Introduction to AutoCAD

Online and Skype Based Training: COVID-19 Precaution

Due to the coronavirus threat we are now offering all of our courses via Skype video calls and conferencing. This will be at no additional charge to our regular course prices. The only difference is that we are not in physical contact with each other. This will still be tutor lead training, and you will be sent the training materials via email. We have additional information such as training materials, videos etc that we can offer free of charge from our online training portal.

For the Skype call training you will need to have a laptop and a free Skype account. If you do not have a Skype account, we can help you to setup one.

Introduction to AutoCAD

Learning AutoCAD

Offsite Training: We are able to offer training at your premises subject to a minimum number of candidates. We can also offer bespoke training to your line of business at all levels. If interested please contact us at or call 029 21 156 603, and we will be able to give you a very competitive rate.

This Introduction to AutoCAD course focuses on the basic features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with AutoCAD®. Using hands-on exercises, students explore how to create 1 Dimension production drawings.

This AutoCAD training course will teach you the very basics to get a good understanding of how AutoCAD works, and how it is used within different working environments. You will learn how to utilise all of the tools and shortcuts withing AutoCAD, to draw 1D and 2D plans.

Duration: 1 Day Training  

Introduction to AutoCAD

Course Outline:


Taking the AutoCAD tour

  • Navigating the working environment
  • Working with files
  • Displaying objects

Creating basic Drawings

  • Inputting Data
  • Creating basic objects
  • Using Polar tracking and Polar Snap
  • Using object snap tracking
  • Working with units

Manipulating objects

  • Selecting objects in the drawing
  • Changing an objects position
  • Creating new objects from existing objects
  • Changing the angle of an objects position
  • Creating a mirror image of existing objects
  • Creating object patterns
  • Changing an object size

Cost: £175 + VAT

You can find more of our AutoCAD Courses HERE

Course Format

This Introduction to AutoCAD course is a 1 day intensive course that is generally taught in small classes; normally around 3-4 people in a class to give you the maximum exposure to an industry professional. This will enable you to ask the questions that you require and, more importantly, have your questions answered. There is no exam with this course but you will receive homework to complete after every training session.

You will receive access to our online Google Portal. The Google Portal will have additional exercises and useful materials that you can use outside of our training.

There are no hidden costs for training. All of our training includes; refreshments, training material, registration and all other related costs.

If you would like any additional information about this course then please contact us on 02921156603 or email

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