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AutoDesk AutoCAD Essentials


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AutoDesk AutoCAD Essentials

Course Overview

Software: AutoCAD 2019

The objective of this course is to enable you to create a basic 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for professionals:

  • Civil Engineers/ Mechanical Engineers
  • Product Designers and Developers
  • Instructors/ Trainers/ Students

Course Duration

3 Days / 24 Hours

Course Outline

Getting Started with AutoCAD

  • Starting the Software
  • User Interface
  • Working with Commands
  • Cartesian Workspace
  • Opening an Existing Drawing File
  • Viewing Your Drawing
  • Saving Your Work

Basic Drawing & Editing Commands

  • Drawing Lines
  • Erasing Objects
  • Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking
  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Drawing Circles
  • Undo and Redo Action
  • Create a Simple Drawing

Drawing Precision in AutoCAD

  • Using Running Object Snaps
  • Using Object Snap Overrides
  • Polar Tracking at Angles
  • Object Snap Tracking

Making Changes in Your Drawing

  • Selecting Objects for Editing
  • Moving Objects
  • Copying Objects
  • Rotating Objects
  • Scaling Objects
  • Mirroring Objects
  • Editing with Grips

Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

  • What are Layers?
  • Layer States
  • Changing the Object's Layer

Advanced Object Types

  • Drawing Arcs
  • Drawing Polylines
  • Editing Polylines
  • Drawing & Editing Spline
  • Drawing Polygons
  • Drawing Ellipses

Getting Information from your Drawing

  • Working with Object Properties
  • Measuring Objects

Advanced Editing Commands

  • Trimming and Extending Objects
  • Break Objects 
  • Join Objects
  • Stretching Objects
  • Creating Fillets and Chamfers
  • Offsetting Objects
  • Creating Arrays of Objects


  • What are Blocks?
  • Inserting Blocks
  • Inserting Blocks with DesignCenter
  • Inserting Blocks with Content Explorer

Setting Up a Layout

  • Printing Concepts
  • Working in Layouts
  • Copying Layouts
  • Creating Layout Viewports
  • Guidelines for Layouts

Printing Your Drawing

  • Printing Layouts
  • Printing from the Model Tab


  • Working with Annotations
  • Adding Text in a Drawing
  • Modifying Multiline Text
  • Formatting Multiline Text
  • Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
  • Creating Tables
  • Modifying Tables
  • Chapter Review Questions


  • Hatching
  • Editing Hatches

Adding Dimensions

  • Dimensioning Concepts
  • Adding Linear Dimensions
  • Adding Radial & Angular Dimensions
  • Editing Dimensions

Mode of Assessment

Certification Exam is computer-based and it is done outside classroom training hours.

Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Certificate of Attendance from NTUC LearningHub.

Course Objectives

The objective of this course is to enable you to create a basic 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software.


  • Working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology
  • Working knowledge of your operating system
  • Comfortable handling a mouse


Course Fee:
Full Course Fee After Cat-C Funding for Company Sponsored
$2/hr Funding
Before GST With GST Funding Amount Payable Fee Before GST Payable Fee With GST
$650.00 $695.50 $48.00 $602.00 $647.50

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: ACAD

SSG SkillsConnect Reference Number: CRS-N-0047454

Individual Sponsored

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable

Company Sponsored

  • This course is supported by SSG with Cat-C Funding and Company sponsored candidates (Singapore Citizens and PRs) are eligible for $2/hr funding. Price indicated above is after funding

Certification Exam Fee:

Exam Fee (before GST)

Exam Fee (with GST)




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