AutoCAD Beginners to Improvers – Coventry University Enterprises

9:30am - 5:00pm
5th Sept to 6th Sept
Engineering & Computing Building, Coventry University, CV1 2JH

This is a practical introduction to the basic elements of this market leading drafting and layout software. A two-day course that matches concise, straightforward explanations with hands-on exercises and tutorials to teach new users of Autocad the software’s core features and functions. All delegates will have access to a computer running a current version of Autocad software for the duration of the course. Participants will gain practical hands-on knowledge of the essential elements and will be given simple training exercises and examples to complete as part of the course.

Book your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/autocad-beginners-to-improvers-registration-63473436758


Who Should Attend?

No previous Autocad experience is necessary. However, architectural design, drafting or engineering experience is recommended. The course is aimed at Architects, Manufacturers, Technicians and Building Professionals who are just starting with Autocad software or those who want to strengthen knowledge of its essential elements.


The subject covered will include:

  • User interface
  • Creating a new drawing from a template
  • Basic drawing and modification tools
  • Creating and controlling Layers
  • Annotation and Scale
  • Hatching
  • Creating and using Blocks
  • Layout and Scale
  • Printing and exporting

Refreshments throughout the day and a buffet lunch will be provided.


This workshop is funded by ERDF Green Business Program, delivered by Coventry University and CUE Business Solutions and as such only SMEs based in Coventry and Warwickshire are able to attend. Eligibility will be verified when completing registration details.

SMEs who attend may also be able to access grant assistance from delivery partners to fund the costs of software licensing and certification.

Please note due to high demand, we will be limiting attendance to two staff from each business.