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Computer Aided Drafting

Autodesk AutoCAD is one of the world’s leading 2D and 3D Computer Assisted Drafting (CAD) design tools used by architects, engineers and other professionals who require computer drafting and drawing techniques in their work. Come learn AutoCAD from an instructor who has mastered the program and uses it in the workplace.

Register and complete any of our AutoCAD classes and receive access to the AutoCAD student version for three years at no charge. The student version contains the same AutoCAD software as the commercial version, but is to be used for student work only. Access information for the student version is provided at the first class session.

AutoCAD - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Learn the fundamentals of Computer‐Assisted Drafting (CAD) 3D and 2D rendering with Autodesk AutoCAD. Compare and contrast CAD and manual drafting methods and learn the essentials of drawing organization and layer management. Explore the use of blocks, fonts, and automatic dimensioning features. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 51101 or basic computer experience. NOTE: The textbook is included in the cost of this class.

Section SUA‐PD

69111
$795
07/30/2019 - 08/20/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Move from drawing in Model Space to plotting in Paper Space to print amazing views of your creations. Work with blocks and attributes, layers, color, linetypes, lineweights and viewports. Edit text, create tables and add new dimensions. Learn why it's important to establish standards that promote conformance. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 69111 or equivalent experience.

Section FAA‐PD

69112
$795
08/22/2019 - 09/12/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Learn the fundamentals of Computer‐Assisted Drafting (CAD) 3D and 2D rendering with Autodesk AutoCAD. Compare and contrast CAD and manual drafting methods and learn the essentials of drawing organization and layer management. Explore the use of blocks, fonts, and automatic dimensioning features. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 51101 or basic computer experience. NOTE: The textbook is included in the cost of this class.

Section FAA‐PD

69111
$795
09/16/2019 - 10/07/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Move from drawing in Model Space to plotting in Paper Space to print amazing views of your creations. Work with blocks and attributes, layers, color, linetypes, lineweights and viewports. Edit text, create tables and add new dimensions. Learn why it's important to establish standards that promote conformance. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 69111 or equivalent experience.

Section FAB‐PD

69112
$795
10/09/2019 - 10/30/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Explore design ideas using basic drawing techniques and the latest digital software ‐ with a primary focus on the creation of computer‐modeled 3D objects within a 2D display environment! Learn how to integrate various software packages with Sketch Up, and create 3 dimensional geometry using the 2‐dimensional surfaces of lines, circles, polygons, arcs and freehand curves. Note: The texbook is included in the cost of this class. Prerequisites: a basic working knowledge of computers and the Windows operating environment. Knowledge of any .DWG compatible CAD software program will be helpful during some classes.

Section FAA‐PD

69116
$795
11/25/2019 - 12/16/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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3 courses required to earn this certificate

Prerequisite Classes (As Needed)

Choose 1:

Class Name

Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. This class uses Windows 10. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - FAA‐PD

08/26/2019 - 08/30/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

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Get hands‐on training with the Mac's latest user‐friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - FAA‐PD

08/27/2019 - 09/04/2019
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM and Wed 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

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Mac OS X: Beginning - FAB‐PD

09/04/2019 - 09/09/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Bryan O'Neill
CE South Building

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Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. This class uses Windows 10. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - FAB‐PD

09/09/2019 - 09/16/2019
Mon, Wed 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

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or basic computer familiarity

Required Classes (3)
Class Name

Learn the fundamentals of Computer‐Assisted Drafting (CAD) 3D and 2D rendering with Autodesk AutoCAD. Compare and contrast CAD and manual drafting methods and learn the essentials of drawing organization and layer management. Explore the use of blocks, fonts, and automatic dimensioning features. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 51101 or basic computer experience. NOTE: The textbook is included in the cost of this class.

69111 | $795

AutoCAD: Beginning - SUA‐PD

07/30/2019 - 08/20/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Move from drawing in Model Space to plotting in Paper Space to print amazing views of your creations. Work with blocks and attributes, layers, color, linetypes, lineweights and viewports. Edit text, create tables and add new dimensions. Learn why it's important to establish standards that promote conformance. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 69111 or equivalent experience.

69112 | $795

AutoCAD: Intermediate - FAA‐PD

08/22/2019 - 09/12/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Learn the fundamentals of Computer‐Assisted Drafting (CAD) 3D and 2D rendering with Autodesk AutoCAD. Compare and contrast CAD and manual drafting methods and learn the essentials of drawing organization and layer management. Explore the use of blocks, fonts, and automatic dimensioning features. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 51101 or basic computer experience. NOTE: The textbook is included in the cost of this class.

69111 | $795

AutoCAD 1 - FAA‐PD

09/16/2019 - 10/07/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Move from drawing in Model Space to plotting in Paper Space to print amazing views of your creations. Work with blocks and attributes, layers, color, linetypes, lineweights and viewports. Edit text, create tables and add new dimensions. Learn why it's important to establish standards that promote conformance. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 69111 or equivalent experience.

69112 | $795

AutoCAD 2 - FAB‐PD

10/09/2019 - 10/30/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Certificate Total: $2,385 for 63 hours

4 courses required to earn this certificate

Prerequisite Classes (As Needed)

Choose 1:

Class Name

Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. This class uses Windows 10. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - FAA‐PD

08/26/2019 - 08/30/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Get hands‐on training with the Mac's latest user‐friendly operating system. Learn the basics of file management, navigating the Finder, setting up the Dock, customizing preferences, creating and saving files and backing up your computer. Become familiar with the concepts of peripherals, utility applications and cloud computing with iCloud. Prerequisite: 54010 or equivalent experience.

54101 | $249

Mac OS X: Beginning - FAA‐PD

08/27/2019 - 09/04/2019
Tue, Thu 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM and Wed 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Mac OS X: Beginning - FAB‐PD

09/04/2019 - 09/09/2019
Mon, Wed, Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM(3 Session Total)
Bryan O'Neill
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Learn the basic functions of the latest Windows operating system and how to customize its setup. Work with files and folders, shortcuts and properties. Resize windows, use the taskbar, start menu and recycle bin, and get an introduction to shortcuts. In addition, explore popular software and get started with launching programs. This class uses Windows 10. Prerequisite: 51010 or basic computer experience.

51101 | $249

Windows: Beginning - FAB‐PD

09/09/2019 - 09/16/2019
Mon, Wed 2:00 PM ‐ 5:00 PM (3 Session Total)
Daniel Norton
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

or basic computer familiarity

Required Classes (4)
Class Name

Learn the fundamentals of Computer‐Assisted Drafting (CAD) 3D and 2D rendering with Autodesk AutoCAD. Compare and contrast CAD and manual drafting methods and learn the essentials of drawing organization and layer management. Explore the use of blocks, fonts, and automatic dimensioning features. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 51101 or basic computer experience. NOTE: The textbook is included in the cost of this class.

69111 | $795

AutoCAD: Beginning - SUA‐PD

07/30/2019 - 08/20/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Move from drawing in Model Space to plotting in Paper Space to print amazing views of your creations. Work with blocks and attributes, layers, color, linetypes, lineweights and viewports. Edit text, create tables and add new dimensions. Learn why it's important to establish standards that promote conformance. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 69111 or equivalent experience.

69112 | $795

AutoCAD: Intermediate - FAA‐PD

08/22/2019 - 09/12/2019
Tue, Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Learn the fundamentals of Computer‐Assisted Drafting (CAD) 3D and 2D rendering with Autodesk AutoCAD. Compare and contrast CAD and manual drafting methods and learn the essentials of drawing organization and layer management. Explore the use of blocks, fonts, and automatic dimensioning features. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 51101 or basic computer experience. NOTE: The textbook is included in the cost of this class.

69111 | $795

AutoCAD 1 - FAA‐PD

09/16/2019 - 10/07/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Move from drawing in Model Space to plotting in Paper Space to print amazing views of your creations. Work with blocks and attributes, layers, color, linetypes, lineweights and viewports. Edit text, create tables and add new dimensions. Learn why it's important to establish standards that promote conformance. Both AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT users are welcomed. Prerequisite: 69111 or equivalent experience.

69112 | $795

AutoCAD 2 - FAB‐PD

10/09/2019 - 10/30/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

Learn More and Register

Explore design ideas using basic drawing techniques and the latest digital software ‐ with a primary focus on the creation of computer‐modeled 3D objects within a 2D display environment! Learn how to integrate various software packages with Sketch Up, and create 3 dimensional geometry using the 2‐dimensional surfaces of lines, circles, polygons, arcs and freehand curves. Note: The texbook is included in the cost of this class. Prerequisites: a basic working knowledge of computers and the Windows operating environment. Knowledge of any .DWG compatible CAD software program will be helpful during some classes.

69116 | $795

SketchUp: Introduction to 3D Modeling - FAA‐PD

11/25/2019 - 12/16/2019
Mon, Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM (7 Session Total)
Gathen Garcia
CE South Building

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Certificate Total: $2,780 for 75 hours

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