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AutoCAD Level 1 - Essentials

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Duration

3 Days

18 CPD hours

About this course

Professionals who want unparalleled creative freedom, productivity, and precision for producing superb 3D modeling.

Overview

Navigate the AutoCAD user interfacesUse the fundamental features of AutoCADUse the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD to develop accurate technical drawingsPresent drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way

Description

In this course, you will learn to navigate the AutoCAD user interfaces and use the fundamental features of AutoCAD. You will learn to use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD to develop accurate technical drawings.

Getting Started with AutoCAD
  • Starting the Software
  • User Interface
  • Working with Commands
  • Cartesian Workspace
  • Opening an Existing Drawing File
  • Viewing Your Drawing
  • Saving Your Work
Basic Drawing & Editing Commands
  • Drawing Lines
  • Erasing Objects
  • Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking
  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Drawing Circles
  • Undo and Redo Actions
Projects - Creating a Simple Drawing
  • Create a Simple Drawing
  • Create Simple Shapes
Drawing Precision in AutoCAD
  • Using Running Object Snaps
  • Using Object Snap Overrides
  • Polar Tracking at Angles
  • Object Snap Tracking
  • Drawing with Snap and Grid (Optional)
Making Changes in Your Drawing
  • Selecting Objects for Editing
  • Moving Objects
  • Copying Objects
  • Rotating Objects
  • Scaling Objects
  • Mirroring Objects
  • Editing with Grips
Projects - Making Your Drawing More Precise
  • Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
  • Architectural Project: Landscape
  • Mechanical Project (with Polar & Tracking)
  • Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
  • Mechanical Project: Satellite
Organizing Your Drawing with Layers
  • Creating New Drawings With Templates
  • What are Layers
  • Layer States
  • Changing an Object's Layer
Advanced Object Types
  • Drawing Arcs
  • Drawing Polylines
  • Editing Polylines
  • Drawing Polygons
  • Drawing Ellipses
Analzying Model and Object Properties
  • Working with Object Properties
  • Measuring Objects
Projects - Drawing Organization & Information
  • Architectural Project
  • Mechanical Project
  • Civil Project
Advanced Editing Commands
  • Trimming and Extending Objects
  • Stretching Objects
  • Creating Fillets and Chamfers
  • Creating Arrays of Objects
Inserting Blocks
  • What are Blocks
  • Working with Dynamic Blocks
  • Inserting Blocks
  • Inserting Blocks using the Tool Palettes
  • Inserting Blocks using the DesignCenter
  • Inserting Blocks using the Content Explorer
Projects - Creating More Complex Objects
  • Mechanical Project 1 - Plate
  • Mechanical Project 2 - Gasket
  • Mechanical Project 3 - Plate
  • Mechanical Project 4 - Rocker Arm
  • Architectural Project 1 - Floor Plan
  • Architectural Project 2 - Floor Plan
  • Civil Project - Parking Lot
Setting Up a Layout
  • Printing Concepts
  • Working in Layouts
  • Creating Layouts
  • Creating Layout Viewports
  • Guidelines for Layouts
Printing Your Drawing
  • Printing Layouts
  • Print and Plot Settings
Projects - Preparing to Print
  • Mechanical Project
  • Architectural Project
Text
  • Working with Annotations
  • Adding Text in a Drawing
  • Modifying Multiline Text
  • Formatting Multiline Text
  • Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
  • Creating Tables
  • Modifying Tables
Hatching
  • Hatching
  • Editing Hatches
Adding Dimensions
  • Dimensioning Concepts
  • Adding Linear Dimensions
  • Adding Radial and Angular Dimensions
  • Editing Dimensions
Projects - Annotating Your Drawing
  • Mechanical Project
  • Architectural Project 1
  • Architectural Project 2
  • Civil Project
Additional course details:

Nexus Humans AutoCAD Level 1 - Essentials training program is a workshop that presents an invigorating mix of sessions, lessons, and masterclasses meticulously crafted to propel your learning expedition forward.

This immersive bootcamp-style experience boasts interactive lectures, hands-on labs, and collaborative hackathons, all strategically designed to fortify fundamental concepts.

Guided by seasoned coaches, each session offers priceless insights and practical skills crucial for honing your expertise. Whether you're stepping into the realm of professional skills or a seasoned professional, this comprehensive course ensures you're equipped with the knowledge and prowess necessary for success.

While we feel this is the best course for the AutoCAD Level 1 - Essentials course and one of our Top 10 we encourage you to read the course outline to make sure it is the right content for you.

Additionally, private sessions, closed classes or dedicated events are available both live online and at our training centres in Dublin and London, as well as at your offices anywhere in the UK, Ireland or across EMEA.

Training Insurance Included!

When you organise training, we understand that there is a risk that some people may fall ill, become unavailable. To mitigate the risk we include training insurance for each delegate enrolled on our public schedule, they are welcome to sit on the same Public class within 6 months at no charge, if the case arises.

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