Electrical Design With AutoCAD


Due to the fast advancements in the electrical engineering industry, the demand for competent electrical engineers is quickly expanding. Electric power use has increased most significantly in recent years, with skilled electrical practitioners expected to grow by 24% by the end of this decade. That is one of the reasons why we are devoted to establishing a trusted source of modern skills that will help you beat the competition and stand out as a highly trained and updated engineer able to deliver in the modern job market.

We are delighted to introduce you to the innovative Autodesk-certified electrical design professional training, which aims to address the planning, creation, testing, or supervision of the development and installation of electrical systems such as lighting equipment, power systems, power distribution, fire alarms, ICT cabling, life safety systems, and other related systems.

Staying ahead of the curve is critical for success in the ever-changing field of electrical engineering. Mastering the latest tools and approaches is critical as technology continues to transform the industry. AutoCAD is one such product that has become crucial for electrical engineers. Prioritizing industry-based professional training using dedicated software technology might be the game-changing move you've been missing if you're an electrical engineer trying to conquer your sector of practice. AutoCAD is a strong tool that has emerged as a must-have for modern engineers. This professional training in building electrical designs with AutoCAD opens the door to new opportunities and advancement.

Accuracy is critical for electrical engineers, and AutoCAD delivers with its powerful tools and capabilities. Using its tool consistently assures precision, reduces mistakes, and improves project quality. Efficient design is also vital; AutoCAD simplifies design, allowing for speedier project completion and increased productivity. Engineers must have the capacity to conceptualize concepts. The visual interface of AutoCAD converts ideas into concrete designs, allowing for better collaboration among teams and with clients. This competence is essential for an electrical engineer to improve their capacity to graphically communicate difficult ideas, allowing them to stand out in their profession.

Modern projects are rarely isolated endeavors. AutoCAD's interoperability with other engineering software, such as Revit MEP, promotes cross-disciplinary cooperation. Therefore, having AutoCAD expertise gives you the ability to work well on multidisciplinary projects, which is a highly sought-after talent. This comprehensive program is designed to provide you with practical, hands-on experience. You'll learn all there is to know about building electrical design, from fundamental ideas to complex electrical simulations. You'll study from the highly skilled professionals and acquire insights directly from the field with our instructors.

Staying current with industry codes and standards is non-negotiable. This program covers the most recent electrical laws, including the latest versions of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) and the National Electrical Code (NEC), to guarantee your designs meet safety and compliance standards. This expertise not only secures your projects, but it also positions you as a competent and trustworthy electrical engineer. AutoCAD has been, is, and will continue to be the future of electrical engineering design. Enroll in this professional training in building electrical design using AutoCAD now to equip yourself with abilities that go above the norm and embrace a profession that is defined by innovation, accuracy, and progress. Your path to a brighter future begins here as an electrical engineer. Join us!

Who is this course for?

To be able to succeed in this course, regardless of your industry, you must be proficient in computer use. To join this course, you must be or be related to:

  • Electrical engineers and technologists
  • Electrical engineering graduating students
  • Usual Electrical designers who need a mastery of AutoCAD

If you do not fall into one of the above categories, Nziza Global will not be responsible for your learning experience.

What will you learn
  • Conceptualize, design and compute electrical systems of buildings

  • Work collaboratively on multidisciplinary projects with AutoCAD

  • Project Collaboration, Data Management and Introduction to BIM (Building Information Modelling)

  • Creating and annotating construction documents. Perform lighting layouts, power socket layouts, fire alarm system layouts and power distribution system layouts

  • Power Distribution Systems, Single-Line Diagrams and Three-Phase System using AutoCAD

  • Lighting simulation using Dialux software

  • Lighting applications and its effect to the surroundings.

  • Design of electrical subsystems like ICT system cabling

  • Electrical Safety and Codes (IEC and NEC) Latest versions

  • Lightning protection and simulation using XGSLab for analysis and optimization

  • Material specification and Bill of quantities generation

  • Real-life Project Works or case studies: Residential apartment, Office room, medical lab, and commercial floor.


  • 61 Lessons
  • 26:58:30 Hours

  • Getting started with AutoCAD Software00:07:45
  • Understanding the Interface and Basic Commands00:33:39
  • Project Setup and Configuration01:28:09
  • Creating and Managing Drawings_xref, snap, file00:51:27
  • Creating and Managing Drawings_layout and plotting00:31:16
  • Managing a Drawing_Property Palette00:18:04
  • Layers and Drawing Organization00:38:51
  • Modifying tools and block production01:01:36
  • Introduction to schematic Diagrams00:16:05
  • Drawing Titleblock00:34:28
  • Introduction to electrical concept00:14:16
  • Electrical components and symbols00:36:11
  • Understanding electrical circuit00:23:07
  • Basic electric laws and calculations00:26:53
  • Working with electrical units00:24:17
  • Series and parallel circuits00:12:19
  • Wiring Diagram and Schematics00:23:39
  • Panel layout design and organisation00:14:23
  • Wiring and cable routing00:10:13
  • Understanding power distribution systems00:50:03
  • Voltage drop and short circuit curent analysis00:25:14
  • Tranformer sizing and switchgear00:26:31
  • Protection devices00:30:44
  • Lighting basics and types00:25:51
  • Lighting applications and effects to the surroundings00:21:50
  • Lighting design and layout00:47:42
  • Small power systems00:22:02
  • Fire detection and alarm system00:34:40
  • Security camera system - CCTV00:26:05
  • ICT and Cable plan00:14:15
  • Cable containment00:21:59
  • Electrical Safety Practices00:19:26
  • National Electrical Code (NEC) Overview00:13:28
  • Compliance and regulation of an installation00:11:06
  • Earthing and equipotial bonding00:33:57
  • Lightning protection system 00:25:51
  • Download and create an account in Dialux Software00:13:33
  • Navigating Dialux Interface00:24:00
  • Project set up for a single room00:18:14
  • Lighting installation and Simulation00:28:46
  • Report generation00:26:18
  • Using catalog and manufacture parts00:13:46
  • Using manufacturer website info00:08:14
  • Recommended advanced software00:16:38
  • Getting Started with Material Specification00:19:05
  • Bill of Quantities00:30:22
  • Design of office security camera, light and ICT00:14:21
  • Office small power and fire alarm systems00:14:42
  • Design of fire alarm, small power and lighting00:24:33
  • Design of CCTV and single line diagram00:12:03
  • Electrical systems design for medical space00:34:09
  • Design of small power00:45:45
  • Design of fire alarm systems00:31:01
  • Design of ICT system00:25:06
  • Design of security camera systems00:14:24
  • Earthing and equipotential bonding00:48:34
  • Lightning protection system00:19:06
  • Lighting system design 00:44:33
  • Single line diagram - lighting circuit00:29:35
  • Single line diagram - power circuits00:28:40
  • Material specification and Bill of quantities00:15:40


About lecturer


Munguakonkwa Taka Hubert is a Congolese electrical engineer who holds a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a master’s degree in science and renewable energy.  With over seven (7) years of experience in electrical systems design, he is currently working as an electrical engineer for MASS Design Group, an American mega company specializing in Design Services across the world based in Boston, United States.

Hubert’s work at MASS is based in different countries of Africa. Among the famous projects he worked on are the integrated health green center in Togo, the Rwanda Institute of Conservation Agriculture in Rwanda, and the new Luanda military hospital in Angola. He is currently an Autodesk-certified professional and an approved instructor for AutoCAD and Revit MEP. His current and daily assignments include the design of electrical drawings for buildings, cable size calculations, scheduling, route selection, implementations, and monitoring of all electrical related works at the site, the design of electrical systems, resolving electrical issues, the design for illumination of different areas, lux calculations, and so on.


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