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AutoCAD/LT: Essential Skills

Learn how to make full use of the powerful AutoCAD platform

Learn the basic principles of using AutoCAD/LT and explore further techniques that can be used to improve the efficiency of producing drawings.

  • AutoCAD/LT: Essential Skills Course Outline

    The course is designed to teach delegates the basic principles of using AutoCAD/LT and to explain further techniques that can be used to improve the efficiency of producing drawings.

    Subjects covered include:

    • Basic drawing and editing commands
    • Creating a simple drawing
    • Cartisan workspace and paper space
    • Drawing precision in AutoCAD
    • Making changes to your drawing
    • Organising your drawings with layers
    • Advanced object types
    • Inserting blocks
    • Setting up a layout
    • Annotation tools
    • Inserting blocks

    Full details can be found on course contents PDF

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    Courses Calendar
    Date Length Course Location Cost
    28th May 2024 - 30th May 2024 3 days AutoCAD/LT: Essential
    Worcester Head Office £650
    3rd Jun 2024 - 5th Jun 2024 3 days AutoCAD/LT: Essential
    Online Training £650
    17th Jun 2024 - 19th Jun 2024 3 days AutoCAD/LT: Essential
    Derby £650
    1st Jul 2024 - 3rd Jul 2024 3 days AutoCAD/LT: Essential
    Online Training £650
    7th Aug 2024 - 9th Aug 2024 3 days AutoCAD/LT: Essential
    Worcester Head Office £650
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  • Training Day

    Course Times

    The schedule may be subject to change

    9.30am Arrival
    11.00 - 11.15 Coffee Break
    1.00 - 2.00 Lunch
    3.00 - 3.15 Coffee Break
    5:15 Finish
    What's Included?

    Everything you need for a great day's training

    • Stationary

    • Free Parking

    • Friendly Atmosphere

    • Refreshments & Lunch

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    • Are food allergies catered for?

      If you have a specific food allergy, then please let us know as soon as you book the course so that we can cater to you. If your allergy is severe, we recommend telling your trainer at the start of the course so that they can advise other delegates.

    • Can you come to our offices?

      Yes – we offer on site training courses. All laptops are provided for training and will be bought to your site with trainer.

    • Do I need to bring my own laptop?

      We provide all of our delegates with a laptop or desktop computer, depending on where the training is taking place.

    • What if I have special requirements?

      If you have any special requirements, such as dietary or access please get in touch with our training team before your course.

  • The Highest Standards, The Happiest Customers

    "Patient trainers"
    Our trainer was a very knowledgeable guy who also had patience with slower learners and was also able to identify those who were a little bit quicker at picking things up.
    Andrew Dunn, Project Manager, Zircom Data Communications Ltd
    "Concise training course "
    The Cadspec AutoCAD trainer was great! Everything that I had questions about – even off topic of the course – were answered clearly & coherently. When we get new starters join Kohler that require AutoCAD training, I will definitely recommend the Cadspec course to them.
    Craig Davies, Business Development Manager, Kohler
    "Easy to learn"
    Our essentials course was not only easy to learn but the trainer made it engaging.
    Martin Pendlebury, CAD Draughtsman

What is AutoCAD/LT Essentials training?

Our AutoCAD/LT Essentials course is simply the best hands-on introduction to Autodesk’s powerful design software. Whether you’re upskilling new recruits or establishing AutoCAD as your company-wide design language, join our experienced trainers and we’ll guide you through the core skills you need to build confidence and competence. Once you’re up to speed, our AutoCAD Essentials course drills deeper into the platform’s possibilities, unlocking the specialist features and techniques that give your business the edge.

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What are the benefits of AutoCAD/LT Essentials training?

In a wide range of studies, the gains of staff training have been shown to include better results, retention, productivity and profit. Our AutoCAD/LT Essentials course taps into those benefits, while offering the ideal foundation for any business involving design, from architecture to manufacturing. By instilling these core skills via our AutoCAD training, you’ll establish a common knowledge base and company-wide synergy that puts every team member on the same page, even in the era of remote working.

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How can I tailor my AutoCAD/LT Essentials training?

Once you’ve decided on AutoCAD training with Cadspec, we’ll build the course around you. Perhaps you’d prefer to visit one of our four state-of-the-art AutoCAD training locations across England and Wales. Alternatively, our trainers can visit your workplace, or even provide virtual training for team members based anywhere in the world. We’re just as happy to upskill a small cohort as offer private group training or work with you one-to-one. Just let us know your preference and we’ll create the ideal package.


What’s the outcome of an AutoCAD/LT Essentials course?

By the end of your training day, you’ll not only be confident with the basics of AutoCAD/LT, but ready to apply these new skills to your design work. From editing commands to layout and annotation, you’ll have the techniques at your fingertips to get this powerful platform working for you, alongside an introduction to the deeper features that we’ll explore on more advanced AutoCAD training courses.


Why take AutoCAD training with Cadspec?

There are other AutoCAD courses in the UK, but none can match Cadspec’s credentials, flexibility and experience. We’re the UK’s sector-leaders in Autodesk 3D design software & CAD/CAM training, and proud to be fully accredited by the US firm that creates these trailblazing toolsets. When you book our AutoCAD/LT Essentials course, you’ll work with expert trainers who take an individual-led approach, going at your pace and keeping a focus on your business-specific needs. You’re in safe hands.


The UK’s most trusted AutoCAD specialist

As an accredited provider of both AutoCAD software and AutoCAD training, Cadspec is the first choice for businesses that use this next-generation design technology. Our team of experts has six-plus decades’ combined experience helping clients in UK sectors from engineering and architecture to manufacturing and construction. Whether you come to us for personalised design software solutions or industry-specific training that boosts productivity and ROI, we’re the UK’s most trusted specialists in Autodesk technology.