|School||School of Energy|
|Program||Associate Certificate in Computer Aided Design|
|Minimum Passing Grade||50%|
|Start Date||May 26, 2021|
|End Date||June 30, 2021|
Acknowledgement of Territories
The British Columbia Institute of Technology acknowledges that our campuses are located on the unceded traditional territories of the Coast Salish Nations of Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam).
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|Office Hours||Instructor to provide|
To continue the development of the required skills for the preparation of working drawings, this intermediate level course examines further the capabilities of AutoCAD for 2D drawings. It introduces more efficient commands and workflows for various tasks to enhance CAD productivity. The course explores commands and techniques for drawing, editing, and annotating. Topics include CAD standards, block libraries, dynamic blocks, attributed blocks, multi-view drawings, annotative scaling, fields, tables, external references and electronic output.
Course Learning Outcomes/Competencies
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
- Use efficient interface options within the AutoCAD environment.
- Enhance productivity by using efficient construction and editing techniques.
- Create a template file that establishes the CAD standards for a group of drawings.
- Create complex symbols and symbol libraries using conventional and dynamic blocks.
- Attach data to Blocks with Attributes.
- Set up layouts with multiple viewports and non-rectangular viewports.
- Place dimensions for drawings with multiple scales using Annotative Scaling.
- Work with external reference files.
- Prepare drawings for electronic distribution using DWF and PDF files.
AutoCAD 2021 Intermediate AICO 2000 Student Guide - Ascent
The text may be purchased online: https://www.bcit.ca/bookstore/store/
Please allow time for delivery.
Memory device - USB Flash drive
Windows or Mac computer capable of running AutoCAD software
Speakers or earphones
To support you and your education, BCIT is adapting applied learning in formats appropriate to the unfolding global situation. PTS classes are delivered in an online format. This course is an instructor-led course intermediate AutoCAD.
|Assignments||50||#1, #2,#3,#4,#5 - 10% each|
|Mid Term Exam||20||Practical|
|Practical Exam||30||Practical and written|
Exercises will be suggested but will not be handed in for marking. Deadlines will be established for assignments whichy may require time outside of the scheduled hours to be completed
Regular participation in online sessions is seen as integral to student success, and will be monitored. Students are expected to be punctual and attend sessions for the full duration. It is the student’s responsibility to obtain missed course material in a timely manner.
Course Specific Requirements
Makeup Tests, Exams or Quizzes: There will be no makeup tests, exams or quizzes for failed assessments or for an unexcused absence from an assessment. Reasonable accommodation and allowance will be made when students are ill or otherwise have good reason to be absent in accordance with Policy 5101.
The Learning Hub is used to distribute and collect files.
Course Schedule and Assignments
Tentative schedule will be posted in the Learning Hub (www.bcit.ca/learn)
· Aliases and keyboard shortcuts
· Working in multiple drawings
· Advanced Grip editing
· Create a template file
· Effective use of template files
Blocks and Attributes
· Block concepts
· Create, edit and insert blocks
· Create a symbol library
· Create edit and insert attributed blocks
· Create simple dynamic blocks
· Align, Flip, Scale, and Stretch actions
· Create multiple viewports
· Create non-rectangular viewports
· Clip viewport displays
· Add layer overrides
· Use multiple annotative scales
· Create DWF and PDF files
Advanced Text Objects
· Use Fields
· Create and modify Tables
· External reference concepts
· Attach external references
Any student who needs special assistance in the event of a medical emergency or building evacuation (either because of a disability or for any other reason) should promptly inform their course instructor(s) and Accessibility Services of their personal circumstances.
Human Rights, Harassment and Discrimination:
The BCIT community is made up of individuals from every ability, background, experience and identity, each contributing uniquely to the richness and diversity of the BCIT community as a whole. In recognition of this, and the intrinsic value of our diversity, BCIT seeks to foster a climate of collaboration, understanding and mutual respect between all members of the community and ensure an inclusive accessible working and learning environment where everyone can succeed.
Respect, Diversity, and Inclusion is a supportive resource for both students and employees of BCIT, to foster a respectful learning and working environment. Any student who feels that they are experiencing discrimination or harassment (personal or human rights-related) can confidentially access this resource for advice and support. Please see Policy 7507 – Harassment and Discrimination and accompanying procedure.
Students should make themselves aware of additional Education, Administration, Safety and other BCIT policies listed at https://www.bcit.ca/about/administration/policies.shtml
Guidelines for School of Energy
Students must successfully complete a course within a maximum of three (3) attempts at the course. Students with two attempts in a single course will be allowed to repeat the course only upon special written permission from the Associate Dean. Students who have not successfully completed a course within three attempts will not be eligible to graduate from their respective program.
I verify that the content of this course outline is current.
James Bartz, Instructor
April 06, 2021
I verify that this course outline has been reviewed and complies with BCIT policy.
Paul Morrison, Interim Associate Dean
April 07, 2021
Note: Should changes be required to the content of this course outline, students will be given reasonable notice.