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  • Length: 3 day(s)

  • Price (at your venue): 1 Person R 16,700.00 EX VAT 3 Person R 11,644.28 EX VAT 10 Person R 7,836.00 EX VAT

  • Certification Type:Accredited

  • Locations & Venues: Off-site or in-house. We train in all major city centres throughout South Africa.

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    AutoCAD Essentials Saturday Classes Training Course Course: Introduction

    AutoCAD is a program for engineers, architects, and anyone who needs to know how to do technical drawing on computer. This course is intended for the novice in technical drawing. This is a practical course and all materials needed by participants will be provided. We offer several different courses on AutoCAD from the basic course through to the expert level and separated courses for only engineers or only architects. We offer this course on a Saturday for students who cannot attend during the week.

    AutoCAD Essentials Saturday Classes Training Course Course :Course Outline

    1. Getting Started with AutoCAD
    Starting the software
    User interface
    Working with commands
    Cartesian workspace
    Opening an existing Drawing file
    Viewing your drawing
    Saving your work

    2. Basic Drawing and Editing Commands
    Drawing lines
    Erasing objects
    Drawing lines with Polar tracking
    Drawing rectangles
    Drawing circles
    Undo and redo actions

    3. Projects – Creating a Simple Drawing
    Create a simple drawing
    Create simple shapes

    4. Drawing Precision in AutoCAD
    Using running objects snaps
    Using object snap overrides
    Polar tracking at angles
    Object snap tracking
    Drawing with snap and grid

    5. Making Changes in Your Drawing
    Selecting objects for editing
    Moving objects
    Copying objects
    Scaling objects
    Mirroring objects
    Editing with grips

    6. Projects – Making Your Drawings More Precise
    Schematic Project: Electronics diagram
    Architectural Project: Landscape
    Mechanical Project: (with Polar and tracking)
    Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
    Mechanical Project: Satellite

    7. Organizing Your Drawing with Layers
    Creating new drawings with templates
    Layer states
    Changing an object’s layer

    8. Advanced Object Types
    Drawing Arcs
    Drawing Polylines
    Editing Polylines
    Drawing Polygons
    Drawing Ellipses

    9. Getting Information from Your Drawing
    Working with object properties
    Measuring objects

    10. Projects – Drawing Organisation and Information
    Architectural project
    Mechanical project
    Civil project

    11. Advanced Editing Objects
    Trimming and extending objects
    Stretching objects
    Creating Fillets and Chamfers
    Offsetting objects
    Creating arrays of objects

    12. Inserting Blocks
    Working with Dynamic blocks
    Inserting blocks with Design Centre
    Insert blocks with Content Explorer

    13. Projects – Creating More Complex Objects
    Mechanical Project 1 – Plate
    Mechanical Project 2 – Gasket
    Mechanical Project 3 – Plate
    Mechanical Project 4 – Rocker Arm
    Architectural Project 1 – Floor Plan
    Architectural Project 2 – Floor Plan
    Civil Project – Parking lot

    14. Setting up a Layout
    Printing concepts
    Working in layouts
    Copying layouts
    Creating layout viewports
    Guidelines for layouts

    15. Printing Your Drawing
    Printing layouts
    Printing from the Model tab

    16. Projects – Preparing to Print
    Mechanical project
    Architectural project

    17. Text
    Working with annotations
    Adding multiline text
    Formatting multiline text
    Adding notes with leaders to your drawing
    Creating tables
    Modifying tables

    18. Hatching
    Editing hatches

    19. Adding Dimensions
    Dimension concepts
    Adding linear dimensions
    Adding radial and angular dimensions
    Editing dimensions

    20. Projects – Annotating Your Drawing
    Mechanical project
    Architectural project 1
    Architectural project 2
    Civil project

    AutoCAD Essentials Saturday Classes Training Course Course: Course Duration

    3 day/s

    Who should attend: AutoCAD Essentials Saturday Classes Training Course Course

    This course is intended for architects using AutoCAD.

    **Quote does not include Any Exam Fees (if applicable)

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