ICDL Standard 2D CAD 1 Day



ICDL Base Module

Course Brief

Provides a comprehensive introduction to core 2D CAD skills. Provides a strong level of knowledge that enhances non-technical staff awareness of the fundamentals of 2D CAD, developed with input from computer users, subject matter experts and practising computer professionals from all over the world.Can be applied to a range of 2D CAD software from professional packages to ‘freeware’ Certifies best practice in 2D CAD software use

Course Outline

Getting Started

  • First Steps
  • Navigating
  • Using Layers/Levels
  • Drawing Exchange

Main Operations

  • Create Objects/Elements
  • Selection Tools
  • Manipulate Objects/Elements
  • Using Inquiry Commands
  • Properties
  • Annotation (text and dimensions)

Advanced Features

  • Using Blocks/Cells
  • Using OLE


  • Plot/Print Options

On completion of this module the candidate will be able to

  • Use a two-dimensional design application to create and save drawings, import and export drawings
  • Use layers and levels
  • Create objects and elements; use selection tools; manipulate objects and elements Use inquiry commands, for example, to measure distances, angles, areas
  • Set and modify properties; create and modify text and dimensions
  • Use blocks and cells; create, edit, and use objects from a cell library; embed or link to objects using OLE Prepare outputs for printing or plotting

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