AutoCAD - Level 2


Intermediate/Advanced level developed for practitioners with existing AutoCAD skills, the course is aimed at refining and further developing drawing and drawing productivity techniques. Delivery is through a combination of demonstration and practical exercises.

Course content

  • Controlling the working environment through profiles & scripting
  • Introduction to AutoLISP
  • Changing keyboard shortcuts
  • Efficient drawing techniques
  • Block creation & manipulation
  • Dynamic blocks
  • Automatic table updates using block attributes
  • Using fields for automatic, drawing wide text updates
  • Transferring styles, layers & blocks between drawings
  • Xreferencing for collaborative projects & error checking
  • Parametrics for design
  • Layout setup focusing on design & documentation
  • Page set up manager for batch printing
  • Power use of layers & filtering techniques

Ideal for

The course is suitable for anyone wishing to develop existing AutoCAD skills and those who have already completed AutoCAD Level 1.

Important Information

For those students who have already completed AutoCAD Level 1 at RMIT, please ensure you call 9925 8111 to receive your 20% discount. Please have your client number ready for the staff to check.

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Program completion will enable participants to apply some of the more advanced AutoCAD functions and applications.


It is recommended that students have at least 50 hours use of AutoCAD prior to starting this next level and have a good familiarity with the functions described in AutoCAD for Designers level 1.

Materials supplied

Comprehensive course notes.

Materials to bring

Course notes are provided but a pen is useful. Students should also bring a USB flash drive (4GB +) for transferring and storing files.


Autodesk and RMIT Statement of Participation (80% attendance required)

Additional notes

All our trainers are professional Architects, Engineers, Building, Industrial or Interior Designers with extensive AutoCAD experience. They are also Autodesk registered trainers. Many teach in related programs at RMIT. RMIT University is an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre.

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