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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 eight offerings of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 30876

Fri Oct 18 - Sun Oct 27 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 18 - Oct 25 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Rm. 375
Oct 19 - Oct 27 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Rm. 375

Instructor

Janice Hanington

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.

CRN 30881

Mon Oct 21 - Fri Oct 25 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 21 - Oct 25 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 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

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. 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.

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

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 30878

Mon Sep 09 - Wed Oct 16 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Oct 16 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:45 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

Robert Melnyk

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. No class will be held on Monday October 14th - Thanksgiving Day (11 classes total).

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 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

Gordon Sigsworth

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 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 30875

Fri Sep 13 - Sun Sep 22 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

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

Instructor

Janice Hanington

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.

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 30874

Sat Sep 14 - Sat Oct 19 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 14 - Oct 19 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 BBY SW03 Rm. 2625

Instructor

Leyal Jamieson

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. No class will be held on Saturday October 12th - Thanksgiving weekend. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class as the BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays - www.bcit.ca/bookstore/

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

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.

Fall 2019

Books for Fall 2019 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

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