HOME
 

AutoCAD Essentials | 2D - In-House Training

Cadassist Ltd
Course summary
3 days
Nationwide
Next available date: Enquire for details - United Kingdom
Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

Develop your new users of AutoCAD 2D into confident users - AutoCAD training for your company

Cadassist are experienced in helping new users become proficient and feel confident using AutoCAD 2D.

In just three days, this AutoCAD Essentials In-House Training will help your delegates get off to a flying start when using AutoCAD for 2D design work. The training is designed to be very hands-on and helps participants learn how to create, edit, organise, annotate, and output  2D designs. More specifically, they will develop skills in:

    • Understanding the AutoCAD environment and drawing scale
    • Using drafting tools to create 2D geometry.
    • Organising information using layers and blocks.
    • Annotating drawings with text and dimensions.
    • Choosing between different printing and plotting options.

      The programme is delivered in-house on your compnay premises or at one of Cadassist's training centres.

      Suitability - Who should attend?

      This AutoCAD Essentials | 2D course is suitable for first time users of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, but can be tailored to meet specific requirements.

      Pre-requisites
      Delegates must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows.

      Training Course Content

      Course content typically includes:

      Getting Started

      • Communicating with AutoCAD
      • Understanding the AutoCAD user interface
      • Getting out of trouble
      • Options for starting a drawing
      • Managing drawing files

      Viewing a Drawing

      • Understanding drawing scale in AutoCAD
      • Moving around a drawing in “real time”
      • Time-saving display tools

      Basic Drafting Tools

      • Using different coordinate systems in CAD
      • Using object snaps to control accuracy
      • Saving time with running osnaps
      • Your electronic T-square

      Creating and Editing 2D Geometry

      • Creating lines, circles, and arcs in AutoCAD
      • Erasing, moving, copying, scaling, and rotating objects
      • Using grips for better editing

      Managing Object Properties

      • Adding windows Organising drawing geometry using layers
      • Working with different linetypes
      • Options for changing object properties

      Basic Drawing Techniques

      • Using AutoCAD to make objects parallel, longer, repeat, or symmetrical
      • Trim unwanted segments, round object corners
      • Creating orthographic views

      Saving Time with Blocks

      • Draw something once and use it many times over
      • Using a library of drawing components
      • Using components from other drawings

      Drawing Annotation

      • Use single and multiline text
      • Learning dimension techniques
      • Dimensioning angles, arcs and circles
      • Quick dimensions

      Working with Layouts

      • Creating sheets for plotting
      • Using viewports
      • Setting layouts to plot to scale

      Improving Drawing Appearance

      • How to use hatch patterns to represent different parts or materials
      • Getting Your Drawings Out
      • Plotting options, controlling plotting scale

      Getting your drawings out

      • Plotting options, controlling plotting scale

      Expenses

      The course is tailored to meet your requirements in terms of content, location and delivery.

      Enquire for more information to receive a group training quote.

      About provider

      Cadassist Ltd

      Cadassist is an Authorised Training Centre (ATC) for Autodesk and runs accredited courses for Autodesk and other CAD software packages. Cadassist is a design and data management specialist working with some of the UK’s leading design organisations. They use their...


      Read more and show all courses with this provider

      Contact info

      Cadassist Ltd

      52 Bramhall Lane, South Bramhall, Cheshire
      SK7 1AH Manchester

       Show phone number

      U.K. L&D Report: 2018 - Benchmark Your Workplace Learning Strategy

      Are you curious about the L&D strategies of some of the U.K.'s top companies?

      Find out what they're up to in findcourses.co.uk's second annual U.K. L&D Report!

      uk-ld-report-2019

      Learn more

       
      Find a course for you!

        Read the course
       summary on this page

       Fill in your details and Request information

       Receive all the info you need

       
      Find more courses here