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CAD for Construction – Simple DWG Tools

This beginner-friendly course is specifically tailored for construction professionals, offering practical skills in handling DWG files using AutoCAD's essential tools.

October 3, 2024 (Thu) to
October 24, 2024 (Thu)
Virtual Training

Whether you’re aiming to refine your existing AutoCAD knowledge or starting from scratch, this course guides you through the core aspects of CAD in construction, simplifying complex concepts for everyday use.

Key Benefits:

  • Time and Cost Efficiency: Learn to quickly make edits and calculations on DWG files, saving valuable time and resources.
  • Practical Skills for Construction Industry: Gain proficiency in AutoCAD tailored to the construction sector’s needs.
  • Flexible Learning for Beginners: Ideal for new users or those seeking a fundamental skills refresher.

Course Structure:

Session 1: Understanding the Basics, October 3, 11 am to 1 pm PT

  • Drafting essentials: Lines, Arcs, Shapes
  • Concepts of Scale in Construction Drawings
  • Navigating Model and Paper Space
  • Viewports, SNAP, and OSNAP Tools
  • Object Grip Editing and Control

Session 2: Simplified Drafting Techniques, October 10, 11 am to 1 pm PT

  • Basic Editing Tools: Move, Copy, Rotate
  • Layer and Linetype Management
  • Hatch Patterns: Application and Editing
  • Block Creation and Editing
  • Utilizing the Block Editor

Session 3: Annotations and References, October 17, 11 am to 1 pm PT

  • Text and Dimension Styles Explained
  • Implementing Text and Dimensions in Drawings
  • Xref Concepts: Overlay vs. Attachment
  • Efficient Use of References

Session 4: Advanced Polyline Techniques, October 24, 11 am to 1 pm PT

  • 2D and 3D Polyline Controls
  • Polyline Editing Tools
  • System Settings for Polylines

Who Should Enroll:

  • Construction professionals seeking CAD proficiency
  • Individuals new to AutoCAD in the construction sector
  • Professionals needing a refresher in basic AutoCAD skills

Embark on a journey to streamline your construction projects with essential CAD skills. Enroll now and transform the way you work with DWG files in the construction world!

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