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Course Overview

AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 Essentials features detailed explanations, interesting real-world examples, and practical tutorials to help learners understand concepts so that they can quickly start accomplishing tasks and building skills.

AutoCAD 2017 and AutoCAD LT 2017 Essentials’ focused discussions, detailed exercises, and compelling examples are organized by subject. The expert author developed this practical reference and tutorial based on years of experience using the program and training others to do so.

Note: Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 software is required and is supplied in Education Version by free download via the AutoDesk student website.

18 hours over 3 days
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Course Fees
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Units and Structure

  • Chapter 1: Getting Started
  • Chapter 2: Basic Drawing Skills
  • Chapter 3: Using Drawing Aids
  • Chapter 4: Editing Entities
  • Chapter 5: Shaping Curves
  • Chapter 6: Controlling Visibility and Appearance
  • Chapter 7: Organizing Objects
  • Chapter 8: Hatching and Gradients
  • Chapter 9: Working with Blocks and Xrefs
  • Chapter 10: Creating and Editing Text
  • Chapter 11: Dimensioning
  • Chapter 12: Keeping in Control with Constraints
  • Chapter 13: Working with Layouts and Annotative Objects
  • Chapter 14: Printing and Plotting

Entry Requirements

You'll need to have:

A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows is all that is required.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

Tutors and Student Support

Student Support and Facilities

As a student, you’ll have access to a wide range of facilities, services and support, including:

  • Step outside the classroom  and access our state of the art facilities as well as 3 huge Learning Resource Centres with thousands of resources to use
  • With hands-on experience you’ll be prepared for employment with a competitive edge.
  • A dedicated impartial careers advice team to help you on your future path
  • Our wide range of courses means that we can offer the right paths to get you where you need to be
  • Our Hub campus is right in the heart of the town centre meaning you can find your way to us easily
  • Outstanding student support throughout your studies with us.

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The Scheme helps athletes in education – aged 16-plus – to get the very best from their sporting and academic careers without having to choose between the two.

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You'll need to have:

A working knowledge of Microsoft Windows is all that is required.

For equivalent qualifications see our Entry Requirements Explained page.

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