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Course Description

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This course is 49 learning hours inclusive of 5 hours of live sessions. It is recommended that students spend an average of 7 hours per week on this course.

The third and final course of this certificate begins with a focus on blocks, and how to create, edit, explode and insert them. Attributes and Xrefs come next, with a lesson on defining attributes, working with external references, and fading an Xref. Students will then learn about layouts, including how to draw them and create viewports in the paper space. The final two lessons focus on templates, plotting, and architectural drawings.

Course Outline

Each week has a one-hour online live session with the instructor. There is a total of five hours of live sessions in this course. Students who are absent for a live session will have access to a recording.

  • Week 1: Blocks
  • Week 2: Attributes and Xrefs
  • Week 3: Layouts
  • Week 4: Templates and Plotting
  • Week 5: Architectural Drawing

What You Will Learn

  • AutoCAD fundamentals and basic object construction
  • Using editing tools, object properties, and organization
  • Dimensioning and plotting
  • Creating architectural drawings

Notes

By enrolling in this course, you will be automatically enrolled in the Certificate in AutoCAD.

The Faculty of OLCD recommends an intermediate level of English language proficiency for the most effective learning and participation in our online and face-to-face courses. A list of the minimum recommended scores on some common English tests can be found on our website. If you have questions about your English language proficiency and ability to succeed in this course, please contact openlearning@dal.ca.

Recommended For

  • Engineers, engineering technicians, and engineering students of all disciplines
  • Architects, draftspersons, and graphic designers
  • Carpenters, furniture designers, electricians, mechanics, and steel detailers
  • Estimators and quantity surveyors

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Blocks, Attributes, Xrefs, Plotting, and Architectural Drawings
Type
Online - Self-Paced
Dates
Apr 01, 2022 to Mar 31, 2023
Total Learning Hours
49.0
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook
AutoCAD 2022 For Beginners
Author: CADFolks
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Kishore
ISBN: 9798742738978
Section Title
Blocks, Attributes, Xrefs, Plotting, and Architectural Drawings
Type
Online - Scheduled
Days
Wednesday
Time
8:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 10, 2023 to Jun 07, 2023
Type
Online Examination
Dates
Jun 07, 2023 to Jun 21, 2023
Schedule and Location
Total Learning Hours
49.0
Location
  • Online Campus - Atlantic Time
Instruction Delivery Method(s)
Course Fee(s)
Fee non-credit $1,195.00
Instructors
Reading List / Textbook
AutoCAD 2022 For Beginners
Author: CADFolks
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Kishore
ISBN: 9798742738978
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