AutoCAD Beginners course 2022
What you'll learn
- Making drawings and modifying them from scratch
- Using dimensions, text and other annotation
- Using ready made set of objects in AutoCAD drawings
- Printing drawings with proper scale adn standards
- No previous knowledge of AutoCAD required
This course is made with a complete beginner in mind and it will help you learn AutoCAD right from the basics.
About the instructor
I am a published author of bestseller AutoCAD book by Packt publication and also a certified Autodesk AutoCAD professional and member of Autodesk expert elite community. I have worked in the design and training industry and I have trained clients from corporates as well as colleges.
What's in this course
This course starts from scratch assuming you know nothing about AutoCAD whatsoever and it will gradually take you to all the basic, intermediate and advanced topics in a step by step way.
The course is project-based and video lessons are made with the practical application of tools and commands in mind. The course is primarily divided into three parts:
Part 1 is Practical video lessons that are based on real-world application of tools and commands.
Part 2 is Practice exercises related to modules with detailed video descriptions of answers.
Part 3 is Multiple choice question type quizzes with answers to assess course performance.
What you can expect at the end of this course
Once you are through this course you will be able to make your own drawings using simple and advanced tools of AutoCAD like polylines, arcs, circles and you will be able to fully dimension them as well as per drawing standards. You will also be well equipped to use drawing management tools like layers and you can make use of a ready-made set of symbols using a block library and external references.
Finally, you can also modify and print existing drawings using your own settings. So, in a nutshell, you will be able to use AutoCAD inside out once you are done with this course.
Who should enrol in this course
If you are a civil, electrical, mechanical engineer, architect, woodworker, interior designer or hobbyist who just wants to learn the software from scratch then this course is for you.
Whenever you have a subject matter question you can post it in the Q&A forum and I will answer your questions as soon as possible. So, with the course, you not only get the video lessons but also quick and responsive support from the instructor.
Pre-requisites for the course
There are no pre-requisites for the course but you need to have access to AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT software on Windows operating system. The course is not compatible with AutoCAD Mac users. If you are a student you can get your free copy of your AutoCAD student license from Autodesk though you may need to check the eligibility first.
Who this course is for:
- A complete beginner who wants to learn AutoCAD from scratch
I am co-author of the Learn AutoCAD book by Packt publications. I am a certified Autodesk AutoCAD professional, member of Autodesk expert elite community and professional trainer for corporates.
I have worked in design, die casting and training industries and for last five years, I have been working as a corporate trainer delivering CAD training to clients and helping them develop the skill set of their workforce. I have delivered corporate training to Fortune 500 companies, Government organizations and military.
My articles and courses have featured on many publications like AUGI world magazine and Pluralsight and my course contents have been a part of training curriculum in many colleges and universities.