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AUTOCAD SOLAR PANEL TRAINING DURATION – COST – SKILL LEVEL

AutoCAD 2018

16 HOURS OF ONLINE INSTRUCTOR LED AUTOCAD TRAINING

This AutoCAD Solar Panel class can be attended in either an 8 hour / 2 day format or a 4 hour / 4 day format.

See schedules below…

FUNDAMENTAL SKILLS
INTERMEDIATE SKILLS
ADVANCED SKILLS

TRAINING SCHEDULE - FULL DAY

CHOOSE ONE WEEK TO ATTEND:

  • September 6, 7 – 8 hours per day
  • September 25, 26 – 8 hours per day
  • October 4, 5 – 8 hours per day
  • October 23, 24 – 8 hours per day
  • November 8, 9 – 8 hours per day
  • November 19, 20 – 8 hours per day
  • December 6, 7 – 8 hours per day
  • December 18, 19 – 8 hours per day

TRAINING SCHEDULE - HALF DAY

CHOOSE ONE GROUP TO ATTEND:

  • September 10, 11, 12, 13 – 4 hours per day
  • September 24, 25, 26, 27 – 4 hours per day
  • October 2, 3, 4, 5 – 4 hours per day
  • October 22, 23, 24, 25 – 4 hours per day
  • November 6, 7, 8, 9 – 4 hours per day
  • November 13, 14, 15, 16 – 4 hours per day
  • December 4, 5, 6, 7 – 4 hours per day
  • December 17, 18, 19, 20 – 4 hours per day
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CONTINUING EDUCATION

Our training courses are registered so you can use them for your required continuing education needs. Each class comes with an official Autodesk Training Center certificate of completion that you use to self report your training to your governing body.

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CAD Training Online to Provide Revit Training for US DOE Solar Decathlon

CAD Training Online, an Autodesk Authorized Training Center, is proud to announce that Rick Feineis and his team of instructors will provide training to the 20 teams that will be participating in the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon, taking place in Irvine, CA.

Due to CAD Training Online’s unique method for online delivery of BIM education CTO will be providing instructor-led online training to Solar Decathlon participants from around the world.  CAD Training Online Autodesk Certified Revit Instructors will bring their real-world experience into the classroom to support the needs of the Solar Decathlon university students.  In addition to traditional Revit training, CAD Training Online will be providing a specialized curriculum to cater to the needs of each scholastic team.

DESCRIPTION – OBJECTIVES – PREREQUISITES

CLASS DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

Designed for those new to AutoCAD / AutoCAD LT who require training on using AutoCAD for Solar Panel sales, layout and design. This class incorporates the features, commands, and techniques for creating, editing and printing drawings with all versions of AutoCAD.

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVES

The main objective is to teach you the basic commands necessary for professional 2D drawing, design and drafting using AutoCAD / AutoCAD LT. After completing this course, you will be able to: navigate the user interface, use the fundamental features of AutoCAD / AutoCAD LT, use the precision drafting tools to develop accurate technical drawings and present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive manner.

PREREQUISITES

ARE YOU READY?

This course is designed for the new AutoCAD user.  It is recommended that you have a working knowledge of drafting, design or engineering principles and experience with Microsoft Windows.

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AUTOCAD SOLAR PANEL – TRAINING OUTLINE

Getting Started with Google Earth

  • Capturing and Scaling Google Earth Images for use in AutoCAD
  • Placement of Google Earth Images into AutoCAD
  • Scaling of Google Earth Images for use in AutoCAD

Getting Started with AutoCAD for Solar Design

  • Starting AutoCAD
  • AutoCAD’s User Interface
  • Working with Commands
  • Opening an Existing Drawing File
  • Viewing Your Drawing
  • Saving Your Work

 Basic Drawing & Editing Commands

  • Drawing Solar Panels
  • Erasing Solar Panels
  • Drawing Solar Panels with Polar Tracking
  • Drawing Rectangles
  • Undo and Redo Actions
  • Placing Solar Panels into your design

 Drawing Precision in AutoCAD

  • Using Running Object Snaps
  • Using Object Snap Overrides
  • Polar Tracking at Angles
  • Object Snap Tracking
  • Drawing with Snap and Grid (Optional)

Making Changes in Your Drawing

  • Selecting Objects for Editing
  • Moving Solar Panels
  • Copying Solar Panels
  • Rotating Solar Panels
  • Scaling Solar Panels
  • Mirroring Solar Panels
  • Editing with Grips

 Organizing Your Drawing with Layers

  • Creating New Drawings With Templates
  • What are Layers?
  • Layer States
  • Changing an Object’s Layer

Advanced Object Types

  • Drawing Arcs
  • Drawing Polylines
  • Drawing Polygons

Getting Information from Your Drawing

  • Working with Object Properties
  • Measuring Solar Panels

 Advanced Editing Commands

  • Trimming and Extending Solar Panels
  • Creating Arrays of Solar Panels

 Inserting Blocks

  • What are Blocks?
  • Inserting Solar Panels
  • Inserting Dynamic Blocks
  • Inserting Solar Panels with DesignCenter

 Setting Up a Layout

  • Printing Concepts
  • Working in Layouts
  • Copying Layouts
  • Creating Viewports
  • Guidelines for Layouts

 Printing Your Drawing

  • Printing Layouts
  • Printing from the Model Tab

 Text

  • Working with Annotations
  • Adding Text in a Drawing
  • Modifying Multiline Text
  • Formatting Multiline Text

 Hatching

  • Hatching Solar Panels
  • Editing Hatches

 Adding Dimensions

  • Dimensioning Solar Panels
  • Adding Linear Dimensions
  • Adding Radial and Angular Dimensions
  • Editing Dimensions
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