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AICO 1000 - AutoCAD 1

Computer Aided Design & Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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.

Prerequisite(s)

Familiarity with Microsoft Windows and basic drafting knowledge.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$751.47 - $760.04 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2020

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 10525

Mon Mar 02 - Fri Mar 06 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 02 - Mar 06 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

Janice Hanington

Course Outline

Cost

$760.04

Notes

  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

CRN 41077

Fri Mar 13 - Sun Mar 22 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 13 - Mar 20 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 375
Mar 14 - Mar 22 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

Janice Hanington

Course Outline

Cost

$751.47

Notes

  1. Class is held over two weekends: Friday 1730-2030 and Saturday/Sunday 0900-1700 BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

CRN 10524

Sat Feb 22 - Sat Mar 21 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 22 - Mar 21 Sat 08:00 - 15:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2695

Instructor

Kamal Pohar

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$760.04

Notes

  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

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

Full

Spring/Summer 2020

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2020 term.

CRN 21230

Sat Apr 04 - Sat May 09 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 04 - May 09 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$760.04

Notes

  1. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class as the BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current. No class on Saturday, April 11.

CRN 21243

Mon Apr 06 - Wed May 13 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - May 13 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:45 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$760.04

Notes

  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current. No class on Monday April 13.

CRN 60303

Thu Apr 09 - Thu Jun 25 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - Jun 25 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$751.47

Notes

  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

CRN 26080

Mon Apr 27 - Fri May 01 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 27 - May 01 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$760.04

Notes

  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

CRN 21241

Sat May 23 - Sat Jun 20 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 23 - Jun 20 Sat 08:00 - 15:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2665

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$760.04

Notes

  1. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class as the BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

CRN 21229

Fri May 29 - Sun Jun 07 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 29 - Jun 05 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 375
May 30 - Jun 07 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$751.47

Notes

  1. This course runs over two weekends - Friday evenings and all day Saturday/Sunday sessions. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

CRN 21245

Mon Jun 01 - Fri Jun 05 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 01 - Jun 05 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$760.04

Notes

  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

CRN 21224

Mon Jul 06 - Fri Jul 10 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 06 - Jul 10 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$751.47

Notes

  1. BCIT reserves the right to cancel courses. In the event of a part-time studies course cancellation, you will be notified at least two business days prior to the course start. Please ensure that your contact information is current.

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

Related Programs

AICO 1000 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Operations Management (Facilities Management Option)
    Part-time   Certificate

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  2. Civil Technology
    Part-time   Certificate

School of Energy

  1. Computer Aided Design (CAD) Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit bcit.ca/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2020

Books for Winter 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore

If you are taking this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Downtown Campus Bookstore.

Autocad 2020 Essentials - Aico 1000 Student Guide
Author Ascent
Binding Paperback
Price $47.50
Required

BCIT Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.

Autocad 2020 Essentials - Aico 1000 Student Guide
Author Ascent
Binding Paperback
Price $47.50
Required

Spring/Summer 2020

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2020 offerings of this course.

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