AutoCAD Advanced

The course introduces advanced techniques and teaches you to be proficient in your use of the AutoCAD software building on knowledge gained in the Essentials Course.
Course Duration
3 Days
+-7 hrs per day
Start Date
25/03/2024
+-08.30 am
Course Location
Online
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Course Price
R 4900
Including VAT

Course Overview

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This course introduces advanced techniques and teaches you to be proficient in your use of AutoCAD software. This is done by teaching you how to recognize the best tool for the task, the best way to use that tool, and how to create new tools to accomplish tasks more efficiently.

Course Objectives

After completing this course participants should be able to understand and/or create:

  • Advanced text objects
  • Working with tables
  • Defining dynamic blocks and attributes
  • Outputting and publishing files for review
  • Collaboration and automation tools
  • Creating, publishing, and customizing sheet sets
  • Managing layers
  • CAD management and system setup
  • Enhancing productivity by customizing the AutoCAD interface
  • Using macros and custom routines

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed to teach beginner users who want to learn more about AutoCAD software.

Pre-requisites

  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows
  • Completion of the AutoCAD Essentials course or equivalent experience using the AutoCAD software
  • Experience with drafting and design principles

What's Included

e-Manual
Software Trial
Certificate
Certified Instructor
*Items may differ between courses, contact an agent for details

Qualifications

Upon completion of the course, you will be presented with an internationally recognized Autodesk Authorized Training Certificate.

Introduction
Advanced Text Objects
  • Annotation Scale Overview
  • Using Fields
  • Controlling the Draw Order
Working with Tables
  • Working with Linked Tables
  • Creating Table Styles
Dynamic Blocks
  • Working with Dynamic Blocks
  • Creating Dynamic Block Definitions
  • Dynamic Block Authoring Tools
Attributes
  • Inserting Blocks with Attributes
  • Editing Attribute Values
  • Defining Attributes
  • Redefining Blocks with Attributes
  • Extracting Attributes
Output and Publishing
  • Output for Electronic Review
  • Autodesk Design Review
  • Publishing Drawing Sets
  • Shared Views
Other Tools for Collaboration
  • eTransmit
  • Hyperlinks
  • Compare Drawings
  • Cloud Collaboration and 2D Automation
  • Connecting to the Cloud
  • Save to Web and Mobile
  • Rendering in the Cloud
  • Attach Navisworks Files
Introduction to Sheet Sets
  • Overview of Sheet Sets
  • Creating Sheet Sets
  • Creating Sheets in Sheet Sets
  • Adding Views to Sheets
  • Importing Layouts to Sheet Sets
Publishing and Customizing Sheet Sets
  • Transmitting and Archiving Sheet Sets
  • Publishing Sheet Sets
  • Customizing Sheet Sets
  • Custom Blocks for Sheet Sets
Managing Layers
  • Working in the Layer Properties Manager
  • Creating Layer Filters
  • Setting Layer States
CAD Standards
  • CAD Standards Concepts
  • Configuring Standards
  • Checking Standards
  • Layer Translator
System Setup
  • Options Dialog Box
  • System Variables
  • Dynamic Input Settings
  • Drawing Utilities
  • Managing Plotters
  • Plot Styles
Introduction to Customization
  • Why Customize?
  • Creating a Custom Workspace
Customizing the User Interface
  • Using the Customize User Interface (CUI) Dialog Box
  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customizing Menus
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
Macros and Custom Routines
  • Custom Commands and Macros
  • Running Scripts
  • Action Recorder
  • Editing Action Macros
  • Loading Custom Routines
Conclusion
  1. Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  2. Bookings can only be considered confirmation on receipt of payment.
  3. Bookings may be changed up to three weeks in advance of the course. A fee of 20% will be levied to cover charges.
  4. For full day courses, we will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where
    applicable) tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at the training center only. Catering is not included for OnSite training
  5. Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date.
    Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  6. Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, we reserve the right to cancel or postpone\
    dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  7. We suggest clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled
    before booking flight and accommodation. We are NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight
    and accommodation for clients.
  8. Full training fees will apply if the above condition is not complied with.
  9. Errors and Omissions Excepted.
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  11. For any queries our contact details may be found on mgfx.co.za/contact.
  12. All pricing INCLUDES VAT, unless otherwise stated to exclude VAT. Transactions originating from outside of South Africa will not be subject to VAT, however pricing shown online may still include VAT, dependent on individual Web Browser settings.
  13. Pricing is subject to the availability of stock and exchange rate fluctuations, and may change without prior notice.
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