AutoCAD Essentials - Foundation/Level 1

SquareOne Training
Course summary
Length: 3 days
Price: 660 GBP excl. VAT
Language: English
Course type: Open / Scheduled
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Course Description

AutoCAD Introductory Level 1 Public CourseAutoCAD Essentials: Foundation Level 1 - A 3-day public course

In just three days, this training course will provide delegates with the knowledge and skills to proficiently and accurately navigate and use AutoCAD or AutoCAD Light. Intended for users with no previous experience in the programme, this training course will cover all aspects of using AutoCAD, including navigating the interface, features and commands.

Delegates will learn-by-doing to experience useful techniques for creating accurate 2D drawings as well as tips and tricks for efficiency in the program. 

Suitability - Who should attend?

This AutoCAD Essentials Level 1 course is designed for teams and individuals who are new users of AutoCAD or AutoCAD Light. 

Course Pre-Requisites

No previous CAD experience is necessary, although drafting, design or engineering experience would be an advantage. It is recommended that delegates have a little working knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

For more information on suitability, please send an enquiry here.

Training Course Content

This AutoCAD Essentials Level 1 course is designed to educate individuals on the essential functions and concepts of AutoCAD or AutoCAD Light and will include the following modules:

  • 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


The cost of this AutoCAD Essentials Level 1 course is £660 + VAT per delegate.

In-House Option

For teams, groups and companies, this course is also available on an in-house basis and can be customised to the specific needs of each organisation. For a custom training quote, please send an enquiry here.

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Reviews by course attendees

Course participant   |   12/06/2015
A good overview and a start point for AutoCAD A very good course, delivered at the right level by an experienced and very good trainer
Course participant   |   12/06/2015
The course leader was very thorough. I feel confident in using features of AutoCad at a basic level now
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