Introduction to AutoCAD

Purpose

This program provides some of the basic two-dimensional AutoCAD commands and concepts, and for those who want to become a more seasoned and proficient CAD operator.

Program Description

AutoCAD 2012 Level I provides some of the basic two-dimensional AutoCAD commands and concepts, from starting a drawing to plotting a complete, dimensioned drawing. Topics include: basic drawing commands, basic editing commands, understanding and creating layers, creating and editing blocks, basic system settings, creating and editing dimensions, basic plotting, viewing commands and techniques, and understanding and applying object snaps. The AutoCAD 2012 Level II course offers a more in-depth look into advancing the student to become a more seasoned and proficient CAD operator. The program will cover; assigning attributes to blocks, understanding the purpose for using layers, how to accurately apply dimensions to a drawing and how to alter the styles (or appearance) of dimensions. How to zip-up (or condense) drawing files so that you can email, upload or store on a CD or disk. To become familiar with industry standard layering and dimensioning styles currently being used. These programs typically meet for 12-18 hours total.

Primary Goals

These programs are for individuals who wish to learn basic 2-D AutoCAD® commands and concepts, from drafting board to high-tech design, and for those seeking advanced skills in AutoCAD. This will assist them in advancing their employment opportunities by learning a skill set that is desirable by employers.

Curriculum

AutoCAD Level I Course Code # BIPCT 1041
AutoCAD Level II Course Code # BIPCT 2015

Prerequisite

None

Recognition of Completion

A certificate of program completion will be awarded by the College.

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