*VIRTUAL* – AutoCAD 2D Training

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Virtual AutoCAD 2D Training

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for:

  • Newcomers to AutoCAD, and CAD in general.
  • Self-taught AutoCAD users who want to learn correct techniques.
  • Users switching to AutoCAD from a different CAD tool.

Prerequisites

Delegates should have a good working knowledge of Windows. No prior CAD knowledge is necessary.

If you’re completely new to AutoCAD, there’s some preparation and familiarisation we recommend you do in the week before your course, to make sure you hit the ground running. We send you details about this in your course joining instructions.

Version: 2018 Onwards

Course content

The AutoCAD interface

  • Features of the ribbon
  • The Application menu
  • The Quick Access toolbar
  • The command line
  • Keyboard shortcuts
  • Creating basic drawings

Creating basic objects

  • Working with lines
  • Working with arcs
  • Working with polylines
  • Using grips
  • Using object snaps
  • Using object snap tracking
  • Using polar tracking

Saving your work

  • Auto-backups
  • Other file formats, DXF, etc.
  • Disaster recovery

Accurate object creation

  • Working with units
  • Dynamic input
  • Using Inquiry commands
  • Using measurement tools to find length, area, etc.

Object viewing

  • Zooming techniques
  • Panning techniques

Manipulating objects

  • Selecting objects in the drawing
  • Noun/verb selection
  • Using Quick Select
  • Moving objects
  • Copying objects
  • Rotating objects
  • Mirroring objects
  • Arraying objects
  • Scaling objects

Altering objects

  • Trimming and extending objects to defined boundaries
  • Creating parallel and offset geometry
  • Joining objects
  • Filleting corners between two objects
  • Chamfering corners between two objects
  • Stretching objects

Drawing organisation

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

Working with layouts

  • Using page setups
  • Using layouts
  • Scaling drawing views

Annotating the drawing

  • Creating multiline text
  • Creating single line text
  • Using text styles
  • Editing text

Dimensioning

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

Hatching objects

  • Hatching objects
  • Editing hatch objects

Working with reusable content

  • Creating and inserting blocks and symbols
  • Editing blocks and symbols
  • Using tool palettes
  • Working with groups

Layouts and paper space

  • Understanding model space and paper space
  • Creating layouts
  • Creating and using viewports
  • Setting viewport scales

Plotting your drawings

  • Plotting drawings
  • PDF output
  • Multiple sheet drawings
  • Using Plotstyles

Drawing templates

  • Creating drawing templates
  • Using drawing templates

One AutoCAD

  • AutoCAD toolsets
  • AutoCAD web app
  • AutoCAD mobile app

 

Cost: £395 + VAT

Duration: 3 Days

 

AutoCAD 2 Virtual Training Course

AutoCAD 2D Training Inverness, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Dunfermline and other sites throughout the UK including onsite closed company courses are available.

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Scheduled Courses:

    2024
    DateCourse NameLocationPrice (Excluding VAT)Book
    15 Jul - 17 Jul*VIRTUAL* – AutoCAD 2D TrainingOnline - Remote£445Enquire Now
    12 Aug - 14 Aug*VIRTUAL* – AutoCAD 2D TrainingOnline - Remote£445Enquire Now
    23 Sep - 25 Sep*VIRTUAL* – AutoCAD 2D TrainingOnline - Remote£445Enquire Now
    14 Oct - 16 Oct*VIRTUAL* – AutoCAD 2D TrainingOnline - Remote£445Enquire Now
    20 Nov - 22 Nov*VIRTUAL* – AutoCAD 2D TrainingOnline - Remote£445Enquire Now
    11 Dec - 13 Dec*VIRTUAL* – AutoCAD 2D TrainingOnline - Remote£445Enquire Now
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