AutoCad (User) - CTU Training Solutions

AutoCad (User)

The aim of this course is to develop students’ ability to effectively apply a computer program to design and draft plans of an architectural and mechanical nature. Students are required to complete a number of class exercises as well as formative assessments. The completion of these exercises and formative assessments are instrumental to develop knowledge and skills required to complete drawings on a computer aided draughting station
Duration: 5 Sessions (Day classes)
10 Sessions(Evening classes)   |   Location : Online
Course Prerequisites:
National Senior Certificte (Grade 12), Basic computer literacy, Access to AutoCad
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Virtual Interactive Lecturer-led Teaching (VILT)

Virtual instruction environments are designed to simulate the traditional classroom or learning experience. Instructor-led training is still the number one delivery method of choice because it allows you to interact and discuss the training material, either individually or in a group setting, and you gain access to expert knowledge from certified instructors. This form of guided learning is impactful and produces positive learning outcomes. Day, evening and Saturday classes are offered.

Students are introduced to the following aspects of AutoCad:

• Exploring the Interface
• Creating Your First Drawing
• Setting Up and Using the Drafting Tools
• Editing Entities
• Shaping Curves
• Controlling Object Visibility and Appearance
• Facilitator to demonstrate practical steps of chapters previously covered in theory Chapter 4-6 and
assist students with chapter exercises.
• Organizing Objects
• Hatching and Gradients
• Facilitator to demonstrate practical steps of chapters previously covered in theory Chapter 7-8 and
assist students with chapter exercises.
• Working with Block and Xrefs
• Creating and Editing Text
• Facilitator to demonstrate practical steps of chapters previously covered in theory Chapter 9-10 and
assist students with chapter exercises.
• Dimensioning
• Keeping in Control with Constraints
• Working with Layouts and Annotative Object
• Printing and Plotting
Working with Data
• Navigating 3D Models
• AutoCad 3D modelling
• Presenting and Documentation 3D Design

Course Content

Operate a computer workstation in a business environment(2 Credits)

Unit standard no: 114979

Specific Outcome

  • Explain basic IT concept.
  • Identify and operate the hardware in a specific workstation
  • Use a computer operating system.
  • Demonstrate basic maintenance procedures

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Demonstrate an understanding of measuring instruments used in Computer Aided Drawing (CAD) practice(5 Credits)

Unit standard no: 263023

Specific Outcome

  • Describe the functions of measuring instruments
  • Use measuring instruments to obtain measurements as per specification

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Plan and produce two dimensional (2D) Computer Aided Drawings (CAD)(5 Credits)

Unit standard no: 263024

Specific Outcome

  • Prepare the computer environment for using CAD software.
  • Prepare to produce a 2D computer aided drawing
  • Verify the interpretation of job requirements.
  • Produce a detailed computer aided drawing.

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CTU Training Solutions , Updated: July 10th, 2019

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