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TurboCAD 2D Fundamentals Online Morning Training Course

TurboCAD 2D Fundamentals Online Morning Training Course

R2,499.00

Dates: 8-11 December 2020 (4-Day Course)

Online Training Times: 09:00 – 12:00

Includes TurboCAD 2D Fundamentals ebook & Drawing pack for 2D Designs.

This beginners course covers all fundamentals of TurboCAD as well as 2D design methods using 2D drawing and modify tools. The objective of the TurboCAD 2D Fundamentals course is to enable trainees to get started in TurboCAD.

Webinar software will be provided to all course registrants. We also provide all course content in video session format for 30 days after the training course is completed. This allows you to review the course content even if you can’t attend a specific course date(s). Note a TurboCAD trainer will also be available to answer all your questions should you miss a training session and wish to catch up on the training content.

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Course Details:

This beginners course covers all fundamentals of TurboCAD as well as 2D design methods using 2D drawing and modify tools. The objective of the TurboCAD 2D Fundamentals course is to enable trainees to get started in TurboCAD. The course starts at switching on your TurboCAD for the first time but moves on to more advanced functions like creating a drawing, putting it on a layout and printing your drawing, just to mention a few. We introduce tools in a systematic fashion throughout the course and embed and practice them using practical exercises

Please note that this course is based on TurboCAD for Windows. This course requires a stable internet connection. Includes TurboCAD 2D Fundamentals ebook & Drawing pack for 2D Designs. View the requirements tab for more details.

Online courses will be administered by an experience & professional TurboCAD Africa trainer via a virtual platform. Webinar software will be provided to all course registrants.

You will also be provided with an attendance certificate upon successful completion.

Course Video ContentNote all course content will be provided to you in video format on completion of the course in the format of daily video sessions. This allows you to review the course contents in your own time and should you miss a course date(s), you will still have access to the same course content as other participating attendees. Note a TurboCAD trainer will also be available to answer all your questions should you miss a training session and wish to catch up on the training content.

Course Requirements

  • Stable internet connection.
  • Basic Windows computer skills.
  • Own laptop/computer & scroll-wheel mouse.
  • Laptop/computer must have the relevant TurboCAD software installed and activated (FREE 15-day trials can be downloaded from our Download Centre).
  • A second monitor is recommended, but not compulsory.
  • The 2D Fundamentals Course is a pre-requisite for our 3D courses.
  • The 3D Training course is a pre-requisite for all Advanced TurboCAD courses.

Course Content

TurboCAD 2D Fundamentals

TurboCAD Training and Support is an accredited IMSI Training facility.

 

Module 1

  1. Graphics editor and user interface
    Model space; cursor / crosshairs; Toolbars, menus and palettes; Inspector Bar – data fields; Properties sheet; Keyboard shortcuts for snap modes.
  2. Standard drawing settings
    Layer Management – Create, add colour, line type; Orthographic and Isometric grid; User defined Templates.
  3. Coordinate Systems
    Relative, Absolute and Polar coordinates.

 

Module 2

Drawing Tools

  1. Line Geometry
    Line; Polyline; Polygon; Irregular polygon; Rectangle; Rotated Rectangle; Perpendicular line; parallel line; Lines tangent to and from arcs; Multiline.
  2. Circle and Ellipse Geometry
    Circle – Radius; Circle – Diameter; Circle – 3 Point; Circle Tangent to Arc; Circle Tangent to Line; Circle Tangent to 3 Arcs; Circle Tangent to Entities.
  3. Arcs
    Arc – Radius; Arc – Diameter; Arc – Length; Arc – 3 Point; Arc Tangent to Arc; Arc Tangent to Line; Arc Tangent to 3 Arcs; Arc Tangent to Entities.
  4. Ellipses
    Ellipse; Rotated Ellipse; Fixed Ratio Ellipse.
  5. Curves
    Spline; Bezier curves; sketch curve; revision cloud.

 

Module 3

  1. Construction entities
    Horizontal / vertical / angular construction lines; parallel and perpendicular construction; circle construction entities.
  2. Points of Geometry
    (Object snap modes)
    Centre; Intersection; Project; Middle; Nearest; Quadrant; Vertex; Centre of Extents; Grid; Opposite; Extended orthogonal; apparent intersection.
  3. Object Selection & Handling
    Selection:
    Single and multiple object selection, window, crossing, fence selection. Selection by specific criteria.
    Object handling:
    Copy; move; rotate; scale; transform.

 

Module 4

  1. Object Modification
    Line Length; Meet 2 Lines; Shrink/Extend line; Chamfer; Fillet; Object split; Stretch.
  2. Object Duplication
    Copy, Mirror, Radial Copy, Rectangular Array, Linear Array.

 

Module 5

  1. Measurement tools
    Coordinate of a point; distance (linear and delta); Angle; Area; Perimeter; Information palette with radius, specific length info.
  2. Annotation: Dimensions
    Orthographic (horizontal and vertical); including entity / segment dimensioning; Radial–radius and diameter; Angular; Parallel; Rotated; Continual; Baseline; Datum Tolerances; Leader Arrows.
  3. Annotation: Cross Hatch
    Path hatch, object and region hatching using standard vector or ANSII hatch
    patterns.
  4. Annotation: Text
    Standard, scalable and flexible single and multi-line text.

 

Module 6

  1. Group Blocks and Symbols
    Create, insert modify, import.

 

Module 7

  1. Model and Paper space layout
    Prints multiple view drawing to true scale.

 

Module 8

  1. Architectural Tools
    Walls; Doors; Windows; Roof; Style Manager Palette.