AutoCAD training courses for users and all levelsAutoCAD training

Armada is an Autodesk training centre authorised to run official AutoCAD training courses

Used across a wide range of industries, AutoCAD is the de-facto standard CAD software for designing, drafting and modelling.

Armada offers training courses to users of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT software at all levels. For newcomers to AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT we offer:

AutoCAD trainingAutoCAD Essentials training

For existing users we provide:

AutoCAD trainingAutoCAD Intermediate training

AutoCAD 3D trainingAutoCAD 3D training

AutoCAD trainingAutoCAD Advanced training

AutoCAD update training for people upgrading to a new versionAutoCAD Update training

Our AutoCAD courses are Autodesk-authorised, hosted by Autodesk Certified Instructors with vast experience of using AutoCAD in industry.

For further details see:

General course information

AutoCAD professional certification

Past delegates' feedback

AutoCAD Essentials training (3 days)

Provides a thorough grounding in AutoCAD for beginners, teaching the most widely used commands and techniques for producing high quality, accurate 2D drawings. The AutoCAD drawing techniques taught are generic, relevant to all industries. This course is ideal for:

AutoCAD training for newcomers to AutoCAD and CAD drawingNewcomers to AutoCAD and CAD drawing.

AutoCAD training for users with a small amount of AutoCAD experienceUsers with a small amount of AutoCAD experience.

AutoCAD training for users migrating to AutoCADUsers who have previously used a different CAD tool and are looking to migrate to AutoCAD.

Scheduled (public) courses

Venue: Bromsgrove, close to Birmingham. We are easily accessible by car from the M5, M6, M40 and M42 motorways and there is ample free parking. Bromsgrove train station is 2 miles away. Click here for our address and map.

Our Bromsgrove venue offers an environment conducive to learning. Rooms are air-conditioned, delegates use state-of-the-art 23" computers and fast Wi-Fi is available.

Course dates:      

Course times: 9.30am-4.30pm.

Course fee: £ + VAT.

AutoCAD version: Training is based primarily on AutoCAD /AutoCAD LT . The techniques taught are relevant to all recent versions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.

Prerequisites: Delegates should have a working knowledge of Microsoft® Windows®. No prior CAD knowledge is necessary.

On-demand training

AutoCAD Essentials training is also available on-demand, i.e. one-to-one or for your group, at one of our venues in the Birmingham area or your venue anywhere in the UK.

AutoCAD Intermediate training (3 days)

Building on the basics, this course teaches further 2D drawing skills. Delegates learn how to use AutoCAD's more advanced features and commands, becoming more productive in its use.

Scheduled (public) courses

Venue: Bromsgrove, close to Birmingham. We are easily accessible by car from the M5, M6, M40 and M42 motorways. Bromsgrove train station is approximately 2 miles away. Click here for our address and map.

Our Bromsgrove venue offers an environment conducive to learning. Rooms are air-conditioned, delegates use state-of-the-art 23" computers and fast Wi-Fi is available.

Course dates:    
This course is scheduled to take place immediately before AutoCAD 3D, giving you the option of five consecutive days' training.

Course times: 9.30am-4.30pm.

Course fee: £ + VAT.

AutoCAD version: Training is based primarily on AutoCAD /AutoCAD LT . The techniques taught are relevant to all recent versions of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT.

Prerequisites: Delegates should be familiar with the fundamentals of AutoCAD, i.e. have attended AutoCAD Essentials training or have equivalent knowledge.

On-demand training

AutoCAD Intermediate training is also available on-demand, i.e. one-to-one or for your group, at one of our venues in the Birmingham area or your venue anywhere in the UK.

AutoCAD 3D training (2 days)

Introduces the concepts behind 3D modelling, and teaches everything you need to produce 3D drawings and models in AutoCAD. This course is ideal for users proficient in using AutoCAD to produce 2D drawings who now want to take advantage of AutoCAD's 3D drawing and modelling capabilities.

Scheduled (public) courses

Venue: Bromsgrove, close to Birmingham. We are easily accessible by car from the M5, M6, M40 and M42 motorways. Bromsgrove train station is approximately 2 miles away. Click here for our address and map.

Our Bromsgrove venue offers an environment conducive to learning. Rooms are air-conditioned, delegates use state-of-the-art 23" computers and fast Wi-Fi is available.

Course dates:    
This course is scheduled to take place immediately after AutoCAD Intermediate, giving you the option of five consecutive days' training.

Course times: 9.30am-4.30pm.

Course fee: £ + VAT.

AutoCAD version: Training is based primarily on AutoCAD . The techniques taught are relevant to all recent versions of AutoCAD. Because AutoCAD LT does not offer 3D modelling functionality, this course is not relevant to users of AutoCAD LT.

Prerequisites: Delegates should be familiar with the fundamentals of AutoCAD, i.e. have attended AutoCAD Essentials training or have equivalent knowledge. No previous 3D modelling experience is required, and delegates don't necessarily need to have completed AutoCAD Intermediate training.

On-demand training

AutoCAD 3D training is also available on-demand, i.e. one-to-one or for your group, at one of our venues in the Birmingham area or your venue anywhere in the UK.

AutoCAD advanced training

Once you get beyond Intermediate level, the way organisations use AutoCAD tends to vary depending on the industry they work in and the type of drawings and models they're looking to produce.

As such, we provide advanced level AutoCAD training on an on-demand basis only, i.e. one-to-one or for your group. This means that we can:

Gear the training towards your requirements and the work your organisation does.

Assign a trainer with specific knowledge of your industry, e.g. architecture, engineering, etc.

Provide the training at your venue or ours, on a date that suits you.

We can arrange for one of our trainers to contact you to discuss your advanced AutoCAD training requirements, and then recommend a course duration and provide a quote for this.

AutoCAD update training

Teaches how to make the most of your new version of AutoCAD, getting you up to speed quickly with the new features available.

We can provide training for updates from any version of AutoCAD to any version.

Depending on the AutoCAD versions you are upgrading from and to, the training required can usually be provided in one day. If you can let us know the versions involved, we can confirm this.

Delegates should be proficient using the version of AutoCAD they are upgrading from.

This course is available on an on-demand basis only, i.e. one-to-one or for your group, at your venue or ours. Scheduled (public) courses are not available.

General course information

Method of delivery

AutoCAD training combines lecture, demonstration and hands-on practice. Hands-on exercises representing real-world design scenarios are carried out under guidance. Delegates have ample opportunity to discuss their specific requirements with the trainer.

Accredited AutoCAD training

Armada is an Autodesk authorised Training Centre (ATC), and our AutoCAD training courses are accredited by Autodesk.

Autodesk courseware and e-certificate

Delegates receive:

Autodesk Official Training Guides, the most comprehensive AutoCAD training materials available.

An e-certificate confirming successful completion of an accredited AutoCAD training course. This is emailed directly from Autodesk.

Expert trainers

Our AutoCAD trainers are Autodesk Certified Instructors. They have vast experience of using AutoCAD in industry.

After course support

Following AutoCAD training, delegates are entitled to 30 days email support from their trainer to help with any post-course issues.

Payment

Payment for AutoCAD training can be made by cheque, BACS/electronic transfer or credit/debit card. Click here for further details.

Accommodation

If you require accommodation, delegates attending AutoCAD training with Armada are entitled to discounted rates at local hotels. Click here for details.

Cancellations

If a company or delegate cancels an AutoCAD training course booking giving less than 10 working days notice, a cancellation fee is payable. Click here for details.

AutoCAD professional certification

Armada is an Autodesk Certification Centre. For further details about taking an exam which, if passed, leads to the 'Autodesk-certified professional in AutoCAD' accreditation, see Autodesk professional certification.

Past delegates' feedback

Key details

Three scheduled (public) courses available.

For newcomers to AutoCAD:

AutoCAD Essentials: 3 days, £ + VAT.

For existing AutoCAD users:

AutoCAD Intermediate: 3 days, £ + VAT.

AutoCAD 3D: 2 days, £ + VAT.

Location: Birmingham (Bromsgrove).

After-course support included.

Advanced-level AutoCAD training, AutoCAD update training and AutoCAD professional certification available.

All AutoCAD training is Autodesk-accredited.

Forthcoming courses

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AutoCAD training discounts

Click here for details of discounts on our scheduled (public) AutoCAD courses.

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Our price guarantee is your assurance that you're getting the best value for money. Our training guarantee ensures that you learn the concepts and skills you need.

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