Technical 2D Drawing with AutoCAD


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If you are engaged in engineering or architecture, you know that detailing has the power to characterize and define the entire project and they are essential to the life and personality of a space.

This course is intended for Architects, Architecture students, civil engineering students, structural designers and civil engineers involved in design or project work using AutoCAD 2D from Autodesk. We will teach you how to make the most of your work in AutoCAD, thereby increasing your productivity at professional level.

During the course, students will get acquainted with the technology for creating drawings in AutoCAD. The lecturer will describe the means of conceptual design, detail and construction documents production.

You will gain experience that will help and inspire you to advance in your personal and professional development. You will attain skills in a practical way with the help of sample project design and assignments.

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:

  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Construction Technicians

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
  • Draw and organize objects, use advanced editing functions, and draw accurately using the User Coordinate System.

  • Create and manage your layouts, outputs, printings, and use annotation techniques like markup tools, hatch and fill, multileaders, and dimensioning.

  • Perform drawing management techniques, use blocks for efficiency, and control external reference and underlay files.

  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge required for taking the Autodesk Certified Professional: AutoCAD for Design and Drafting exam.


  • 166 Lessons
  • 09:44:18 Hours

  • Lecturer I00:28:05
  • Getting overview of AutoCAD user interface
  • Learning about Navigation tools
  • Understanding Co-ordinate system
  • Unit and status bar setting
  • Saving settings as drawing template
  • DWG History feature and Making selections
  • Using the course with AutoCAD for Mac
  • Lecturer II00:38:29
  • Making lines
  • Circle, Arcs, Ellipses, Rectangle and Polygons
  • Introduction to polyline and spline
  • Points and revision clouds
  • Making lines using polar coordinates
  • Construction line and ray
  • Practice Question
  • Creating Drawings
  • Lecturer III00:26:06
  • Move and Copy command
  • Rotate command, Offset command, Mirror and Scale
  • Trim, extend, Erase, Explode and overkill
  • Stretch command
  • Break and Join
  • Fillet and chamfer
  • Lengthen and Reverse
  • Project Demo00:07:26
  • Lecturer IV00:13:43
  • Grid and Snap
  • Polar and Ortho mode
  • Dynamic input
  • Simple object snaps
  • More object snaps
  • From snap
  • More status bar options
  • Project Demo00:09:44
  • Lecturer V00:38:21
  • Rectangular array, Polar array and Path array
  • Divide and measure
  • Using multifunction grips
  • Align command
  • Finding Distance, Radius, angle and coordinates
  • Quick measure tool
  • Finding area
  • Making Isometric drawing
  • Centerline and center mark tools
  • Region and Boolean operations
  • Project Demo00:07:42
  • Lecturer VI00:19:07
  • Assigning object color and Line type
  • Assigning line weight and transparency
  • Checking object properties
  • Model space viewports
  • Creating named views
  • Creating basic hatches
  • Set origin and Associative hatch
  • Using advance hatch features
  • Boundary and wipeout features
  • creating gradients
  • Project Demo00:05:30
  • Lecturer VII00:20:21
  • Creating and assigning layers
  • using layer properties manager
  • Working with layer states and Layer walk
  • Working with layer filters
  • Laymrg and laydel commands
  • Quick access layer tools
  • Hiding and isolating objects
  • Lecturer VIII00:31:22
  • Creating basic dimensions
  • DIM command
  • Modifying dimensions
  • Creating dimension style
  • Creating dimension style override
  • Continue, Baseline and ordinate dimensions
  • Adding tolerances and dual dimensioning
  • Adding feature control frame
  • Creating multileader, Modifying multileader and Creating Multileader style
  • Lecturer IX00:22:05
  • Creating single line text
  • Creating text style
  • Creating multiline text
  • Creating and formatting table
  • Creating table style
  • Adding fields and formulas in table
  • Exporting and Importing table to MS-Excel
  • Lecturer X00:35:29
  • Creating simple Blocks
  • Inserting Blocks
  • Blocks palette
  • Modifying and redefining blocks
  • Write block and Global blocks
  • Inheritance in blocks
  • Creating and using groups
  • Working with group manager
  • Project Demo00:09:21
  • Lecturer XI00:20:16
  • Making and modifying attributes
  • Creating and inserting attributed blocks
  • Using fields as block attributes
  • Attribute manager
  • Extracting attribute data
  • Lecturer XII00:31:11
  • Understanding external references
  • Attaching X-ref
  • Editing and clipping X-ref
  • Managing X-ref with External references palette
  • Attaching PDF and images
  • Transmitting X-ref with eTransmit
  • Xref compare feature
  • Lecturer XIII00:25:19
  • Introduction to parametric drawing
  • Infer constraints and auto constraint
  • Using Geometric constraints
  • Using Dimensional constraints
  • Using parameters manager
  • Lecturer XIV00:30:45
  • Understanding dynamic blocks
  • Creating Dynamic block from simple block
  • Making and changing dynamic block properties
  • Adding Point and rotation parameters
  • Making dynamic blocks with constraints
  • Adding multiple constraints to Dynamic Block
  • Using Visibility parameter
  • Using Block Table in Dynamic Block
  • Using Array action in Dynamic Block
  • Lecturer XV00:39:14
  • Introduction to paper space or layout
  • Page setup for layout
  • Making and clipping viewports
  • Setting scale of objects in viewports
  • Managing layer visibility in viewports
  • Inserting title block and ruler in layout
  • Plotting from model space with proper scale
  • Plotting a drawing from layout
  • Making and using color plot style table
  • Making and using named plot style table
  • Lecturer XVI00:36:30
  • Introduction to sheet set
  • Creating views in model drawings
  • Making title block and template
  • Making label block
  • Making callout block
  • Creating sheet set from scratch
  • Adding sheet views
  • Adding callout blocks
  • Publishing and etransmit sheet set
  • Lecturer XVII00:44:18
  • Autodesk design review tool
  • Shared view tool
  • DWG Compare tool
  • Improved DWG compare too
  • Making a custom AutoCAD panel
  • Layer translator too
  • Action recorder tool
  • Making a custom line type with text, symbol and shape
  • Modifying line and shape file of line type
  • Lecturer XVIII00:43:54
  • Making annotative objects
  • Design center tool of AutoCAD
  • Using AutoCAD tool palettes
  • Using Quick select tool
  • Using Express tools
  • Troubleshooting drawing and AutoCAD issues
  • Updated PURGE tool
  • AutoCAD web and mobile tool
  • Understanding Annotative property


About lecturer


Aruba Rizwan is a registered Architect with a demonstrated history of working in the architecture industry across the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan.

She won a silver as an Asia Young Designer of 2017. Her expertise on AutoCAD in delivering international architectural projects impressed Nziza Global to hire her as technical 2D drawing course trainer.


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Gorki CHARITE - Mon, 17-Apr-2023

The AutoCAD training provided by NzizaGlobal is incredible. The course material was thoughtfully designed, and the instructor was well-versed in the subject. My hands-on training gave me the confidence to apply what I learned in real-world situations. I strongly recommend NzizaGlobal to anyone seeking professional and comprehensive AutoCAD training. Excellent work!

KAWAYIDA Hassan - Sat, 19-Aug-2023

The course is well organized and very comprehensive. Technical support was timely provided and I really appreciate Nziza team behind this great course. Thanks!

Jean de Dieu NDAYISABA - Thu, 16-Nov-2023

In this course i got familiar with Autocad, have been introduced to creating drawing, came modifying drawing,status bar toggles, drawing tools, drawing properties,hatch and gradient, learned how to manage drawing with layers, dimensioning and annotations, working with texts and tables,,working with blocks and groups, using attributes, working with external references,,parametric features, dynamic blocks layout, printing and publishing, set sheet, customisation and collaboration, advanced tools and commands.

Hope Mutoni - Tue, 30-Jan-2024

i had a great time studying, thank you it really helped me a lot