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AutoCAD Certification Jumpstart

Learn AutoCAD and Get Certified as an Autodesk Certified User. This career enhancing accreditation is included in the cost of your course.

On this intensive AutoCAD Jumpstart course, you’ll learn all of the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design, and drafting using AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. You’ll also learn about the features, commands and techniques for becoming more productive when creating, annotating, and printing drawings with AutoCAD.

Hands-on exercises throughout the AutoCAD Training course explore how to create 2D production drawings. The exercises are provided in both a printed format as well as an on-screen format that can be viewed next to AutoCAD.

Prerequisites

This AutoCAD Training course is designed for new users of AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT. This is for delegates who would like their AutoCAD experience to be proven with an official certification from Autodesk.

Assumed Knowledge

You’ll know about drafting, design, or engineering principles although this knowledge is not essential it will be helpful.

Skills

You’ll learn to navigate the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT user interfaces, use the fundamental features of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT to develop accurate technical drawings and present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way.

You’ll learn how to use the powerful tools and techniques for drawing, dimensioning, and printing 2D drawings.


  • Course content

    Taking the AutoCAD Tour

    • Navigating the working environment
    • Working with files

    Creating Basic Drawings

    • Inputting data
    • Creating basic objects
    • Using object snaps
    • Using Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
    • Using object snap tracking
    • Working with units

    Manipulating Objects

    • Selecting objects in the drawing
    • Changing an object’s position – Using Move
    • Creating new objects from existing objects – Using Copy
    • Changing the angle of an object’s position – Using Rotate
    • Creating a mirror image of existing objects – Using Mirror
    • Creating object patterns – Using Array
    • Changing an object’s size – Using Scale

    Drawing Organisation & Inquiry Commands

    • Using layers
    • Changing object properties
    • Matching object properties
    • Using the properties palette
    • Using Linetypes
    • Using inquiry commands – Distance – Angle – Area – Radius

    Altering Objects

    • Trimming & extending Objects to defined boundaries
    • Creating parallel & offset geometry – Using Offset
    • Joining objects
    • Breaking an object into two objects
    • Applying a radius corner to two objects – Using Fillet
    • Creating an angled corner between two objects – Using Chamfer
    • Changing part of an object’s shape – Using Stretch

    Layouts & Viewports

    • Using Layouts
    • Creating layouts
    • Modifying layouts and using page setups
    • Using Viewports
    • Creating layout viewports
    • Working with layout viewports
    • Controlling object visibility in layout viewports

    Annotating the Drawing

    • Creating multi-line text
    • Creating single line text
    • Using text styles
    • Editing text

    Dimensioning

    • Creating Dimensions
    • Using Dimension styles
    • Editing Dimensions
    • Using Multileaders

    Hatching Objects

    • Hatching objects
    • Editing Hatch objects

    Working with Reusable Content

    • Using blocks
    • Working with DesignCenter
    • Using tool palettes

    Creating Additional Drawing Objects

    • Working with Polylines
    • Using tables

    Plotting Your Drawings

    • Using page setups
    • Working with plotter configuration files
    • Creating & applying
    • Plotting drawings
    • Plot style tables – Using Pen Assignment
    • Publishing drawings

    Creating Drawing Templates

    • Using drawing templates

    Drawing Objects

    • Creating revision clouds
    • Wipeout Objects
    • Boundaries

    Manipulating Objects and Data

    • Selecting objects with quick select
    • Purging objects
    • Working with point objects
    • Dividing and measuring objects

    Template Drawing Creation

    • Creating drawing templates

    Dimensioning and Annotation

    • Introduction to annotation Scaling
    • Controlling annotation scale
    • Working with text
    • Using multi-leaders
    • Dimensioning
    • Creating center marks
    • Creating ordinate dimensions
    • Working with dimension sub-styles and overrides

    Reusable Content

    • Using design center
    • Creating custom tool palettes
    • Organising tool palettes
    • Using external references
    • Managing external references
    • Referencing non-native file types

    Blocks & Attributes

    • Working with blocks
    • Creating attributes
    • Editing attributes

    Dynamic Blocks

    • Using dynamic Blocks
    • Adding parameters to dynamic blocks
    • Adding actions to dynamic blocks
    • Using parameter sets
    • Creating dynamic blocks

    Layer Management and Best Practices

    • Working with layer filters
    • Using the layer states manager
    • Using layer standards

    Introduction to Sheet Sets

    • Creating sheet sets
    • Working with sheet sets
    • Setting sheet set properties
    • Using fields in sheet sets
    • Using attributes in sheet sets
    • Publishing
    • Transmitting and archiving sheet sets

    Working with Tables

    • Working with table styles
    • Creating & editing tables
    • Creating advanced tables
    • Extracting attributes to tables
    • Exporting & importing tables
    • Creating tables linked to external data

    Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User exam

Duration: 5 days
Level: Introduction
Price: £797.00

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