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(Grades 9 to 12) Computer Aided Design using AutoCAD 2020

Computer Aided Design using AutoCAD 2020

Richard Bettini, B. Arch., M. Arch., Associate AIA- Adjunct Professor  .


Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to create scaled dimensional drawings of objects and architectural floor plans with elevations


Course Content:

  • Operating system interface menu structure and design & taskbars
  • Drawing area and limits & user coordinate system
  • Drawing set-up & limits
  • Drawing command-line, rectangle, circle, ellipse, editing
  • Modifying Commands: move, trim, copy, mirror
  • Setting up Dimension styles & Text styles preferences
  • Preparing a drawing for Plotting (printing)


Materials Required

  • Downloading of AutoCAD 2020 (free for students from AutoDesk
  • Personal laptop (with mouse) MUST BE A PC (NOT A MAC) computer AutoCAD runs much better and with fewer freeze-ups with a PC.
  • Flash Drive to save Projects 
  • Textbook: “The Complete CAD Exercise Book from Novice to Advanced Projects” author Richard Bettini, Associate AIA, available in school bookstore: Barnes and Noble or on Amazon Cost $12.99 new.

This Class runs for 5 weeks IN-PERSON: 11/6/21, 11/13/21, 11/20/21, 12/4/21,12/11/21

Location: 1600 Valley Road, Wayne, NJ

COVID Protocol: All students, vaccinated and unvaccinated, are required to wear a mask at all time.

Instructor : Richard Bettini
Dates : 11/06/21 to 12/11/21
Days : Sat
From : 9:00am - 12:00pm
Fee : $ 315.00
Course Number : Y241

Class is unavailable at this time please call 973-720-2354 for more information or other course options

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