Duration: 45 DAYS

Course Syllabus

Course Title: AutoCAD (Skill Development Course)

Course Duration: 45 Days (Part-Time)

Course Objectives:

  1. To provide students with a comprehensive understanding of AutoCAD and its applications in the CAD industry.
  2. To develop practical skills in creating 2D and 3D drawings using AutoCAD software.
  3. To enable students to use AutoCAD for self-employment opportunities in design and drafting.
  4. To prepare students for entry-level positions in CAD-related professions.

Course Overview:

Module 1: Introduction to CAD Industry

  • Overview of Computer-Aided Design (CAD)
  • Role of AutoCAD in Design and Drafting
  • Career Opportunities in CAD

Module 2: Annotations & Dimensions

  • Creating Text Annotations
  • Adding Dimensions to Drawings
  • Dimension Styles and Settings

Module 3: Layers and Drawing Organization

  • Working with Layers
  • Layer Properties and Management
  • Drawing Organization and Layer States

Module 4: Creating and Editing Drawings

  • Drawing Basics and Principles
  • Drawing Settings and Units
  • Drawing Tools and Techniques
  • Using Snapping and Grids

Module 5: Orthographic Drawings

  • Creating 2D Orthographic Views
  • Drawing Objects and Shapes
  • Precision Drawing Techniques

Module 6: Isometric and Perspective Drawings

  • Introduction to 3D Drawing Concepts
  • Creating Isometric Views
  • Perspective Drawing Techniques

Module 7: Editing the Drawings

  • Editing Commands and Techniques
  • Modifying Objects
  • Working with Polylines and Splines

Module 8: Selection Methods

  • Various Selection Methods in AutoCAD
  • Grouping and Filtering Selections

Module 9: Presenting the Project

  • Adding Hatching and Fills
  • Adding Textures and Materials
  • Creating Presentable Drawings

Module 10: Layout Management and Plotting

  • Creating Layouts and Sheets
  • Scale Setting for Printing
  • Plotting and Printing Drawings

Module 11: Import and Export

  • Importing and Exporting Drawings
  • Interoperability with Other CAD Software
  • Sharing and Collaborating with AutoCAD

Course Teaching Methodology:

  1. Classroom Lectures: Theoretical concepts will be explained through classroom lectures.
  2. Hands-On Practice: Practical exercises and projects to reinforce learning.
  3. Drawing Assignments: Real-world drawing assignments to apply AutoCAD skills.
  4. Computer Lab Sessions: Hands-on experience with AutoCAD software.
  5. Group Discussions: Collaborative activities and discussions.
  6. Mentorship: Guidance on self-employment opportunities in CAD and design-related fields.

Importance for Learners in Career Growth and Self-Employment:

  • AutoCAD proficiency is highly valued in industries such as architecture, engineering, and interior design.
  • Graduates can work as freelance CAD drafters, design consultants, or offer drafting services for self-employment.
  • CAD skills are essential for career growth in various design and drafting professions.

Note: The course contents can be adapted based on the specific requirements of learners or location, ensuring flexibility to cater to different student backgrounds and regional needs.

This 45-day syllabus aims to equip Indian students with essential AutoCAD skills, preparing them for self-employment and career growth in the CAD industry.

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