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AutoCAD 3D 2018  

If you are proficient with the 2D commands in the AutoCAD 2018 software, this online course introduces you to the concepts and methods of 3D modeling. The course provides a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of 3D, and explores the main features of the advanced 3D modeling workspace in the AutoCAD 2018 software. This course uses Autodesk certified curriculum.

What you will learn

  • 3D viewing techniques
  • Working with simple and composite solids
  • Working with the User Coordinate System
  • Creating complex solids and surfaces
  • Modify and convert objects in 3D space
  • Creating sections, camera perspectives, and animations

How you will benefit

  • You'll stand out among candidates to employers and recruiters who require proficiency with AutoCAD software
  • You'll be able to confidently use a leading drafting software, elevating your skills and career to the next level
  • Taking this course provides the key skills to efficiently and effectively work with the 2D and 3D tools available in AutoCAD 2018
  • After course completion, passing the Autodesk certification exam provides potential employers with additional validation of your skills

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can only be taken on a PC.
  • A DVD drive if you plan to install AutoCAD by disc.
  • 8GB of RAM is recommended.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge is also compatible.
  • AutoCAD 2018 (not included in enrollment)
  • .NET Framework Version 4.6.
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Instructional Material Requirements:

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment and will be available online.


If you are proficient with the 2D commands in the AutoCAD 2018 software, this online course introduces you to the concepts and methods of 3D modeling. The course provides a thorough grounding in the fundamentals of 3D, and explores the main features of the advanced 3D modeling workspace in the AutoCAD 2018 software.

The online content in this course is heavily focused with hands-on exercises where you are required to use your installed software, as well as downloaded files to learn and practice their new skills. All examples and exercises are taken from the variety of fields where AutoCAD is used.


  1. 3D Foundations
  2. Simple Solid
  3. Working with the User Coordinate System
  4. Creating Solids & Surfaces from 2D Objects
  5. Modifying in 3D Space
  6. Advanced Solid Editing
  7. Additional Editing Tools
  8. Refining the View
  9. Point Clouds
  10. Visualization
  11. Working Drawings from 3D Models
  12. Final Exam


Jennifer MacMillan has been teaching CAD for 22 years and is an Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI). She currently manages a team of curriculum developers that design and develop curriculum for the Autodesk line of engineering software products. As a subject matter expert herself, MacMillan focuses her development efforts working specifically with the manufacturing software products. She holds a mechanical engineering degree from Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Michelle Rasmussen is a specialist in the civil engineering industry. Michelle has worked with and created training curriculum for AutoCAD and Autodesk Civil 3D since 2007. Additionally, Michelle is the first Autodesk Certified Instructor (ACI) and Evaluator (ACE) worldwide for Civil 3D. Michelle has also held roles on the Autodesk Authorized Training Center Advisory Board and Leadership Council, where she served as Chair and Vice Chair.

Renu Muthoo is a computer engineering graduate from Bangalore University, India. She has worked with Autodesk products for the past 18 years, focusing mainly on AutoCAD and Autodesk's design visualization software products such as 3ds Max, VRED, and Showcase. Using her engineering background and expertise in Autodesk products, she has co-authored a number of books. She currently works as a curriculum developer and subject matter expert for Autodesk products.

 

AutoCAD 3D 2018
Item: 202003CTP22200  
Class Dates: 7/1/2020 - 9/30/2020                                              Fee: $1,695.00
This is an on-demand Career Training Program Course offered by Ed2Go.  Class begins upon registration and completion of Student Enrollment Agreement in Ed2Go. Click on Course Title for complete course description.