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Autodesk AutoCAD Introduction 2 Days - Manchester

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Learn the fundamentals of AutoCAD as we show you how to get started with this industry-standard drawing program. We will guide you on creating, editing, and printing your own creations as you learn what goes into making useful production drawings.

After we give you a complete tour of the AutoCAD environment, we will focus on the basic commands you need to know in order to design and draft your own 2D production drawings. Our experts will discuss fundamental features of the program and cover its precision drafting tools. We will also show you how to present drawings in ways that will impress your audience.

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Price: £595.00 ex VAT
Version: Autodesk AutoCAD
Level: Introduction to Advanced
Duration: 2 Days (10am-5pm)
Location: Central Manchester
Computer: Windows & Mac
Next Dates: 17 Aug - 18 Aug
Full list of next Dates here

AutoCAD Introduction 2 Days Overview

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This 2-day Introduction course helps you learn about the tools and features available in AutoCAD. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes 2D production drawing to a new level. With our help you will quickly be able to design and draft your own drawings. As well as covering the basics of object snapping and polar tracking, we will show you various ways to manipulate objects, adjust properties, and execute commands. You will also learn how to create your own drawing templates and add your own text annotations to drawings.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Navigate the AutoCAD environment
  • Create basic objects
  • Understand snapping and tracking
  • Adjust object positions and angles
  • Break and join objects
  • Annotate drawings with text
  • Build drawing templates

Our goal is for you to understand the basics of creating and manipulating 2D production drawings.


Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites

This course is intended for those who are new to technical drawing tools and who wish to get started in creating 2D production drawings.

You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.

 

AutoCAD Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 17 Aug - 18 Aug
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
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AutoCAD Introduction 2 Days Course Outline

The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

Taking the AutoCAD Tour
  • Navigate 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 Organization and Inquiry Commands
  • Using Layers
  • Changing Objects Properties
  • Matching Objects 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 and Angled Corner Between Two Objects
  • Changing Part of an Object's Shape
Working with Layouts
  • Using Layouts
  • Using Viewports
Annotating the Drawing
  • Creating Multiline Text
  • Creating Single Line Text
  • Using Text Styles
  • Editing Text
Dimensioning
  • Creating Dimensions
  • Using Dimension Styles
  • Editing Dimensions
  • Using Multi-leaders
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
  • Plotting Drawings
Creating Drawing Templates
  • Using Drawing Templates

AutoCAD Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 17 Aug - 18 Aug
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
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What's Included

The following are provided for your best experience on this course:

  • All computers for your use with choice of Windows or Mac systems
  • Small class size (limited to a maximum of 4-8 attendees on all sessions)
  • Quality reference manual for post course reference to take away with you
  • 6 months post course support to assist you where needed
  • Official Authorised Certificate for your successful completion of the course
  • Lunch To give you the most flexible options for lunch we provide lunch vouchers which can be redeemed locally at a number of popular eateries including Pret A Manger, EAT, Starbucks, Tesco, Sainsburys, Boots and Greggs
  • Refreshments to keep you on top form are available for you throughout the course with a full range of teas, coffees and biscuits
  • Pads and pens

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.



Further details on benefits included with this Autodesk AutoCAD course:

Our trainers are Autodesk Certified Instructors with years of experience teaching AutoCAD. Get the 2D & 3D skills in CAD you need with our Autodesk professionals.

Included with your course booking for all delegates on this course is 6 months free support so if you run into problems or need assistance relating to anything covered during your course we would be happy to assist you during this time.

After your class with XChange Training you will receive our official Certificate as a record of your successful completion of the course.

Delegates attending scheduled or bespoke courses at our training centres will receive lunch and plentiful refreshments including tea, coffee and hot chocolate for each day of the course.

AutoCAD Introduction 2 Days

Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 17 Aug - 18 Aug
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
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Training Location

This course is provided at the XChange Training Manchester training centre based at:

Piccadilly House
49 Piccadilly
Manchester
M1 2AP


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Piccadilly House is located in the heart of Manchester directly next to the Piccadilly Gardens transport interchange with excellent bus and tram connections and is easily accessed from Piccadilly train Station (5 mins). Victoria station is also close by (around 10 mins).

Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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Piccadilly Gardens, Central Manchester

Next available Manchester course dates

  • 17 Aug - 18 Aug
  • 09 Oct - 10 Oct
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