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AICO 1000 - AutoCAD 1

Computer Aided Design & Engineering Part-time Studies Course

School of Energy

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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

$766.43 - $776.43 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 21241

Sat May 22 - Sat Jun 26 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 22 - Jun 19 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Jun 26 Sat 08:30 - 11:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$776.43

Notes

  1. Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer term. 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 (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.

1 seat remaining as of Apr 13, 2021 7:27 pm (PDT). Availability may change at any time.

CRN 21230

Sat Apr 10 - Sat May 15 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - May 08 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
May 15 Sat 08:30 - 11:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Kamal Pohar

Course Outline

Cost

$776.43

Notes

  1. Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer term. 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 (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.

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.

In Progress and Full

CRN 21243

Wed Apr 14 - Wed May 19 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - May 19 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

James Bartz

Course Outline

Cost

$776.43

Notes

  1. Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer term. 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/ 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

CRN 60303

Thu Apr 15 - Thu Jun 24 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 15 - Jun 24 Thu 18:30 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Kamal Pohar

Course Outline

Cost

$766.43

Notes

  1. Please note: The delivery format for this course changed from in-person/in-class to ONLINE DELIVERY for the Spring/Summer term. 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/ 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

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 + Media

  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

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