AutoCAD Jumpstart

5 Day Course
Hands On
Official Curriculum

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The primary objective of this 5 day AutoCAD Training course is to teach students the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design, and drafting using AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT. Students learn the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with AutoCAD .Using hands-on exercises, students explore how to create 2D production drawings. You’ll also be prepared for and take the Autodesk Certified Associate (ACA) exams.

You’ll learn to navigate the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT user interfaces, use the fundamental features of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT to develop accurate technical drawings and present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way.

Whatever your career path, proven Autodesk software expertise will keep you ahead of the curve and help you develop a solid competitive advantage in today’s complex marketplace.

Autodesk certifications are a reliable validation of your skills and knowledge, and can lead to accelerated professional development, improved productivity, and enhanced credibility in your field.

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Taking the AutoCAD Tour (3 topics)

  • Navigating the Working Environment
  • Working with Files
  • Displaying Objects

Creating Basic Drawings (6 topics)

  • Inputting Data
  • Creating Basic Objects
  • Using Object Snaps
  • Using Polar Tracking and PolarSnap
  • Using Object Snap Tracking
  • Working with Units

Manipulating Objects (7 topics)

  • Selecting Objects in the Drawing
  • Changing an Object's Position
  • Creating New Objects from Existing Objects
  • Changing the Angle of an Object's Position
  • Creating a Mirror Image of Existing Objects
  • Creating Object Patterns
  • Changing an Object's Size

Drawing Organization and Inquiry Commands (6 topics)

  • Using Layers
  • Changing Object Properties
  • Matching Object Properties
  • Using the Properties Palette
  • Using Linetypes
  • Using Inquiry Commands

Altering Objects (7 topics)

  • Trimming and Extending Objects to Defined Boundaries
  • Creating Parallel and Offset Geometry
  • Joining Objects
  • Breaking an Object into Two Objects
  • Applying a Radius Corner to Two Objects
  • Creating an Angled Corner Between Two Objects
  • Changing Part of an Object's Shape

Working with Layouts (2 topics)

  • Using Layouts
  • Using Viewports

Annotating the Drawing (4 topics)

  • Creating Multiline Text
  • Creating Single Line Text
  • Using Text Styles
  • Editing Text

Dimensioning (4 topics)

  • Creating Dimensions
  • Using Dimension Styles
  • Editing Dimensions
  • Using Multileaders

Hatching Objects (2 topics)

  • Hatching Objects
  • Editing Hatch Objects

Working with Reusable Content (3 topics)

  • Using Blocks
  • Working with DesignCenter
  • Using Tool Palettes

Creating Additional Drawing Objects (4 topics)

  • Working with Polylines
  • Creating Splines
  • Creating Ellipses
  • Using Tables

Plotting Your Drawings (2 topics)

  • Using Page Setups
  • Plotting Drawings

Creating Drawing Templates (1 topic)

  • Using Drawing Templates

Autodesk Certified Associate Exam Preparation (4 topics)

  • Test Quiz
  • Work through Exam preparation Guide
  • Take ACA Exam
  • Come back and take the Autodesk Certified Professional Exam


Knowledge of drafting, design, or engineering principles is not essential but it will be helpful.

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