AutoCAD Essentials

The AutoCAD Essentials course will enable you to create, modify, annotate and print a 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software.
Course Duration
3 Days
+-7 hrs per day
Start Date
17 Oct 2022
+-08.30 am
Course Location
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Course Price
R 4500
Including VAT

Course Overview


This course covers the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software.  You will learn the basic tools for creating and editing 2D drawings as well as learn the tools to annotate drawings by adding text, dimensions and tables.

Note: The Midrand version of this course may vary slightly in course content, but learning outcomes remain largely the same. Feel free to contact us for more information.

Course Objectives

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

  • Understanding the AutoCAD workspace and user interface
  • Using basic drawing, editing and viewing tools
  • Organizing drawing objects on layers
  • Using reusable symbols (blocks)
  • Preparing a layout to be plotted
  • Adding text, hatching and dimensions

Who Should Attend?

This course is intended for users who have no experience in any AutoCAD software.


  • A working knowledge of Windows operating system
  • A working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology

Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit

2.5 GHz Intel® i-Series, Xeon®, or AMD® equivalent


Display Card
DirectX 11 compliant 1 GB GPU with 29 GB/s Bandwidth

What's Included

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


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

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