In this Intro to AutoCAD class, you'll learn basic drawing and modifying techniques for drafting and technical drawing, using AutoCAD to create drawings that can be used to build real objects both mechanical and architectural. This is the first day of our Beginner AutoCAD 3-day class.
Layers, plotting (printing), properties, measurements, text, and other subjects will be covered in day two and day three of Beginner AutoCAD class.
Corporate training available
Students get a custom workbook with step-by-step instructions.
Modern computer classroom with a PC for each student to work on.
Small In-Person Classes
Get personalized attention in small groups with an expert instructor in the classroom.
Refresh the course materials within six months for free as long as there's space in the class.
What You'll Learn
- AutoCAD interface
- Basic drawing commands
- Drawing precision
- How to modify your drawing
Full Course SyllabusDownload PDF Outline
1: Getting Started with AutoCAD
Opening and Creating Drawings
Exploring the AutoCAD interface
Zooming and Panning
2: Entering Commands
Using the Mouse, Keyboard, and Enter Key to work quickly and efficiently in AutoCAD
3: Basic Drawing Commands
Creating Simple Drawings
Using Object Snap Tracking to extrapolate a projected top view
Using Modify tools to arrange an office layout
5: Drawing Precision in AutoCAD
Polar and Ortho Tracking
Entering Coordinates and Angles
Object Snaps and Tracking
6: Modifying Your Drawing
Using the reference option with the Scale Tool
Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to bring a computer?
No. We provide a computer with the necessary software for each attendee. This course is available on Windows PC only.
Are discounts available for this course?
No. This course is not eligible for any discounts.
We offer discounts for packages of classes, including our Excel Bootcamp, SQL Bootcamp, Data Analytics, and PowerPoint Bootcamp.
We also provide discounts for ten or more classes purchased together. Please reach out for more information on our voucher programs.
Does this course come with a book?
Yes. This course includes a complimentary book or manual at no additional cost.
What if I need to retake this course? May I retake it for free?
Yes. You may retake this course for free once within six months, provided that the class is running with an available seat. For more information, visit our policies page.