AutoCAD - 2D Advanced

Course Duration     –     3 days

Skill Level     –     Advanced

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Course Overview
The Advanced Design Colleges AutoCAD Advanced Training Course provides additional skills needed to work effectively in AutoCAD. You can expect to learn advanced AutoCAD interface settings and tools. This class covers how to create drawing templates including CAD Standards, Sheet Sets, Macro’s and so much more. Students will also be introduced to creating advanced drawing blocks and attributes. Finally, students will learn how to collaborate with other consultants in order to reduce clashes on site.
  • Internationally Recognised Autodesk Attendance Certificate
  • Free eBook
Course Prerequisites:
  • Completion of AutoCAD Fundamentals course or similar.
Exams and Certifications:
  • Autodesk Certified User Exam
  • Autodesk Certified Professional Exam

Who should attend:

This course is designed for experienced AutoCAD users

    Module 1: Efficient Use of AutoCAD

    • Create a custom workspace
    • Effective use of the keyboard
    • Working with objects
    • Working in multiple drawings
    • Advanced use of grips
    • Efficient use of layer tools

    Module 2: Accurate Positioning

    • Co-ordinate entry
    • Cartesian and polar coordinates
    • Enter co-ordinates using dynamic Input
    • Display coordinates on the status bar
    • How to draw using relative coordinates
    • Locating points with tracking
    • Temporary tracking point
    • Construction lines and rays

    Module 3: Working with Parameters

    • Use constraints with blocks and Xrefs
    • Remove or relax constraints
    • Geometric constraints
    • Dimensional constraints
    • Dynamic blocks

    Module 4: Blocks

    • Creating blocks
    • Blocks and layers
    • Wblocks
    • Edit block in place
    • Editing blocks using the block editor
    • Editing block names

    Module 5: Practical Blocks Examples

    Module 6: Template Creation

    • Drawing standards
    • Drawing units
    • Drawing limits
    • Creating new layers
    • The Layer Properties Manager
    • Linetypes
    • Saving templates

    Module 7: Advanced Layouts

    • Creating and using named view
    • Advanced viewport options
    • Viewport clipping
    • Viewport layer overrides
    • Modify layer properties in a viewport
    • Additional annotative scale options
    • Modifying annotative object scales

    Module 8: Creating New Styles

    • Creating new text styles
    • Creating new dimensionstyles
    • Creating dimensionsub-styles
    • Creating new multileader styles

    Module 9: Practical Examples – Drawings

    Module 10: Working with External References

    • Working with references
    • Change reference paths in multiple drawings
    • Manipulating references
    • Edit Xref in-place
    • Clip Xref