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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.

Fall 2019

Below are three offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 35396

Thu Sep 12 - Thu Dec 05 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 05 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

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. No class September 19.

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.

In Progress

CRN 30880

Sat Oct 26 - Sat Nov 30 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 26 - Nov 30 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2695

Instructor

TBD

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. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class as the BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/ No class held on November 9th for Remembrance Day weekend.

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.

In Progress

CRN 30882

Mon Nov 18 - Fri Nov 22 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 18 - Nov 22 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

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.

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.

In Progress

Winter 2020

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

CRN 10513

Mon Jan 06 - Wed Feb 12 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 06 - Feb 12 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:30 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 10510

Sat Jan 11 - Sat Feb 08 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Feb 08 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.

CRN 10519

Mon Jan 13 - Fri Jan 17 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Jan 17 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 10511

Fri Jan 31 - Sun Feb 09 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 31 - Feb 07 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 375
Feb 01 - Feb 09 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. Class is held over two weekends: Friday evenings 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 10512

Mon Feb 10 - Fri Feb 14 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 10 - Feb 14 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 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

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 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

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 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

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

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.

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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