Working with files
Creating new workspaces
Model space / Layout space
Setting drawing scales
AutoCAD setup (Options)
Working with Viewports
Using Object Snaps
Using Object Snap Tracking
Working with Units
Selecting Objects in the Drawing
Customising the CUI
How to use the Draw Tools
Drawing lines, polylines, polygons, rectangles, circles, ellipses etc.
Creating New Objects from Existing Objects
Using Linetypes Creating Parallel and Offset Geometry Creating Object Patterns
How to use the Modify Tools
Move, Copy, Erase etc.
Changing an Object’s Size
Creating a Mirror Image of Existing Objects
Trimming and Extending Objects to Defined Boundaries
Changing the Angle of an Object’s Position
Applying fillets to two Objects
Changing an objects properties
Changing Object Properties
Matching Object Properties
Using the Properties Palette
Layer Properties Manager
Layer groups and filters etc
Creating & editing blocks
Creating Multiline Text
Creating Single Line Text
Using Text Styles
Using Dimension Styles
External References (Xrefs)
Understanding and using Xrefs
Export to PDF Batch Plot
Toolpalettes Data Linking – linking spreadsheet data to tables in the drawing
Working with DesignCenter™
Why Choose Benchmarq Training?
- Affordable courses
- Modern training centres with excellent transport links
- Certified Instructors and Autodesk Professionals
- Every course is designed and taught by industry experts
- Industry recognised certification
- Receive an AutoCAD text book and shortcuts guide at the end of the course at no extra cost
- Superb customer service and support
Who is this course for?
This course is for beginners to AutoCAD and for those who want to get back into using the software.
If you're looking to start a career in the Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Design or Manufacturing industries, learning AutoCAD is an excellent stepping stone into getting you a job.
No previous AutoCAD experience is necessary. A general working knowledge of Microsoft Windows and basic knowledge of English language and literacy are required.
AutoCAD is widely used within the Architecture, Engineering, Construction and Manufacturing industries. There are many career openings once learning AutoCAD such as becoming an architect, interior designer, engineer, product designer and graphic designer. Salaries for these types of careers can vary from (£20,000 to £50,000).
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