AutoCAD 2016 Essential to Advance Training

Swamisir has been using AutoCAD for 12 years and has witnessed its evolution into the most popular industry-standard computer-aided drafting and design application. This course is your detailed introduction to the 2016 version of AutoCAD. Swamisir begins with the basics of the user interface and leads you step-by-step to learning how to draw the kind of precise, measured 2D drawings that form the basis of design communication the world over. Along the way, you'll learn how to create and modify geometry, layers, blocks, attributes, dimensions, layouts, and how to share your drawings with others.

Note: The course is an update to our 2015 training, including 2006 on working with object snaps, writing multiline objects, making dimension objects, and more.

Topics include:

Changing workspaces
Converting drawings to new units
Drawing lines, circles, splines, polygons, and more
Moving, copying, rotating, and scaling objects
Mirroring, lengthening, trimming, and joining objects
Drawing accurately with coordinates and snapping
Creating gradients
Making dimension objects
Managing object and layer properties
Reusing content
Making external references (including xrefs)
Adding annotations
Packaging and publishing CAD data



Instructor : Swamisir


  • Introduction
  • Exploring the User Interface
  • Managing Files and Options
  • Navigating Drawings
  • Drawing Objects
  • Modifying Objects
  • Drawing Accurately
  • Practice Drawing Projects
  • Hatching and Creating Gradients
  • Writing
  • Dimensioning
  • Managing Object and Layer Properties
  • Reusing Content
  • Defining Attributes and Configuring Tables
  • Making External References
  • Working with Layouts and Annotation
  • Creating Output
  • Conclusion