Learn how to produce 2D drawings using AutoCAD software. In this course, you will be introduced to AutoCAD’s layout and user interface, commands, system variables, initial settings and basic techniques for creating, editing, organizing and printing drawings.
Key topics include:
- Drawing theory
- Constructing and editing 2D geometry
- Drawing objects, correcting errors, object verification, measurement, and controlling graphic display
- Using grids, text, layers, and object symbology
Earn a SAIT Micro-credential
This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of A- (80%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more.
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
- Understand AutoCAD’s workspace and user interface
- Execute basic commands in AutoCAD to open, view, navigate, edit, print and save a drawing
- Use basic drawing, editing and viewing tools to create an object
- Organize drawing objects on layers
- Use reusable symbols (Blocks)
- Prepare a layout for printing or plotting
- Add and edit text, hatching and dimensions
CADD 111 is the mandatory requirement for this course. You are required to show proof of completion by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.