Introduction to AutoCAD

Duration8 weeks
Pre-requisites- Basic literacy and numeracy skills
- Basic computer literacy
Example Career ProfileBuilding Designer


To provide people in the Building Industry with a basic knowledge and skills in the use of Computer Aided Drafting, in particular 2D application. People in the Building Industry who wish to develop an understanding in the application of CAD and how it can be incorporated into their job, work and/or business.

An introduction to Autodesk AutoCAD 2D drawing package.

Computers are provided on campus for students.

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TonsleyMon 16 Oct 2017Mon 4 Dec 2017Enrol Now
$485.00 GST inc
CITB card must be current at time of enrolment to be eligible for subsidy.
$225.00 (CITB)
8 weeks x 3 hours
Mondays 6:00-9:00pm

CITB funding may be available but cannot be guaranteed. You MUST check on the CITB website to see if your membership is still approved at the time of enrolment.
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No refunds apply unless the course is cancelled by TAFE SA. International students on a Student visa (subclass 500) are not eligible to undertake short courses.

Skills Covered

Introduction to AutoCAD
- Identify the basic layout and features of the AutoCAD interface
- Starting New Drawings
- Opening and Saving Drawings
- Working with Commands and the Cartesian Workspace
- Organising the Drawing with Layers
- Drawing Precision in AutoCAD (Object Snaps)
- Basic Drawing & Editing Tools
- Working with Blocks (Creating & Inserting)
- Setting Up a Layout
- Adding Text and Dimensions
- Adding Hatching
- Printing the Drawing