This course is for students with no AutoCAD experience who wishes to achieve maximum AutoCAD productivity in a minimum amount of time. This course will familiarize you with basic AutoCAD commands and computer-aided-drafting skills. You will gain the necessary skills to effectively and efficiently modify existing AutoCAD drawings as well as create new drawing projects. You will learn to set up a drawing, understand the AutoCAD drawing environment, how to draw, edit, modify, inquiring and view commands. You will also learn the proper techniques for maintaining drawing accuracy, dimensioning and plotting commands, plus the principles for managing layers, blocks and drawing files.