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This is a practical hands on course that will introduce the functions of the AutoCAD. You will become familiar with the user interface, setting up and file management, drawing lines and other objects, editing, drawing aids, layers, text and dimensioning.
Aims of the course
The course is designed to introduce you to the skills and techniques needed to confidently produce professional 2D drawings using AutoCAD. It will be delivered through a mixture practical exercises, tutor demonstrations and individual projects. We will provide you with opportunities that will allow you to explore and develop your skills.
The course includes:
User Interface and Terminology
Drawing, Erasing, Limits and Aids
Save, Exit, Open and Standard Sheet
Lines, Coordinates and Circles
Snap, Arc, Donut and Ellipse
Text, Dimensioning and Scale
You will received tutorials and will be assessed by the tutor.
Successful completion of this course, can lead to our higher level courses.
Work towards a career in Designer / Engineer / CAD Technician
This is a beginner's course in Auto CAD, you should have an interest in the area but no previous experience is needed.
You will have access to a dedicated Mac studio. However to fully participate in the practical exercises please bring the following to your class:
Notebook and pen
USB memory stick (minimum 8GB) or mini-hard drive
Process for Application
To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.