AutoCAD Essentials Online Training

This online course takes participants through the basics of AutoCAD, to a point where candidates are competent using its commands and tools.

Course details

Session 1

Getting Started
- Starting and closing AutoCAD
- AutoCAD Interface Overview
- Managing Drawing Files

Display Commands
- Drawing scale and view magnification
- ZOOM and pan commands
- Other useful display tools

Drawing Setup
- Drawing setup overview
- Using the command wizard

                 
Session 2

Coordinates and Basic Drafting Tools
- Precision drawing
- Using Snap and Grid
- User and world Coordinate Systems

Creating/Editing 2D Geometry
- Standard drawing and formatting tools
- Deleting and selecting tools
- Modifying geometry – OFFSET/TRIM/EXTEND
- Orthographic views and construction lines

              
Session 3

Managing Object Properties
- Introduction to layers and properties manager
- Managing/Overriding object properties by layer
- Scaling and line types/weights

Creating Text & Defining Styles

- Intro to single line text & multiline MTEXT Objects
- Creating and modifying text styles

Introduction to Dimensions
- Distance/Ordinate and Angular dimensioning
- Editing and formatting dimensions
- Inserting leaders
- Dimension styles and drawing scales
- Using styles in other drawings
                 
Session 4

Page Setup and Layouts
- Creating new layouts 
- Using layouts and viewports
- Setting and locking viewports scale
- Using design centre to import layouts
- Creating new templates/titleblock

Creating Blocks
- Creating, editing and inserting blocks
- Defining and extracting attributes
- Block Tool Palette

Hatching 
- Adding shading or patterns to objects
- The difference between associative and non-associative hatching

Session 5

Publishing & Collaboration
- Shared views
- External Reference Management
- Plot Settings and Page set up
- Layout Management 
- PDF export
- Etransmit

Additional Information

  • The course is broken down into 4 sessions. To complete this course, you will need to attend four online sessions and each session is two and a half hours long. The full training will be held in the same week.       
  • Participants must have AutoCAD software installed on their laptop.
  • Candidates are required to have the European version of Autodesk software using the metric system installed.
  • Pre-payment is required.
  • Morning class will run from 10am – 12.30pm and the afternoon class will run from 2pm – 4.30pm.
  • Candidates will receive a Certificate of Completion from Autodesk.
  • Please note you will need two screens to attend the training, one to view the instructor using the software a tablet can be used for this but not a mobile as the screen is too small - and a PC/Laptop so you can complete the CAD drawings alongside the instructor.

 

You can now claim CDP points on AutoCAD training with us!

 

 

Training Enquires

Please contact us on 061 919000 or fill in the form below to speak to one of our training specialists who can answer any questions you may have or to register your interest.

Upcoming course dates

Oct
Online Training - 10 hours (4 days with 2.5 hour session per day)
Course administrator Breda Walsh
Date
18 October 2022 10:00 - 12:30
19 October 2022 10:00 - 12:30
20 October 2022 10:00 - 12:30
21 October 2022 10:00 - 12:30
Price €500

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Nov
Online Training - 10 hours (4 days with 2.5 hour session per day)
Course administrator Breda Walsh
Date
28 November 2022 10:00 - 12:30
30 November 2022 10:00 - 12:30
01 December 2022 10:00 - 12:30
02 December 2022 10:00 - 12:30
Price €500

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