Learn the basics of AutoCAD’s ‘coordinate system’ to produce 2D technical drawings of shapes and objects. With no prior knowledge necessary, gain a basic understanding of the AutoCAD program and how to work within it.
During this course you'll learn to:
Produce, modify and edit 2D technical drawings in AutoCAD
Use AutoCAD's 'coordinate system' to draw shapes and objects
Add dimensions to drawings as annotations
Create a library of drawings for future use
Prepare and export drawings for print
Navigate the AutoCAD interface
You'll leave this course with:
A Certificate of Attendance
An understanding of AutoCAD software capabilities and processes
The ability to prepare 2D technical drawings of shapes and objects
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:
Reasonable computer skills
Access to a computer with Windows software
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.
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Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.
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