Who is this course for?

The AutoCAD Evening Introduction is for anyone looking to draw plans and elevations in AutoCAD. The course gives lots of practical hands-on experience over four weeks. No experience is necessary and we'll have you drawing plans within the first hour of your class, whatever your ability. Whether you're looking to further your career, use AutoCAD in your existing role, or are looking for a new and exciting creative avenue, this course is for you.


What will you learn?

Over four weeks you’ll learn the AutoCAD basics before moving onto more in-depth lessons which will bring you to grips with the ins and outs of the software. You will learn how to navigate the user interface, setting up and file management. An introduction to drawing, editing, drawing aids, layers, text and dimensions. You will also work through drawing exercises and plotting.


By the end of the course you will be able to create your own simple drawings, whether it be for architectural, interior, engineering, or product design. If you prefer, we can tailor your AutoCAD learning experience to your needs and desired outcomes.


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

  • 10% of all fees allocated to design training for charities and schools.
  • Free course re-take within 18 Months.


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 and Enquiry Commands

  • Using Layers

  • Changing Object Properties

  • Matching Object Properties

  • Controlling Object Visibility in Layout Viewports

  • Annotating the Drawing

  • Creating Multiline Text

  • Creating Single Line Text

  • Using Text Styles

  • Editing Text

  • Dimensioning and Annotation

  • Creating Dimensions

  • Using Dimension Styles

  • Editing Dimensions

  • Using Multileaders

  • Hatching Objects

  • Editing Hatch Objects

  • Using Blocks

  • Using Page Setups

  • Plotting Drawings

  • Creating Drawing Templates

  • Using Drawing Templates

  • Drawing Objects

  • Manipulating Objects and Data

  • Dividing and Measuring Objects

  • Using the Properties Palette

  • Using Linetypes

  • Using Enquiry Commands

  • Altering Objects

  • Trimming and Extending Objects to Defined Boundaries

  • Creating Parallel and Offset Geometry

  • Joining Objects

  • Applying a Radius Corner to Two Objects

  • Creating an Angled Corner Between Two Objects

  • Changing Part of an Object’s Shape

  • Layouts and Viewports

  • Using Layouts

  • Creating Layouts

  • Modifying Layouts and Using Page SetUps

  • Using Viewports

  • Creating Layout Viewports

  • Working with Layout Viewports

AutoCAD 2D Evening Introduction Course

  • What: Hands-on practical course, lesson 4 is bespoke allowing for you to work on your projects and portfolio.

    When: 4 week evening course - 1 class per week with practice in-between.

    Time: 7:00pm - 9:30pm

    Where: London Software Training, London, E8 3FA



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London, United Kingdom

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