What's In It For Me

  • Be trained in using AutoCAD.
  • Grasp basic drawing, editing, and viewing tools of AutoCAD.
  • Learn to create basic 2D drawings.


Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: ACAD

SSG SkillsConnect Reference Number: CRS-N-0047454

Software: AutoCAD 2019

The objective of this course is to enable students to create a basic 2D drawing in the AutoCAD software.


Who Should Attend

This course is intended for professionals:

  • Civil Engineers/ Mechanical Engineers
  • Product Designers and Developers
  • Instructors/ Trainers/ Students


Course Duration

3 Days / 24 Hours


Course Outline

Getting Started with AutoCAD

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

Basic Drawing & Editing Commands

  • Drawing Lines
  • Erasing Objects
  • Drawing Lines with Polar Tracking
  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Drawing Circles
  • Undo and Redo Action
  • Create a Simple Drawing

Drawing Precision in AutoCAD

  • Using Running Object Snaps
  • Using Object Snap Overrides
  • Polar Tracking at Angles
  • Object Snap Tracking

Making Changes in Your Drawing

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

Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

  • What are Layers?
  • Layer States
  • Changing the Object's Layer

Advanced Object Types

  • Drawing Arcs
  • Drawing Polylines
  • Editing Polylines
  • Drawing & Editing Spline
  • Drawing Polygons
  • Drawing Ellipses

Getting Information from your Drawing

  • Working with Object Properties
  • Measuring Objects

Advanced Editing Commands

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


  • What are Blocks?
  • Inserting Blocks
  • Inserting Blocks with DesignCenter
  • Inserting Blocks with Content Explorer

Setting Up a Layout

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

Printing Your Drawing

  • Printing Layouts
  • Printing from the Model Tab


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


  • Hatching
  • Editing Hatches

Adding Dimensions

  • Dimensioning Concepts
  • Adding Linear Dimensions
  • Adding Radial & Angular Dimensions
  • Editing Dimensions


Mode of Assessment

Certification Exam is computer-based and it is done outside classroom training hours.


Certification Obtained and Conferred by

Certificate of Attendance from NTUC LearningHub


More Information
  • (Local Institution) NTUC LearningHub
  • Fatimah
    May 5, 2020 at 11:10 am

    Accelerated my learning in AutoCAD. Very good instructor in this course.

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