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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.

Fall 2020

Below are seven offerings of this course for the Fall 2020 term.

CRN 30874

Sat Sep 12 - Sat Nov 28 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Nov 28 Sat 08:30 - 11:45 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

Kamal Pohar

Course Outline

Cost

$776.43

Notes

  1. No class will be held on Saturday October 10th - 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/ 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 30877

Tue Sep 15 - Tue Nov 24 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 15 - Nov 24 Tue 18:30 - 21:45 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

James Bartz

Course Outline

Cost

$776.43

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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 35396

Thu Sep 17 - Thu Nov 26 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Nov 26 Thu 18:30 - 21:45 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

James Bartz

Course Outline

Cost

$766.43

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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

CRN 30876

Fri Oct 16 - Sun Oct 25 2 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 16 - Oct 23 Fri 17:30 - 20:30 DTC Online Delivery
Oct 17 - Oct 25 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 17:00 DTC Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$766.43

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 has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

CRN 30881

Mon Oct 19 - Fri Oct 23 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 19 - Oct 23 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$776.43

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 has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

CRN 30880

Sat Oct 24 - Sat Nov 21 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Oct 24 - Nov 21 Sat 08:30 - 16:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$776.43

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.

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

CRN 30882

Mon Nov 16 - Fri Nov 20 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 16 - Nov 20 Mon - Fri 08:30 - 16:30 BBY Online Delivery

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$776.43

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 has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

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

Books & Supplies

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

Fall 2020

Books for Fall 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 2021 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 2021 Essentials - Aico 1000 Student Guide
Author Ascent
Binding Paperback
Price $47.50
Required

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