Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, April 23, 2018 to Thursday, April 26, 2018
9:00am – 4:30pm
4 Days
General computer and Windows experience
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® on a daily basis and have little to no experience or formal training

This comprehensive class will provide attendees with a strong foundation for making AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to their professional skill set.  Designed for those who need to use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT as a daily production tool, this class exposes students to the two-dimensional drafting environment and the techniques required for drawing creation and manipulation.  This class explains how to take a drawing file from its initial setup, through creating and modifying objects, to formatting for printing.

Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.

Understanding the Interface

Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Application Status Bar
Command Window
The Canvas (Drawing Editor)

Basic Drawing Navigation


Drawing Setup and Organization

Units and Drawing Limits
Creating and Managing Layers
Managing Linetypes, Lineweights, and Colors

Drawing with Precision

Using the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Polar Tracking

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines
Reusable Content (i.e. Blocks and Symbols)
External Referencing

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, Rotating, Scaling, and Stretching
Offsetting and Arraying
Trimming, Extending, Filleting, and Chamfering
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties


Text and Text Styles
Dimensions and Dimension Styles


Layouts and Viewports
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats

Download the course outline

This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.