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AutoCAD Certified User Part 1: course details
3 day course 8th, 9th & 10th
Micro Concepts Toft
AutoCAD Certified User Part 2: course details
3 day course 20th, 21st & 22nd
Micro Concepts Toft

PreviousNextMarch 2017


AutoCAD Courses

AutoCAD Certified User Part 2

3 day course

Prerequisite: Working knowledge of AutoCAD features or AutoCAD Certified User Part 1 course needed. This intermediate level 2 course continues to build on the basic concepts of the AutoCAD Essentials course.

This course is designed specifically for experienced AutoCAD users looking for additional training to take full advantage of the capabilities in AutoCAD. It incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for becoming more productive when creating, annotating, and printing drawings with AutoCAD.

 If you have any questions please call us on 01223 716200 or email info@microconcepts.co.uk


The primary objective of this course is to teach the student powerful tools and techniques for drawing, dimensioning, presenting, and printing 2D drawings. Students will also learn how to reuse content that has been previously created and extract information from their drawings.

With an understanding of these tools, students can begin to streamline the design process and become more productive with AutoCAD.

Course outline

Intermediate Text

  • Layout Space Text
  • Annotative Text Styles
  • Using Annotative Text
  • Annotative Text Scaling
  • Edit Annotative Text

AutoCAD Leaders

  • Multileaders Style Manager
  • Inserting Leaders
  • Editing Leaders
  • Inserting Multileaders

Intermediate Dimensioning

  • Single Dimensions
  • Dimensioning Toolbar
  • Controlling Dimension Styles
  • Editing Dimensions
  • Dimensioning in Layout Space
  • Editing Dimensions
  • Grips in Dimensions
  • Dimension Regen
  • Annotative Dimensioning
  • Annotative Dimension Scaling

Reusable Content

  • AutoCAD DesignCenter™ Usage
  • Tool Palettes
  • XREF (Attaching, Binding, Refreshing)
  • Intermediate Blocks
  • Introduction to Dynamic Blocks
  • Multiple Document Interface

Extracting Information

  • OLE Object Insertion
  • Fields and Field Customisation
  • Block Attribute Manager
  • Advanced Attribute Editor
  • Synchronise Attributes
  • Table Creation from Extracting Attributes
  • Extract Data

Intermediate Layer Usage

  • Layer Groups
  • Layer Filters
  • Layer State Manager
  • Inverting Layers


  • Introduction to Layouts
  • Create a Layout
  • Page Setups
  • Dimensioning in Paper Space
  • Viewports
  • Viewports Toolbar
  • VPLAYER Command

AutoCAD Parametric Design

  • Using Constraints
  • Inserting Parametric Dimensions
  • Using the Parametric Manager
  • Configuring Parametric Dimensions

3D Model Importing

  • Introduction to 3D File Types
  • Importing 3D Models
  • Best Practices for Importing 3D Models
  • Point Cloud Data

3D Layout View Projects

  • Using the Layout Feature
  • Importing 3D Models
  • Creating Views in Layout Space
  • Editing Projected Views
  • 3D Rendering
  • Projecting Views
  • Creating Sections
  • Creating Details
  • Updating 3D Views


  • Plotting from Model Space
  • Working with Layouts
  • DWF Creation
  • Batch Plotting/Publishing
  • Plot Styles
  • Plotting in Viewports
  • Plot Scaling
  • Plot Configuration

AutoCAD Professional Exam Preparation

  • Leaders
  • Annotative Text
  • Offset Command
  • Measuring Tools (Measure, Area, Enquire)
  • Moving and Copying
  • Mirror Command
  • Array Command
  • Rotate Command
  • Layout Control
  • Using Properties Toolbar
  • Hatch Command
  • Block Modifying
  • Dimension Command
  • Annotative Dimensions
  • Viewports


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