This AutoCAD course covers the core aspects of creating, managing and presenting drawings using AutoCAD, it is taught predominantly using the 2D interface but looks at 3D modelling in the later stages.
Students taking this course come from a wide variety of industries including engineering, architecture, exhibition and events, construction, and product design. The course is taught through demonstrations and specific AutoCAD drawing tasks designed to embed skills and knowledge.
Why choose this course?
This course in AutoCAD is for those looking to learn the core aspects of using AutoCAD to produce quality technical drawings.
It is aimed at students who have little or no experience of AutoCAD. Your work or studies may bring you into contact with CAD drawings and you require the understanding of the programme to give you the confidence to work with and use it.
After enrolment students can use their City email account* to register and download the Student version of AutoCAD for free. For information about system requirements please see the Autodesk website.
Classes are taught using AutoCAD on a PC but is compatible with AutoCAD on a Mac (although you may find the interface is slightly different).
* IT account instructions are sent in joining instructions email in due course after payment.
Who is it for?
This course has been designed for those who want to learn how to create and read drawings produced using AutoCAD. Students taking this course come from a wide variety of industries including, engineering, architecture, landscape architecture, construction, electronics and product design.
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This computing short course takes place on a weekday evening over ten weeks.
City Short Courses follow the academic year, delivering courses over three terms. These include:
- Autumn - October
- Spring - January
- Summer - April
AutoCAD is the most widely used computer-aided design software for producing architectural, engineering and construction drawings. Learn the skills essential across a wide range of industries.