AutoCAD 2020 Essential Training

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    AutoCAD 2020 is a powerful designing and drafting software used to create precise 2D and 3D designs. In this course, instructor Shaun Bryant goes beyond the basics covered in Learning AutoCAD 2020, providing you with the information you need to use AutoCAD competently in any industry. Shaun demonstrates how to manage units and options; draw and modify objects; work with dimensioning techniques; and use attributes, tables, and external references (XREFs). Upon wrapping up this course, you'll have the skills you need to confidently use AutoCAD in the fields of architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, or product design.

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      Shaun Bryant

      Shaun Bryant is an Autodesk Certified Instructor in both AutoCAD and Revit Architecture.Shaun has sales, support, and technical expertise, CAD managerial skills, and 30 years of industry experience. He has worked as a consultant, trainer, manager, and user, all of which helped him develop a diverse skillset. His career has included 18 years as a CAD, BIM, and facilities management consultant and trainer, with the earlier years of his CAD career in sales, pre-sales, and business development. He also has industry experience as a CAD manager/user. Shaun has been a director on the board of Autodesk User Group International (AUGI), and he is also the author of the reputable CAD blog, Not Just Cad! He is a seasoned Autodesk University (AU) speaker and was the AutoCAD expert at the inaugural Autodesk University London in June 2017. He is also an Autodesk University speaker mentor, AutoCAD Influencer, and a member of the Autodesk Expert Elite program. Shaun lives in Norwich in the UK, and is the owner and director of CADFMconsultants Limited.

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    • Exercise files and quizzes
    • Certificate of completion from LinkedIn
    • Offline and audio-only options
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  • Learn the essentials of AutoCAD 2020

    - AutoCAD is the world's most well-known design and drafting software used to create precise, 2D and 3D designs. In this structured course, learn how to get started with AutoCAD from the ground up. I'll take you through the basics of AutoCAD with a QuickStart course, followed by the essentials and the user interface, and I'll show you how to use the AutoCAD ribbon effectively. I'll teach you how to choose workspaces that suit your working environment, and use the AutoCAD ViewCube, and teach you how to manage your files and options, navigate your drawings, and draw and modify objects quickly and effectively. I'll also explain how to draw accurately with grid and snap, and how to use text and annotations to communicate your design intent. We'll also look at some of the newer features in AutoCAD, where you can compare drawings and view the results using the DWG compare command and share your designs via browser-based viewer. Upon wrapping up this course, you'll be prepared to use AutoCAD…

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