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AutoCAD - Level 2

Non-accredited Short Course

Expand your knowledge of AutoCAD!

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Course overview

This course advances your skills obtained from the AutoCAD - Level 1 course, showing how AutoCAD is used in the workplace.

Several projects are offered, including isometric drawing, survey drawing, external references, attribute extraction into Excel and more. You will work in various exercises to test the layout and produce a quality presentation of AutoCAD drawings.

The functions covered include:

  • View management and screen modifying
  • Annotative dimension
  • Viewport setup
  • Page setup
  • Dynamic blocks
  • Writing blocks and editing
  • Block attributes
  • Export drawing 
  • Printing and plotting
  • External reference (Xref)
  • Standardizing the drawing
  • New features in AutoCAD
  • PDF and Excel in AutoCAD
  • UCS settings

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register.

Course outcome:

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Ways to study
27 Jul 2022
8 weeks
Part time 1 night per week
  • Full fee: $455

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AutoCAD - Level 2 (NONAC08033)

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AutoCAD - Level 2

Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Important Information

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

You should complete AutoCAD - Level 1 or have equivalent knowledge.

Resources Required

After enrolment:

  • Mixed Mode students: you will receive, by email, a Zoom meeting link in the days leading up to the first lesson. This won’t be provided on enrolment. You do not need a Zoom app or licence to attend the lessons, you can join using the URL (web link) provided in the email. 
  • Classroom and Mixed Mode students: you will need to download the AutoCAD 2021 student edition from the Autodesk website (please check the system requirements for AutoCAD 2021). You will be prompted to enter your TAFE Queensland Student Number, which is outlined on your Confirmation of Enrolment or receipt. Please ensure this has been installed before your first lesson.

Classroom delivery:
You will be required to bring the following to class:-

  • The ‘Australian House Building Manual’ which you received in the Level 1 course. If you don’t have this, you can purchase it at enrolment for an additional fee of approximately $30.00. Your book will then be delivered to your first lesson.
  • Please bring a pen and paper for note taking.  It is the student's responsibility to take the necessary notes for this course. 
  • You will also require a memory stick/USB flash drive for saving your work and taking your files home.

Please note: There are no canteen facilities at Coomera over the weekend so you are advised to bring your own refreshments.

Mixed mode delivery:
You will need:

  • a personal computer or laptop to participate actively in this course. The computer must have speakers, a microphone and internet access (webcam optional).
  • a quiet and ergonomically correct work area to participate actively in this course with no or little distractions.
  • a web based email account e.g. Yahoo, Hotmail, Gmail etc.
  • a pen and paper for taking notes.
Need to know

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.


University Pathways.

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to Apply

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