AutoCAD Essentials

This introductory course will cover the core basics of AutoCAD. Users will learn how manipulate the software, create geometry, and create drawings. It will get a new user that has never touched the software up to speed and creating basic shop ready drawings. This course will benefit all industries using AutoCAD as their base software.

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About this Course

This introductory course will cover the core basics of AutoCAD. Users will learn how manipulate the software, create geometry, and create drawings. It will get a new user that has never touched the software up to speed and creating basic shop ready drawings. This course will benefit all industries using AutoCAD as their base software.

At Course Completion

Upon course completion, students will be able to:

  • Navigate the AutoCAD User Interface
  • Differentiate between Polar Coordinates versus Cartesian, and how certain tools can be used with each coordinate system.
  • Use grips to manipulate geometry more efficiently.
  • use object snaps to sketch precisely.
  • Create tools such as lines, circles, and arcs.
  • Modify geometry with move, copy, rotate and other modification tools
  • Create, modify, and work with layers in a drawing.
  • Annotate your drawing with text, tables, and dimensions
  • Setup drawings for plotting 

 


 Getting Started 

  • User Interface
  • Working with Ribbon
  • The Command Line
  • Open and closing Drawings
  • Saving Files
  • Using Templates
  • Navigation

 

Drawing Essentials

  • Cartesian/ Polar
  • Drawing line
  • Concept of Grips
  • Object Snaps

 

Drawing Simple Entities

  • Arcs and Circles
  • Polylines
  • Polygons, Ellipses

 

Advanced Editing Features

  • Trim
  • Break
  • Fillet
  • Offset
  • Arrays

 

Getting Data From Objects

  • Properties Palette
  • Quick Prop
  • List
  • Matching

 

Annotating Your Drawing

  • Working with text
  • Working with Multi-leaders
  • Dimensions

 

Plotting Your Drawing

  • Layouts
  • Viewpoints
  • Options

 

 

 

 

 



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