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Key points about this course

Duration : 2 Days
Course Fee : RM 2,599.00

HRD Corp Claimable Course

AutoCAD Essentials

Virtual Class

Public Class

In House Training

Private Class

Course Overview

This AutoCAD training course is for beginners that teaching core skills for creating 2D drawings, plans and designs.

You will learn, step-by-step, the most widely used commands and techniques for producing high quality, accurate 2D drawings. This course has been developed by CAD professionals to teach you in the most efficient way.

Course Prerequisites

Delegates should have a good working knowledge of Windows. No prior CAD knowledge is required.

Suitable for

This course is suitable for:

  • Newcomers to AutoCAD and CAD drawing.
  • Users with a small amount of AutoCAD experience.
  • Users who have previously used a different CAD tool and are switching to AutoCAD.
Course Content

The AutoCAD interface

  • Features of the ribbon
  • The Application menu
  • The Quick Access toolbar
  • The command line


Creating basic drawings

  • Creating basic objects
  • Working with polylines
  • Using object snaps
  • Using object snap tracking


Accurate object creation

  • Working with units
  • Cartesian coordinates
  • Polar coordinates
  • Using Inquiry commands


Object viewing

  • Zooming techniques
  • Panning techniques


Manipulating objects

  • Selecting objects in the drawing
  • Moving objects
  • Copying objects
  • Rotating objects
  • Mirroring objects
  • Arraying objects
  • Scaling objects


Altering objects

  • Trimming and extending objects to defined boundaries
  • Creating parallel and offset geometry
  • Joining objects
  • Filleting corners between two objects
  • Chamfering corners between two objects
  • Stretching objects


Drawing organisation

  • Using layers
  • Changing object properties
  • Matching object properties
  • Using the properties palette
  • Using linetypes


Working with layouts

  • Using page setups
  • Using layouts
  • Using viewports
  • Scaling drawing views


Annotating the drawing

  • Creating multiline 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

  • Creating and inserting blocks
  • Using tool palettes


Plotting your drawings

  • Plotting drawings
  • PDF output
  • Using Plotstyles


Creating drawing templates

  • Using drawing templates

  • Autocad Essentials

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