AutoCAD Intermediate Training Course Glasgow

AutoCAD Intermediate Training Course Glasgow

Duration: 2 days

Designed for existing users who have used AutoCAD, possibly attending our Intro course, self taught possibly or upgraded to a new version.


The AutoCAD Intermediate course aims to provide delegates with more in-depth understanding of  the skills and techniques to make better use of the software.

All our trainers have 25+ years of experience with CADD (Computer Aided Design and Draughting software). Their experience has been gained from working directly in various industry standard professions such as Architectural, Engineering, Mechanical and Building Construction. We restrict our training classes to a manageable number to allow the trainers some time to take into consideration your specific industry needs. No matter what level of course you choose, our trainers are dedicated to making sure that you get the maximum benefit from the course to allow you to go away with an increased knowledge and confidence in using the CADD software.

Course Topics:

This session is designed for users who have attended our AutoCAD (Intro) course and assumes to have the general understanding level to progress to the intermediate level.

  • Paper Presentations
  • Using layers
  • Paper Space
  • Paper borders (margins)
  • Creating new layouts
  • Creating / Using view ports
  • Setting views to scale
  • Freezing view port layers
  • Modifying a model prepared for plotting
  • Line types and paper space/ model space
  • Plotting paper arrangements
  • Application of text (Multi line or Single line) text options
  • Creating and amending dimension styles
  • Matching Object Properties
  • Using the Properties Palette
  • Working with Units
  • Using Function Keys
  • Using Blocks
  • Overview of  Design Centre
  • Using Tool Palettes
  • Layer Properties Manage
  • Using the Properties Palette
  • Using Polar Tracking and Polar Snap
  • Using Object Snap Tracking
  • Joining Objects
  • Using Dimension Styles
  • Editing Dimensions
  • Using Blocks
  • Creating New Objects from Existing Objects
  • Changing the Angle of an Object’s Position
  • Changing Part of an Object’s Shape
  • Creating a Mirror Image of Existing Objects
  • Creating Object Patterns

The session is student led to reinforce the areas of learning, which is specific to their needs and interests. It is also encouraged that users bring along sample drawings on their memory sticks that could be reviewed, where appropriate, with the trainer as well.

Venues and Delivery:

We offer this course on a regular basis at our training venue in at The Travelodge, Cumbernauld- located on the A80 Cumbernauld Road, 10 minutes north of Glasgow, as well as offering in-house or bespoke training for HR departments or companies.

Please visit our IT training course schedule page to find out when our AutoCAD training is running.

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To deliver an onsite course for you and your colleagues, we will supply training laptops, digital projector and cabling requiring only a  suitable room for 4 (min) – 8 delegates.


To book this course, please complete our online booking form or contact us on 01236 873498 or

Or please use our booking form.

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