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AutoCAD Certification Classes


 

Earning AutoCAD certification proves to clients and perspective employers that you have the technical skills to maximize what AutoCAD can do.

ONLC Training Centers has the classes that can help you prepare for AutoCAD certification. And with our AutoCAD Bundles you can get training, exam prep and an exam voucher all at a savings. You even get to decide which course format—ILT (instructor-led training), On-Demand (self-study) or some of each. See AutoCAD Savings Bundles.

Computer-aided design ( CAD ) programs can help with exploring design ideas, visualizing concepts through photorealistic renderings, and simulate how a design will perform in the real world. AutoCAD has wide application and is used in a variety of industries including architecture, construction, manufacturing, medical, engineering, product development and design and so on.

Attend hands-on, instructor-led training classes at ONLC's more than 300 locations. Not near one of our locations? You can attend these same live classes from the convenience of your home/office PC via our Remote Classroom Instruction (RCI) technology.

Prefer to study on your own? Our AutoCAD On-Demand courses let you do just that! See AutoCAD On-Demand.

 

AutoCAD Certifications

 

Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User (ACU)

This certification confirms students have developed the entry-level skills needed to effectively use AutoCAD software. Autodesk Certified User (ACU) certification is an great way for students to validate their software skills including creating or plotting drawings, editing objects, working with layouts, etc.

 

Recommended Courses
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AutoCAD Level 1: Essentials  (3 Days)
This three-day instructor-led, hands-on course covers the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software. The teaching strategy is to start with a few basic tools that enable the student to create and edit a simple drawing, and then continue to develop those tools. View outline & dates

AutoCAD Level 2: Intermediate  (2 Days)
This two-day instructor-led, hands-on course continues where the Level 1: Essentials course ends with more sophisticated techniques that extend your mastery of the software including advanced editing and construction techniques, advanced plotting and publishing options, adding parametric constraints to objects and creating local and global blocks to name a few. View outline & dates

 

Attending the above courses plus 50 hours of hands-on experience with Autodesk AutoCAD® is strongly recommended before attempting the ACU Exam.

 

Certification Exam

Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User Exam

The Autodesk AutoCAD Certified User Exam includes multiple-choice and performance-based questions. Following are some examples of software aspects that may be covered in the exam:

  • Creating, organizing, annotating, and plotting drawings
  • Manipulating, altering, and hatching objects
  • Working with layouts
  • Dimensioning
  • Working with reusable content
  • Creating additional drawing objects

Authorized AutoCAD exams are available from Certiport. Students schedule exams directly with that testing provider. When you pass the authorized exam you will receive a digital badge for that credential. Anyone who views your badge can select it to learn about your skills and verify authenticity.

Autodesk AutoCAD Certified Professional (ACP)

Autodesk Certified Professional (ACP) is an advanced- and professional-level credential for Autodesk software users who possess an extended amount of real-world Autodesk software experience. It confirms a professional's knowledge of the tools, features, and common tasks of AutoCAD including dimensioning, basic drawing skills, using hatching and gradients, and more.

 

Recommended Courses
(click course title for outline & dates)

AutoCAD Level 1: Essentials  (3 Days)
This three-day instructor-led, hands-on course covers the essential core topics for working with the AutoCAD software. The teaching strategy is to start with a few basic tools that enable the student to create and edit a simple drawing, and then continue to develop those tools. View outline & dates

AutoCAD Level 2: Intermediate  (2 Days)
This two-day instructor-led, hands-on course continues where the Level 1: Essentials course ends with more sophisticated techniques that extend your mastery of the software including advanced editing and construction techniques, advanced plotting and publishing options, adding parametric constraints to objects and creating local and global blocks to name a few. View outline & dates

AutoCAD Level 3: Advanced  (3 Days)
This three-day instructor-led, hands-on course has 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. View outline & dates

 

Attending the above courses plus extensive hands-on experience with Autodesk AutoCAD® (some suggest up to 400 hours) is recommended before attempting the ACP Exam.

 

Certification Exam

Autodesk AutoCAD Certified Professional Exam

The Autodesk AutoCAD Certified Professional Exam includes multiple-choice and performance-based questions. Following are some examples of software aspects that may be covered in the exam:

  • Draw Objects
  • Draw with Accuracy
  • Modify Objects
  • Use Advanced Drawing Techniques
  • Organize Objects
  • Reuse Existing Content
  • Annotate Drawings
  • Layouts and Printing

 

Authorized AutoCAD exams are available from Certiport. Students schedule exams directly with that testing provider. When you pass the authorized exam you will receive a digital badge for that credential. Anyone who views your badge can select it to learn about your skills and verify authenticity.

 

Click to view our AutoCAD Certification Bundles

Bundled Savings for AutoCAD

AutoCAD certification (ACU or ACP) proves you have the technical skills to maximize what AutoCAD can do.

With our AutoCAD Certification Bundles you'll get a discount on training, exam prep software plus an exam voucher all at a discount!

See AutoCAD Certification Bundles for details.

 

 

AutoCAD Classes


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Class Information
Click Title for Dates & Outlines Days Fee
AutoCAD
AutoCAD Level 1: Essentials 3 $1495
AutoCAD Level 2: Intermediate 2 $995
Autodesk On-Demand: AutoCAD Fundamentals (Levels 1 & 2) 5 $895    
AutoCAD Level 3: Advanced 3 $1495    
Autodesk On-Demand: AutoCAD Advanced (Level 3) 3 $595    
Related Classes: Civil 3D & Revit
AutoCAD Civil 3D Fundamentals 4 $1995
Autodesk Revit Architecture Fundamentals 4 $1995    

 

 

 

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