AutoCAD Essentials

A three day introduction to the AutoCAD software

AutoCAD is a powerful programme which allows designers and architects to create 2D and 3D computer aided designs. This three day course is intended to familiarise students with the different tools available and to teach them the foundations of the software. Our experienced tutors will introduce students to the core skills of the program; taking them from complete beginners, to a level where they can be confident in their ability to generate and work with accurate scale plans and visuals.

This course is open to applicants with basic technical drawing skills and intermediate computer literacy. Using hands on exercises, you will learn features, commands and methods for creating, editing, dimensioning, annotating and printing AutoCAD drawings.

Topics covered:

  • Taking the AutoCAD tour
  • Creating basic drawings
  • Manipulating objects
  • Drawing organisation and inquiry commands
  • Altering objects
  • Working with layouts
  • Annotating the drawing
  • Dimensioning
  • Hatching objects
  • Working with reusable content
  • Creating additional drawing objects
  • Plotting your drawings
  • Creating drawing templates.

All computer aided design courses are taught on PC computers.

  • 8 - 10 April 201908 April 2019 10.00am 10 April 2019 4.00pm
  • Three days
  • Suitable for those with existing technical drawing skills and intermediate computer skills
  • 10.00am - 4.00pm
  • Chelsea Harbour, 503 Design Centre East, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XF+44 (0)20 7376 3377

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