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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

$776.43

Winter 2021

Below are five offerings of this course for the Winter 2021 term.

CRN 10510

Sat Jan 09 - Sat Feb 13 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Feb 06 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Feb 13 Sat 08:30 - 11:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Kamal Pohar

Course Outline

Cost

$776.43

Notes

  1. Students are required to purchase the course material prior to first class. All materials are available at the BCIT bookstore: www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit/ 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 back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 10513

Mon Jan 11 - Wed Feb 17 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Feb 17 Mon/Wed 18:30 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

James Bartz

Course Outline

Cost

$776.43

Notes

  1. No class on February 15th - Family Day. The course runs for 11 sessions. Students are required to purchase the course material prior to first class. All materials are available at the BCIT bookstore: www.bcitbookstore.ca/bcit/ 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 10517

Tue Jan 12 - Tue Mar 23 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 12 - Mar 23 Tue 18:30 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Kamal Pohar

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

In Progress

CRN 88341

Thu Jan 14 - Thu Mar 25 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 14 - Mar 25 Thu 18:30 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Gordon Sigsworth

Course Outline

Cost

$776.43

Notes

  1. Please note: This is an instructor-led online course. Upon registration, please visit the LearningHub (learn.bcit.ca) for additional information. Please purchase the required textbook prior to the first class as the BCIT Bookstore is not open on Saturdays - https://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 10524

Sat Feb 20 - Sat Mar 27 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 20 - Mar 20 Sat 08:30 - 15:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Mar 27 Sat 08:30 - 11:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Gordon Sigsworth

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 full. Please check back next term, 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

Books & Supplies

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

Winter 2021

Books for Winter 2021 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

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
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