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Autodesk AutoCAD Introduction 2 Days - London
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.
AutoCAD Introduction 2 Days Overview
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 Course OutlineTaking the AutoCAD Tour
- Navigate the Working Environment
- Working with Files
- Displaying Objects
- Inputting Data
- Creating Basic Objects
- Using Object Snaps
- Using Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
- Using Object Snap Tracking
- Working with Units
- 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
- Creating Object Patterns
- Changing an Object's Size
- Using Layers
- Changing Objects Properties
- Matching Objects Properties
- Using the Properties Palette
- Using Linetypes
- Using Inquiry Commands
- 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
- Using Layouts
- Using Viewports
- Creating Multiline Text
- Creating Single Line Text
- Using Text Styles
- Editing Text
- Creating Dimensions
- Using Dimension Styles
- Editing Dimensions
- Using Multi-leaders
- Hatching Objects
- Editing Hatch Objects
- Using Blocks
- Working with DesignCenter
- Using Tool Palettes
- Working with Polylines
- Creating Splines
- Creating Ellipses
- Using Tables
- Using Page Setups
- Plotting Drawings
- Using Drawing Templates
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:
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.
This course is provided at the XChange Training main London training centre based at:5 St John’s Lane
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St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.
Daily course times run between 10am and 5pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks.
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Bespoke Autodesk AutoCAD Training
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