9 Day AutoCAD 2D & 3D Introduction to Advanced Course

£1,785.00 Regular Price
£1,495.00Sale Price

Who is this course for? 

The course is for those looking to produce advanced 2D plans, elevations and sections, have a comprehensive understanding of all key tools in AutoCAD 2D and produce complex 3D models and renders. The course is perfect for complete beginners or those with a little experience in the software, who would like to apply for CAD roles or take their business and careers to the next level.


What will you learn? 

Over 9 days, you’ll learn how to create complex plans, elevations, and sections and cover all the advanced tools within the sofwtare. Days 3, 6 & 9 of the course allows you to work on your projects, developing your portfolio or bringing in work from your current role or business.


Career Progression & Opportunities

  • Architecture

  • Interior Design

  • Construction

  • Engineering

  • Furniture Design

  • Product Design

  • Event Production 

    Course Includes:

  • Expert teaching from practicing architects and designers

  • Bespoke video tutorials to take home

  • Digital reference book for revision

  • Free ongoing after support

  • Tailoring of syllabus and projects where possible

  • LST certificate of completion

    Course Coverage 


  • Navigating the working environment
  • Working with files
  • Displaying objects

    Creating Basic Drawings
  • Inputting data
  • Creating basic objects
  • Using object snaps
  • Using Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
  • Using object snap tracking
  • Working with units

    Manipulating Objects
  • Selecting objects in the drawing
  • Changing an object’s position
  • Creating new objects from existing objects
  • Changing the angle of an object’s position
  • Creating a mirror image of existing objects
  • Creating object patterns
  • Changing an object’s size

    Drawing Organisation & Inquiry Commands
  • Using layers
  • Changing object properties
  • Matching object properties
  • Using the properties palette
  • Using Linetypes

    Altering Objects
  • Trimming & extending Objects to defined boundaries
  • Creating parallel & offset geometry
  • Joining objects
  • Breaking an object into two objects
  • Applying a radius corner to two objects
  • Creating an angled corner between two objects
  • Changing part of an object’s shape

    Layouts & Viewports
  • Using Layouts
  • Creating layouts
  • Modifying layouts and using page setups
  • Using Viewports
  • Creating layout viewports
  • Working with layout viewports
  • Controlling object visibility in layout viewports

    Annotating the Drawing
  • Creating multi-line text
  • Creating single line text
  • Using text styles
  • Editing text

  • Creating Dimensions
  • Using Dimension styles
  • Editing Dimensions
  • Using Multileaders

    Hatching Objects
  • Hatching objects
  • Editing Hatch objects

    Working with Reusable Content
  • Using blocks
  • Working with DesignCenter
  • Using tool palettes

    Creating Additional Drawing Objects
  • Working with Polylines
  • Creating splines
  • Creating ellipses
  • Using tables

    Plotting Your Drawings
  • Using page setups
  • Working with plotter configuration files
  • Creating & applying
  • Plotting drawings
  • Plot style tables
  • Publishing drawings

    Creating Drawing Templates
  • Using drawing templates
  • Using inquiry commands


Drawing Objects

  • Creating and editing multi-lines
  • Creating revision clouds
  • Wipeout Objects
  • Boundaries
  • Regions

Manipulating Objects and Data

  • Selecting objects with quick select
  • Purging objects
  • Working with point objects
  • Dividing and measuring objects
  • Using QuickCalc for performing calculations

Template Drawing Creation

  • Creating drawing templates

Dimensioning and Annotation

  • Introduction to annotation Scaling
  • Controlling annotation scale
  • Working with text
  • Using multi-leaders
  • Dimensioning
  • Creating center marks
  • Creating ordinate dimensions
  • Creating geometric dimensions and tolerances
  • Working with dimension sub-styles and overrides

Reusable Content

  • Using design center
  • Creating custom tool palettes
  • Organising tool palettes
  • Sharing tool palettes
  • Using external references
  • Managing external references
  • Referencing non-native file types

Blocks & Attributes

  • Working with blocks
  • Creating attributes
  • Editing attributes

Dynamic Blocks

  • Using dynamic Blocks
  • Adding parameters to dynamic blocks
  • Adding actions to dynamic blocks
  • Using parameter sets
  • Creating dynamic blocks

Layer Management and Best Practices

  • Working with layer filters
  • Using the layer states manager
  • Using layer standards

Introduction to Sheet Sets

  • Creating sheet sets
  • Working with sheet sets
  • Setting sheet set properties
  • Using fields in sheet sets
  • Using attributes in sheet sets
  • Publishing
  • Transmitting and archiving sheet sets

Working with Tables

  • Working with table styles
  • Creating & editing tables
  • Creating advanced tables
  • Extracting attributes to tables
  • Exporting & importing tables
  • Creating tables linked to external data

  • 3D modelling
  • Introduction to 3D modelling
  • Creating solid primitives
  • Creating models from 2D profiles
  • Creating composite solids
  • Working in 3D
  • Creating models from cross sections
  • Converting 2D objects to solids or surfaces
  • Editing models
  • Adding detail to your solid models
  • Converting objects
  • Editing solid models
  • Extracting geometry from solid models
  • Changing the model position
  • Duplicating the model
  • Getting information from 3D objects
  • Sectioning a model and creating drawings
  • Sectioning a solid model and generating 2D geometry
  • Creating drawings from 3D models
  • Visualization
  • Using visual styles
  • Using lights
  • Using materials
  • Using the sun
  • Rendering
  • Navigating the model using cameras and views
  • Walk through animation

Value for Money: This offer is the AutoCAD 2D Introduction to Intermediate Course, AutoCAD 2D Intermediate to Advanced Course & AutoCAD 3D Introduction to Intermediate Course bundled together, saving over £280.


What: Hands-on practical course, days 3, 6 & 9 allow for you to work on your projects and portfolio.


When: 9 day course (Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday + Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday + Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday). 3 days learning AutoCAD 2D Introduction to Intermediate skills, 3 days learning AutoCAD 2D Intermediate to Advanced skills & 3 days learning AutoCAD 3D Introduction to Intermediate skills


Time: 9:45am-4:00pm


Where: London Software Training, London, E8 3FA

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London, United Kingdom

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