AutoCAD Electrical for New Users

Cadline - CAD and Autodesk Specialists
Course summary
2 days
740 GBP excl. VAT
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Course description

CADLine Training Courses - AutoCAD Electrical

AutoCAD Electrical for New Users - 2-Day

This course teaches the production of Electrical Schematic Drawing, Terminal Plan Drawing, Bill of Materials in various formats, Connection List reports and other associated reports using AutoCAD Electrical.

We work up at least one project from a blank starting point, and include during this project the generation of new symbol elements. It is entirely practical, with a hands-onapproach and you will have your own professional CAD computer. You will be given your own bound set of course notes, which includes a reference guide.

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Suitability - Who should attend?

This course is designed for new users of AutoCAD Electrical. Previous basic knowledge of computers and AutoCAD is required. The course is aimed at Electrical Engineers who have good understanding of the electrical design process


Candidates must have a basic knowledge of computers as well as some experience using AutoCAD.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

On completion of the course candidates will be presented with an Autodesk Authorised Training Certificate.

Training Course Content

The primary objective of this course is for delegates to learn the basic commands necessary for creating professional electrical controls drawings with AutoCAD Electrical software. Note: We normally train on the latest version. During the course delegates will cover:

Introduction / Overview:

  •  Introduction to the course
  •  Overview of AutoCADĀ® Electrical
  •  Overview of screen layout including ribbons etc.

Company Standards / Template:

  •  Defining company and drawing standards
  •  Creating a new project
  •  Creating new drawings, including looking at drawing record card information and defining drawing types etc

Drawing Production:

  •  Drawing Single phase and Multi-phase wires
  •  Insertion of Symbols
  •  Numbering of wires & components
  •  Defining Installation and Location
  •  Defining manufacturer and part number information
  •  Setting and numbering of terminals
  •  Cross referencing of components and equipotentials

Single Line Production:

  •  Creation of single line, topology, overview drawings from the detailed design


  •  Creating typical PLC drawings
  •  Manipulation of the Terminal Plan
  •  Report creation
  •  Customisation of reports Panel Layout:
  •  Defining ducting and DIN rail
  •  Automatic insertion of footprints from schematic
  •  Defining non-schematic components
  •  Scaling and dimensioning your assembly

Panel Layout:

  • Defining ducting and DIN rail
  • Automatic insertion of footprints from schematic
  • Defining non-schematic components
  • Scaling and dimensioning your assembly Management:
  • Organising your project into folders Customisation:
  • Creation of a schematic symbol
  • Building the symbol into the Icon Menu
  • Creation of a New Part within the Manufacturers Parts Database
  • Associating a manufacturers footprint
  • Saving a circuit


The cost of this course is Ā£740 + VAT per delegate.

In-house training

CADline can also tailor the content of the course and deliver training on-site for clients who want to reduce time and travel costs, as well as keeping delegates in a familiar environment.

About provider

Cadline - Leading UK Provider of Professional CAD Training

Cadline is a specialist provider of design technology courses for the Architecture, Construction, Infrastructure, Mechanical, Electrical and Utility industries. It is recognised by Autodesk both as a Platinum Partner and the leading Authorised UK Training Centre with a proven pedigree:...

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Contact info

Cadline - CAD and Autodesk Specialists

Drake Ave
TW18 2AP Staines, Middlesex

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Alec Stephenson, Safetell
Fantastic Tutor - kept things interesting. Have used CAD for 5 years - learnt loads of time saving tips!
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