AutoCAD Level 1 - Essentials

In this course, you will learn to navigate the AutoCAD user interfaces and use the fundamental features of AutoCAD. You will learn to use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD to develop accurate technical drawings.

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Learning Objectives

Navigate the AutoCAD user interfaces

  • Use the fundamental features of AutoCAD
  • Use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD to develop accurate technical drawings
  • Present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way

     

    Course Details

    Course Outline

    1 - Getting Started with AutoCAD
  • Starting the Software
  • User Interface
  • Working with Commands
  • Cartesian Workspace
  • Opening an Existing Drawing File
  • Viewing Your Drawing
  • Saving Your Work
  • 2 - Basic Drawing & Editing Commands
  • Drawing Lines
  • Erasing Objects
  • Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking
  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Drawing Circles
  • Undo and Redo Actions
  • 3 - Projects - Creating a Simple Drawing
  • Create a Simple Drawing
  • Create Simple Shapes
  • 4 - Drawing Precision in AutoCAD
  • Using Running Object Snaps
  • Using Object Snap Overrides
  • Polar Tracking at Angles
  • Object Snap Tracking
  • Drawing with Snap and Grid (Optional)
  • 5 - Making Changes in Your Drawing
  • Selecting Objects for Editing
  • Moving Objects
  • Copying Objects
  • Rotating Objects
  • Scaling Objects
  • Mirroring Objects
  • Editing with Grips
  • 6 - Projects - Making Your Drawing More Precise
  • Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
  • Architectural Project: Landscape
  • Mechanical Project (with Polar & Tracking)
  • Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
  • Mechanical Project: Satellite
  • 7 - Organizing Your Drawing with Layers
  • Creating New Drawings With Templates
  • What are Layers?
  • Layer States
  • Changing an Object's Layer
  • 8 - Advanced Object Types
  • Drawing Arcs
  • Drawing Polylines
  • Editing Polylines
  • Drawing Polygons
  • Drawing Ellipses
  • 9 - Analzying Model and Object Properties
  • Working with Object Properties
  • Measuring Objects
  • 10 - Projects - Drawing Organization & Information
  • Architectural Project
  • Mechanical Project
  • Civil Project
  • 11 - Advanced Editing Commands
  • Trimming and Extending Objects
  • Stretching Objects
  • Creating Fillets and Chamfers
  • Creating Arrays of Objects
  • 12 - 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
  • 13 - Projects - Creating More Complex Objects
  • Mechanical Project 1 - Plate
  • Mechanical Project 2 - Gasket
  • Mechanical Project 3 - Plate
  • Mechanical Project 4 - Rocker Arm
  • Architectural Project 1 - Floor Plan
  • Architectural Project 2 - Floor Plan
  • Civil Project - Parking Lot
  • 14 - Setting Up a Layout
  • Printing Concepts
  • Working in Layouts
  • Creating Layouts
  • Creating Layout Viewports
  • Guidelines for Layouts
  • 15 - Printing Your Drawing
  • Printing Layouts
  • Print and Plot Settings
  • 16 - Projects - Preparing to Print
  • Mechanical Project
  • Architectural Project
  • 17 - Text
  • Working with Annotations
  • Adding Text in a Drawing
  • Modifying Multiline Text
  • Formatting Multiline Text
  • Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
  • Creating Tables
  • Modifying Tables
  • 18 - Hatching
  • Hatching
  • Editing Hatches
  • 19 - Adding Dimensions
  • Dimensioning Concepts
  • Adding Linear Dimensions
  • Adding Radial and Angular Dimensions
  • Editing Dimensions
  • 20 - Projects - Annotating Your Drawing
  • Mechanical Project
  • Architectural Project 1
  • Architectural Project 2
  • Civil Project
  • Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.

    Who is it For?

    Target Audience

    Professionals who want unparalleled creative freedom, productivity, and precision for producing superb 3D modeling.

    AutoCAD Level 1 - Essentials

    $1,495
    Course Length : 3 Days
     

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