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AutoCAD - The Basics

AutoCAD TrainingLength: 3 Days

Participants are introduced to the AutoCAD drawing environment and the necessary skills to begin creating and editing drawings. The focus of this course is on using accurate and efficient techniques to draw and modify basic shapes. No AutoCAD experience is necessary, but participants are expected to be comfortable opening, saving and closing files; moving, copying and deleting files; locating files in different folders and reading blueprints.

Exercises for the workshop are drawn from a variety of disciplines, including part design, facility layout, architectural drafting and schematics.

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Interfacing with AutoCAD

Using Accurate Drawing Techniques

Displaying Areas of a Drawing

Working with Object Properties

Creating and Editing Shapes

Adding Text and Dimensions


Topics and duration may be modified by the instructor based on the skill level and knowledge of the participants.