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AutoCAD Essentials


This course introduces designers to the essentials of AutoCAD. Students will learn the interface, basic drawing skills and the essentials of constructing a 2D Architectural Drawing for presentation.
Best for:

Designers looking to introduce precision 2D drafting into their workflow.

Difficulty:
Duration:
3 Hours

Learning Objectives


  1. Participants will be able to draw, modify and measure lines and curves for documentation using AutoCAD software.
  2. Participants will be able to draw architectural objects using AutoCAD software.
  3. Participants will be able to present 2D drawings to scale with lineweights and hatching using AutoCAD software.
  4. Participants will be able to construct precise drawings from a sketch.

Course Modules



First look into AutoCAD.
  • 01 | Interface
  • 02 | Model Space vs Paper Space
  • 03 | Interface Customisation
Learn how to set up your project from scratch.
  • 01 | Importing a Reference Sketch
  • 02 | Setting up Layers
  • 03 | Construction Lines
  • 04 | Trimming Walls
  • 05 | Fillets and Stretching
Add Walls, Doors and Windows to your project.
  • 01 | Layering Up Walls
  • 02 | Creating Doors
  • 03 | Creating Windows
Add furniture into your project.
  • 01 | Joinery
  • 02 | Tables and Chairs
  • 03 | Kitchen and Living
  • 04 | Wet Areas
Learn how to prepare your project for presentation.
  • 01 | Linetypes
  • 02 | Hatching and Annotation
  • 03 | Plotting

Skills and Careers




2D/3D Modelling


Architectural Design


Design Experience


Digital Modelling


Documentation


Drafting

These are some great careers that this course will prepare you for:

Architect, Architectural And Urban Design Specialist, Architectural Assistant, Architectural Coordinator, Architectural Documenter, Computational Designer, Design Engineer, Design Manager, Design Technology Leader/ BIM Manager, Design Technology Manager (Architecture Design Firms), Design Technology Specialist, Designer, Drafter, Structural Drafter, Urban Designer

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Our members report on average they save 4.4 hours a week per person on design after taking our training. We also provide time-saving plugins to eliminate manual work.



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We have over $25,434 worth of members discounts on most popular software programs. Also, with the design time savings you can take on more projects without adding new staff.



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Our ArchiStar expert team and massive ArchiStar community are here to support you. We answer any question you have within 24 hours (normally a lot faster).





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