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Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 Combo Training Courses

About the Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 Combo

Duration: 8 days (64 hours)

AutoCAD

NetCom Learning's Authorized AutoCAD course is taught by industry experts and Autodesk Certified instructors to give you the best of concepts, procedures, and real world best practices. This combo starts from the essential elements of drawing using AutoCAD, extending to the concepts beyond the basics and explaining how to practice proficiency in the use of AutoCAD software.

NetCom is an Autodesk Authorized Learning Center utilizing official Autodesk curriculum.

Next Class Dates

Oct 9, 2017 – Oct 18, 2017
 
9:00am – 5:00pm PST
 
 
Nov 6, 2017 – Nov 22, 2017
 
9:00am – 5:00pm EST
 
 

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This training consists of the following courses:

Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 Level 1: Essentials   More on this course

3 days | 24 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Navigate the AutoCAD user interfaces
  • » Use the fundamental features of AutoCAD
  • » Use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD to develop accurate technical drawings
  • » Present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way

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arrow Course Outline

  • Getting Started with AutoCAD
    1. Starting the Software
    2. User Interface
    3. Working with Commands
    4. Cartesian Workspace
    5. Opening an Existing Drawing File
    6. Viewing Your Drawing
    7. Saving Your Work
  • Basic Drawing & Editing Commands
    1. Drawing Lines
    2. Erasing Objects
    3. Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking
    4. Drawing Rectangles
    5. Drawing Circles
    6. Undo and Redo Actions
  • Projects - Creating a Simple Drawing
    1. Create a Simple Drawing
    2. Create Simple Shapes
  • Drawing Precision in AutoCAD
    1. Using Running Object Snaps
    2. Using Object Snap Overrides
    3. Polar Tracking at Angles
    4. Object Snap Tracking
    5. Drawing with Snap and Grid (Optional)
  • Making Changes in Your Drawing
    1. Selecting Objects for Editing
    2. Moving Objects
    3. Copying Objects
    4. Rotating Objects
    5. Scaling Objects
    6. Mirroring Objects
    7. Editing with Grips
  • Projects - Making Your Drawings More Precise
    1. Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
    2. Architectural Project: Landscape
    3. Mechanical Project (with Polar & Tracking)
    4. Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
    5. Mechanical Project: Satellite
  • Organizing Your Drawing with Layers
    1. Creating New Drawings With Templates
    2. What are Layers?
    3. Layer States
    4. Changing an Object's Layer
  • Advanced Object Types
    1. Drawing Arcs
    2. Drawing Polylines
    3. Editing Polylines
    4. Drawing Polygons
    5. Drawing Ellipses
  • Analyzing Model and Object Properties
    1. Working with Object Properties
    2. Measuring Objects
  • Projects - Drawing Organization & Information
    1. Architectural Project
    2. Mechanical Project
    3. Civil Project
  • Advanced Editing Commands
    1. Trimming and Extending Objects
    2. Stretching Objects
    3. Creating Fillets and Chamfers
  • Offsetting Objects
    1. Creating Arrays of Objects
  • Inserting Blocks
    1. What are Blocks?
    2. Working with Dynamic Blocks
    3. Inserting Blocks
    4. Inserting Blocks using the Tool Palettes
    5. Inserting Blocks using the DesignCenter
    6. Inserting Blocks using the Content Explorer
  • Projects - Creating More Complex Objects
    1. Mechanical Project 1 - Plate
    2. Mechanical Project 2 - Gasket
    3. Mechanical Project 3 - Plate
    4. Mechanical Project 4 - Rocker Arm
    5. Architectural Project 1 - Floor Plan
    6. Architectural Project 2 - Floor Plan
    7. Civil Project - Parking Lot
  • Setting Up a Layout
    1. Printing Concepts
    2. Working in Layouts
    3. Creating Layouts
    4. Creating Layout Viewports
    5. Guidelines for Layouts
  • Printing Your Drawing
    1. Printing Layouts
    2. Print and Plot Settings
  • Projects - Preparing to Print
    1. Mechanical Project
    2. Architectural Project
  • Text
    1. Working with Annotations
    2. Adding Text in a Drawing
    3. Modifying Multiline Text
    4. Formatting Multiline Text
    5. Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
    6. Creating Tables
    7. Modifying Tables
  • Hatching
    1. Hatching
    2. Editing Hatches
  • Adding Dimensions
    1. Dimensioning Concepts
    2. Adding Linear Dimensions
    3. Adding Radial and Angular Dimensions
    4. Editing Dimensions
  • Projects - Annotating Your Drawing
    1. Mechanical Project
    2. Architectural Project 1
    3. Architectural Project 2
    4. Civil Project

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Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 Level 2: Intermediate   More on this course

2 days | 16 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » Learn how to use powerful tools and techniques for drawing, dimensioning, and printing 2D drawings
  • » Add parametric constraints to objects
  • » Create local and global blocks
  • » Set up layers, styles, and templates
  • » Streamline the design process and become more productive with AutoCAD

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  • Working Effectively with AutoCAD
    1. Creating a Custom Workspace
    2. Using the Keyboard Effectively
    3. Object Creation, Selection, and Visibility
    4. Working in Multiple Drawings
    5. Copying and Pasting Between Drawings
    6. Using Grips Effectively
    7. Additional Layer Tools
  • Accurate Positioning
    1. Coordinate Entry
    2. Locating Points with Tracking
    3. Construction Lines
    4. Placing Reference Points
  • Projects - Productivity Tools
    1. Schematic Project - Purifier Unit
    2. Mechanical Project - 2 Views
    3. Architectural/Civil Project - Formal Garden
    4. Mechanical Project - Cover Plate
    5. Architectural Project - Addition
    6. Mechanical Project - Block
    7. Mechanical Project - Plate
  • Parametric Drawing
    1. Working with Constraints
    2. Geometric Constraints
    3. Dimensional Constraints
  • Working with Blocks
    1. Creating Blocks
    2. Editing Blocks
    3. Removing Unused Elements
    4. Adding Blocks to Tool Palettes
    5. Modifying Tool Properties in Tool Palettes
  • Projects - Creating and Organizing Blocks
    1. Mechanical Project - Control Panel
    2. Architectural Project - Furniture Layout
    3. Civil Project - Utility Layout
  • Creating Templates
    1. Why Use Templates?
    2. Controlling Units Display
    3. Creating New Layers
    4. Adding Standard Layouts to Templates
    5. Saving Templates
  • Advanced Layouts
    1. Creating and Using Named Views
    2. Advanced Viewport Options
    3. Layer Overrides in Viewports
    4. Additional Annotative Scale Features
  • Annotation Styles
    1. Creating Text Styles
    2. Creating Dimension Styles
    3. Creating Multileader Styles
  • Projects - Drawing Setup and Utilities
    1. Interiors Project
    2. Mechanical/Schematic Project
    3. Civil/Map Project
    4. Mechanical Project - Dimension Styles
  • External References
    1. Attaching External References
    2. Modifying External References
    3. Xref Specific Information
  • Projects - Drawing
    1. D-sized Title Block
    2. Mechanical Project - Drill Press Base
    3. Architectural Project - Office Tower
    4. P&ID Project - Oil Lubrication System
    5. Civil Project - Warehouse Site

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Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 Level 3: Advanced   More on this course

3 days | 24 hours

arrow Course Objectives

  • » 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

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arrow Course Outline

  • Introduction
  • Advanced Text Objects
    1. Annotation Scale Overview
    2. Using Fields
    3. Controlling the Draw Order
  • Working with Tables
    1. Working with Linked Tables
    2. Creating Table Styles
  • Dynamic Blocks
    1. Working with Dynamic Blocks
    2. Creating Dynamic Block Definitions
    3. Dynamic Block Authoring Tools
    4. Additional Visibility Options
  • Attributes
    1. Inserting Blocks with Attributes
    2. Editing Attribute Values
    3. Defining Attributes
    4. Redefining Blocks with Attributes
    5. Extracting Attributes
  • Output and Publishing
    1. Output For Electronic Review
    2. Autodesk Design Review
    3. Publishing Drawing Sets
  • Other Tools for Collaboration
    1. eTransmit
    2. Hyperlinks
  • Cloud Collaboration and 2D Automation
    1. Connecting to the Cloud
    2. Sharing Drawings in the Cloud
    3. Rendering in the Cloud
    4. Attach Navisworks Files
    5. Attach BIM 360 Glue Models
  • Introduction to Sheet Sets
    1. Overview of Sheet Sets
    2. Creating Sheet Sets
    3. Creating Sheets in Sheet Sets
    4. Adding Views to Sheets
    5. Importing Layouts to Sheet Sets
  • Publishing and Customizing Sheet Sets
    1. Transmitting and Archiving Sheet Sets
    2. Publishing Sheet Sets
    3. Customizing Sheet Sets
    4. Custom Blocks for Sheet Sets
  • Managing Layers
    1. Working in the Layer Properties Manager
    2. Creating Layer Filters
    3. Setting Layer States
  • CAD Standards
    1. CAD Standards Concepts
    2. Configuring Standards
    3. Checking Standards
    4. Layer Translator
  • System Setup
    1. Options Dialog Box
    2. System Variables
    3. Dynamic Input Settings
    4. Drawing Utilities
    5. Managing Plotters
    6. Plot Styles
  • Introduction to Customization
    1. Why Customize?
    2. Creating a Custom Workspace
  • Customizing the User Interface
    1. Using the Customize User Interface (CUI) Dialog Box
    2. Customizing the Ribbon
    3. Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
    4. Customizing Menus
    5. Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Macros and Custom Routines
    1. Custom Commands and Macros
    2. Running Scripts
    3. Action Recorder
    4. Editing Action Macros

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This training prepares students for the following exam(s):

  • » AutoCAD User: AutoCAD Certified User Examination
  • » AutoCAD Professional exam: AutoCAD Certified Professional Exam
  • » AutoCAD User: AutoCAD Certified User Examination
  • » AutoCAD Professional exam: AutoCAD Certified Professional Exam
  • » AutoCAD User: AutoCAD Certified User Examination
  • » AutoCAD Professional exam: AutoCAD Certified Professional Exam

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Recent Client Testimonials & Reviews

Good and effective learning experience. The instructor is great and made learning simple & enjoyable.

- Arturo C.

Course(s) Taken

» Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 Level 1: Essentials

The class room is great and clean. Very helpful instructor.

- Allan P.

Course(s) Taken

» Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 Level 1: Essentials

The instructor is very thorough and makes sure everyone understands before moving on.

- Codie W.


Course(s) Taken

» Autodesk AutoCAD 2017 Combo

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