AutoCAD Essentials

This 3-day AutoCAD Essentials course is designed for new AutoCAD® / AutoCAD LT® software users who require comprehensive training. The course incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.

Course content for AutoCAD Essentials

  • Understanding the AutoCAD workspace and user interface 
  • Use basic drawing tools to create simple line drawings 
  • Learn how to get around your drawings using the view tools 
  • Discover how to use the edit commands to help you draw more productively  
  • Organise your drawing using AutoCAD layers 
  • Become skilled at using more advanced drawing tools 
  • Realise the power of reused symbols known as blocks 
  • Discover how to add annotations to your AutoCAD drawings 
  • Prepare a drawing to print using layout mode
  • Learn how to get information back out of your drawing such as distances and areas

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Benefits of AutoCAD Training

You will learn how create and edit drawings within AutoCAD
Discover the benefits of using template files to standardise your drawings
Increase your productivity by retrieving information from your drawings
Learn how to use layouts to create highly accurate drawings

Expected outcome

As a result of attending this training, you will be able to create, modify and work with a 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software. Effectively move around a drawing, use AutoCAD’s drafting tools, organise information in your drawing using layers and blocks. You will also be able to output your drawings using different printing and plotting options. 

After completing the course, you can log in to your personal student account and download a personal certificate. 

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Upcoming course dates

Jul
Online Training - 3 days
Course administrator Sonya Scott
Date
11 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30
13 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30
15 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Jul
Manchester - 3 days
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19 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30
20 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30
21 July 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Aug
Online Training - 3 days
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01 August 2022 09:30 - 16:30
02 August 2022 09:30 - 16:30
03 August 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Aug
Moorgate - 3 days
Course administrator Sonya Scott
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31 August 2022 09:30 - 16:30
01 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
02 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Aug
Aberdeenshire - 3 days
Course administrator Trudie Hughes
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31 August 2022 09:30 - 16:30
01 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
02 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Sep
Online Training - 3 days
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19 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
21 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
23 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Sep
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 days
Course administrator Trudie Hughes
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27 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
28 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
29 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Cambridge - 3 days
Course administrator Trudie Hughes
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27 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
28 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
29 September 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Oct
Online Training - 3 days
Course administrator Sonya Scott
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03 October 2022 09:30 - 16:30
05 October 2022 09:30 - 16:30
07 October 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Oct
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 days
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04 October 2022 09:30 - 16:30
05 October 2022 09:30 - 16:30
06 October 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Nov
Online Training - 3 days
Course administrator Sonya Scott
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07 November 2022 09:30 - 16:30
09 November 2022 09:30 - 16:30
11 November 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Dec
Online Training - 3 days
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05 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30
07 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30
09 December 2022 09:30 - 16:30
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Jan
Online Training - 3 days
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09 January 2023 09:30 - 16:30
11 January 2023 09:30 - 16:30
13 January 2023 09:30 - 16:30
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