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Course Autodesk AutoCAD & AutoCAD LT Essentials
  • Public Scheduled Price£825 +VAT
  • Course Duration3 Days
  • Course Options
    Public Scheduled
    Public Scheduled
    Fixed content, fixed date, fixed location, fixed length, multiple organisations - All you need to do is choose which course you would like to attend and contact us to book!
    Private
    Private
    Flexible content, flexible date, flexible location, variable length, private to your organisation - Courses can be held at one of our training venues or at another location convenient to you. Training can be set over a number of days or weeks to allow for practice time between training sessions.
    Bespoke
    Bespoke
    Bespoke private training can be based on an existing course or a number of lessons taken from several courses, we can also write bespoke courses for you based on your in-house systems or development program.
Overview
This course is designed for the new AutoCAD® user who requires comprehensive training in AutoCAD. It incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with AutoCAD LT. Hands-on exercises throughout the course explore how to create 2D production drawings.

Prerequisites
    • No previous CAD experience is necessary. However, drafting, design, or engineering experience is a plus. It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of Microsoft supported systems.
Objectives
    • The primary objective of this course is to teach the student the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design, and drafting using AutoCAD. Upon completion of the course, the student will:
      • Become familiar with the AutoCAD user interface.
      • Understand the fundamental concepts and features of AutoCAD.
      • Use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD to develop accurate technical drawings.
      • Present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive manner.
      • Develop a level of comfort and confidence with AutoCAD through hands-on experience.
Target Audience
    • This course is designed for the new user of current AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT.
What's included
    • Laptops are available for training delivered at client's premises
    • Lunch and refreshments when training is delivered at our training venues
    • Comprehensive course materials and exercises
Course Content
    • DAY 1
      INTRODUCTION TO AUTODESK AUTOCAD
      • Starting the Software
      • User Interface
      • Working with Commands
      • Cartesian Workspace
      • Opening an Existing Drawing File
      • Saving a Drawing File
      BASIC DRAWING & EDITING COMMANDS
      • Drawing Lines
      • Erasing Objects
      • Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking
      • Drawing Rectangles
      • Drawing Circles
      • Undo and Redo Actions
      PROJECTS - CREATING A SIMPLE DRAWING
      • Create a Simple Drawing
      • Create Simple Shapes
      DRAWING PRECISION IN AUTOCAD
      • Using Running Object Snaps
      • Using Object Snap Overrides
      • Polar Tracking at Angles
      • Object Snap Tracking
      • Drawing with Snap and Grid
      MAKING CHANGES IN YOUR DRAWING
      • Selecting Objects for Editing
      • Moving Objects
      • Copying Objects
      • Rotating Objects
      • Scaling Objects
      • Mirroring Objects
      • Editing with Grips
      PROJECTS - MAKING YOUR DRAWINGS MORE PRECISE
      • Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
      • Architectural Project: Landscape
      • Mechanical Project (with Polar & Tracking)
      • Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
      • Mechanical Project: Satellite
    • DAY 2
      ORGANIZING YOUR DRAWING WITH LAYERS
      • Creating New Drawings With Templates
      • What are Layers?
      • Layer States
      • Changing an Object’s Layer
      ADVANCED OBJECT TYPES
      • Drawing Arcs
      • Drawing Polylines
      • Editing Polylines
      • Drawing Polygons
      • Drawing Ellipses
      ANALYSING MODEL AND OBJECT PROPERTIES
      • Working with Object Properties
      • Measuring Objects
      PROJECTS - DRAWING ORGANIZATION & INFORMATION
      • Architectural Project
      • Mechanical Project
      • Civil Project
      ADVANCED EDITING COMMANDS
      • Trimming and Extending Objects
      • Stretching Objects
      • Creating Fillets and Chamfers
      • Offsetting Objects
      • Creating Arrays of Objects
      INSERTING BLOCKS
      • What are Blocks?
      • Working with Dynamic Blocks
      • Inserting Blocks
      • Inserting Blocks using the Tool Palettes
      • Inserting Blocks using the DesignCenter
      • Inserting Blocks using the Content Explorer
      PROJECTS - CREATING MORE COMPLEX OBJECTS
      • Mechanical Plate
      • Architectural Floor Plan
      SETTING UP A LAYOUT
      • Printing Concepts
      • Working in Layouts
      • Creating Layouts
      • Creating Layout Viewports
      • Guidelines for Layouts
    • DAY 3
      PRINTING YOUR DRAWING
      • Printing Layouts
      • Print and Plot Settings
      PROJECTS - PREPARING TO PRINT
      • Mechanical Project
      • Architectural Project
      TEXT
      • Working with Annotations
      • Adding Text in a Drawing
      • Modifying Multiline Text
      • Formatting Multiline Text
      • Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
      • Creating Tables
      HATCHING
      • Hatching
      • Editing Hatches
      ADDING DIMENSIONS
      • Dimensioning Concepts
      • Adding Linear Dimensions
      • Adding Radial and Angular Dimensions
      • Editing Dimensions
      PROJECTS - ANNOTATING YOU’RE DRAWING
      • Mechanical Project
      • Architectural Project
      • Civil Project

 

 

 

 

 

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