AutoCAD Level 2

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Official Program Description

This class is designed for intermediate AutoCAD®users. You will learn features, techniques and commands to become more productive when creating, annotating and printing drawings using AutoCAD®.

Who Should Attend

This class is designed for new AutoCAD® users who have successfully completed level one or have equivalent knowledge.


It is recommended that you have a basic knowledge of AutoCAD® and know the fundamentals of drawing, editing and printing with AutoCAD®.

Attend and You Will Learn

Working Effectively with AutoCAD®

  • Working with multiple drawings
  • Using advanced layering tools and techniques
  • Getting a grip on your drawing
  • coordinating entry and point selection using tracking
  • Working from a frame of reference
  • Using advanced object selection

Working with Blocks and External References

  • Creating blocks
  • Editing blocks
  • Removing parts of blocks
  • Using XREF manager
  • Attaching XREFs
  • Modifying XREFs
  • Binding XREFs

Understanding Tool Palettes

  • Using the standard tool palette
  • Adding blocks to the tool palette

Working with Templates

  • Finding out what are templates
  • Finding out what can be part of a template
  • Saving and re-using templates

Functioning with the Options Dialog

  • Using the options dialog box to change the drawing interface

Understanding Advanced Viewports

  • Using model space viewports
  • Using paper space viewports
  • Using MVSETUP
  • Using pre-set views
  • Using advanced zoom commands

Working with Tables

  • Creating and editing tables
  • Linking tables
  • Using table styles

Understanding Attributes

  • Creating block attributes
  • Redefining blocks with attributes
  • Extracting attributes

Working with Efficiency Tools

  • Using quickcalc
  • Using ddp modes
  • Using design center
  • Using spell check
  • Using group command
  • Using advanced object properties

Troubleshooting and Optimizing

  • Removing unused data
  • Recovering and auditing corrupted drawings
  • Retrieving a previous backup
  • Bringing back deleted objects


  AutoCAD Level 2
  2016 - TTS - Jan - April 2016   Status:  Available
In-Class:   Thu, Fri 9:00AM - 4:30PM
25 Feb 2016 to 26 Feb 2016
Class Schedule: 2 Sessions
Contact Hours: 12.0
Course Fee(s):
Gov't & Non-Profit Registration Fee non-credit    $349.00
Registration Fee non-credit    $449.00
Potential Discount(s):
  1.20 CEUs
Location:   On Campus