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What you will learn

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    Draw and organize objects, use advanced editing functions, and draw accurately using the User Coordinate System.

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    Create and manage your layouts, outputs, printings, and use annotation techniques like markup tools, hatch and fill, multileaders, and dimensioning.

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    Perform drawing management techniques, use blocks for efficiency, and control external reference and underlay files.

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    Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for taking the Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting exam.

Skills you will gain

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Flexible deadlines

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Advanced Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 12 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

8 hours to complete

Advanced Drawing, Organize Objects, and Drawing with Accuracy

8 hours to complete
22 videos (Total 116 min), 12 readings, 2 quizzes
22 videos
Tips for the exam6m
Create and work with polylines: Part 16m
Create and work with polylines: Part 23m
Create and modify arcs3m
Create and work with polygons4m
Work with splines: Part 15m
Work with splines: Part 24m
Create and work with regions8m
Create and work with rays4m
Create and work with xlines7m
Create and work with multilines: Part 16m
Create and work with multilines: Part 24m
Create 2D isometric drawings8m
Select and organize objects4m
Manage layers with layer states4m
Use layer filters7m
Apply and remove layer overrides4m
Use the Layer Walk tool1m
Merging and removing layers4m
Control the User Coordinate System8m
Edit with multifunctional grips3m
12 readings
Get the software10m
Advanced Drawing, Organize Objects, and Drawing with Accuracy resources2m
See where you stand1m
About the discussion forum10m
Online learning communities and social media10m
Have You Tried: Creating and Applying a Layer Filter20m
Have You Tried: Hatch and Hatch Editing20m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 1 solution10m
Practice exercise 2 instructions30m
Practice exercise 2 solution10m
Week 1 challenge exercise2h
2 practice exercises
Pre-assessment1h 30m
Week 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

9 hours to complete

Layouts, Printing, Outputs, Annotation Techniques, Reusable Content, and Drawing Management

9 hours to complete
19 videos (Total 112 min), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
19 videos
Define and apply custom scales3m
Publish drawings4m
Create a zipped transmittal package5m
Create and modify revision clouds5m
Work with wipeouts3m
Compare drawings1m
Format text: Part 16m
Format text: Part 23m
Use tables in drawings4m
Create and adjust multileaders and leaders5m
Create and edit annotation with advanced dimensioning techniques8m
Apply annotative properties and styles9m
Create blocks and apply attributes12m
Control external references and properties of referenced layers6m
Work with underlays and use hatch options5m
Create a hyperlink to another file5m
Work with groups5m
Work smarter not harder6m
11 readings
Layouts, Printing, Outputs, Annotation Techniques, Reusable Content, and Drawing Management resources2m
Have You Tried: Create and Import Page Setups20m
Have You Tried: Multileaders for Labels and Callouts20m
Have You Tried: Creating Dimensions Quickly and Efficiently20m
Have You Tried: Working with Attributes in Blocks30m
Have You Tried: Insert Blocks Quickly with Tool Palettes20m
Have You Tried: Create Tools on Tool Palettes30m
Practice exercise 1 instructions30m
Practice exercise 1 solution10m
Week 2 challenge exercise2h
Course final assessment1m
2 practice exercises
Week 2 quiz20m
Course assessment1h 30m

Instructor

About Autodesk

Today's challenges will be solved by tomorrow's designers. That's why Autodesk gives students, educators, and educational institutions free access to our design software, creativity apps, and learning resources. A market leader for more than 30 years, Autodesk offers the broadest and deepest portfolio of products in the design world. Autodesk helps people imagine, design and create a better world. Everyone—from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists—uses Autodesk software to unlock their creativity and solve important challenges....

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you purchase a Certificate you get access to all course materials, including graded assignments. Upon completing the course, your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

  • This course is designed for those interested in preparing for the Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting exam. Students and professionals are invited to take this certification exam prep course, though it may be best suited for professionals who have a combination of approximately 400-1200 hours of training and hands-on experience with AutoCAD. A successful candidate for the Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting certification typically comes from having worked with the software on a regular basis for at least 2 years, equivalent to approximately 400 hours (minimum) - 1200 hours (recommended), of real-world Autodesk software experience.

  • A successful candidate for the Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting certification has a combination of approximately 400-1200 hours of training and hands-on experience with AutoCAD in design and drafting; is familiar with product features and capabilities; and is knowledgeable in relevant workflows, processes, and project objectives.

    The candidate can perform routine tasks involved in their job role with limited assistance from peers, product documentation, and support services.

    It is expected that all candidates will already have a general understanding of:

    • Technical drawing & design

    • The Help system within AutoCAD

    • Basic techniques used to create and modify objects with accuracy in an AutoCAD drawing

    • Annotation tools, layouts, printing, and alternative outputs

    • Organizing objects, reusing content, and managing drawings.

  • After completing this course, learners will be prepared to take the Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting exam. In particular, learners will be able to: • Draw and organize objects, use advanced editing functions, and draw accurately using the User Coordinate System. • Create and manage your layouts, outputs, printings, and use annotation techniques like markup tools, hatch and fill, multileaders, and dimensioning. • Perform drawing management techniques, use blocks for efficiency, and control external reference and underlay files • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for taking the Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting exam.

  • This course includes an estimated 16 ½ hours of learning content, including video tutorials, practice exercises, peer review activities, and extensive practice tests that help prepare you for the Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting exam. The course is delivered over a recommended period of two weeks, but learners can work at their own pace.

  • This course does not qualify for college or university credit.

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