Advance CAD Training

Advance CAD Training Courses

Advance CAD has an intuitive and easy to use interface which makes it straightforward for existing CAD users to understand and get up to speed.

However, if you have never used CAD Software before, we would highly recommend that you attend our Advance CAD Training for beginners course, as this will help accelerate your adoption and your understanding of the platform, which all leads to a better and more productive user experience.

Training Course Outline

Course Description:  This course is designed for the new CAD user who requires comprehensive training in Advance CAD. It incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing, and printing drawings with Advance CAD. Hands-on exercises throughout the course explore how to create 2D production drawings.

Course Objective:  The primary objective of this courseware is to teach the student the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design, and drafting using Advance CAD. Upon completion of the course, the student will:

  • Become familiar with the Advance CAD user interface.
  • Understand the fundamental concepts and features of Advance CAD.
  • Use the precision drafting tools in Advance CAD to develop accurate technical drawings.
  • Present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive manner.
  • Develop a level of comfort and confidence with Advance CAD through hands-on experience.

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Course Agenda

Day One
Introduction to Advance CAD

• Starting the Software
• User Interface
• Working with Commands
• Cartesian Workspace
• Opening an Existing Drawing File
• Saving a Drawing File

Basic Drawing & Editing Commands

• Drawing Lines
• Erasing Objects
• Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking
• Drawing Rectangles
• Drawing Circles
• Undo and Redo Actions

Projects – Creating a Simple Drawing

• Create a Simple Drawing
• Create Simple Shapes

Drawing Precision in Advance CAD

• Using Running Object Snaps
• Using Object Snap Overrides
• Polar Tracking at Angles
• Object Snap Tracking
• Drawing with Snap and Grid

Making Changes in Your Drawing

• Selecting Objects for Editing
• Moving Objects
• Copying Objects
• Rotating Objects
• Scaling Objects
• Mirroring Objects
• Editing with Grips

Projects – Making Your Drawings More Precise

• Schematic Project: Electronics Diagram
• Architectural Project: Landscape
• Mechanical Project (with Polar & Tracking)
• Mechanical Project: Surge Protector
• Mechanical Project: Satellite

Day Two

Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

• Creating New Drawings with Templates
• What are Layers?
• Layer States
• Changing an Object’s Layer

Advanced Object Types

• Drawing Arcs
• Drawing Polylines
• Editing Polylines
• Drawing Polygons
• Drawing Ellipses

Analysing Model and Object Properties

• Working with Object Properties
• Measuring Objects

Projects – Drawing Organization & Information

• Architectural Project
• Mechanical Project
• Civil Project

Advanced Editing Commands

• Trimming and Extending Objects
• Stretching Objects
• Creating Fillets and Chamfers
• Offsetting Objects
• Creating Arrays of Objects

Inserting Blocks

• What are Blocks?
• Working with Dynamic Blocks
• Inserting Blocks
• Inserting Blocks using the Tool Palettes
• Inserting Blocks using the Design Center
• Inserting Blocks using the Content Explorer

Projects – Creating More Complex Objects
• Mechanical Plate
• Architectural Floor Plan

Setting Up a Layout

• Printing Concepts
• Working in Layouts
• Creating Layouts
• Creating Layout Viewports
• Guidelines for Layouts

Day Three

Printing Your Drawing

• Printing Layouts
• Print and Plot Settings

Projects – Preparing to Print

• Mechanical Project
• Architectural Project


• Working with Annotations
• Adding Text in a Drawing
• Modifying Multiline Text
• Formatting Multiline Text
• Adding Notes with Leaders to Your Drawing
• Creating Tables


• Hatching
• Editing Hatches

Adding Dimensions

• Dimensioning Concepts
• Adding Linear Dimensions
• Adding Radial and Angular


• Editing Dimensions

Projects – Annotating You’re Drawing

• Mechanical Project
• Architectural Project
• Civil Project

Advance CAD Training

Accelerate your productivity - Advance CAD Training for new users or users transitioning from other 2D CAD Packages