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AutoCAD is the most widely used computer-aided design software for producing architectural, engineering and construction drawings. We offer specific MasterClasses covering important functionality of AutoCAD.
This MasterClass in AutoCAD is for those looking to enhance their knowledge of the software leading to a more professional quality of the drawings.
This short course in AutoCAD is for those who already use AutoCAD and have a good understanding of the 'draw' and 'modification' commands and are familiar with other commands such as layers, viewports and dimensions.
Those taking this short course come from a wide variety of industries using CAD including: Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Construction, Electronics, Product design.
This practical set of MasterClasses takes the form of a series of self-contained two-week evening short courses taking place once a week in our Central London location. Customers can either pick and choose individual masterclasses or book all MasterClasses and get two extra weeks of tutor-led practical exercises at the end of the series.
These MasterClasses cover aspects of AutoCAD widely used in industry. They enable you to produce high quality drawings and work with drawings produced by others.
Masterclasses topics covered are Blocks, Templates and page set-up, X-reference drawings and a review of 3D solid modelling, rendering and animation.
The course uses AutoCAD 2019.
Xref Drawings MasterClass
AutoCAD 3D Masterclass
You should have a good understanding of the 'draw' and 'modification' commands and be familiar with other commands such as layers, viewports and dimensions.
Successful completion of the Introduction to AutoCAD course or thorough knowledge of the subjects covered therein will be a sufficient level to start this course.
Teaching is done through demonstration by the tutor followed by student drawing tasks covering the specific topics. The AutoCAD MasterClass: Professional Drawing Production and Management short course is designed that each lesson covers a new topic. This enables each lesson to be independent from the previous.
Handouts are given for the topics covered during the course.
Whilst the course does not require recommended reading, advice can be given should you wish to purchase further CAD reading material.
Please bring a pen and notebook to the first class.
Tommy Haycocks has more than 20 years' experience of teaching adult education courses. As well as teaching at City, University of London he lectures freelance to undergraduates at other universities. Outside of lecturing, he uses CAD in the design and construction industries on a daily basis.