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AutoCAD Fundamentals



Training Time

60 Clock Hours


Course Type

Project Based






This online AutoCAD Fundamentals class training bundle will introduce you to the basics of using AutoCAD for Computer-Aided Design (CAD). You will start at the very beginning. Create drafting symbols, kitchen and bath fixtures, a floor plan and bring everything together on a deliverable sheet which is printed. You will also create an abbreviated set of construction documents - a floor plan, roof plan, structural foundation plan, electrical plan and building elevations. Learn about paper/model space. Create deliverable sheet files.

If you need to "get your feet wet" in AutoCAD, this training bundle will get you up-and-running. Learn AutoCAD from the very beginning.

The classes are hands-on, real-world, project-based and instructor-led. Your instructor is a practicing professional who uses AutoCAD on a daily basis.

VDCI encourages a strong online engagement between you, your instructor and your classmates. You will participate in group discussion forums, connect with your instructor and message your classmates.

This bundle consists of 2 Courses for a total of 60 Clock Hours. It can be completed in 6 weeks.



Earn a Micro-Credential for successfully completing this Training Bundle!

Earn a verified Digital Badge from Accredible by completing this Bundle with a grade of 70% or higher. Accredible is a badging platform that works with credible organizations to recognize, manage and share professional achievements.

Here is the course outline:

Welcome to AutoCAD Fundamentals!

CAD 101 - Introduction to AutoCAD

We start at the very beginning, using AutoCAD to draw drafting symbols, kitchen and bath fixtures, and then create a floor plan. We assemble everything into one sheet file. Learn about Drawing on Layers, Adding Text, Dimensions & Plotting.

CAD 201 - Intermediate AutoCAD

Use AutoCAD to draw an abbreviated set of construction documents for a residential project: floor plan, roof plan, foundation plan, electrical plan & building elevations. Create, insert and link drawings. Learn the best workflow.

Accept your Micro-Credential

If you have passed all previous courses in this bundle with a 70% or higher, go here to earn your Accredible verified Digital Credential.

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