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International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

The first step in using computer aided design (CAD) software requires a solid foundation of the user interface, commands and features of the CAD software. This intensive, hands-on course prepares the student with the knowledge and skills necessary for creating a basic 2D working drawing using AutoCAD. Topics include CAD concepts, file management, the viewing, drawing, and editing of drawings as well the placement of text and dimensions onto a drawing layout in preparation for plotting. The expectation is that students are proficient in the use of a computer including file and folder management. Students should also be familiar with the fundamentals of technical drawing. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$799.45 - $840.31 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below are two offerings of AICO 1000 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 10517

Duration

Tue Jan 09 - Tue Mar 19 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 10517
  • Domestic fees $799.45
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Mar 19 Tue 18:30 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

James Bartz

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$799.45

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. Please note: This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for information on obtaining access to the required software and the required AICO 1000 Learning Guide. Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ (The Bookstore is closed on Saturdays and Sundays). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

CRN 10524

Duration

Sat Feb 24 - Sat Mar 23 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 10524
  • Domestic fees $840.31
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 24 - Mar 02 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2625
Mar 09 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 1920
Mar 16 - Mar 23 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2625
Instructor

Hamed Tahmooressi

Course outline

View

Domestic fees

$840.31

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. Please purchase any required course material such as textbooks prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ (The Bookstore is closed on Saturdays and Sundays). Note: BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

In Progress and Full

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Spring/Summer 2024

Below are seven offerings of AICO 1000 for the Spring/Summer 2024 term.

CRN 21243

Duration

Wed Apr 03 - Wed May 08 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 21243
  • Domestic fees $840.31
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 03 - May 08 Mon, Wed 18:30 - 21:45 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2625
Instructor

Judy Shandler

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$840.31

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

CRN 21230

Duration

Sat Apr 06 - Sat May 11 (6 weeks)

  • 6 weeks
  • CRN 21230
  • Domestic fees $799.45
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - May 04 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Online
May 11 Sat 08:30 - 11:30 Online
Instructor

Kamal Pohar

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$799.45

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for information on obtaining access to the required software and the required AICO 1000 Learning Guide. Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

CRN 66978

Duration

Tue Apr 09 - Tue Jun 18 (11 weeks)

  • 11 weeks
  • CRN 66978
  • Domestic fees $799.45
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 18 Tue 18:30 - 21:45 Online
Instructor

James Bartz

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$799.45

Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  3. This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the Learning Hub (learn.bcit.ca) for information on obtaining access to the required software and the required AICO 1000 Learning Guide. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

CRN 21245

Duration

Mon Apr 15 - Fri Apr 19 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 21245
  • Domestic fees $840.31
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - Apr 19 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2625
Instructor

Judy Shandler

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$840.31

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

CRN 21241

Duration

Sat May 11 - Sat Jun 15 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 21241
  • Domestic fees $840.31
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 11 - Jun 15 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2625
Instructor

Hamed Tahmooressi

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$840.31

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. No class on May 18 - Victoria Day's weekend. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class (BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays) - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

CRN 26080

Duration

Mon May 13 - Fri May 17 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 26080
  • Domestic fees $840.31
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
May 13 - May 17 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 Burnaby SW03 Rm. 2625
Instructor

Judy Shandler

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$840.31

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

CRN 21224

Duration

Mon Jul 08 - Fri Jul 12 (5 days)

  • 5 days
  • CRN 21224
  • Domestic fees $826.56
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 08 - Jul 12 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 Downtown DTC Rm. 375
Instructor

Judy Shandler

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$826.56

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ Please contact soepts@bcit.ca for additional information. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Use the AutoCAD interface to access commands and files.
  • Discuss the importance of file management when using CAD software.
  • Access the on-line help system and user documentation.
  • Setup drawings and establish initial drawing settings.
  • Change the drawing display using View commands.
  • Use layers effectively to manage object properties.
  • Establish CAD standards.
  • Create a new drawing using a template file.
  • Create 2D drawings using the Draw commands.
  • Edit drawings with the Modify commands.
  • Use effective CAD construction techniques to ensure data accuracy and integrity.
  • Use Inquiry tools to verify accuracy of CAD constructions.
  • Define text styles and create text to accepted standards.
  • Layout a single viewport drawing using a standard scale.
  • Place basic dimensions using annotative scale.
  • Insert blocks to place complex objects as a single entity.
  • Place hatch patterns.
  • Print or plot a 2D drawing.

Effective as of Fall 2015

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School of Energy

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