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AutoCAD

The Cape Fear Community College AutoCAD program will help you pursue a career in engineering, manufacturing, architecture, or interior design. Taught by an experienced professional, the classes will prepare students for the Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User Certification exam.

Courses

*New Course Offering* AUTOCAD BASIC/INTERMEDIATE – ONLINE

This Online course is a hands-on class that covers basic and intermediate concepts of AutoCAD software. A student version of AutoCAD is provided for use during the course. Students will take part in virtual instruction via scheduled meetings and office hours (6-9 pm on dates TBD) and complete lessons and projects independently. Coursework will include lectures, demonstrations, discussions, and lab exercises to learn the basic drawing and editing commands in AutoCAD to set up, draw, modify, and dimension architectural, mechanical, and civil drawings. Students will work with tools to increase their speed and proficiency with AutoCAD and become familiar with some advanced commands and concepts.

Recommended Computer Specifications for Online Course

  • Windows 10 laptop or PC
  • Hard drive: 500 GB or with more space for future design endeavors example 1TB, 120GBSSD, 240 GB SSD, 480
  • Ram memory: 8 GB
  • System type: 64 bit
  • For live virtual meetings (Google meet/Blackboard collaborate), a webcam / microphone is needed

AutoCAD Basic/Intermediate

This is a hands-on class that covers basic and intermediate concepts of AutoCAD software. Students will learn to use the basic drawings and editing commands to set up, draw, modify and dimension architectural, mechanical, and civil drawings. Students will increase their speed and proficiency with AutoCAD.


AutoCAD Advanced

This advanced course will help students create command aliases, customized toolbars, palettes, and ribbon panels. Additional commands include attributes, tables, fields, and annotative elements.

Job and Industry

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median pay in May 2019 was $27.32 per hour. For more information, visit bls.gov .

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