AutoCAD Training Course – Basic

During the AutoCAD Basic Training Course, engineers will be introduced to the AutoCAD software Interface and taken through the basic operating function tools in 2D and 3D drafting on a step-by-step basis.

Next Start Date: 12/10/2020

Batch No: 244 + 246

Trainer: Nuriman

3 Days



Skill Level


Course fee


grants available

course overview - learn autocad 2d

Trainees will be introduced to the AutoCAD 2019 Interface, and taken through the basic operating function tools in 2D & 3D drafting & editing on a step-by-step basis. Trainees will also learn more about dimensions and annotations as required in engineering drawings in accordance to the National Standards and Requirements. Trainees will be given opportunities to clarify any doubts and put to practice what they have learnt at the Guided Practical Sessions led by our Professional CAD/BIM Trainer. A Certificate of Completion will be issued to each Trainee at the end of the course.

Course curriculum

Day 1 – Lecture

  • Getting started: AutoCAD 2020 User Interface
  • Basic Operations of using AutoCAD
    • Starting project (new file / existing file)
    • Safely exit AutoCAD
    • Configurations (Units, Input method, Snap, Coordinates, Coordinate System)
    • Viewing Tools (Object selection, pan, zoom)
  • Basic Drawing and Drafting Tools
    • Lines, Polylines, Multi-Lines
    • Circles, Ellipses
    • Rectangles, Squares, Polygons
    • Arcs, Splines
    • Hatch Patterns
  • Using Modify & Editing Tools
    • Erase, Move, Copy
    • Rotate, Scale, Stretch, Offset
    • Match attributes
    • Trim, Extend, Mirror
    • Fillet, Chamfer
    • Join, Break
    • Array – Rectangular, Polar
    • Burst, Explode
  • Dimensions and Annotations
    • Dimension – Dimension Styles
    • Dimension – Baseline, Continue
    • Dimension – Distance Command
    • Leaders, Multileader (Align, Collect)
    • Text (Single-line, Multi-Line)


Day 2 and Day 3 – Practical + Assignment

  • Review of Learning (Day 1)
  • Applying learning to project assignment
  • Question & Answer (Q&A)

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