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AutoCAD 2018 Level II: Beyond the Basics (November // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, November 13, 2017 to Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$700
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
AutoCAD® users who have had formal training or who are currently using AutoCAD as a regular part of their daily workflow
Register

Take your 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 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

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD 2018 Level II: Beyond the Basics (November // Baltimore)

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 2018 Level II: Beyond the Basics (September // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, September 25, 2017 to Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Cost: 
$700
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
AutoCAD® users who have had formal training or who are currently using AutoCAD as a regular part of their daily workflow
Register

Take your 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 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

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD 2018 Level II: Beyond the Basics (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: 

AutoCAD 2018 Level II: Beyond the Basics (July // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, July 31, 2017 to Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
2 Days
Location: 
Cost: 
$700
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
AutoCAD® users who have had formal training or who are currently using AutoCAD as a regular part of their daily workflow
Register

Take your 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 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

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD 2018 Level II: Beyond the Basics (July // Baltimore)

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 2018 Level II: 3D Modeling (November // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$350
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Experienced AutoCAD® users who need to learn about the 3D tools in AutoCAD®
Register

This one-day class will introduce you to the techniques required to visualize, create, and manipulate three-dimensional (3D) entities in 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 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

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD 2018 Level II: 3D Modeling (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 2018 Level II: 3D Modeling (August // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$350
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Intermediate / Advanced
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Experienced AutoCAD® users who need to learn about the 3D tools in AutoCAD®
Register

This one-day class will introduce you to the techniques required to visualize, create, and manipulate three-dimensional (3D) entities in 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 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

Download the course outline Read more about AutoCAD 2018 Level II: 3D Modeling (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 2018 Level II: Update from 2016/2017 (August // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Hours: 
9:00am – 4:30pm
Length: 
1 Day
Cost: 
$350
Prerequisites: 
AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 Level I (or equivalent) ...or... 6-12 months continuous AutoCAD® 2015/2016/2017 experience
Level: 
Intermediate
Who Can Benefit From This Class: 
Current users of AutoCAD 2014 or 2015 who wish to learn the new features introduced in AutoCAD versions 2015 and 2016.
Register

AutoCAD® 2018’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 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

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

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  Read more about AutoCAD 2018 Level II: Update from 2016/2017 (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 2018 Level I: Essentials (December // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, December 4, 2017 to Thursday, December 7, 2017
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 AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® on a daily basis and have little to no experience or formal training
Register

This comprehensive class will provide attendees with a strong foundation for making AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to their professional skill set.  Designed for those who need to use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT as a daily production tool, this class exposes students to the two-dimensional drafting environment and the techniques required for drawing creation and manipulation.  This class explains how to take a drawing file from its initial setup, through creating and modifying objects, 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
Orthomode

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 2018 Level I: Essentials (December // Baltimore)

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 2018 Level I: Essentials (November // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, November 6, 2017 to Thursday, November 9, 2017
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 AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® on a daily basis and have little to no experience or formal training
Register

This comprehensive class will provide attendees with a strong foundation for making AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to their professional skill set.  Designed for those who need to use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT as a daily production tool, this class exposes students to the two-dimensional drafting environment and the techniques required for drawing creation and manipulation.  This class explains how to take a drawing file from its initial setup, through creating and modifying objects, 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
Orthomode

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 2018 Level I: Essentials (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 2018 Level I: Essentials (October // Baltimore)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, October 16, 2017 to Thursday, October 19, 2017
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 AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® on a daily basis and have little to no experience or formal training
Register

This comprehensive class will provide attendees with a strong foundation for making AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to their professional skill set.  Designed for those who need to use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT as a daily production tool, this class exposes students to the two-dimensional drafting environment and the techniques required for drawing creation and manipulation.  This class explains how to take a drawing file from its initial setup, through creating and modifying objects, 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
Orthomode

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 2018 Level I: Essentials (October // Baltimore)

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 2018 Level I: Essentials (September // Alexandria)

Training Details

Training Dates: 
Monday, September 11, 2017 to Thursday, September 14, 2017
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 AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® on a daily basis and have little to no experience or formal training
Register

This comprehensive class will provide attendees with a strong foundation for making AutoCAD® or AutoCAD LT® an effective and valued addition to their professional skill set.  Designed for those who need to use AutoCAD or AutoCAD LT as a daily production tool, this class exposes students to the two-dimensional drafting environment and the techniques required for drawing creation and manipulation.  This class explains how to take a drawing file from its initial setup, through creating and modifying objects, 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
Orthomode

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 2018 Level I: Essentials (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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