Computer Aided Drafting (CAD)

Basic AutoCAD

Prerequisite: An entry-level Windows computer course or equivalent experience and keyboarding proficiency

This course covers basic AutoCAD drafting principles. Learn to navigate the AutoCAD desktop, draw objects, insert and edit text, and build accurate visual representations with AutoCAD’s drafting tools. Understand the use of CAD in the industry, technical presentation methods, and file management. Upon completion, you can build basic AutoCAD files with precision and confidence. Purchase the following textbooks for the first day of class from the UFV Bookstore:

  • Ascent AutoCAD Fundamentals 2017

Chilliwack — Trades and Technology Centre, Canada Education Park
(80071 TRD CAD05 C9A) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6–9 pm, $395. Starts Sep 20


Basic AutoCAD Part 2

Prerequisite: Basic AutoCAD

This class covers intermediate AutoCAD drafting principles and builds on the foundation laid in Basic AutoCAD. Learn industry methods to manage AutoCAD drawings and drawing setups, layers and linetypes, viewport and layout management, dimensioning tools, and blocks and attributes. Build symbol libraries and print singulars and sets. Upon completion, you can use AutoCAD’s more advanced editing tools to create and print drawings with accuracy and assurance. Purchase the following textbooks for the first day of class from the UFV Bookstore:

  • Ascent AutoCAD Fundamentals 2017


Chilliwack — Trades and Technology Centre, Canada Education Park
(80074 TRD CAD06 C9A) 10 sessions, Tue, Thu, 6–9pm, $395. Starts Oct 25


Revit Architecture

Pre-requisites: Knowledge of architectural construction terminology and basic drafting practices

This course covers the basics of Autodesk Revit in an architectural environment. Learn to plan and design a building from concept through construction documentation. Explore the tools and concepts needed to work with fully parametric building modeling software. Purchase the following for the first day of class from the UFV Bookstore:

  • Revit Architecture 2017 Fundamentals
  • UFV Revit course pack

Chilliwack — Trades and Technology Centre, Canada Education Park
(80203 TRD REV1 C9A) 9 sessions, Mon, Wed, 6:30–9:30 pm, Sat, 9 am–3 pm, $395. Starts Oct 17

Last updated June 2016

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