AutoCAD Essentials: Foundation (Level 1)

Category: Computer Aided Design (CAD), AutoCAD

The following items are covered during the AutoCAD Essentials: Foundation (Level 1) course:

  • How to use the user interface
  • Display controls including Zoom and Pan
  • Use a drawing template
  • Create lines, polylines, arcs, circles, splines, polygons and ellipses
  • Use object snaps and tracking
  • Work with units
  • Use Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
  • How to select objects
  • Use move, copy and array
  • Use mirror, rotate and scale
  • Create layers, linetypes and lineweights
  • Match object properties
  • Change object properties
  • Use the inquiry commands
  • Trimming and extending
  • Use parallel and offset geometry
  • Join and break objects
  • Use fillet and chamfer tools
  • Use layouts and viewports
  • Create and edit multiline text
  • Use different text styles
  • Create and edit dimensions, dimensioning and dimension styles
  • Work with DesignCentre
  • Create and edit hatching
  • Create and insert blocks
  • Plot drawings, including PDF

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SquareOne is among the UK's leading providers of IT training to businesses of all shapes and sizes. Our company pledge is to deliver inspiring, motivational and cost effective training which brings about tangible improvements in productivity. Through our training courses, individuals are able to gain lifelong skills and realize their full potential while clients achieve their corporate goals.

Course Objectives

This course is designed for new users of AutoCAD or AutoCAD Light. No previous CAD experience is necessary, although drafting, design or engineering experience would be an advantage. During this course you will learn the features, commands and techniques for creating, editing, dimensioning, annotating and printing accurate AutoCAD drawings via face to face teaching and hands-on exercises.

Course Details

Duration: 3 Days

Timings: 09:30 - 16:30

Course Contents

The subjects listed on the left are an outline. If there are any additional subjects you wish to cover, please feel free to call us prior to the course.

Training Locations

Our lead training centre is located in Birkenhead, Merseyside, where we have state of the art training facilities. We also have a number of training venues throughout the North West, covering Chester, Manchester, Liverpool, North Wales, Lancashire and Staffordshire.

Alternatively, we can come to your business bringing with us our mobile IT classroom. We can deliver this kind of training anywhere in the UK and Europe.

Where We Have Trained

SquareOne have delivered training solutions throughout the UK in locations such as London, Liverpool, Wirral, Blackpool, Manchester, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Edinburgh and Belfast. We have also trained at international locations such as France, Germany, Switzerland, Scandinavia and USA.

Training has been delivered to a diverse range of industries including oil and gas, agriculture, automobile manufacture, food production, the arts and finance.

Booking

To discuss course contents and booking arrangements, please call SquareOne on:

T: +44 (0)151 650 6907

E: enquiries@squareonetraining.com

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