Course Code: 9849

AutoCAD for Novice User

Class Dates:
5 Days
Class Time:


  • Course Overview
  • This 5-day AutoCAD for Novice Users class is designed for individuals who need to come up on the AutoCAD software but who have little or no CAD, drafting or architectural design background. It provides extra time for practice labs and review sessions so that individuals can gain a better mastery of the skills and concepts needed to go from novice to skilled AutoCAD user in a single week.

    The objective of AutoCAD for Novice Users is to enable students to create a basic 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software. This course covers the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software. The teaching strategy is to start with a few basic tools that enable the student to create and edit a simple drawing, and then continue to develop those tools. More advanced tools are introduced throughout the class. Not every command or option is covered, because the intent is to show the most essential tools and concepts to work competently with the software.

  • Audience
  • The AutoCAD® for Novice Users class is designed for those using AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® with a Windows operating system. This class is not designed for the AutoCAD for Mac software or hardware.


  • No prior working knowledge of CAD software is required for this class. In addition, students need no prior drafting or architectural design background to successfully complete this class. However, if you do have prior CAD experience. A working knowledge of basic design or drafting procedures and terminology. A working knowledge of the Windows operating system is required. If you do have prior CAD, drafting, or architectural background, you can take the 3-day version of this class

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