AutoCAD Introduction

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  • 3 day course
  • Our Trainers are Authorised Professionals
  • Live Online or Classroom-based
  • Certificate of completion
  • Maximum class size of 6 for scheduled courses
  • Unlimited support after your course
  • Courses at all levels: Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Masterclasses

Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Tools
  • Drafting
  • Input and Output

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The purpose of this course is to impart the basic skills required to use AutoCAD 2012 for effective 2D drafting and plotting. This course combines instructor demonstration and explanation, with the completion and review of relevant hands-on exercises by attendees. Appropriate time will be allowed to review the best practices for implementing AutoCAD 2012 as a replacement for manual drafting methods.

Course Outline


  • Interface Overview
  • Creating New Drawings
  • Drafting Settings and Drafting Tools
  • Display control, Grip Editing, Object Snap and Tracking


  • Layers
  • Properties
  • Palettes
  • Inquiry Commands
  • Multiple Drawing Environment


  • Drafting Commands
  • Modifying Commands
  • Text Styles, Single Line and Multiline Text
  • Dimensions
  • Hatch patterns
  • Isometric Drawing

Input and Output

  • External References
  • Importing other files
  • Insert Images
  • Save as PDF
  • Plotting the Model using Layouts and Viewports

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