This level 1 AutoCAD class is perfect for beginners or someone with limited experience using AutoCAD. Students will learn the fundamental commands that are used in the program. Students will learn to create drawings using a variety of shapes utilizing many of the tools and commands.
Created by industry experts, students learn by doing actual drawings with our live instructors. Students are taught many commands and tools to create drawings fast and easy. Our instructors will make sure no one is left behind.
All courses are live instructor-led. If you have a group of employees looking for AutoCAD, call us for a customized quote. We offer great discounts and onsite training for groups of two or more.
If your goal is to learn AutoCAD from great instructors without breaking the bank this course is for you.
|100% Money Back Guarantee. If you are not happy with the course after the first class. We are the only school that offers this guarantee.||(If you are not happy with the course, you will not get a refund. They claim to have great classes but no guarantees)|
|Better Business Bureau Accredited Business.||(Not an Accredited Business. No assurance if they are a real company)|
|Ultra Fast 4/6-Core Desktops with 19'-24' monitors||(old outdated computers)|
|Autodesk Certified Instructors.||(Non Certified Instructors)|
|Taught on the latest AutoCAD software||(Old outdated versions of AutoCAD)|
|All Classes are guaranteed to run or your money back.||(Many keeps postponing classes until they have sufficient students)|
|Easy Refund Policy. Cancel before the course starts and receive a refund the same day. Reschedule at any time with our no fee rescheduling policy.||(Most companies charged a cancellation fee of up to $200 and take more than 20 days to issue refunds. Please check before you sign up)|
|Flexible Schedule (Weekday, Evening, and Weekend)||(Just Weekday classes)|
|Instructor with real world Experience.||(Instructors with no real world Experience)|
|Live instructor-led training.|
|American owned and operated company.||(Non-American company)|
|Unlimited free retakes of the course for up to one year.||(No retakes allowed)|
|Flat tuition. No extra fees for books or supplies ($80 value).||(Some providers charge for books or for using a credit card to pay)|
The courses will come with a great textbook, which is yours to keep.
You can get a 100% refund if you cancel up to 2 businesses before the start of your class. You can reschedule a class any time before the class starts.
Yes you can, as long as we have an available seat in our upcoming class. You can come back and retake the course as many times as you like for up to 1 year.
This is a live online course. You attend over the internet from you home or office.
Our tuition is much lower than other training providers because we have optimized our business processes to ensure quality training at a reasonable price. As a smaller school with lower overhead we are able to provide a great class and better value to our students. We believe that education should be affordable and not break your bank account.
We only hire the best instructors. Our instructors are all Autodesk Certified Instructors with over 10 years of experience using and teaching AutoCAD. We guarantee that you will love the instructors or your money back.
Choosing a training provider can be tough choice. We all claim to offer the best value, in terms of price, passing rates, and guarantee. The Technical Institute of America offers the lowest price, one of the best passing rate, and an excellent guarantee. As a Better Business Bureau Accredited business we can honestly say what we offer is the truth and you can verify it. It’s the reason why we offer the money back guarantee.
If unforeseen circumstances arise such as bad weather, instructor health or family problems and we have to cancel a class, we will offer all students a 100% refund or reschedule to another class.
Yes we offer the most flexible schedule of all training centers. If you miss one or more of your classes you can attend a weekend, evening, or weekday class to make up your class.
Lesson 1 – Getting Acquainted with AutoCAD
Exploring the Interface
Working with the Ribbon/Tabs/Panels
Learning about the Drawing Tools.
Working with the Applications Browser
Understanding AutoCAD’s Help features.
Lesson 2 – Basic Drawing Commands and Tools
Using Drawing Tools to create accurate geometry.
Creating Circles and Arcs
Working with Object Snaps (OSNAP)
Drawing and Editing Polylines
Lesson 3 – Basic Copying Commands
Moving and Copying Objects
Creating Multiple copies using the Array Command
How to use the Mirror Command
Creating parallel copies with the Offset Command
Lesson 4 – Modifying objects in your drawing
Deleting portions of objects by using the Trim Command
Lengthening objects with the Extend Command
Using Stretch to increase the length of overall objects
Rounding corners using the Fillet Command
Beveling edges with the Chamfer Command
Modifying the size of objects with the Scale Command.
Lesson 5 – Annotating your drawing
Adding Dimensions to geometry
Adding notes using the Multiline Text command
Adding notes using the Single line Text command.
Working with Multi Leaders.
Editing tools for dimensioning and text.
Lesson 6 – Applying Hatch Patterns to geometry
Issuing the Hatch Command
Understanding the Hatch Ribbon
How to edit existing Hatch objects.
Lesson 7 – Working with Layers and their Properties
The Layer Properties Manager
Creating New Layers
Assigning Properties to Layers
Lesson 8 – Working with Layers cont
Controlling the status of layers using Freeze, Off, Lock, Isolate.
Creating Layer States
Lesson 9 – Defining settings for layouts and intro to Plotting
Creating various sheets to plot (Layouts)
Learning how to set the scale for the drawing
Creating multiple Viewports for displaying multiple scaled views of the model
How to modify viewport scale and lock into place.
Lesson 10 – Intro to Paperspace and Modelspace
Understanding Paperspace and Modelspace
Controlling Layers within each Viewport
Creating custom sheet sizes using the Page Setup Manager
Copying and Deleting Layouts
"I liked the hands-on technique and the ease with which we went from one another. I feel like I've mastered many points of the program."Sal V.
"Course was presented in a clear manner that was easy to follow. Like the large screen and excellent AutoCAD instructor."James F.
"Course was very helpful. I struggled with CAD for years, this course made help me fill in the gaps I was missing. I recommend this course to anyone looking to learn CAD."Carolyn W.
"Instructor was great. His presentation was great. Answered everyone's questions and made sure all students were on the same page. I feel very comfortable using AutoCAD now."Phillip T.
"I have been training to use AutoCAD and found it very complicated. After this course I feel very confident creating drawing in AutoCAD."Tracy H.
"Very good class. Instructor was very patient and easy going. I learned a tremendous amount and would definitely recommend this course."Andrew K.
"Joe was an excellent instructor. He is the master of AutoCAD. Answered all my questions and always there to help. I will be back to take level 2. One of the best computer classes I have ever experience."Juan H.
"I have been looking around for an AutoCAD course that was affordable and has a flexible schedule. This course was both. The sales rep was very helpful and caring. Instructor was extremely patient and really cared about the students."Steve G.