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AutoCAD I: Introduction

2.5 weeks | $525 | Online

Gain valuable experience with AutoCAD commands and menu systems.  Learn two-dimensional drawing commands, dimensioning, layering systems, and drafting techniques.  By the end of this AutoCAD training course, students will have gained experience developing and assembling a construction document, including: plotting, creating drafting symbols, fixtures and a floor plan.

Prerequisite: Good command of the Windows environment.

Software: Autodesk AutoCAD software* (download instructions will be provided by instructor on the first day of class).

*Autodesk recently updated their software accessibility for students:

  • Students enrolled in the CAD/BIM Certificate program will have free access to the student software.
  • Students enrolled in individual courses will not have free access. Those students will need to sign up for a free trial or purchase the software.

Please note the following:

  • Students must be enrolled at least one day before the course start date, due to the enrollment process and the short duration of the course. 
  • This course is administered through the Virtual Design & Construction Institute's (VDCI) online portal:
  • The same suggested textbook is used throughout all AutoCAD courses.

Quarters Offered: Winter | Spring | Summer | Fall

Course Number: ARCH-40001
Credit: 2.50 unit(s)
Related Certificate Programs: CAD/BIM

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