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Course Details & Registration Information

AutoCAD 3D Modeling
Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
235645 Face-to-Face Online Instruction 11/03/2020 12/10/2020 D. Robinson $229.00 20/20
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Individuals interested in learning concepts and techniques using AutoCAD 3D Modeling
AutoCAD 3D Modeling introduces AutoCAD users to 3D modeling techniques and concepts. Using a hands-on, extensive approach, students learn how to construct 3D wireframe models, 3D surface models, 3D solid models, and multiview drawings. Course topics can help individuals prepare for the AutoCAD's Certified User examination.
Course Objectives
  1. Understand concepts and terminology
  2. Use commands to create Isometric drawings and create, modify, save and print multiview 3D AutoCAD drawings
  3. Construct the following 3D models: wireframe, surface and solid
Outline of Instruction
  1. Getting started
  2. AutoCAD 2D Isometric Drawings
  3. User Coordinate System and the Z-Axis
  4. 3D Wireframe Modeling
  5. UCS Viewports and Wireframe Modeling
  6. 3D Surface Modeling
  7. Solid Modeling - Constructive Solid Geometry
  8. Regions, Extrude and Solid Modeling
  9. Multiview Drawings from 3D Models
  10. Symmetrical Features in Designs
  11. Advanced Modeling Tools and Techniques
  12. Conceptual Design Tools & Techniques
  13. Introduction to Photorealistic Rendering
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Prior to course enrollment, participants should have completed AutoCAD 2D Fundamentals or have equivalent experience
Text and Supplies Needed
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 90% or above
  2. Participation
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of at least 70% of course material taught.
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Individuals interested in learning concepts and techniques using AutoCAD 3D Modeling
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Survey CAD Technician, CAD Technician/Drafter (Computer-Aided Design Draftsman), CAD Designer, Design Engineer
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
  • Design Engineer
  • Mechanical Drafter
  • Project Designer
  • Design Drafter
  • CAD Operator
  • CAD Designer
  • CAD Technician
  • AutoCAD Certified Professional
Related Courses
  • AutoCAD 2D Fundamentals - SEF-3001JL2
  • AutoCAD Fundamentals - SEF-3001JH2
Course Contact Information
Jennifer Simmons-Bage