Level 1 AutoCAD being offered this fall at Wilkes-Barre

LEHMAN, Pa. — Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education will be offering AutoCAD Level 1 in the fall of 2018 at the Lehman campus.

In this hands-on computer aided design course, participants will be provided with an introduction to display commands, CAD tools, basic draw commands, basic edit commands, layers, CAD construction techniques, creating text, block and drawing import options, dimensions, crosshatching, grips, introduction to layouts and plotting basics. Participants will acquire the fundamental skills necessary for the development of mechanical, architectural, and/or civil drawings using AutoCAD.

The most common application for CAD software is designing and drafting. In today’s highly competitive job market in the fields of architecture, engineering, manufacturing, and construction, knowing CAD will give those who know it an edge.

Courses will be held Saturdays, Oct. 13 through Nov. 3, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The cost for the course is $1,500, which includes the textbook.

About Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education brings all the resources of a world-class, Big Ten, research-oriented university right into the northeast corner of Pennsylvania. It strives to be the partner of choice by providing superior customer service, recognizing that growth depends upon establishing and maintaining satisfied relationships. It serves individuals, companies, and organizations in Luzerne, Wyoming, Bradford and Sullivan counties, offering quality programming to support the workforce development needs of companies and the professional and personal development needs of individuals.

For more information or to register, please contact Continuing Education at 570-675-9253, email at [email protected], or visit online at http://wilkesbarre.psu.edu/ce.