This course teaches students to use AutoDesk AutoCAD software, with the focus on Architectural Drafting. AutoCAD is a commercial computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application. It is used in the industry, by architects, project managers, engineers, graphic designers, city planners and other professionals.

This is a great course for anyone interested in learning AuotCAD, the industry-standard computer-aided design (CAD) and drafting software application.

This is for anyone who wants to create professional computer-aided designs. AutoCAD is vastly used in industries such as architecture, engineering, mechanical, jewellery design, furniture design, cabinetry, woodwork, graphic design, interior design and project management.

As with all of our courses, this course is practical and easy to follow.

COURSE INFORMATION

DAY 1

Lesson 1: Introduction to the Course

  • What is AUTOCAD MASTERCLASS?

Lesson 2: Introduction to AutoCAD

  • The UI (user interface) 
  • A360 desktop
  • Layers
  • Cartesian Workspace
  • Opening an existing Drawing file
  • Viewing your drawings
  • Saving your work

Lesson 3: Setting up the Workspace

  • Drawing units
  • Scale
  • Apply basic drawing skills
  • Create a simple Drawing
  • Create simple shapes

DAY 2

Lesson 4: Basic Drawing and Editing Commands

  • Drawing lines
  • Erasing Objects
  • Drawing lines with Polar Tracking
  • Drawing rectangles
  • Drawing circles
  • Undo and redo actions Erasing Objects
  • Offset, Array, Trim/Extend, Move, Polyline, Mirror, Rotate, Dimensions, Properties, Measure

DAY 3

Lesson 5: Drawing with Accuracy

  • Draw with accuracy / Object snap
  • Parallel
  • Midpoint, Endpoint, Centre
  • Node
  • Quadrant
  • Nearest
  • Tangent, Intersection, Perpendicular, Extension
  • Arcs, Polylines, Polygons, Ellipses

DAY 4

Lesson 6: Layout and Printing

  • Layout and printing
  • Modify Objects
  • Organize Objects
  • Reuse existing content
  • Annotate drawing
  • DWG to PDF
  • Print / Plotting

DAY 5

Lesson 7: Assessments

  • Autodesk on your own PC
  • Setting up your free Autodesk Account
  • Practical Assessment and Portfolio of Evidence Briefing

Credits are awarded to Students who complete the provided Portfolio of Evidence and submit it for Assessment by iStudent Academy. You will need to be found competent against all of the criteria in order to receive the credits.

Competent students will be issued with a formal Statement of Results from CETA Seta,

All Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance.

Support will be offered to students by way of electronic assistance. This support relates only to the course material covered.

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COURSE DATES
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ACADEMIC MATERIALS
Students will receive a textbook and Portfolio of Evidence to complete at the training.

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