AutoCAD Training

Our premier AutoCAD training courses are concise and intensive, designed to help the busy professional quickly become more productive. AutoCAD courses available include (but are not limited to):

For more information about any of our AutoCAD training offerings, contact Continuing Education at 570‑675‑9253 or [email protected].


AutoCAD: Level 1

In this hands-on computer-aided design course, participants will learn the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software. The course begins with learning the basic tools for creating and editing 2D drawings. It then continues to explore the tools used to annotate drawings by adding text, hatching, and dimensions. More advanced tools, such as working with blocks and setting up layouts, are introduced to improve your efficiency with the software. Not every command or option is covered. The intent is to show the essential tools and concepts.

Course Outline:

  • Understanding the AutoCAD workspace and user interface
  • Basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools
  • Drawing precision
  • Organizing drawings with layers
  • Analyzing model and object properties
  • Advanced editing commands
  • Introduction to Blocks
  • Text, hatch, and dimensions
  • Preparing a layout to be plotted

AutoCAD: Level 2

This course will provide participants a more sophisticated techniques that will extend your mastery of the software. You will go beyond the basic skills to understand the process of setting up a template, creating annotation styles, and work with external references. Prerequisites: AutoCAD Level 1 (see above) or equivalent work experience.

Course Outline:

  • Using advanced drafting and editing techniques
  • Creating a custom workspace
  • Using grips effectively
  • Working with geometric and dimensional parametric constraints
  • Creating and editing local and global blocks
  • Creating templates
  • Setting up layers, styles, and viewports
  • Creating annotation styles, including text, dimensions, and multileader styles
  • Working with external reference image, DWF, DGN, and PDF

 

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