Product Description

The AutoCAD® Intermediate course continues on from the topics covered in the Level 1
Essentials. It covers more sophisticated techniques that extend your mastery of the
software.

Duration: 2 days

Course Content:
  1. Working Effectively with AutoCAD

    • Creating a Custom Workspace
    • Using the Keyboard Effectively
    • Object Creation, Selection, and Visibility
    • Working in Multiple Drawings
    • Copying and Pasting Between Drawings
    • Using Grips Effectively
    • Additional Layer Tools
  2. Accurate Positioning

    • Coordinate Entry
    • Locating Points with Tracking
    • Construction Lines
    • Placing Reference Points
  3. Projects: Productivity Tools

    • Schematic Project: Purifier Unit
    • Mechanical Project: 2 Views
    • Architectural/Civil Project: Formal Garden
    • Mechanical Project: Cover Plate
    • Architectural Project: Addition
    • Mechanical Project: Block
    • Mechanical Project: Plate
  4. Parametric Drawing

    • Working with Constraints
    • Geometric Constraints
    • Dimensional Constraints
  5. Working with Blocks

    • Creating Blocks
    • Editing Blocks
    • Removing Unused Elements
    • Adding Blocks to Tool Palettes
    • Modifying Tool Properties in Tool Palettes
  6. Projects: Creating and Organizing Blocks

    • Mechanical Project: Control Panel
    • Architectural Project: Furniture Layout
    • Civil Project: Utility Layout
  7. Creating Templates

    • Why Use Templates?
    • Controlling Units Display
    • Creating New Layers
    • Adding Standard Layouts to Templates
    • Saving Templates
  8. Advanced Layouts

    • Creating and Using Named Views
    • Advanced Viewport Options
    • Layer Overrides in Viewports
    • Additional Annotative Scale Features
  9. Annotation Styles

    • Creating Text Styles
    • Creating Dimension Styles
    • Creating Multileader Styles
  10. Projects: Drawing Setup and Utilities

    • Interiors Project
    • Mechanical/Schematic Project
    • Civil/Map Project
    • Mechanical Project: Dimension Styles
  11. External References

    • Attaching External References
    • Modifying External References
    • Xref Specific Information
  12. Projects: Drawing

    • ISO A1 Title Block (36×24)
    • Mechanical Project: Drill Press Base
    • Architectural Project: Office Tower
    • P&ID Project: Oil Lubrication System
    • Civil Project: Warehouse Site