AutoCAD - An Introduction

Cardonald Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date & time
29 Apr 2021 @ 6.30pm
Qualification Type
Units only
Course Type
12 weeks


This beginners course is suitable for conference hall organisers, architectural technicians, engineers, designers, facilities planners, drafters, students and anyone who will be involved in editing drawings created by other people.

This hands-on course will teach you the skills and knowledge required to produce 2D drawings. Learn how to use the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing and printing drawings.

What will I learn?


Due to Covid restrictions this class is limited to 8 students maximum so we advise booking early to avoid disappointment

This SQA unit covers:

  • drawing setup
  • layers
  • dimensions
  • template files
  • drawing concepts
  • 2D drawing commands
  • HN unit content
  • file handling procedures within the operating system and the CAD package
  • use the CAD package to set up a 2D CAD drawing environment
  • produce a 2D CAD drawing using the CAD package and plot the drawing to an appropriate scale
  • edit an existing 2D CAD drawing using the CAD package and plot the drawing to an appropriate scale.

This course is eligible for Individual Training Account (ITA) funding.

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Entry requirements (minimum)

Some knowledge of Engineering as evidenced by NQ/HNC qualification or by occupational experience. Some previous experience of using PCs is required.

Entry requirements equivalency table

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 272 0616