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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

$722.38 - $728.09 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Winter 2018

Below are five offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 10525

Mon Mar 05 - Fri Mar 09 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 05 - Mar 09 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

Janice Hanington

Course Outline

Cost

$728.09

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 16 - Sun Mar 25 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 16 - Mar 23 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 375
Mar 17 - Mar 25 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

Janice Hanington

Course Outline

Cost

$722.38

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 10511

Fri Feb 16 - Sun Feb 25 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 16 - Feb 23 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 375
Feb 17 - Feb 25 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

Janice Hanington

Course Outline

Cost

$722.38

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.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 10512

Mon Feb 19 - Fri Feb 23 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 19 - Feb 23 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

Leyal Jamieson

Course Outline

Cost

$728.09

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 and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress and Full

CRN 10524

Sat Feb 24 - Sat Mar 24 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 24 - Mar 24 Sat 08:00 - 15:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2695

Instructor

Kamal Pohar

Course Outline

Cost

$728.09

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 or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are eight offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 21243

Mon Apr 09 - Wed May 16 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 09 - May 16 Mon/Wed 18:45 - 21:45 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$728.09

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 60303

Thu Apr 12 - Thu Jun 28 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$722.38

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 21230

Sat Apr 14 - Sat May 12 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 14 - May 12 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$728.09

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 26080

Mon Apr 23 - Fri Apr 27 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 23 - Apr 27 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$728.09

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 26 - Sat Jun 23 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 26 - Jun 23 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$728.09

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 21245

Mon May 28 - Fri Jun 01 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 28 - Jun 01 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$728.09

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 21229

Fri Jun 01 - Sun Jun 10 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 01 - Jun 08 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 375
Jun 02 - Jun 10 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$722.38

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 21224

Mon Jul 09 - Fri Jul 13 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 09 - Jul 13 Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$722.38

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 2018

Books for Winter 2018 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.

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Autocad 2018 Essentials - Aico 1000 Student Guide
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Binding Paperback
Price $45.95
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.

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Autocad 2018 Essentials - Aico 1000 Student Guide
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Binding Paperback
Price $45.95
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Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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