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AutoCAD 2016 Level II: Beyond the Basics (July // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, July 9, 2015 to Friday, July 10, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Cost: 
$700
Prerequisites: 
Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2015 Level I...or...6-12 months continuous Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2015 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Autodesk® AutoCAD® users who have had formal training or who are currently using Autodesk® AutoCAD® as a regular part of their daily workflow
Register

Take your Autodesk® AutoCAD® skills to the next level with expert training from CADD Microsystems.  During this in-depth two-day class, you will explore techniques designed to reduce work, increase productivity, heighten organization, and ease project collaboration.  Prior knowledge of basic Autodesk® AutoCAD® commands and techniques is necessary.
 

Introduction to Customization

Workspace Switching and Creation
Customize User Interface (CUI)
System Variables
Options Dialog Box

Advanced Commands and Techniques

Annotation Scaling
Document and Object Field Creation
Controlling Object Draw Order
CAD Standard Configuration and Checking
eTransmit
Design Feed

Advanced Layer Properties Management

Layer Filters
Layer States

Complex Entity Creation and Usage

Dynamic Block Creation and Insertion
Creation and Modification of Attributes
Group Formatting and Manipulation
Parametric Drafting Techniques

Tables

Creating and Modifying Tables
Populating Tables with Extracted Data
Linking Tables to External Spreadsheets

Plotting

Managing Plotters
Plot Style Creation and Usage
Publishing Layouts
Introduction to Sheet Set Manager

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD 2016 Level II: 3D Modeling (September // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Friday, September 25, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$350
Prerequisites: 
Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2015 Level I...or...6-12 months continuous Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2013/2014/2015 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Experienced Autodesk® AutoCAD® users who need to learn about the 3D tools in Autodesk® AutoCAD®
Register

This one-day class will introduce you to the techniques required to visualize, create, and manipulate three-dimensional (3D) entities in Autodesk® AutoCAD®.  You will develop an understanding of the 3D drawing environment and learn to create 3D entities using multiple methods.  This class is focused on the modeling aspect of 3D geometry and does not cover materials, lighting, and rendering.  A knowledge of basic Autodesk® AutoCAD® commands and techniques is required.
 

Introduction to 3D

The 3D Modeling Workspace
Types of 3D Models
Navigating and Displaying 3D Models
Orbiting your 3D Model

Generating 3D Models from 2D Geometry

Choosing a Model Creation Method
Polysoilds
Extrude and Presspull
Revolves and Sweeps
Lofts

Creating 3D Geometry

Working with Soild Primitives
Union, Substract, and Intersect 
Checking Interference
Introduction to Surface and Mesh Modeling
Introduction to Working with Point Clouds

Working in 3D

Cartesian Coordinate System
Changing the Coordinate System Dynamically
Changing the Model Position
View Cube and Steering Wheels
 

Editing Models

Fillet and Chamfer
Slice
Group Editing
Face Editing

Model Documentation

Using View Creation Tools
Using Section Creation Tools
Introduction to Point Cloud Importation

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD 2016 Level II: Update from 2014/2015 (June // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, June 25, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$350
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD 2013/2014/2015 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD 2013/2014/2015 experience
Level: 
Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Current users of AutoCAD 2014 or 20145 who wish to learn the new features introduced in AutoCAD versions 2014 and 2015
Register

Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2016’s exciting new tools and CADD Microsystems’ award winning instruction help you take your design and documentation further than ever before.  Professionals attending this one-day class will gain an excellent working knowledge of the many additions and enhancements to the latest version of Autodesk’s flagship product.  Prior knowledge of Autodesk® AutoCAD® commands and techniques is required.

User Interface

Command Line Enhancements
Update to Snap Behavior
New Tab

Ribbon Enhancements

Autodesk® 360 Tab
In-Canvas Viewport Control
New UCS Control
Galleries - Block

Communicate

Autodesk® Exchange/Autodesk® 360 for Autodesk® AutoCAD®
DWG Convert (Batch Convert)
Online Ribbon Tab
Cloud Connectivity
Design Feed
Geolocation
Autodesk® ReCap™
 

Customize

Reset Setting Tool
Multiple Folder Specification for Plot File Search Paths

Command Updates and Improvements

Multi-Functional Grips
Simplified Group Creation
Enhanced Snap Mode
Enhanced Array Functionality
Fillet, Chamfer, Properties and Offset Preview
Improved Spline Creation
New Blend Tool
Copy Tool Enhancement
External Reference Additions
Object and Layer Transparency
Object Isolation and Hiding
Select and Create Similar Objects
Point Cloud Support
Hatch Editing Update

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This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I: Essentials (December // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, December 7, 2015 to Thursday, December 10, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
4 Days
Cost: 
$1,400
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using Autodesk AutoCAD or Autodesk AutoCAD LT on a daily basis and have no experience or little to no formal training
Register

This class will provide a strong foundation for making Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to your professional skill set.  Designed for those who need to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® as a daily production tool, this class will allow you to develop a solid understanding of the drafting environment as well as drawing creation and manipulation.  This class will teach you how to take a drawing from its initial setup, through drawing and modifying the geometry, to formatting for printing.

Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.
 

Understanding the Interface

Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbon
Application Status Bar
Command Window
Palettes
The Canvas (Drawing Editor)

Basic Drawing Navigation

Panning
Zooming
Windowing

Drawing Setup and Organization

Units and Drawing Limits
Creating and Managing Layers
Managing Linetypes, Lineweights, and Colors

Drawing with Precision

Using the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Polar Tracking

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines
Hatching
Reusable Content (i.e. Blocks and Symbols)
External Referencing

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, Rotating, Scaling, and Stretching
Offsetting and Arraying
Trimming, Extending, Filleting, and Chamfering
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties

Annotation

Text and Text Styles
Dimensions and Dimension Styles

Plotting

Layouts and Viewports
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats

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Delivery: 

AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I: Essentials (November // Richmond)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, November 2, 2015 to Thursday, November 5, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
4 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$1,400
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using Autodesk AutoCAD or Autodesk AutoCAD LT on a daily basis and have no experience or little to no formal training
Register

This class will provide a strong foundation for making Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to your professional skill set.  Designed for those who need to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® as a daily production tool, this class will allow you to develop a solid understanding of the drafting environment as well as drawing creation and manipulation.  This class will teach you how to take a drawing from its initial setup, through drawing and modifying the geometry, to formatting for printing.

Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.
 

Understanding the Interface

Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbon
Application Status Bar
Command Window
Palettes
The Canvas (Drawing Editor)

Basic Drawing Navigation

Panning
Zooming
Windowing

Drawing Setup and Organization

Units and Drawing Limits
Creating and Managing Layers
Managing Linetypes, Lineweights, and Colors

Drawing with Precision

Using the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Polar Tracking

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines
Hatching
Reusable Content (i.e. Blocks and Symbols)
External Referencing

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, Rotating, Scaling, and Stretching
Offsetting and Arraying
Trimming, Extending, Filleting, and Chamfering
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties

Annotation

Text and Text Styles
Dimensions and Dimension Styles

Plotting

Layouts and Viewports
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I: Essentials (November // Richmond)

This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I: Essentials (October // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 to Friday, October 16, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
4 Days
Cost: 
$1,400
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using Autodesk AutoCAD or Autodesk AutoCAD LT on a daily basis and have no experience or little to no formal training
Register

This class will provide a strong foundation for making Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to your professional skill set.  Designed for those who need to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® as a daily production tool, this class will allow you to develop a solid understanding of the drafting environment as well as drawing creation and manipulation.  This class will teach you how to take a drawing from its initial setup, through drawing and modifying the geometry, to formatting for printing.

Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.
 

Understanding the Interface

Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbon
Application Status Bar
Command Window
Palettes
The Canvas (Drawing Editor)

Basic Drawing Navigation

Panning
Zooming
Windowing

Drawing Setup and Organization

Units and Drawing Limits
Creating and Managing Layers
Managing Linetypes, Lineweights, and Colors

Drawing with Precision

Using the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Polar Tracking

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines
Hatching
Reusable Content (i.e. Blocks and Symbols)
External Referencing

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, Rotating, Scaling, and Stretching
Offsetting and Arraying
Trimming, Extending, Filleting, and Chamfering
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties

Annotation

Text and Text Styles
Dimensions and Dimension Styles

Plotting

Layouts and Viewports
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I: Essentials (October // Alexandria)

This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I: Essentials (August // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, August 10, 2015 to Thursday, August 13, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
4 Days
Cost: 
$1,400
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using Autodesk AutoCAD or Autodesk AutoCAD LT on a daily basis and have no experience or little to no formal training
Register

This class will provide a strong foundation for making Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to your professional skill set.  Designed for those who need to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® as a daily production tool, this class will allow you to develop a solid understanding of the drafting environment as well as drawing creation and manipulation.  This class will teach you how to take a drawing from its initial setup, through drawing and modifying the geometry, to formatting for printing.

Continued Learning:

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.
 

Understanding the Interface

Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbon
Application Status Bar
Command Window
Palettes
The Canvas (Drawing Editor)

Basic Drawing Navigation

Panning
Zooming
Windowing

Drawing Setup and Organization

Units and Drawing Limits
Creating and Managing Layers
Managing Linetypes, Lineweights, and Colors

Drawing with Precision

Using the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Polar Tracking

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines
Hatching
Reusable Content (i.e. Blocks and Symbols)
External Referencing

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, Rotating, Scaling, and Stretching
Offsetting and Arraying
Trimming, Extending, Filleting, and Chamfering
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties

Annotation

Text and Text Styles
Dimensions and Dimension Styles

Plotting

Layouts and Viewports
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I: Essentials (August // Alexandria)

This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I : Introduction (July // Online)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, August 3, 2015 to Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$590
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® occasionally and will be doing minor edits on existing drawings.
Register

This fast-paced, two-day introductory class is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to create and modify Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® drawings.  It is intended for those who need to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® occasionally for minor editing of existing 2D drawings.  For those who plan to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® for daily production work, the Level I: Essentials class is strongly recommended instead.

Continued Learning: 

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.
 

Understanding the Interface

Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbon
Application Status Bar
Command Window
The Canvas (Drawing Editor)

Basic Drawing Navigation

Panning
Zooming
Windowing

Drawing Setup and Organization

Units and Drawing Limits
Layers, Linetypes, Lineweights, and Colors

Drawing with Precision

Introduction to the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Polar Tracking

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, and Rotating
Offsetting
Trimming, Extending
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties

Annotation

Text
Dimensions

Plotting

Layouts and Viewports
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I : Introduction (July // Online)

This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I : Introduction (November // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, November 16, 2015 to Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Cost: 
$700
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® occasionally and will be doing minor edits on existing drawings.
Register

This fast-paced, two-day introductory class is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to create and modify Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® drawings.  It is intended for those who need to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® occasionally for minor editing of existing 2D drawings.  For those who plan to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® for daily production work, the Level I: Essentials class is strongly recommended instead.

Continued Learning: 

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.
 

Understanding the Interface

Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbon
Application Status Bar
Command Window
The Canvas (Drawing Editor)

Basic Drawing Navigation

Panning
Zooming
Windowing

Drawing Setup and Organization

Units and Drawing Limits
Layers, Linetypes, Lineweights, and Colors

Drawing with Precision

Introduction to the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Polar Tracking

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, and Rotating
Offsetting
Trimming, Extending
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties

Annotation

Text
Dimensions

Plotting

Layouts and Viewports
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I : Introduction (November // Alexandria)

This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I : Introduction (September // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, September 21, 2015 to Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Cost: 
$700
Prerequisites: 
General computer and Windows experience
Level: 
Beginner
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Individuals who will be using AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® occasionally and will be doing minor edits on existing drawings.
Register

This fast-paced, two-day introductory class is designed to provide you with the skills necessary to create and modify Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® drawings.  It is intended for those who need to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® occasionally for minor editing of existing 2D drawings.  For those who plan to use Autodesk® AutoCAD® or Autodesk® AutoCAD LT® for daily production work, the Level I: Essentials class is strongly recommended instead.

Continued Learning: 

And now when you attend this class in any of our training centers, you’ll receive one year of access to the CADD Community, plus one year of access to the on-demand version of this training course (a $450 value). The CADD Community is an exclusive online portal for CADD Microsystems customers only, and features industry knowledge, valuable applications, how-to videos, and time-saving FAQs. Pre-loaded into your CADD Community account is the online version of this class, including course material, recorded training and self-led training modules through Global eTraining.
 

Understanding the Interface

Application Menu
Quick Access Toolbar
Ribbon
Application Status Bar
Command Window
The Canvas (Drawing Editor)

Basic Drawing Navigation

Panning
Zooming
Windowing

Drawing Setup and Organization

Units and Drawing Limits
Layers, Linetypes, Lineweights, and Colors

Drawing with Precision

Introduction to the Coordinate System
Object Snaps
Polar Tracking

Creating 2-Dimensional Geometry

Lines, Arcs, and Circles
Rectangles and Polylines

Editing 2-Dimensional Geometry

Copying, Moving, and Rotating
Offsetting
Trimming, Extending
Inquiry Commands
Object Properties

Annotation

Text
Dimensions

Plotting

Layouts and Viewports
Inserting Titleblocks
Outputting to Paper and Digital Formats

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD and LT 2016 Level I : Introduction (September // Alexandria)

This class comes with a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, provides AIA/CES Continuing Education Credits (CEU’s), and each student receives a certificate of accomplishment.
Delivery: 

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