Basic AutoCAD
Prerequisite: An entry level computer course with Windows or equivalent experience and keyboarding proficiency.
This class covers basic AutoCAD drafting principles including navigating the AutoCAD desktop and inputting objects and text into a drawing. Topics include CAD in industry and technical presentation methods, AutoCAD file management, drawing and editing objects, inserting and editing text. The student will be introduced to AutoCAD’s unique set of drafting tools that allow the user to build accurate visual representations. The student upon completion will be capable of creating industry AutoCAD files with precision and confidence.

Text:  Ascent ‘AutoCAD 2014 Essentials’ available at the UFV bookstore.

Chilliwack-Trades & Technology Centre, 5579 Tyson Rd
(80298 TRD CAD05 C9A) Barry Murley, 10 sessions Mon, Wed 6 – 9pm, $395. Starts Sept 23 No class on October 14
                                                                                                                                  
BASIC AutoCAD Part 2
Prerequisite: Basic AutoCAD
This class covers intermediate AutoCAD drafting principles and builds on the foundation of the topics and tools that were learned in CAD 01. The student will use industry methods to manage AutoCAD drawings – drawing setups, layers and linetypes, viewport and layout management, basic and advanced dimensioning tools, blocks and attributes, building symbol libraries and printing singulars and sets. The student upon completion will be  capable of using AutoCAD’s more sophisticated editing tools to create and print drawings with accuracy and assurance.

Text:  Ascent ‘AutoCAD 2014 Essentials’ available at the UFV bookstore.

Chilliwack-Trades & Technology Centre, 5579 Tyson Rd
(80299 TRD CAD06 C9A) Barry Murley, 10 sessions Mon, Wed 6 – 9pm, $395. Starts Oct 30 No class on November 11

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