AutoCAD P&ID training
AutoCAD P&ID Essentials training

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Key details

Key details

AutoCAD P&ID training course for beginners, teaching how to create, modify and manage piping and instrumentation diagrams, and make full use of the features for reporting, sharing and validating design information.

Our AutoCAD P&ID Essentials course provides a thorough grounding in the application and its key features. Sessions include:

  • Adding content and using Symbols in your diagrams
  • Using the Data Manager.
  • Reviewing your design.
  • Validating your design and resolving issues identified.
  • Working with data and using the Data Manager.
  • Managing a P&ID project.
  • Information exchange.

AutoCAD P&ID Essentials training is available on-request only, i.e. one-to-one training or a ‘closed’ course for your group. We don’t currently offer scheduled (public) AutoCAD P&ID courses. We can host the training at one of our centres, or your venue anywhere in the UK. Please contact us for a quote.

The training can be tailored to take into account any existing knowledge you have, and the work you’re going to be doing in AutoCAD P&ID.

Accredited AutoCAD P&ID training

Armada is an Autodesk Authorised Training Centre (ATC), and our AutoCAD P&ID training courses are accredited by Autodesk.

Expert trainers

AutoCAD P&ID training is hosted by Autodesk Certified Instructors, highly experienced training in the application.

How will I learn?

AutoCAD P&ID training is hands-on and practical.

Our trainers teach the necessary theory then demonstrate techniques step-by-step. You then practice the techniques taught on a computer running AutoCAD P&ID.

There is plenty of time to ask questions, and you can take away all the files you create.

Training guide and certificate

Course delegates receive:

  • A comprehensive training guide for AutoCAD P&ID, to refer to throughout the course, and to use as a refresher afterwards.
  • An e-certificate confirming successful completion of an accredited AutoCAD P&ID training course. This is emailed to delegates directly from Autodesk. Click here to see an example of the certificate you receive.

After course support

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


A basic working knowledge of AutoCAD is recommended but not essential.

AutoCAD P&ID version

Training can be based on any recent version of AutoCAD P&ID to suit you.

General information

General information

Course times

Standard course times are 9.30am–4.30pm.

As we’d be hosting this course for you/your group, there’s usually flexibility to change these to suit you, e.g. start or end 30 minutes earlier or later.


Payment for AutoCAD P&ID training can be made bank transfer or card. View training course payment options.

We accept purchase orders from UK-registered companies.


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If a company or delegate cancels an AutoCAD P&ID training course booking giving less than 10 working days’ notice, a cancellation fee is payable. View cancellation terms.


Course content

Course content

Getting started with AutoCAD P&ID

  • Introduction to AutoCAD P&ID
  • The AutoCAD P&ID UI
  • Creating a new diagram

Adding content to your diagrams

  • Adding existing drawings
  • Placing and connecting equipment and nozzles
  • Placing lines, inline components and fittings
  • Adding instruments and instrument lines
  • Adding tags
  • Linking symbols to a tag
  • Annotating your P&ID automatically and manually
  • Adding and leveraging off page connectors

Using Symbols in your diagrams

  • Creating and converting symbols
  • Customising symbols
  • Using predefined intelligent symbols

Modifying existing diagrams

Using the Data Manager

Reviewing your design

Validating your design and resolving issues identified

Managing a P&ID project

Information exchange

  • Sharing design information
  • Importing and exporting project data
  • Publishing diagrams
  • Generating reports