AutoCAD Level 1

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Official Program Description

In this course, you will learn AutoCAD® concepts and commands. You also will learn how to create, edit, and print drawings using AutoCAD®.

Who Should Attend

This class is designed for new AutoCAD® users.

Expected Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will understand about basic drawings in AutoCAD® . You will know how to draw with precision, make changes needed to the drawings, you will know how to work with text and create dimensions. You will also learn about hatching and be able to implement layering and layouts of AutoCAD®.


It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of drafting, design and/or engineering, as well as knowledge of the Windows XP operating system.

Attend and You Will Learn

Getting Starting with AutoCAD® 

  • AutoCAD® user interface
  • Working with commands
  • User coordinate system

Basic Drawing and Viewing

  • Drawing lines, circles, rectangles, polylines, and polygons
  • Undoing and Re-doing
  • Viewing your model
  • Erasing objects

Making Changes to your Drawing

  • Selecting objects
  • Copying objects
  • Moving objects
  • Rotating objects
  • Changing objects using grips

Drawing with Precision

  • Absolute and relative coordinates
  • Objects snaps
  • Direct distance entry
  • Polar tracking

Creating Text

  • Text styles
  • Single line text
  • Multiline text
  • Text formatting
  • Text scaling

Creating Dimensions

  • Dimension concepts
  • Dimension style manager
  • Scaling dimensions
  • Adding linear, aligned, and angular dimensions
  • Editing dimensions
  • Adding leaders


  • Patterns
  • Gradients

More Editing

  • Stretching
  • Trimming and extending
  • Mirroring


  • Creating layers
  • Managing layers
  • Modifying layers


  • Understanding layouts
  • Formatting layouts
  • Understanding and scaling viewports
  • Creating new layouts
  • Naming layouts


  • Using print manager
  • Printing layouts


  AutoCAD Level 1
  2015 - TTS - Jan - Apr 2015   Status:  Available
In-Class:   Thu, Fri 9:00AM - 4:30PM
16 Apr 2015 to 17 Apr 2015
Class Schedule: 2 Sessions
Contact Hours: 12.0
Course Fee(s):
Registration Fee non-credit    $449.00
Gov't & Non-Profit Registration Fee non-credit    $349.00
Potential Discount(s):
  1.20 CEUs
Location:   On Campus