AutoCAD 2D Introduction to Intermediate 3 Day Course

London Software Training
Course summary
Professional Training
3 days
495 - 595 GBP excl. VAT
Full time
Professional Training
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Online courses
495 GBP

Online courses
495 GBP

595 GBP

595 GBP

Course description

AutoCAD 2D Introduction to Intermediate 3 Day Course

AutoCAD is a computer-aided design software used by architects, engineers and construction professionals. The software is a powerful tool used for plans, elevations, sections, and 3D models. AutoCAD is considered a staple for any architectural, engineering, construction and design career.

This AutoCAD 2D Introduction to intermediate course will take complete beginners to confident AutoCAD users in 3 days, with a range of in-depth and practical lessons for those looking to produce 2D plans and elevations using the software.

​After completing this course you'll be fully equipped to create your own detailed and professional drawings for architectural, engineering, interior, product, jewellery or fashion design.

Suitability - Who should attend?

Whether you're looking to further your career, use AutoCAD in your existing role or are looking for a new and exciting creative avenue, this course is for you. Once you've completed this course, you could join our AutoCAD 2D Intermediate to Advanced Course and take your new skills to the next level.

No previous experience of Autodesk AutoCAD 2D is required, just a keenness to learn!

Outcome / Qualification etc.

You'll receive a London Software Training certificate on successful completion of this course. 

Training Course Content


  • Navigating the working environment
  • Working with files
  • Displaying objects

Creating basic drawings

  • Inputting data
  • Creating basic objects
  • Using object snaps
  • Using Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
  • Using object snap tracking
  • Working with units

Manipulating objects

  • Selecting objects in the drawing
  • Changing an object’s position
  • Creating new objects from existing objects
  • Changing the angle of an object’s position
  • Creating a mirror image of existing objects
  • Creating object patterns
  • Changing an object’s size

Drawing organisation and inquiry commands

  • Using layers
  • Changing object properties
  • Matching object properties
  • Using the properties palette
  • Using linetypes
  • Using inquiry commands

Altering objects

  • Trimming and extending objects to defined boundaries
  • Creating parallel and offset geometry
  • Joining objects
  • Breaking an object into two objects
  • Applying a radius corner to two objects
  • Creating an angled corner between two objects
  • Changing part of an object’s shape

Layouts and viewports

  • Using layouts
  • Creating layouts
  • Modifying layouts and using page setups
  • Using Viewports
  • Creating layout viewports
  • Working with layout viewports
  • Controlling object visibility in layout viewports

Annotating a drawing

  • Creating multi-line text
  • Creating single line text
  • Using text styles
  • Editing text


  • Creating dimensions
  • Using dimension styles
  • Editing dimensions
  • Using multileaders

Hatching objects

  • Hatching objects
  • Editing hatch objects

Working with reusable content

  • Using blocks
  • Working with DesignCenter
  • Using tool palettes

Creating additional drawing objects

  • Working with polylines
  • Creating splines
  • Creating ellipses
  • Using tables

Plotting your drawings

  • Using page setups
  • Working with plotter configuration files
  • Creating and applying
  • Plotting drawings
  • Plot style tables
  • Publishing drawings

Creating drawing templates

  • Using drawing templates

Course delivery details

London Software Training courses are delivered live online and in-classroom, offering you the option to attend from the comfort of your home or at our training studio in Hackney, East London.

Live online training enables you to:

  • See the lecturer's live screen - guiding you step by step
  • Share your live screen with the lecturer who can offer immediate help and feedback
  • Speak with other students, as you would in a classroom setting

We provide a link to download the free software trial 2 days before your training (trials are free for 30 days). Closer to your training, we will send a link to join the online training.


Your course price includes:

  • Free group course re-take within 18 months
  • Hands-on, practical lessons  
  • Tailoring of syllabus and work on your projects
  • Video tutorials and digital reference book for revision and development
  • LST certificate of completion for your CV and LinkedIn
  • Free career guidance 

Your tutors are designers, makers and architects, as well as software pros. They will guide you on the best way to apply for design roles or set up a creative business, whilst teaching you all the key technical skills to make your CV and portfolio stand out from the crowd.

Continuing Studies

Experience in Autodesk AutoCAD 2D opens up many opportunities in various industries and London Software Training offers guidance on CV and portfolio building as part of the course. You may also want to look at London Software Training’s Career Development Packages to develop your creative opportunities.

  • Interior Design
  • Architecture
  • The Arts
  • Furniture Design
  • Product Design
  • Events Planning
  • Engineering
  • Construction

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Based on 61 reviews.

Jack B
Great 3 days on the Beginner to Intermediate 2D CAD training course. Plenty of resources and examples to work from. Brilliant teaching by Jenny and the workspace was perfect.
Mao K
I didn’t have experience in AutoDesk or any designing softwares before, however this training helped me to gain useful skills, knowledge and it was a very professional way to do so. Sam is really helpful and a great teacher. I would highly recommend for anyone to take this course. Im very satisfied with the service and the fact that I learnt som...
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Harry Z
Highly recommend London Software Training! The 3 day class I took really helped me build my confidence with AutoCAD and it taught me so much. Our teacher was extremely knowledgeable and helped me a lot to understand AutoCAD as a program and he took the time to develop each member of the class at their own pace. 5 stars for this place, it's a gre...
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