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AutoCAD Advanced   


AutoCAD Advanced introduces advanced techniques and teaches you to be proficient in your use of the AutoCAD® software. This is done by teaching you how to recognize the best tool for the task, the best way to use that tool, and how to create new tools to accomplish tasks more efficiently.


It is recommended that delegates have a basic working knowledge of one or more of the following:

  • AutoCAD/AutoCAD LT Essentials (Click for More)
  • Microsoft® Windows® Vista, Microsoft® Windows® XP, Microsoft® Windows® 7, Microsoft® Windows® 8 or Microsoft® Windows® 10

Available Exams and Certifications

Course Accreditations

6 Credits (By the South African Institute of Architects - SAIA)


In-Class: R4900 Incl. VAT (Per Person)

Distance Learning: R3100 Incl. VAT (Per Person)

Includes Certified eBook, Dataset CD


3 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

Skill Level

  • Advanced

Our myWay Learning Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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What is AutoCAD?

Watch this video to see why AutoCAD is used in the Draughting industry.


Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • The CAD Corporation retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses The CAD Corporation will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at The CAD Corporation only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, The CAD Corporation reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • The CAD Corporation suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. The CAD Corporation is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

Advanced Text Objects

  • Annotation Scale Overview
  • Using Fields
  • Controlling the Draw Order

Working with Tables

  • Working with Linked Tables
  • Creating Table Styles

Dynamic Blocks

  • Working with Dynamic Blocks
  • Creating Dynamic Block Definitions
  • Dynamic Block Authoring Tools
  • Additional Visibility Options


  • Inserting Blocks with Attributes
  • Editing Attribute Values
  • Defining Attributes
  • Redefining Blocks with Attributes
  • Extracting Attributes

Other Tools for Collaboration

  • eTransmit
  • Hyperlinks

Cloud Collaboration and 2D Automation

  • Connecting to the Cloud
  • Sharing Drawings on the Cloud
  • AutoCAD WS
  • Automatic Model Documentation

Introduction to Sheet Sets

  • Overview of Sheet Sets
  • Creating Sheet Sets
  • Creating Sheet Sets in Sheet Sets
  • Adding Views to Sheets
  • Importing Layouts to Sheet Sets

Publishing & Customizing Sheet Sets

  • Transmitting and Archiving Sheet Sets
  • Publishing Sheet Sets
  • Customizing Sheet Sets
  • Custom Blocks for Sheet Sets

Managing Layers

  • Working in the Layer Properties Manager
  • Creating Layer Filters
  • Setting Layer States

CAD Standards

  • CAD Standards Concepts
  • Configuring Standards
  • Checking Standards
  • Layer Translator

System Setup

  • Options Dialog Box
  • System Variables
  • Dynamic Input Settings
  • Drawing Utilities
  • Managing Plotters
  • Plot Styles

Introduction to Customization

  • Why Customize
  • What Can Be Customized
  • Creating a Custom Workplace

Customizing the User Interface

  • Using the Customize User Interface (CUI) Dialog Box
  • Customizing the Ribbon
  • Customizing the Quick Access Toolbar
  • Customizing Menus
  • Creating Custom Toolbars
  • Keyboard Shortcuts

Macros & Custom Routines

  • Custom Commands and Macros
  • Running Scripts
  • Action Recorder
  • Editing Action Macros
  • Loading Custom Routines
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Centurion, Pretoria Office
05 Oct 2018
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07 Nov 2018
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Durban, Kwazulu-Natal
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Cape Town, Pinelands
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Midrand, Johannesburg
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