AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT, Beyond the Basics

This AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT Beyond the Basics training course is designed as a follow-on course to the AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT Essentials. It continues with more sophisticated techniques that extend the use of the AutoCAD software beyond what was learnt in the Essentials.

"Excellent tuition." - Raymond C.


Knowledge of AutoCAD basics as taught in AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT Essentials or equivalent experience, as well as a working knowledge of basic design/drafting procedures and terminology.


Day One
  • Working Effectively with AutoCAD
    • Creating a Custom Workspace
    • Using the Keyboard Effectively
    • Object Creation, Selection, and Visibility
    • Working in Multiple Drawings
    • Copying and Pasting Between Drawings
    • Using Grips Effectively
    • Additional Layer Tools
  • Accurate Positioning
    • Coordinate Entry
    • Locating Points with Tracking
    • Construction Lines
    • Placing Reference Points
  • Parametric Drawing
    • Working with Constraints
    • Geometric Constraints
    • Dimensional Constraints
Day Two
  • Working with Blocks
    • Creating Blocks
    • Editing Blocks
    • Removing Unused Elements
    • Adding Blocks to Tool Palettes
    • Modifying Tool Properties in Tool Palettes
  • Creating Templates
    • Why Use Templates?
    • Controlling Units Display
    • Creating New Layers
    • Adding Standard Layouts to Templates
    • Saving Templates
  • Advanced Layouts
    • Creating and Using Named Views
    • Advanced Viewport Options
    • Layer Overrides in Viewports
    • Additional Annotative Scale Features
  • Annotation Styles
    • Creating Text Styles
    • Creating Dimension Styles
    • Creating Multileader Styles
  • External References
    • Attaching External References
    • Modifying External References
    • Xref Specific Information

Forthcoming dates

Select a course and complete the enquiry form or contact us on 01992 807 444 or via email to speak to one of our training specialists who can answer any questions you may have and/or make a reservation on your selected course.

Date Location Trainer Version Status Per Person
2 Nov 2020 Bishopsgate, London Trainer TBC 2020 Available £370.00 Register Interest
1 Mar 2021 Toft, Cambridge Geoff Alder Available £370.00 Register Interest

All prices are per-person on a scheduled course and exclude VAT.
Please note that the course details above, may be subject to change at short notice.

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AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT, Beyond the Basics

2 Days (2 - 3 Nov 2020)
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