Course Outline

2-Day AutoCAD training course designed for Intermediate to Advanced AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT users

This two-day AutoCAD course is designed for Intermediate to Advanced AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT users who may have been using the product for a while but would like to get to grips with some of the more advanced features.

Target Audience

Users with a good basic use of AutoCAD.  


To learn more of the advanced features.  


A good user's working knowledge of AutoCAD.


Topics Covered

Drawing Objects

  • Creating and Editing Multiline
  • Revision Clouds
  • Wipeout Object
  • Boundaries
  • Regions
  • Use Commands to Calculate Area

Manipulating Objects & Data

  • Selecting Objects with Quick Select
  • Purging Objects
  • Working with Point Objects to Divide and Measure Objects
  • Using QuickCalc for Performing Calculations
  • Template Drawing Creation

Dimensioning and Annotation

  • Introduction to Annotation Scaling
  • Controlling Annotation Scale
  • Using Multileaders


  • Creating Centre Marks
  • Creating Ordinate Dimensions

Reusable Content

  • Using DesignCentre
  • Using External References (XRef)
  • Managing External References

Blocks & Attributes

  • Working with Blocks
  • Creating Attributes
  • Editing Attributes

Dynamic Blocks     

  • Using Dynamic Blocks
  • Creating Dynamic Blocks
  • Block Editor Toolbar
  • Adding Parameters to Dynamic Blocks
  • Adding Actions to Dynamic Blocks

Layer Management & Best Practices

  • Layer Filters
  • Layer States Manager
  • Layer Standards               
  • Convert Layers to Established Drawing Standards
  • View Selected Drawing Layers
  • Purge Unreferenced Layers

Layouts & Views

  • Creating Layouts
  • Create Additional Layout Tabs
  • Use the Layout Wizard to Specify Layout Settings
  • Creating Layout Viewports
  • Layout Viewports
  • Controlling Layers in Viewports

Publishing Drawings

  • DWF
  • Drawing Sets
  • Creating Sheet Sets


  • Creating Tables
  • Working with Table Styles
  • Extracting Attributes to Tables
  • Output to a Table
  • Output to a File